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Call for Papers

The 5th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas will take place at UCLA, Los Angeles, October 17-19, 2014. The workshop is sponsored by the National Heritage Language Resource Center.

Call for Papers
We invite abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of the linguistics of heritage languages in the Americas (e.g., structural, generative, historical, sociolinguistic, or experimental). Abstracts can be a maximum of two pages in length, including diagrams, charts, and references, and should be sent anonymously to Joe Salmons at jsalmons@wisc.edu.

Linguistic Field(s)
Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Submission Deadline
30 June, 2014. Decisions on acceptance will be announced in July.

For further information, please contact jsalmons@wisc.edu

Email list
An email list for heritage language linguists is just launched:
https://sympa.uio.no/iln.uio.no/info/heritage-language-list

Organizers:
Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, University of Iceland Janne Bondi Johannessen, University of Oslo Michael Putnam, Penn State University Joseph Salmons, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Local organizers:
Kathryn Paul, National Heritage Language Resource Center, UCLA, kathryn@humnet.ucla.edu Olga Kagan, National Heritage Language Resource Center, UCLA, okagan@humnet.ucla.edu

Links to Previous Workshops:
4th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas, September 2013, University of Iceland The Third Workshop on Immigrant Languages in America, September 2012, Penn State University Second Workshop on Immigrant Languages in America, September 2011, University of Oslo Investigating Immigrant Languages in America, September 2010, University of Wisconsin, Madison. http://tekstlab.uio.no/WILA5/index.html


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Submitted by Kathryn Paul, UCLA Center for World Languages