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The Code-Switching Forum is an unmoderated list for the
discussion of alternation of linguistic varieties
(commonly called "code-switching"), bilingual
conversation and related phenomena. Topics
of interest include (but are not restricted to):

- the definition of "code" itself,
- the definition and characterization of
"code-switching" itself,
- "code" and linguistic variety; "code-switching"
and language alternation,
- the relations between language alternation and
other interlingual phenomena,
- bilingual conversation in general,
- new trends in the study of language alternation,
- codes, varieties and contextualization,
- codes, indexicality and identity,
- language alternation and conversational organization,
- language alternation in literature and song,
- code-switching and macro-sociolinguistic processes,
- data gathering, transcription and interpretation,
- universality and particularities of language alternation.

The Code-Switching Forum welcomes discussion,
queries, information, and materials. Materials
and documents can be uploaded to The Code-Switching
Forum, at http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/code-switching/files/.
The Files folder has a 20MB capacity. Please use HTML
or PDF formats when possible.

The Code-Switching Forum has no official or
preferred language for messages.

Upon subscription, please introduce yourself to the list.

Thank you,

The Forum managers,
code-switching-owner @ yahoogroups.com

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