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LINGUIST List 18.16

Tue Jan 09 2007

Confs: Ling&Lit/French Lang/English Lang/Cameroon

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        1.    Kizitus Mpoche, Language, Literature & Social Interaction

Message 1: Language, Literature & Social Interaction
Date: 24-Dec-2006
From: Kizitus Mpoche <kizitusyahoo.com>
Subject: Language, Literature & Social Interaction

Language, Literature & 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 issues of social interaction in different spheres of multiculturalism. Abstracts of not more than 300 words should be sent to english_uniyaoyahoo.com. 20 minutes presentation and 10 for discussion. Selected papers will be published.

International Conference: 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 societies.
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 not more than 300 words can be submitted in MS word format to: english_uniyaoyahoo.com till January 31, 2007.

Notification of Acceptance: February 28, 2007.

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2007. (Dr Samuel Atechi, +237 7113437)
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.
All Correspondences to: english_uniyaoyahoo.com

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