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Subject: 21.3201, Calls: Socioling/USA

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Date: 05-Aug-2010
From: Tyler Anderson < tanderso at mesastate.edu >
Subject: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization
 

	
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Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2010 11:02:25
From: Tyler Anderson [tanderso at mesastate.edu]
Subject: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization

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Full Title: 2nd Annual Four Corners Conference 2010: Globalization 

Date: 22-Oct-2010 - 23-Oct-2010
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, USA 
Contact Person: Tyler Anderson
Meeting Email: tanderso at mesastate.edu
Web Site: http://www.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc/papers.html 

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 19-Aug-2010 

Meeting Description:

On October 22-23, 2010 Mesa State College will host a multi-disciplinary
conference on the theme of globalization that seeks to explore the
impacts-positive and negative, past and future, real and imagined-in the 
Four Corners region, the United States and the world from a variety of 
perspectives and academic disciplines.

Scholars and practitioners in industry, the humanities, social sciences, 
human services, and criminal justice are encouraged to submit proposals. 
Topics can discuss how globalization impacts business, social services, 
national security, criminal justice, identity, art, literature, language or culture. 

Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Tony Payan is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the 
University of Texas at El Paso and the Center for Inter-American and Border 
Studies.

Publications include:
Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats: Explaining Agency Behavior in the Drug War
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006)
The Three U.S.-Mexico Border Wars: Drugs, Immigration and Homeland 
Security (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006)

Abstract deadline: 30-July-2010.

Papers, presentations or panels that explore the interaction between 
industry, scholarship and action on globalization issues are welcome. This 
conference is intended to provide a forum for the interaction and exploration 
of the issues related to globalization from various perspectives and 
experiences. Service providers, industry leaders and scholars in the 
humanities, social sciences, business and criminal justice are encouraged to 
submit proposals. The goals of the conference are:

-to offer a venue for the convergence of theory and practice as related to
globalization,
-to explore multiple approaches to issues surrounding globalization,
-to provide opportunities for multi-disciplinary exchange
-and to promote understanding, encourage thought and further scholarship
related to issues of globalization.

Conference organizers also invite proposals for complete panels or round 
tables related to globalization.

Submission Guidelines:
Abstracts can be written in English or Spanish, must be at most one page 
long on a letter-size sheet (8'''1/2 by 11''') with one-inch margins and typed 
in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and
references. Abstracts must be anonymous. Submissions are limited to 1 
individual and one joint abstract per author or two joint abstracts per author.

Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF, Word or RTF file and sent as an 
attachment to the following e-mail address: fourcornersconf at gmail.com

Please use 'Four Corners Globalization' in the Subject header and include 
the information in (1) - (6) in the body of the message.

Author Information:
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the conference organizers:

-Dr. Tom Acker: tacker at mesastate.edu
-Dr. Mayela Vallejos Ramirez: mvallejo at mesastate.edu
-Dr. Timothy Casey: Tcasey at mesastate.edu
-Dr. Johnny Snyder: josnyder at mesastate.edu
-Dr. Les Miller: lmiller at mesastate.edu
-Dr. Ward Huffman: whuffman at mesastate.edu

Website: www.mesastate.edu/spanish/fcc

Sponsored by

-Mesa State College
-Department of Languages, Literature and Mass Communication, Mesa 
State College
-Hispanic Affairs Project





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