CFP: Linguistics & the Study of Comics (edited collection; Nov. 16)
Any aspect of linguistic theory and analysis is welcome, and all submissions should appeal to both comics scholars and linguists. All forms of comics will be considered: graphic novels, comic strips, comic books, on-line comics, videos, etc.
Scholarship in non-English and multilingual comics is especially encouraged.
- Abstracts of 400-500 words accepted. Papers of 5000-8000 words, including notes and bibliography, accepted.
- One-page tailored curriculum vitae for each author and co-author. (Narrative CVs are fine.)
- All documents should be submitted as Word or Word-compatible files. PDFs are also acceptable.
- Submission deadline: Monday 16 November 2009.
- Materials should be sent to Frank Bramlett via email: fbramlett [at] unomaha.edu
conversation analysis * language variation
speech act theory * bilingual/multilingual texts