[lg policy] call: Languages in Contact 2012

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 19 17:18:47 UTC 2012

Languages in Contact 2012

Date: 26-May-2012 - 27-May-2012
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Contact: Piotr P. Chruszczewski Anna Zasłona
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.wsf.edu.pl/aktualnosci,Languages-in-Contact-2012.xml

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

On behalf of Committee of Philology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
(Wroclaw Branch) and Philological School of Higher Education in
Wroclaw we would like to cordially invite you participate in the
2012's edition of Languages in Contact conference, held in Wroclaw,
Poland, May 26-27.

The main areas of interest to include:

- conceptions about the origin of language and languages,
- endangered and vanishing languages,
- the ecology of minority languages,
- anthropological linguistics,
- cultural patterns in discursive practices,
- folk-linguistics and folk-anthropology,
- mechanisms of language change (and language death),
- the description and classification (genetic, aerial, typological) of
the languages of the world,
- the ethnography of communication,
- studies of pidgin, creole and mixed languages,
- the origins and spread of writing systems,
- field linguistics.


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