[lg policy] Calls: The Geolinguistics of Language Continuums

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 2 13:56:00 UTC 2009

 The Geolinguistics of Language Continuums

Date: 25-Sep-2009 - 26-Sep-2009
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contact Person: Wayne Finke
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2009

Meeting Description:

At Baruch College (CUNY) the American Society of Geolinguistics
(founded in 1965 by Mario Pei), this year devotes its international
conference to the topic of The Geolinguistics of Language/Dialects
Continuums. The keynote speaker, with an emphasis on sociolinguistics,
will be Prof. Wolfgang Vierick of the University of Bamberg, Germany.
Last year's conference had a keynote speaker from Japan and other
Japanese participants, and this year Japan and other countries will be
participating in a discussion across the disciplines of language
planning, language change and the sociological and linguistic aspects
of boundaries.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts of 250 words are welcomed until 25 August 2009 to
wayne.finkebaruch.cuny.edu (Modern Languages B6-280, Baruch College,
New York, NY 10010 (TEL: 646-312-4220)

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