Conference: Language, place and periphery – University of Copenhagen

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Conference: Language, place and periphery

This conference focuses on sociolinguistic perspectives on place and periphery. We invite sociolinguistic and dialectological papers that address aspects of one or more of the following themes:

  • Place & Belonging 
  • Periphery 
  • Language Ideologies 
  • Rurality 
  • Dialect and social media 
  • Dialect and migration 
  • Dialect and mobility

Call for abstracts and registration opens 1st September 2017

Abstract submission and registration opens: 1st of September 2017. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1st of October 2017. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length. Notification of acceptance: 15th of October 2017. Conference fee: 150 €

Plenary speakers 

Local organizers

The conference is an end-of-project event organized by Dialect in the Periphery and Language and Place – Language Variation in Rural and Urban Denmark at University of Copenhagen, Section of Dialectology and the LANCHART Centre. The two projects will both finish in 2018 and the conference will mark this by bringing together scholars from similar fields of research. 

Important dates

Submission of abstract and registration opens: 1st of September 2017
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1st of October 2017
Notification of acceptance: 15th of October 2017

Conference Venue

University of Copenhagen, Southern Campus, Njalsgade 136, 2300 København S

Contact

lapurdpef@hum.ku.dk

Conference fee: 150 €