|Full Title:||Forging Linguistic Identities|
|Location:||Towson, MD, USA|
|Start Date:||16-Mar-2017 - 18-Mar-2017|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||The Department of Foreign Languages at Towson University announces a conference, ''Forging Linguistic Identities'' to be held on March 16-18, 2017. The conference seeks to examine language as socially embedded within historical and geographical contexts. Possible topics might include, but not be limited to:
1) Dialects/diglossia and their role in group identity formation
2) The standardization of national and/or majority language(s) and its impact on national or regional politics
3) Multilingualism in states and regions and its negotiation and practice by the communities of use.
- Use(s) of indigenous languages under transnational states
- National reception of dialect/minority-language literature and verbal culture
- Translation studies
The scope of the conference is not limited by region, language, or time period.
|Linguistic Subfield:||General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics|
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