Call for Papers: The 6th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas

The 6th Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas (WILA6) will take place on September 24–26, 2015, at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. The workshop is hosted by the Department of English.

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 should be no more than one page in length, but may include a second page with diagrams, charts, and references. The abstract itself should be anonymous, while the accompanying email should contain author information and the title of the paper. Abstracts should be sent to Joe Salmons at jsalmons@wisc.edu
 
Linguistic Field(s)
Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Submission Deadline
June 15, 2015. Decisions on acceptance will be announced in July.

For further information, please contact jsalmons@wisc.edu .
See also: http://www.engelska.uu.se/Forskning/engelsk_sprakvetenskap/Konferenser/w...

Email List
An email list for heritage language linguists has been launched: 
https://sympa.uio.no/iln.uio.no/info/heritage-language-list

Local Organizers of WILA6 
Angela Hoffman Falk, Department of English, Uppsala University, angela.falk@engelska.uu.se 
Merja Kytö, Department of English, Uppsala University, merja.kyto@engelska.uu.se 

Organizers of WILA6 
Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, University of Iceland 
Janne Bondi Johannessen, University of Oslo 
Michael Putnam, Penn State University
Joseph Salmons, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Links to Previous Workshops
The Fifth Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas, October 2014, UCLA, http://tekstlab.uio.no/WILA5/index.html. 
The Fourth Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas, September 2013, University of Iceland, http://conference.hi.is/heritagelanguages/.
The Third Workshop on Immigrant Languages in America, September 2012, Penn State University, http://www.psu.edu/dept/heritagelangs/index.htm. 
The Second Workshop on Immigrant Languages in America, September 2011, University of Oslo, http://www.hf.uio.no/iln/english/about/organization/text-laboratory/news...
Investigating Immigrant Languages in America, September 2010, University of Wisconsin, Madison, http://uppermidwesterncultures.blogspot.no/2010/07/investigating-immigra...

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