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“The Words that Shape Us: Language, Culture and Identity” (The University of Alabama Languages Conference)

Hotel Capstone
Organization: The University of Alabama Languages Conference
Event: The University of Alabama Languages Conference
Categories: Graduate Conference, Literary Theory
Event Date: 2019-02-08 to 2019-02-09 Abstract Due: 2018-11-10

The University of Alabama Languages Conference
February 8 – 9, 2019
The organizing committee of the ninth annual University of Alabama Languages Conference is pleased to welcome abstract submissions for this year’s conference entitled “The Words that Shape Us: Language, Culture and Identity” to be held February 8-9, 2019, at Hotel Capstone.

We invite abstracts about all languages and all areas of Literature and Linguistics, including, but not limited to:

Classical Literature
Renaissance Literature
Medieval Literature and Culture
Early Modern Literature and Culture
18th and 19th Century Literature and Culture
20th and 21st Century Literature and Culture
Feminism and Women Writers
Queer and Gender Studies
Transatlantic and Intercultural Studies
Storytelling, Mythology, and Memory
Film and Visual arts
Anthropological Linguistics
Bilingualism and Code-switching
Historical and Comparative Linguistics
 L1, L2, L3 Acquisition and Pedagogy
Languages in Contact
Non-verbal Communication, Sign Language
Phonetics, Phonology, and Dialectology
Study Abroad
We invite faculty and students to submit proposals for 20-minute presentations as well as organized panels with three or four participants. Suggestions for panels must include each individual presenter’s abstract along with a brief description of the panel theme. Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words through EasyAbs at http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/UALC2019.

Abstracts themselves should not contain any identifying information.  However, please submit the following information for each presenter to the EasyAbs system when uploading the abstract:

Name, affiliation, and email address
Title of presentation
Multimedia requests, if any
The deadline for proposal submission is November 10th, 2018.
Presentations should be given in English, French, German or Spanish.

For Linguistics, preference may be given to submissions whose studies can present results.



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