The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 3, 2014
Conference Theme: South Carolina's Cultures and Languages: Identifying, Documenting and Interpreting
The organizing committee is soliciting proposals for 20-minute presentations on topics related to language, culture, dialects, literature, film, communities, and other areas that highlight research and documentation studies on South Carolina's cultures and languages. Please send a 250-300 word abstract by March 14, 2014 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send the following information with the abstract.
1.Name and affiliation of the presenter.
3.Title of the presentation.
4.Abstract (approximately 250-300 words)
5.AV equipment requests, if any.
Possible topic areas:
Southern Regional Cultures
Hispanic Cultures/Language Variation
Native American Cultures
Non-standard dialects of South Carolina
Regional dialects of South Carolina
Languages of Native American ethnic groups
South-Eastern Regional Cultures and Languages
SC wedding, reunion, funeral traditions
Regional language varieties
Culture through literature
South Carolina authors
Culture and language through film
Culture and language from the perspective of broadcast and journalism studies
We will notify accepted applicants by June 15, 2014. Updates of the conference will be posted on this website.
*The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.