Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for DiPVaC3 in Ottawa. We welcome abstracts for oral presentations which take a quantitative approach to data analysis and deal with diverse aspects of discourse-pragmatic variation and change in any language or variety. Presentations (in English or French) will be 20 minutes long, followed by a 10 minute question period.

We welcome papers dealing with, but not restricted to, the following topics:

sociolinguistic patterns of discourse-pragmatic variation and change
discourse-pragmatic variation and change in contexts of language contact
quantitative studies addressing the grammaticalization of discourse-pragmatic features
contrastive/cross-linguistic studies of discourse-pragmatic variation and change
methods in the quantitative analysis of discourse-pragmatic features
social and geographical diffusion patterns of innovative discourse features
the role of discourse-pragmatic features in the construction and negotiation of social identities
the acquisition of discourse-pragmatic variation by children,  second language learners and bilingual speakers
discourse-pragmatic variation and change across the lifespan
socio-perceptual studies of discourse-pragmatic variation
discourse-pragmatic variation across interactional, situational and technological settings
implications and applications of discourse-pragmatic variation and change within and beyond linguistic theory

Abstracts should be submitted to EasyChair (here). Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words in length (excluding title and references), and should be single-spaced and in 12-point font. Please ensure that abstract content is properly anonymized in order to allow for blind review. Please copy and paste your abstract on to the EasyChair submission form AND upload as a PDF file.

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