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

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MLA Division on Language Change
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What role does "diversity" play in understanding language change? Papers will explore perspectives on linguistic diversity, e.g. language maintenance, decline, and loss; language policy; and/or social variation.

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