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Full Title: Reading in the Literary and Linguistic Heritage in the Modern Studies
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Start Date: 29-Dec-2013 - 31-Dec-2013
Contact: Yusuf Fajjal
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://arts.ksu.edu.sa/nadwa2
Meeting Description: The Department of Arabic Language and Literature at the college of Arts, King Saud University is preparing to launch its international seminar in its second session that entitled:”Reading in the Literary and Linguistic heritage in the Modern Studies” which will take place from 29 to 31-12-2013. The scientific committee has announced that the deadline to receive the research abstracts would be on 31-8-2013, the accepted papers would be announced on 7-9-2013, and the deadline to receive the complete research papers will be on 18-11-2013.
“Reading in the Literary and Linguistic Heritage in the Modern Studies” was the suggested topic by the first international seminar of the Arabic Language and Literature Department, which was held in 2010 and entitled: “Curriculum issues in linguistic and literary studies: Theory and application.” The importance of the Reading in the Literal and Linguistic Heritage in the Modern Studies comes from the importance of the relation with heritage in building the present and the future, whether from the destination of renewing the vision or from the destination of rooting it which are inseparable.
The suggested topics:
- The significance of literary and linguistic heritage.
- Why is it important?
- The meaning of Reading.
- How to do the Reading.
These topics are going to be covered in the conference.

Conference Objectives:
- Reading theories criticism.
- Modern Methodological Reading in classical criticism.
- Issues of literary and linguistic heritage.
- Prospects of Reading in Literary and linguistic heritage at universities.
- The committee is encouraging all those who are interested to attend the conference; there is no fee for the attendance.

For more information, please visit the website; https://arts.ksu.edu.sa/nadwa2, or email on nadwa.arabic@ksu.edu.sa
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language: Arabic, Standard
LL Issue: 24.4316

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