Call for papers: American Dialect Society Annual Meeting 2008, Chicago

From Thursday, January 3, 2008, through Saturday, January 5, ADS will hold its next annual meeting at the Chicago Palmer House Hilton, hosted as usual by the Linguistic Society of America.

Monday, August 13, 2007, is the deadline for proposals for 20-minute presentations. All you need is a title and an abstract of 150 to 300 words. Send it via e-mail to Executive Secretary Allan Metcalf at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). If you need to use the postal service instead of e-mail, send the abstract, with your name on an accompanying letter but not on the abstract, to Allan Metcalf, English Dept., MacMurray College, Jacksonville Illinois 62650-2590. Presenters must be current members of the American Dialect Society. Download the complete details and instructions about submitting (PDF 84K).