[lg policy] Fwd: Call for Papers - Deadline Approaching: LPP2015 - Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2015

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 16:07:47 UTC 2015

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Call for Papers - Deadline Approaching: LPP2015 - Multidisciplinary
Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2015

Dear Colleagues,

     This is a friendly reminder about the call for papers for the fourth
annual international conference 'Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language
Policy and Planning' that will take place at the University of Calgary on
September 3-5, 2015.  The third conference 2014 was very successful. There
were scholarly papers and colloquia on a range of topics given by about 80
registrants from 17 countries, a talk by Canada's Commissioner of Official
Languages, and stimulating plenary talks by distinguished scholars.

The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2015.

Please see the details about LPP2015 below.

Conference Website: www.werklund.ucalgary.ca/lpp

Plenary Speakers:

•       Suresh Canagarajah (The Pennsylvania State University)
•       Jim Tollefson (The University of Hong Kong)
•       Lionel Wee (National University of Singapore)

We invite papers and colloquia 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 (300 words maximum) for submissions 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 will be reviewed anonymously by at least two experts in the field.
Final decisions will be sent to authors by April 15, 2015.

Each paper presentation should be 30 minutes, including discussion time.
Colloquia can be for 100 minutes (3 papers) and 180 minutes (up to 6
Papers should be presented in English. You can submit a maximum of two
contributions, one as first/sole author and one as second author or

For more information, please visit our website at
www.werklund.ucalgary.ca/lpp or contact us by e-mail: lpp at ucalgary.ca

We look forward to seeing you in Calgary in September 2015.

Tom Ricento
Conference Organizer

Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference

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