21.4613, Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, Socioling/USA

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Subject: 21.4613, Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, Socioling/USA

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Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: Jesse Abing [abingjes at gmail.com]
Subject: 19th Colloquium on Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics
 

	
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Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:15:02
From: Jesse Abing [abingjes at gmail.com]
Subject: 19th Colloquium on Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

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Full Title: 19th Colloquium on Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 

Date: 25-Feb-2011 - 26-Feb-2011
Location: Austin, Texas, USA 
Contact Person: Jesse Abing
Meeting Email: 19coloquiout at gmail.com
Web Site: http://coloquiout.org 

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics 

Subject Language(s): Portuguese (por)
                     Spanish (spa)

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2010 

Meeting Description:

This is a graduate school conference for Hispanic and Lusophone Lingustics and Literature hosted by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin.  Please visit our conference website: coloquiout.org for a full call for papers among other details. 

Call for Papers:

This year's theme is 'Reversing the Fall of Babel: Fragmented Unities'. The myth of the Tower of Babel reminds us of a time in which a common language peacefully united humanity. However, a desire to surpass human limitations brought about divine wrath leading to the destruction of the tower. Chaos, discord and confusion emerged from the rupture of humanity into disparate nations each with its own unique language. This myth has been perpetuated throughout history, from the projects of imperial and colonial expansion and their epic encounters with the Other, to the modern conception of the nation founded on unity, which ironically, continues to emphasize that nations are fundamentally fragmented.

Linguistics papers could be related (but not limited) to:

Language Contact 
Diachronic Variation & Change 
Synchronic Variation & Change 
Bilingualism 
Language Policy  
Language Typology 
Language Attitudes & Ideology 
Code- switching 
Spanish-& Portuguese-based Creoles 
Language Maintenance & Language Shift

Please see http://coloquiout.org for full Call for Papers, detailing abstract information.




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