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LINGUIST List 17.1459

Fri May 12 2006

Calls: General Linguistics/Journal Call

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Oye Taiwo, Research in African Languages and Linguistics (RALL)

Message 1: Research in African Languages and Linguistics (RALL)
Date: 09-May-2006
From: Oye Taiwo <oyepaultaiwoyahoo.co.uk>
Subject: Research in African Languages and Linguistics (RALL)

Full Title: Research in African Languages and Linguistics (RALL)

Linguistic Field(s): Afroasiatic;Niger-Congo;Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 28-Jul-2006

The Editor of RALL invites contributions to Vol.7 (2005-2006) edition of
the journal. Such contributions should be addressed to:

Dr. Oye Taiwo
Department of Linguistics and African Languages
University of Ibadan
Ibadan, Nigeria


Hope Publications Ltd
P. O. Box 22331
University Post Office
Ibadan, Nigeria.

The deadline for the submission of papers is : July 28, 2006

Instructions for Authors
·RALL accepts articles for publication and welcomes contribution on all
aspects of African Languages studies.

·Authors are requested to submit for publication TWO hard copies of all
manuscripts and one soft copy or e-mail papers as attachment to
·Manuscript must be typed double-spaced on one side of A4 paper (or
similar) with margins of at least 3.5cm on all four sides of the page.
·The first page of the manuscript should carry the title of the article
without the name of the author.
·The title and full address of the author (including e-mail address) should
be supplied on a cover sheet.
·Linguistic Examples. A letter, word or phrase cited as a linguistic
example should be in italics, followed by the gloss. The gloss should not
be enclosed in quotation marks. Authors should use standard phonetic
symbols such as those of the IPA.
·Line drawings and photographs must be reproducible originals and should be
submitted on separate sheets, carefully numbered and labeled. They should
be referred to in the text and their position should be indicated in the
manuscript. Type Captions on a separate sheet and place it at the end of
the manuscript together with the original illustrations.
·Footnotes should be used only when it is absolutely necessary.
·Acknowledgements should be marked by an asterisk and precede the numbered
·Reference should be cited in the text according to the author and date
system used by linguistic journals. References should contain only those
works referred to in the text. The full alphabetical list of references
cited should be typed double-spaced, starting on a separate page. Do not
use abbreviations in the references. The list should be prepared according
to the following model:

Foluke, A.N. (1970a). "Yoruba Co-ordinative Structure". Okek 20:18-50.
Wolff, H. (1954). Nigerian Orthography, Zaria: Northern Region Adult
Education office.
Lyons, John (1977), Semantics. Vol. 2, Cambridge; Cambridge University Press.

·Authors are advised to check their manuscripts carefully before
submission. Page proofs for correction will be sent to authors. This must
be returned to the Editor before the date determined by the publication
schedule. A copy of the journal will be sent to each contributor free of

Professor Francis O. Egbokhare

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