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Contact, Community, and Connections: Current approaches to Spanish in the United States and Spanish in Contact with Other Languages

When: Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Where: United States

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Contact, Community, and Connections: Current approaches to Spanish in the United States and Spanish in Contact with Other Languages 

Inspired by the 26th Conference on Spanish in the United States & 11th Conference on Spanish in Contact with Other Languages. 

Original and unpublished manuscripts are invited to be published in an edited volume of articles related to Spanish in the US and Spanish in contact with other languages. We have been in contact with Vernon Press, Sabio Books, and John Benjamins Publishing, all of whom have expressed interest in publishing this edited volume. 

We invite submission of papers in all areas of language research related to any aspect of Spanish in the United States or Spanish in contact with other languages including but not limited to the following: 

- Bilingualism 
- Educational policies and practices 
- Formal aspects of US Spanish 
- Heritage language learning and teaching 
- Language and identity 
- Language and the law 
- Language contact and change 
- Language ideologies 
- Language in politics and politics of language 
- Language maintenance 
- Language planning 
- Language policy 
- Language rights 
- Linguistic anthropology 
- Linguistic variation 
- Mass media and Spanish 
- Spanish in the professions 
- Spanish and the economy 

Anticipated Timeline for Publication: 

- August 1, 2017: Manuscripts due 
- October 15, 2017: Double-blind reviews completed 
- October 30, 2017: Notification of acceptance 
- December 15, 2017: Corrections/revisions due 
- January 15, 2018: Book manuscript turned in to publisher 

Manuscripts will be reviewed by the editors and two external reviewers. 

Publication is anticipated for spring 2018. 

Manuscripts, including references and tables, should be between 7,000 and 10,000 words and use APA style. 

Microsoft Word documents and should be emailed to Questions can also be sent to this email address. 

Best wishes, 
Greg Thompson and Scott Alvord

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