SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIOLINGUISTICS:
Insights from Superdiversity, Complexity and Multimodality
6-8 September 2018, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
We are delighted to inform you that the 2nd International Conference on Sociolinguistics (ICS-2)
will take place 6-8 September 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary.
We invite contributions which address current sociolinguistic issues from a great variety of
perspectives including superdiversity, complexity and multimodality.
Accordingly, possible topics include but are not limited to the following:
— Language variation and change
— Language and mobility
— Language as a local practice
— Multilingualism/Polylanguaging and superdiversity
— English as a Lingua Franca in the polylingual world
— Language and class
— Language and gender
— Linguistic landscape
— Identity practices in the social media
— Language in the media
— Language and advertising
— Language and economy
— Language ideologies
— New developments in pidgin and creole linguistics
— Language policy, language planning
— Educational linguistics
— Sociolinguistics of language education
— Forensic sociolinguistics
— Critical Discourse Analysis
— Cognitive sociolinguistics
Two peer-reviewed selected papers volumes are planned to be published with an international publisher.
The language of the conference is English.
We invite (1) paper presentations for the general session, (2) posters for the poster session and
(3) entire panels.
Paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions.
Poster presentations will be allocated their own time slot during the conference.
Panel convenors are asked to separately (1) collect 6-8 panel paper abstracts, (2) find a discussant and (3) write a panel introduction before (4) submitting the full panel package to ICS-2.
Panel papers will be allocated 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions per paper either immediately after each paper or at the end of the panel with an all-in discussion.
General session paper, poster session paper and panel paper abstracts of max. 300 words in MS Word including references should be submitted to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 January 2018.
Formatting: 12 Times New Roman, margins at 2.5 cm.
The title of MS Word file should include (first) author’s first name, surname and the exact title of paper in this order.
The abstract should include (1) the name of every author, (2) the affiliation of every author and (3) the paper title.
Notifications of acceptance will be communicated by 15 February 2018.