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Full Title: 2nd Endangered and Lesser-Known Languages Seminar

Short Title: ELKL II
Location: Lucknow, India
Start Date: 23-Oct-2013 - 24-Oct-2013
Contact: Kavita Rastogi
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The seminar hopes to address the following issues:

- Language documentation
- Typology
- Field linguistics
- Syntax
- Morphology
- Cognitive linguistics
- Language planning and language teaching
- Language identity, maintenance and language shift
- Corpus linguistics

Keynote Speaker:

Prof Panchanan Mohanty
Centre for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies
University of Hyderabad in India

Plenary Session Speaker:

Padamshree Prof. Anvita Abbi
JNU, Delhi

Registration Fee:

Teacher participants: Rs 500.00
Research scholars: Rs 250.00
Students: Rs100.00
Linguistic Subfield: Language Documentation; Morphology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Typology
LL Issue: 24.3388

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