[lg policy] CFP: Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2012

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 31 14:48:15 UTC 2012

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[See also attached flyer]

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2012

September 6 - 8, 2012

University of Calgary

Plenary Speakers:

* Francois Grin, University of Geneva

* Elana Shohamy, Tel Aviv University

* Peter Ives, University of Winnipeg

This international conference will be held at the University of
Calgary in Alberta, Canada.  We invite papers that approach language
policy from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives,
and in a variety of contexts, from the local/institutional to
national/global.  We invite abstracts (500 words maximum) for papers
in any of the following areas:

Language policy and political theory

Official language policies

Language policy and lingua franca

Heritage language policies

Language policy and globalization

Ideologies and language policies

Language policies in school settings

National identities and language policies

Language policy and the economics of the workplace

Non-official languages in mainstream classrooms

Language policies and social mobility

Language attrition, language revitalization and language policies

Language policies and transnational communities

Abstracts should be 500 words maximum including all references. The
deadline for submissions is June 1, 2012.

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two experts in the
field. Final decisions will be sent to authors by June 15, 2012.

Each paper presentation should be 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for
discussion. You can submit a maximum of two contributions, one as
author and one as co-author or discussant.

Conference Organizers:

* Thomas Ricento

* Mary O'Brien

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