Diversity and Language Change (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

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.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
general_announcements
medieval
modernist studies
postcolonial
renaissance
romantic
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian