The General Linguistics Discussion Group of the MLA announces a call for papers for the MLA 2015 Convention in Vancouver, BC. This panel seeks abstracts of 250 words addressing new approaches to the contemporary or historical presence of vernacular languages that are spoken and/or written in the US.
For this panel vernacular languages may include any of those languages spoken or written now or in the past in any of the communities of speakers in the United States, e.g. Los Angeles Vernacular Spanish, Indigenous or Native American languages, African American Vernacular English, Cajun French, Texas German, US Arabic, etc.
Presenters must be members of the MLA. The General Linguistics Discussion Group subscribes to the policies and guidelines of the MLA. For additional information please visit: www.MLA.org
Please provide your abstract not later than 15 March 2014 by e-mail to the following e-mail address:firstname.lastname@example.org
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