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Call
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Papers

We would like to invite you to submit a chapter proposal for an edited volume tentatively titled Linguistic Anthropology: Iran and Shared Spheres in Homelands and Diasporas. This handbook welcomes scholars from all social and human science disciplines to contribute to linguistic anthropological studies. The scope of this handbook, thus, is vast and encompasses a wide range of topics and areas of investigation. The following list is only a selection of topics that fit the objectives of our handbook.  
We would like to invite you to submit a chapter proposal for an edited volume tentatively titled Linguistic Anthropology: Iran and Shared Spheres in Homelands and Diasporas. This handbook welcomes scholars from all social and human science disciplines to contribute to linguistic anthropological studies. The scope of this handbook, thus, is vast and encompasses a wide range of topics and areas of investigation. The following list is only a selection of topics that fit the objectives of our handbook.  
  • Language and culture

  • Language variation and change

  • Language socialization

  • Multilingualism

  • Language contact and convergence

  • Language revitalization and endangerment

  • Language ideologies

  • Semiotics

  • Identity

  • Power relations

  • Gender

  • Race/ethnicity

  • Language and globalization

  • Language and technology

  • Code-switching and code-mixing

  • Language policy and planning

  • Language and education

  • Discourse analysis and conversation analysis

  • Ethnography of communication

  • Pragmatics and speech acts

  • Emotion

  • Politics

  • Religion

  • Verbal art

  • Food culture

  • Language and traditional knowledge

  • Language and tourism

  • Ritual

  • Language and economy

  • Language and ecological knowledge

  • Immigration

  • Digital communication

  • Social inequality

  • Non-verbal communication

  • Affective meaning-making

  • Language and identity negotiation

  • Language and performance

  • Language and social justice

  • Borders

  • Temporality

Authors are welcome to suggest their themes if their research topic does not align with the previously mentioned suggested topics. Researchers are invited to submit proposals of 100-200 words. Please submit your research synopsis by September 1st, 2023.

Please send all your correspondence to the following email address: iranianlinguisticanthropology@gmail.com

Best,
Zia Khoshsirat (editor)
University of California, Los Angeles
( unceded territory of the Tongva peoples)
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