POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics Area

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 28, 2018 to March 31, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Linguistics, Popular Culture Studies

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

Contact Info: 

James G. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Salve Regina University

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