Language Change and Literature (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

How does language change matter to literature (and vice versa)? How might language change inform recent theoretical perspectives (e.g., historical, cognitive, digital, ethical, rhetorical, or descriptive approaches)?

250-word abstracts by 15 March to Chris Palmer, cpalme20@kennesaw.edu.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
general_announcements
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
renaissance
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian