1st Symposium on Lavender Linguistics and Queer Identities 3rd July 2015
in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The purpose of this symposium is raising awareness and furthering the topic Lavender Linguistics in Germany. We want to provide researchers, students and other interested individuals with the opportunity to present their work and discuss issues associated with LGBITQ-topics, gender, feminist linguistics and other related topics.
Submission is now closed.
There will be no conference fee. We invite any interested individual to attend the symposium without presentation; registration is not required.
Child care will be available on the day of the symposium. If you wish to bring children though, please mail us beforehand at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can make all necessary arrangements.
Lavender Linguistics is a subfield of sociolinguistics, dealing with the language and language use of homosexual, bisexual, transsexual and queer individuals. Subfields can also include e.g. heteronormative/heterosexist and homophobic discourse. For more information you can find a brief introduction here http://bit.ly/1yCzTjs