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LINGUIST List 17.2421

Mon Aug 28 2006

Calls: Language Acquisition, Pragmatics/USA; General Ling/Nigeria

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Jim Yoshioka, 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference
        2.    Dr Adeleke Duro, Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria

Message 1: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference
Date: 25-Aug-2006
From: Jim Yoshioka <nflrchawaii.edu>
Subject: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference

Full Title: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference
Short Title: PLL 2007

Date: 26-Mar-2007 - 28-Mar-2007
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Contact Person: Jim Yoshioka
Meeting Email: nflrchawaii.edu
Web Site: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/prodev/pll/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics;

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2006

Meeting Description:

The conference will address a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse,
interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign
language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical
and methodological perspectives.

The National Foreign Language Resource Center, in conjunction with the National
Resource Center - East Asia (NRCEA) and the Department of Second Language
Studies (SLS), at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa are pleased to announce:

The 17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning

Hawai'i Imin International Conference Center,
Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA,
March 26-28, 2007.


Plenary Speakers:
-Junko Mori, University of Wisconsin-Madison
-Steven Talmy, University of British Columbia

Invited Colloquia:
-Study Abroad Experiences from a Language Socialization Perspective
(Convener: Haruko Cook, University of Hawai'i);
-Negotiating the Self in Another Language: Discourse Approaches to Language
(Convener: Christina Higgins, University of Hawai'i).

Invited Workshops:
-Using Questionnaires in Research on Pragmatics (Facilitator: Kenneth Rose, City
University Hong Kong);
-Pragmatics in Computer-mediated Communication.

Call for Proposals (Deadline - September 30, 2006):

Proposals for presentation are welcome on topics such as:
-L2 talk and text;
-Developmental L2 pragmatics;
-Pragmatics in language education;
-Pragmatics in language assessment;
-Pragmatics in computer-mediated communication;
-Theory and methodology in pragmatics.

Proposals may be submitted for Papers (20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes
for discussion) and Posters. Abstracts for all presentation formats undergo
blind peer review.

Online Abstract Submissions (Deadline - September 30, 2006):

For more information about the conference or to submit a proposal online,
visit our website at:

Message 2: Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria
Date: 24-Aug-2006
From: Dr Adeleke Duro <duroadelekeyahoo.com>
Subject: Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria

Full Title: Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria
Short Title: YSAN

Date: 07-Nov-2006 - 10-Nov-2006
Location: Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria
Contact Person: Dr. Adeleke Duro
Meeting Email: duroadelekeyahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.ibadanculturalstudiesgroup.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Yoruba (yor)

Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo

Call Deadline: 16-Oct-2006

Meeting Description:

Theme of the Conference: Yoruba Science and Technology.

Yoruba Studies Association

Department of Linguistics and African Languages,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.

2006 Annual National Conference
7th - 10th November 2006

Call for Papers:

All members and interested scholars of Yoruba Studies and allied disciplines are
hereby invited to participate and present papers in this year's Annual National
Conference of Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria (YSAN) holding at the
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

- Yoruba food technology
- Yoruba metallurgy
- Yoruba science and security
- Yoruba Medicine
- Yoruba textile technology
- Yoruba wood technology
- Yoruba agricultural technology
- Yoruba dyeing technology
- Yoruba brewery technology
- Yoruba traditional science
- Yoruba phamacognosy/ pharmacology
- Yoruba science and technology in Education
- Literature and Yoruba Science
- Language and Yoruba Science
- Literature and Yoruba Technology
- Language and Yoruba Technology
- Philosophy and Yoruba Science
- Philosophy and Yoruba Technology
- Yoruba calculus
- Yoruba Metaphysics

Ori- oro:
Imo ero ati Sayensi Yoruba

- Imo ero ounje Yoruba
- Imo ero ise irin Yoruba
- Imo sayensi ati eto aabo Yoruba
- Imo ise isegun Yoruba
- Imo ero ise aso hihun Yoruba
- Imo ero ise afigise Yoruba
- Imo ero ise agbe Yoruba
- Imo ero ise aro rire Yoruba
- Imo ero ise oti pipon Yoruba
- Imo sayensi abinnibi iran Yoruba
- Sayensi Yoruba ninu oogun pipo
- Sayensi Yoruba ninu imo eko
- Litireso ati sayensi Yoruba
- Ede ati sayensi Yoruba
- Litireso ati imo ero Yoruba
- Ede ati imo ero Yoruba
- Ero ijinle ati sayensi Yoruba
- Ero ijinle ati imo ero Yoruba
- Imo isiro sayensi Yoruba
- Iperi Imo Agbara airi Yoruba

Arrival: November 7, 2006

Departure: November 10, 2006

Faculty of Arts,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria

Conference Fees:
Members N4, 000.00
Non-Members N4, 500.00
Student Members N500.00

Send an abstract of not more than five hundred words to any of the addresses
below on or before Monday October 16, 2006. Papers will be presented only if
abstracts have been registered.

Format: Papers should be typed double space on A4 paper.
Volume: Between 10 and 15 pages.

Twenty-five (25) hard copies and one soft copy of the paper should be submitted
at the point of registration.

All Correspondences to:

National Secretary
Dr. Duro Adeleke
Department of Linguistics and African Languages,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.

Assistant National Secretary
Mr Dire Adekunle
Dept of Yoruba
Olabisi Onabanjo University
Ago Iwoye

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