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Austin, April 15-17, 2005



Call Deadline: 14-Jan-2005 


The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin is pleased to announce its 13th Annual Meeting to be held April 15-17, 2005 at the University of Texas at Austin. We encourage the submission of abstracts on research that

addresses the relationship of language to culture and society. Desired

frameworks include but are not limited to:

Linguistic Anthropology


Ethnography of Communication

Language and Identity

Speech Play, Verbal Art, and Poetics

Language, Media, and Technology

Language and Social Interaction

Discourse Analysis & Conversation Analysis

Language Vitality

Language Socialization

Gesture and Talk in Interaction

Language and Politics



Asif Agha, University of Pennsylvania

Dale April Koike, University of Texas at Austin

Hugh Mehan, University of California, San Diego

John R. Rickford, Stanford University


Papers delivered at the conference will be published as a special edition of the Texas Linguistic Forum. Speakers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Papers will be selected on the basis of a blind review process.


SALSA 2005 has moved to an online submission form. All submissions must include TWO abstracts: An extended abstract not to exceed 4,100 characters  and spaces (approximately 600 words), including references and examples;  and a shorter abstracts not to exceed 1,100 spaces and characters  (approximately 150 words). Please note that the online submission form does  not accept special formatting or text such as IPA. Only electronic  submissions sent through our online form will be accepted. The abstract  submission system will be available beginning November 22, 2004. Each  person is limited to ONE submission as the primary author; multiple  submissions by the same first author will not be accepted.


Visit the SALSA web page for submission guidelines and conference details and to submit your abstract:


Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 14, 2005. Late submissions  will not be accepted, and we cannot accept papers that are to be published  elsewhere. Notification of acceptance will be sent in mid-February 2005.  Pre-registration fees will be $25 for students and $50 for non-students,  and on-site registration fees will be $30 for students and $60 for  non-students.


Contact us at: SALSA

University of Texas at Austin

Department of Linguistics

1 University Station Stop B5100

Austin TX 78712-0198




© Circle of Linguistics Applied to Communication/ Círculo de Linguística Aplicada a la Comunicación 20, November 2004. ISSN 1576-4737.


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