Call for Papers:
First Interdisciplinary Conference on Culture, Language and Social Practice
University of Colorado, Boulder
The submission deadline has now passed.
Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by August 1, 2007.
The program in Culture, Language and Social Practice at the University of Colorado at Boulder is pleased to invite submissions to its first annual graduate student-run interdisciplinary conference. Abstracts for 20 minute papers covering topics in various areas of Sociocultural Linguistics are invited for either the General Session or the Theme Session. Examples of possible frameworks or analytic traditions for either Session may include, but are not limited to:
Critical discourse analysis
Language and identity
Ethnography of speaking
Language and literacy
Verbal art and performance
Bilingualism and code-switching
Papers for the Theme Session should focus on a topic or issue dealing with interdisciplinary approaches to doing research in sociocultural linguistics. Papers for consideration in the Theme Session may address issues dealing with crossing (inter)discipinary boundaries in both theoretical and applied research. Possible topics for the Theme Session might include: dialogues between linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics; the use of feminist and queer conversation analysis; ethnographic approaches to doing critical discourse analysis; etc.
Please email a 500 word abstract to clasp dot conference at gmail dot com. The abstract should be attached in Microsoft Word (.doc) or Rich Text (.rtf) format and should contain NO information identifying the author(s) of the paper. Abstracts are evaluated on an anonymous basis. In the body of the email, please include the following information:
Name(s) of author(s)
University or other affiliation(s) of the author(s)
Email address(es) of the author(s)
Title of proposed paper
Whether you'd like to be considered for the general session or themed session
Any additional comments
3-5 keywords describing the paper