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LINGUIST List 18.143

Tue Jan 16 2007

Confs: Applied Ling,English Lang,French Lang/Cameroon

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        1.    Kizitus Mpoche, Language, Literature and Social Interaction

Message 1: Language, Literature and Social Interaction
Date: 29-Dec-2006
From: Kizitus Mpoche <kizitusyahoo.com>
Subject: Language, Literature and Social Interaction

Language, Literature and Social Interaction
Short Title: LaLiSo

Date: 10-May-2007 - 12-May-2007
Location: Yaounde, Cameroon
Contact: Kizitus Mpoche
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.freetocharities.org.uk/yaounde

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English; French

Meeting Description:

The conference addresses topics related to language and literature from empirical and theoretical perspectives. This includes, but is not limited to social interaction in different spheres of multiculturalism. We welcome abstracts of not more than 300 words. Speakers will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Selected papers from this conference will be published. Abstracts should be submitted to english_uniyaoyahoo.com

Language, Literature and Social Interaction in Multicultural Societies
May 10 - 12, 2007 University of Yaounde I

Abstracts may relate (but are not limited) to the following subthemes:

1. Language codes and cultural distinction in multicultural
2. Sequencing in the organisation of conversations.
3. Literature and self-assertion in multicultural contexts.
4. Language and self-assertion in multicultural contexts.
5. Creating community through social interaction.
6. Language and social interaction among children in urban areas.
7. Social interaction in different spheres of multiculturalism.
8. Interactive performance in Cameroon literature.
9. Language and collaborative activities in multilingual Cameroon.
10. Street talk and street business in a multicultural setting.
11. Gendered interaction.
12. Non-verbal communication in social interaction.
13. Theoretical perspectives of social interaction.
14. Narratives and the construction of community.
15. Social interaction and language development.
16. Social interaction and literary development.
17. Social interaction and literacy development.
18. Social interaction and national development.
19. Pidgin English and social interaction in Cameroon.

Abstracts of 300 words submitted in MS word to: english_uniyaoyahoo.com Deadline for submission January 31, 2007.

Registration: Deadline: March 31, 2007. (Dr Samuel Atechi, Yaounde)
i. International Participants - CFA 40.000/ $75.00;
ii. National - CFA 25.000/ $45.00;
iii. Students - CFA 10.000/ $20.00.

Conference Proceedings: Selected papers will be published.

For Conference details, see: http://www.freetocharities.org.uk/yaounde

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