CFP--Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference 2016: Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics Area

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Call for Papers
October 1, 2015
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Languages, Linguistics, Oral History, Social Sciences

Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference:

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics Area


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 Seattle, WA, March 21-25, 2016.

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database (
 Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time.

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015

Please send all inquires to 
James G. Mitchell,
 Salve Regina University

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