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LINGUIST List 17.3313

Tue Nov 14 2006

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Fiona Mc Laughlin, Annual Conference on African Linguistics / African Language Teachers' Association


Message 1: Annual Conference on African Linguistics / African Language Teachers' Association
Date: 13-Nov-2006
From: Fiona Mc Laughlin <fmclufl.edu>
Subject: Annual Conference on African Linguistics / African Language Teachers' Association



Full Title: Annual Conference on African Linguistics / African Language Teachers' Association
Short Title: ACAL/ALTA

Date: 22-Mar-2007 - 25-Mar-2007
Location: Gainesville, Florida, USA
Contact Person: Fiona McLaughlin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://web.africa.ufl.edu/ACALALTA2007.pdf

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 04-Dec-2006

Meeting Description:

Joint meeting of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics and the
11th Annual Conference of the African Language Teachers’ Association.
March 22-25, 2007. University of Florida, Gainesville.

ACAL theme: Linguistic Theory and African Language Documentation
ALTA theme: African Language Pedagogy and Media

Annual Conference on African Linguistics /
African Language Teachers' Association
University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida
March 22-25, 2007
website: www.doce-conferences.ufl.edu/acal-alta/

ACAL theme: Linguistic Theory and African Language Documentation
ALTA theme: African Language Pedagogy and Media

Keynote speakers:

Herman Batibo, University of Botswana
Sonja Diallo, Ared-Dakar
Laura Downing, Zas-Berlin
A special session will be held on endangered languages in Africa.

The organizers of ACAL 38 and ALTA 11 invite papers that address the conference themes, or any other topic relating to African languages or linguistics.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Computational linguistics;
Language acquisition;
Language learning;
Language planning;
Language use;
Morphology;
Phonetics;
Phonology;
Pragmatics;
Semantics;
Sociolinguistics;
Syntax.

Abstracts of up to 500 words should be submitted online at www.doce-conferences.ufl.edu/acal-alta/
Abstracts must be submitted in either Word or PDF format. They may be written in either English or French. The deadline for abstracts is December 4, 2006.

For those without access to e-mail, abstracts may be submitted on CD-Rom to the following address:

ACAL/ALTA 2007
Center for African Studies
University of Florida
PO Box 5560
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-5560 USA



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