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SALSA XXVII will take place at the University of Texas at Austin. This year's conference theme is Language and the Body: Rhetoric, Cognition, and Identity.

UPDATE: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to Friday, February 1, 2019. Please see the Call for Papers for further information.

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The Symposium About Language and Society, Austin (SALSA) is an annual symposium promoting the study of language and its intersection with society. Originally created through the joint efforts of students from the Linguistics, Anthropology, and Communication Studies Departments at The University of Texas, SALSA has developed into an interdisciplinary conference with contributions from various fields, including foreign language education, educational psychology, media studies, and language departments, including French & Italian, Spanish & Portuguese, German, and English. Our conference annual proceedings appear in special editions of Texas Linguistic Forum.


University of Texas at Austin
Department of Linguistics
Robert Patton Hall (RLP) 4.304
Phone: (512) 471-1701

Conference presented by the SALSA Graduate Student Organization at UT Austin:

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