PCA/ACA

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics

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Call for papers: 

 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2021  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 Boston, MA, June 2-5, 2021 (https://pcaaca.org/conference).

 

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through the PCA website portal

 

Undergraduate Students : The Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics area of the PCA gladly ACCEPTS papers from undergraduate students. Please view our Guidelines for Undergraduate Students.  There are no specific undergraduate panels in this area. Undergraduate student presentations will be scheduled in the session which topic best aligns with the student’s own subject matter.

 

Submission Deadline: November 16, 2020

 

Please send all inquiries to:

James G. Mitchell, Ph.D.

 Salve Regina University

 james.mitchell@salve.edu

 

 

 

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

12-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
12-Oct-20 Early Bird Registration Begins
16-Nov-20 Deadline for Proposals and Endowment Grant Applications
31-Dec-20 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Jan-21 Regular Registration Begins
31-Jan-21 Regular Registration Ends
01-Feb-21 Late Registration Begins
01-Feb-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
28-Feb-21 Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Mar-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

June 2-5, 2021 

National Conference in Boston

 

All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and fully registered for the conference.

Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Jan. 31: 100% refund
Requested by Feb 7: 75% refund
Requested by Feb 14: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 21: 25% refund
After Feb. 28: 0% refund

Membership fees are non-refundable.