Call for Papers: ADS at MMLA

Kathryn Remlinger remlingk at GVSU.EDU
Tue Feb 14 19:17:16 UTC 2006

Call for Papers: Language Variation and Change in the United States

The American Dialect Society, Midwest Region
With the Midwest Modern Language Association

9-12 November 2006

The Palmer House Hilton
Chicago, Illinois

We welcome papers dealing with varieties of English and other languages spoken in the United States. Presentations may be based in traditional dialectology or in other areas of language variation and change, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, anthropological linguistics, folk linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, language attitudes, linguistics in the schools, critical discourse analysis, or narratology.
April 15, 2006 is the deadline for 300-word abstracts. Email submissions only.

Send abstracts to:

Kathryn Remlinger
remlingk at
American Dialect Society, Midwest Secretary
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

Membership to ADS is recommended. Membership is $50 and includes a year's subscription to the society's journal, American Speech, and a copy of the Publication of the American Dialect Society (PADS, an annual hardbound supplement). Membership information is available at

Membership to MMLA is required. Membership is $35 for full and associate professors, $30 for assistant professors and schoolteachers, $20 for adjunct and part-time faculty, and $15 for students, retired, and unemployed. Information on membership is available at the website below or by writing to MMLA, 302 English-Philosophy Bldg, U of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1408, tel: 1-319-335-0331.

For more information about ADS at MMLA, see the MMLA website,, go to "Call for Papers," scroll down to "Associated Organizations," then to "American Dialect Society."

Kathryn Remlinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English: Linguistics
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401 USA
remlingk at
tel: 616-331-3122
fax: 616-331-3430

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