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

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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,