POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2018 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 Indianapolis, IN, March 28-31, 2018.
All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database (conference.pcaaca.org). Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time.
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017
Please send all inquiries to:
James G. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Salve Regina University