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Full Title: 25th Annual Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria

Short Title: CLAN25
Location: Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria
Start Date: 03-Dec-2012 - 06-Dec-2012
Contact: Dr. Johnson Folorunso Ilori
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Meeting Description: The 25th Annual Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria will be held at Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State, Nigeria between 3 and 6 December 2012. It is organized by the Linguistic Association of Nigeria in conjunction with the Department of Linguistics and Languages of AAUA.

Theme: Linguistics/Language, Integration, and National Development

- Linguistics, Language, and Literature
- Language and Culture
- Language Documentation
- Language Pedagogy
- Language in Education
- Language and Politics
- Language, Law, and Conflict Resolution
- Language, Science and Technology
- Language Technology

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Ọladele Awobuluyi (Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria)

Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Tunde Adegbọla (ALT-I Initiatives, Ibadan, Nigeria)
Professor Eno-Abasi Urua (University of Uyo, Nigeria)
Professor Andrew Haruna (University of Maiduguri, Nigeria)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.3669

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