Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2017 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE:

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics Area

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics Area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking presentations on any language attitude or language-related popular culture topic, such as:

  • the language attitudes of X (for example, new baby greeting cards, truck drivers, student writers, first generation immigrants, etc.)
  • issues with prescriptivism
  • language and advertising or other media;
  • professional, corporate, or other industry-related language;
  • dialect, code-switching, or historical studies of language and language attitudes;
  • animal or extraterrestrial communication;
  • language and education, including pedagogical approaches;
  • gendered communication or other sociolinguistic topics;
  • language and popular literature or television/film
  • language and censorship;
  • first and second language acquisition;
  • any topic that relates to popular linguistics or language attitudes.

This year’s conference will be held in San Diego, CA, April 12-15, 2017.

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database (http://pcaaca.org).
 Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time.

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2016

Please send all inquires to:
James G. Mitchell,
 Ph.D.
Salve Regina University
james.mitchell@salve.edu