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Language – Institution – Ecology

Langue – institution – écologie

Morning stream in the context of the SAALT/SALALS conference

Matinée de papiers dans le cadre de la conférence SAALT/SALALS

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Published on Wednesday, April 03, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The emphasis will be on the materiality of language, practices, and the growing need to involve the humanities in the fight against climate change. In fact, this call is designed for those papers that explore the links between sociolinguistics, or applied linguistics, materiality and climate change/ecology.

Announcement

Presentation

Call for papers for a morning Language - institution - ecology in the context of the SAALT/SALALS conference (South African Association for Language Teachers / South African Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Association).

The SAALT/SALALS conference takes place from 30 June to 04 July, 2019, at the University of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

The language-institution-ecology morning will be organised by William Kelleher (william[dot]kelleher[at]up[dot]ac[dot]za) and can host four papers. The morning will be introduced with a keynote address given by Béatrice Fraenkel (EHESS, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, chair Anthropology of Writing, Paris). The emphasis will be on the materiality of language, practices, and the growing need to involve the humanities in the fight against climate change. In fact, this call is designed for those papers that explore the links between sociolinguistics, or applied linguistics, materiality and climate change/ecology.

The general call for the SAALT/SALALS conference is available at its web site: https://ssalc2019.com

This call ONLY concerns papers for the morning Language - institution - ecology.

Submission guidelines

You can send abstracts of +- 500 words to william[dot]kellehe[at]up[dot]ac[dot]za The morning will be dedicated to discussions of papers (not powerpoints! We’re aiming for a special issue).

Other papers, of a more general nature, can of course be submitted on the conference website.

Deadline : 2019, 30th April

Selection Committee

  • Dr Adelia Carstens - Unité de Compétences Académiques / Unit for Academic Literacy – Université de Pretoria – Afrique du Sud
  • Dr Naomi Boakye – Unité de Compétences Académiques / Unit for Academic Literacy – Université de Pretoria – Afrique du Sud

Subjects

Places

  • Groenkloof Campus, Fountains Valley
    Pretoria, Republic of South Africa

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Keywords

  • linguistic, materiality, ecology, institution, curatorship, indigenous, Africa

Contact(s)

  • william kelleher
    courriel : william [dot] kelleher [at] up [dot] ac [dot] za

Information source

  • william kelleher
    courriel : william [dot] kelleher [at] up [dot] ac [dot] za

To cite this announcement

« Language – Institution – Ecology », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, April 03, 2019, https://calenda.org/594655

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