Sociolinguistics Symposium (SoSy)—24 February 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Best Student Presentation Award winners!

Athit Wu: Language attitudes of Thai high school students towards non-standard varieties of German /r/: an empirical study

Maryam AlAli: Style shift in Kuwaiti TV stations: A quantitative analysis on the impact of contexts and gender on the pronunciation of the Daad variant

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SoSy ’22 Schedule of Events

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SoSy ‘22 abstracts

The Sociolinguistics Symposium (SoSy) 2022’s theme is “Sociolinguistics of the Global South.”

We are excited to announce that we will be back for our 4th Sociolinguistics Symposium on February 24th, 2022.

We are pleased to announce that our plenary speakers this year are:

  1. Reem Bassiouney (American University in Cairo, Egypt)
  2. Whitney Chappell (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
  3. Sonal Kulkarni-Joshi (Deccan College, India)

IMPORTANT: Due to recent COVID-19 updates, we have decided to hold SoSy ’22 entirely online over Zoom.

Submissions for SoSy ’22 are now closed.

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