[lg policy] Fwd: [LINGANTH] Reminder: Call for Papers GURT 2015 "Diversity and Super-Diversity"

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 2 14:28:02 UTC 2014

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Dear all,

It's two weeks before the deadline for receipt of abstracts for GURT.
Please find below the conference call for papers. Apologies for

Best wishes,
Didem Ikizoglu


GURT 2015

Diversity and Super-Diversity:
Sociocultural Linguistic Perspectives

March 13-15, 2015


The objective of GURT 2015 is to foster and advance a reflection on the
ways in which linguistic and communicative practices are affected by and
contribute to diversity and on the theoretical-methodological challenges
that accounting for such phenomena poses to sociocultural linguistics.

GURT invites papers that explore the connections between diversity and
linguistic/communicative practices. We are particularly (although not
exclusively) interested in the following topics:

- The impact of diversity on sociocultural linguistic theory and research
- The relationships between diversity and hybridity in linguistic and
semiotic practices
- Challenges and responses to linguistic and cultural diversity in
different institutional and non institutional domains
- Diversity and the construction/negotiation of identities
- The use of linguistic and other semiotic resources within new practices
involving diverse communities
- Language policies and diversity issues in the public space
- Diversity of genres, practices and participation frameworks in mediated
- Diversity and time/space scales

Deadline for submission of abstracts: October 15, 2014


 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 gmail.com

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