Linguistics Area deadline Dec. 15, 2009

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Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association Conference
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Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Deadline Dec. 15, 2009
The 31st Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
Proposals are now being accepted for the Linguistics Area, which will focus on language in society. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.
• Language and the Media
• Language and Gender
• Language and Culture
• Language in Advertising
• Language and Law
• Code-switching
• Language use along the border
• Dialects
• Conversation analysis
• Discourse analysis
• Language and education
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Nancy Mae Antrim at the email or physical addresses below by Dec. 15, 2009.
Nancy Mae Antrim
Department of Languages and Literature
Sul Ross State University
Box C-89
Alpine, TX 79832