We are asking two fundamental and interrelated questions: How are we to continue theorizing language and communication under globalization? How can sociolinguistic theory shed new light on our understanding of globalization?

Deadline for abstract submission is 30 September 2014.

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Plenary speakers

Professor Nikolas Coupland
University of Technology, Sydney and Copenhagen University

Professor Christopher Hutton
University of Hong Kong

Professor Michelle Lazar
National University of Singapore

Professor Christopher Stroud
University of the Western Cape

Professor Kathryn Woolard
University of California, San Diego

School of English

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