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Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Branches of Linguistics] April 12-13, 2012
full name / name of organization:
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
We invite papers from any area of theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics, or their applications. Besides the traditional core areas (phonetics, phonology,morphology, syntax, semantics, first and second language acquisition), fields of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
Moreover, interdisciplinary approaches are more than welcome as long as linguistics and its branches play a significant role in the investigation. Among the many areas that can be addressed:
Sara Cushing Weigle is our keynote speaker. She is an associate professor in the department of Applied Linguistics and ESL at Georgia State University.
General Call for Conference Papers:
The Agora as constructed by the early Greeks was a public assembly space—the town square where merchants and philosophers met to exchange goods and ideas. Today, the Agora has evolved from the city square and market place as the convergence of many public interests to a virtual space in which different cognitive, epistemological, communicative stances meet together and compare, contrast, and argue on processes of knowledge and science. It is in that same spirit that the English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) of Texas A&M University-Commerce provides the Agora as a market place of ideas. Submissions are open to both graduate and undergraduate students.
For the first time, in order to meet specific interests of research and reflection, the EGAD conference will be organized in four sections that correspond to the four “souls” of our graduate program at both the master’s and doctoral levels:
See below for specific calls for each section listed above.
• Within the body of the email please include:
Please list any audio and visual equipment necessary for your presentation. Please note that laptops will not be provided.
Checks can be made payable to: EGAD