Call for Papers: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, Nov. 3-6, 2011, St. Louis

The American Dialect Society, Midwest Region, with the Midwest Modern Language Association will hold a conference November 3-6, 2011, at the St. Louis Union Station Marriott in St. Louis, Missouri. Full announcement.

We welcome papers dealing with varieties of English and other languages spoken in the United States. Presentations may be based in traditional dialectology or in other areas of language variation and change, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, anthropological linguistics, folk linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, language attitudes and ideologies, pragmatics and politeness, linguistics in the schools, or critical discourse analysis.

Read the entire call for papers.