Wednesday, February 27, 2008


Please also note this call from the Division on Language Change:

The MLA Division on Language Change invites papers for three sessions
at the Modern Language Association convention in San Francisco,
December 27-30, 2008. We invite papers that deal with the following
topics: language change and online discourse, language change in
progress, language change and literary texts, new directions with
electronic text databases. Papers may be on any aspect of language
change at any linguistic level (phonological, morphological,
syntactic, pragmatic, semantic, stylistic) in any modern language in
any period. Papers on such topics as attitudes towards change,
pedagogical approaches to language change, and theories of change are
also welcome. Papers must take no more than 20 minutes to present, in
order to leave ample time for discussion of all papers in each
session. All persons presenting papers at the MLA convention must be
current members of the MLA. Please send abstracts of no more than 300
words to Michael Adams, Department of English, Indiana!
University ( no later than March 15.

Felicia Jean Steele
Assistant Professor
Department of English
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

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