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Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics

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Call for papers: 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2020 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 Philadelphia, PA, April 15-18, 2020.

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: November 1, 2019

 

Please send all inquiries to:  

 James G. Mitchell, Ph.D.

 Salve Regina University

 james.mitchell@salve.edu

 

DEADLINES AND IMPORTANT DATES

October 1, 2019              Early Bird Registration Opens

November 1, 2019          Deadline for Paper Proposals

December 1, 2019          Early Bird Registration ENDS

January 1, 2020               Regular Registration ENDS

January 2, 2020               Late Registration BEGINS—be sure to reserve your spot in the program!

January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline

January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2020             Registration for Presenters ENDS—participants who have not registered dropped from the program at the end of the day

FEBRUARY 2, 2020          REGISTRATION SYSTEM CLOSES at Midnight

March 1, 2020                 Non-Presenters Late Registration OPENS

April 15-18, 2020            Philly!

 

 

Area chairs

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