[lg policy] Fwd: [Linganth] CfP: Minority Languages - Journal Socjolingwistyka

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 10:17:44 EDT 2017


Forwarded From: Maciej <maciek.czerwinski at wp.pl>
Date: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 3:54 AM
Subject: [Linganth] CfP: Minority Languages - Journal Socjolingwistyka



*Call for papers*

*Journal „Sociolinguistics” no 32/2018*

*Issue subject: Minority Languages*



The scholarly journal "Sociolinguistics" invites authors to submit articles
for next year's issue, which will be published in December 2018. The
yearbook is aimed at all researchers interested in the issues concerning
the interface between linguistics and other disciplines with the
humanities, especially sociology, cultural anthropology, literary studies
and political science.

The forthcoming issue of "Sociolinguistics", 32/2018, will focus entirely
on the issues of *minority languages in social, cultural and political
terms*. We are primarily interested in the following issues:

- the status and functioning of minority languages in a broader cultural
and linguistic environment, the relationship between dominant and
marginalized languages, including the problem of bilingualism and code
switching (both between dominant and dominated or between two dominated
codes);

- linguistic and cultural boundaries, including the social and political
character of the functioning of languages (both the languages of earlier
existing minorities and those that emerged recently – as a result of
migrations);

- ways in which the majority languages dominate minority languages,
including hegemony of English over other literary languages; minority
languages in postcolonial perspectives;

- relations between literary languages, dialects and sociolects; the
process of excluding less prestigious codes, among others the problem of
dialects' disappearing or their progressive hybridization;

- expansion of commonness as a response to the presence of prestigious
codes.

The Editorial Office of "Sociolinguistics" encourages submitting
theoretical as well as material-based papers that refer to all the domains
of communication. The research reflection may have a linguistic inclination
(with necessary references to social, cultural and political issues) but
can also represent sociological, anthropological or political perspective
(with reference to language and communication).

Original research articles written in either Polish or preferably in
English as well as reviews and reports’ proposals can be submitted to the
Editorial Office *by the end of October 2017* (and the prepared texts
should be emailed *by the end of December 2017*. The e-mail:
socjolingwistyka at ijp.pan.pl

 Detailed information concerning the rules of publication and text
preparation (style sheet) can be found at: *socjolingwistyka.ijp.pan.pl/en
<http://socjolingwistyka.ijp.pan.pl/en>*

*Socjolingwistyka* (*Sociolinguistics*) is a scholarly journal published
since 1977. Until 1990 it was published by The University of Silesia in
Katowice, from 1991 it has been published by The Institute of the Polish
Language of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IJP PAN) in Cracow.

Since 2015 (issue # 29), the the journal is primarily published in digital
form, and each article has a DOI number. Full text of the articles along
with summaries and keywords are available on the journal's web site as well
as in CEJSH, BazHum and POL-index databases. Printed copies can also be
purchased from The Institute of the Polish Language of the Polish Academy
of Sciences Internet Bookshop.

"Sociolinguistics" is listed on the European List of Humanities Journals
ERIH + in the NAT category. It has belongs to the C category of the list of
scientific journals of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (10
points).

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 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
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~haroldfs/

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