Calls: Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Tue May 6 16:27:55 UTC 2008

Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures

Date: 14-May-2008 - 15-May-2008
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Contact: Michael Hegarty
Contact Email:
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics;
Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures, with panels on Cajun and Creole
English and French, Louisiana dialects, and hurricane discourse.

May 14-15th, 2008
Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Interdepartmental Program in
Linguistics, and the Linguistics Graduate Student Organization at Louisiana
State University.

Our Symposium on Louisiana Dialects and Cultures will be held on the beautiful
Louisiana State University campus in hospitable Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Featured are three panels focusing on Dialects of Louisiana, Hurricane
Discourse, and Cajun and Creole Languages. We are also proud to announce three
invited speakers - Marlyse Baptista of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Lisa
Green of University of Massachusetts - Amherst, and Thomas Klingler of Tulane
University. We are anticipating an exciting two day event!

For a complete conference program and other details, please go to:

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