LINGUIST List 14.2401

Thu Sep 11 2003

Calls: Socioling/Phonetics/Phonology/TX USA

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  1. agwuele, Perspectives on Yoruba History and Culture

Message 1: Perspectives on Yoruba History and Culture

Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 12:17:14 -0500
From: agwuele <>
Subject: Perspectives on Yoruba History and Culture

Conference on Africa 2004.
Perspectives on Yoruba History and Culture
The University of Texas at Austin: March 26-28 2004.
Prof. Toyin Falola convenes the conference.

We are pleased to announce a three-day conference centered on the Yoruba to 
review the state of knowledge, the various advances already made, the 
connections with comparative and Diaspora history and linguistic examination of 
aspects of the language. The conference

1.	The first panel Sociolinguistics of Yoruba.
This panel welcomes original abstracts on the social linguistic aspect of 
Yoruba language. Preference will be given to those abstracts that address: 
Yoruba language and Identity, Yoruba language and culture, and Yoruba language 
and social stratification/ relationship.

2. 	Phonetics and phonology of Yoruba Language.
This second panel invites abstracts on the phonetics and phonology of Yoruba.
Only e-mail submission of abstracts will be accepted. They must be submitted as 
attachments to an e-mail message. They may not be contained within the body of 
a message. The body of the message should include all information listed in 1-5 below.

Author Information

1. Name(s) of author(s)

2. Title of paper

3. Affiliation (s)

4. E-mail address (es)

5. Postal address (es)

Please use 'Yoruba linguistics Abstract' as the Subject header. 
Abstracts must be submitted in either Word document or PDF format. No other 
formats will be accepted. We will acknowledge the receipt of abstracts by 
e-mail. Electronic submissions of abstracts and all queries should be directed 
to and copied to

The deadline for submitting abstract is November 1, 2003. 
Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Notification of acceptance will be sent 
out by December 2003.

Augustine Agwuele

Language(s): Yoruba (YOR)

Linguistic Subfield(s): Sociolinguistics, Phonetics, Phonology
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