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LINGUIST List 18.1773

Mon Jun 11 2007

FYI: Call for Papers in a Festschrift

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        1.    Akinola Odebunmi, Call for Papers in a Festschrift

Message 1: Call for Papers in a Festschrift
Date: 11-Jun-2007
From: Akinola Odebunmi <akinodebyahoo.com>
Subject: Call for Papers in a Festschrift

Professor Yisa Kehinde Yusuf, the current Head, Department of English,
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, will turn 50 in March, 2008.
Professor Yusuf has impacted significantly on scholarship in the areas of
'language and politics', 'language and gender' and proverb studies. In,
2000, he was included in the list of 100 proverb scholars from around the
world by the famous proverb scholar Professor Wolfgang Mieder, and has
received books on proverb studies donated by the John Templeton Foundation
in the United States. He also convened a proverb conference in Nigeria in
2006. To honour this wonderful scholar on his birthday, a book tentatively
entitled 'Language, Politics, and Gender' is being planned.

For inclusion in the book, the editors invite scholarly essays in (but not
limited to) the following areas from the global academic community:

Language and Politics

*Language and political propaganda *Language, politics and the media
*Politics and literary discourse *Language and social mobilisation
*Language and political consciousness *Politics and language contact

Language and Gender

*Gender and grammar *Gender and naming *Gender and proverbs *Gender and
writing styles *Gender and literary discourse *Gender and spousal discourse
*Gender and classroom discourse *Gender and translation

Interested contributors should send their papers prepared using the APA
format by surface mail or electronically to the following editors on or
before October 31, 2007:

Akin Odebunmi, PhD
Department of English
University of Ibadan
Ibadan, Nigeria

Sailal Arimi, PhD
Department of Indonesian Language and Literature
Faculty of Cultural Science
Gadgah Mada University (UGM)
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Arua E. Arua, PhD
Department of English
University of Botswana
Gaborone, Botswana

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

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