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December 05, 2005

Industry Events - FYI: Upcoming Language Symposium

Symposium About Language and Society 2006 - Austin, Texas

Date: 07-Apr-2006 - 09-Apr-2006
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Simeon Floyd
Web Site: http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/salsa/ . . .

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. . . Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis;
Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
Full Title: Symposium About Language and Society - Austin 2006
Short Title: SALSA XIV

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

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The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin is pleased to announce
its 14th Annual Meeting to be held April 7-9, 2006 at the University
of Texas at Austin. We encourage the submission of abstracts on
research that addresses the relationship of language to culture and
society. Desired frameworks include but are not limited to:

Linguistic Anthropology
Ethnography of Communication
Language and Identity
Speech Play, Verbal Art, and Poetics
Language, Media, and Technology
Language and Social Interaction
Discourse Analysis & Conversation Analysis
Language Vitality
Language Socialization
Gesture and Talk in Interaction
Language and Politics

John Haviland, University of California, San Diego
Qing Zhang, University of Texas at Austin
Susan Herring, Indiana University
Kira Hall, University of Colorado at Boulder


Papers delivered at the conference will be published as a special
edition of the Texas Linguistic Forum. Speakers will be allowed 20
minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Papers will be
selected on the basis of a blind review process.

Please send submissions to SALSA 2006 through the online submission
form on the SALSA web page. All submissions must include TWO
abstracts: An extended abstract not to exceed 4,100 characters and
spaces (approximately 600 words), including references and examples;
and a shorter abstracts not to exceed 1,100 spaces and characters
(approximately 150 words). Please note that the online submission form
does not accept special formatting or text such as IPA. Only
electronic submissions sent through our online form will be accepted.
The abstract submission system will be available beginning December 1,
2005. Each person is limited to ONE submission as the primary author;
multiple submissions by the same first author will not be accepted.

Visit the SALSA web page for submission guidelines and conference
details and to submit your abstract:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Tuesday, JANUARY 17, 2006. Late
submissions will not be accepted, and we cannot accept papers that are
to be published elsewhere. Notification of acceptance will be sent in
mid-February 2006. Pre-registration fees will be $25 for students and
$50 for non-students, and on-site registration fees will be $30 for
students and $60 for non-students.

Contact us at: SALSA
University of Texas at Austin
Department of Linguistics
1 University Station Stop B5100
Austin TX 78712-0198
email: salsaututs.cc.utexas.edu


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Posted by lhobbs at December 5, 2005 11:03 PM

Readers' Comments:


Thanks, wish I could make it, but I live in Italy!

ESL Nerd

Posted by: ESL Nerd at December 6, 2005 04:35 PM

Note from Lee:

Whoa, I thought you ESL intstructors in Italy were making the big bucks, ESL Nerd. Your boss won't fly you in to Texas I gather for school prestige? That's awful! LOL.

Posted by: Lee at December 6, 2005 05:51 PM

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