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Coral Gables/Miami, FL
Feb. 19-21, 2009

Pre-conference event on the evening of February 18


Call for papers/Propuestas



2009 Spanish in the United States
Spanish in Contact with Other Languages

Location: The Biltmore Hotel/The David William Hotel
Coral Gables-Miami, Florida, USA
February 19-21, 2009
(Pre-conference event on the evening of February 18)

Organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Center &
the Department of Modern Languages at Florida International University, Miami, FL

Call for abstracts for either of the above meetings (please indicate for which of the meetings you are proposing a paper).

Proposal deadline: October 12, 2008.

Open to all relevant topics, with thematic emphasis on the following:
Spanish in relation to language attitudes, politics, policy and pedagogical issues
Spanish in education
Spanish in contact with other languages,
Varieties of Spanish
Issues of language maintenance and language change
Spanish in the United States and Canada
Spanish in politics, the law and the media
Spanish in the professions, including health care, advertising, international business and translation/interpretation.
Limited program space available.

Submission Instructions:
Please send your one page, single-space, anonymous abstract in Word, using one inch margins and 10” font, Times New Roman, to

Or mail your hard copy abstract and file to: Dr. Ana Roca, 2009 Spanish in the U.S. Conference, Department of Modern Languages, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199.

On a separate sheet, make sure all of you include the following, in this order: the title of your paper, your name, institutional address, home address, telephone numbers (work and cell or home), and your email address.

Proposals will be refereed. A Conference Committee will anonymously review submissions.

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