Language in the (New) Media conference

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Thu Feb 5 15:07:15 UTC 2009

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Abstract submission deadline: February 26, 2009

International Conference
Language in the (New) Media: Technologies and Ideologies

Thursday 03 to Sunday 06 September 2009
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Keynote speakers
Naomi Baron, American University, USA
Jannis Androutsopoulos, Kings College London, England
Theo van Leeuwen, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Conference theme
We invite you to submit abstracts for papers which explore the
representation, construction and/or production of language through the
technologies and ideologies of new media - the digital discourse of
blogs, wikis, texting, instant messaging, internet art, video games,
virtual worlds, websites, emails, podcasting, hypertext fiction,
graphical user interfaces, and so on. Of equal interest are the ways
that new media language is metalinguistically represented, constructed
and/or produced in print and broadcast media such as newspapers and

Abstract submission
Please submit abstracts for papers (20 minutes plus 10 for discussion)
by email to lim2009 at no later than Thursday 26
February 2009. Abstracts should include a title, your contact details
(name, mailing address, email) and a description of your paper (250
-350 words). The conference committee will begin reviewing abstract
submissions immediately after the deadline; notification of acceptance
will be Thursday 19 March. (Please send your abstract as a Word
document or in the body of your email.)

EMAIL: lim2009 at


 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at


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