1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIOLINGUISTICS
Insights from Superdiversity, Complexity and Multimodality
1-3 September 2016
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
We invite contributions which address current sociolinguistic issues from a great variety of perspectives including superdiversity, complexity and multimodality.
Accordingly, possible topics include but are not limited to the following:
- Language variation and change
- Language and mobility
- Multilingualism and superdiversity
- Language as a local practice
- Language and class
- Language and gender
- Linguistic landscape
- English as a Lingua Franca in the multilingual world
- Identity practices in the social media
- Language in the media
- Language and advertising
- Language and economy
- Language ideologies
- New developments in pidgin and creole sociolinguistics
- Language policy, language planning
- Sociolinguistics of language education
- Forensic sociolinguistics
- Critical Discourse Analysis
Invited keynote speakers:
Professor Sirpa Leppänen (University of Jyväskylä)
Professor Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna)
Professor Peter Maitz (University of Augsburg)
Professor Elizabeth Lanza (University of Oslo)
Associate Professor Janus Spindler Møller (University of Copenhagen)
One or two peer-reviewed selected papers volumes are planned to be published with an international publisher.
Our conference is accessible, with registration fees at 80 EUR for all participants.
Paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English.
Abstracts of max. 300 words in MS Word including references should be submitted to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 January 2016.
12 Times New Roman, margins at 2.5 cm.
The title of MS Word file should include (first) author’s first name, surname and the exact title of paper in this order.
The abstract should include (1) the name of every author, (2) the affiliation of every author and (3) the paper title.
Notifications of acceptance will be communicated by 15 February 2016.
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