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LINGUIST List 20.1809

Sat May 09 2009

Calls: Ling & Literature, Lang Documentation, Sociolinguistics/Nigeria

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        1.    Harrison Adeniyi, 23rd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria

Message 1: 23rd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria
Date: 04-May-2009
From: Harrison Adeniyi <nigeriaenetyahoo.com>
Subject: 23rd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria
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Full Title: 23rd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeri
Short Title: 23rd CLAN

Date: 26-Oct-2009 - 30-Oct-2009
Location: Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact Person: Harrison Adeniyi
Meeting Email: nigeriaenetyahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.lanlasu.org

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language
Documentation; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2009

Meeting Description:

The 23rd edition of the Conference of the Linguistic Association (CLAN) will be
held at the Lagos State University in Lagos, Nigeria, October 26-30, 2009. The
theme of the conference is 'Language, Literature and Culture in a Dynamic
World'. Papers relating to all aspects of the study of African languages will be
considered. Some of these include:
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Syntax and Semantics
- Language Contact and Language Use
- Language Endangerment and Documentation
- Language, Literature, Culture and Documentation
- Language, Literature, Culture and Technology
- Language, Literature, Culture and Development
- Language, Literature, Culture and Education
- Language, Literature, Culture and Globalization
- Sociolinguistics and Anthropology
- Language Policy, Planning, and Management
- Language, Ethnicity and Conflict Management

Call for Papers

Abstracts may be submitted in English by email (a word attachment or PDF is
preferred) to the email address:lasulan2009yahoo.com. The abstract should be
between 250-400 words using 12 point Times Roman Font.

Registration and payment of fees will be made concurrently at the registration
desk from Sunday October, 25.

Keynote Speaker Prof. Antonia Folarin Schleicher, Director, National African
Language Resource Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison.WI;

Plenary Speakers are:

- Prof. Gbenga Fakuade, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Federal University of
Technology, Yola
- Prof Francis Egbokhare, Director, Distance Learning Institute, University of
Ibadan
- Prof. Andrew Haruna, Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of
Maidguri, Borno State
- Prof. Imelda I. Udoh, University of Uyo, Cross River State.

- Conference Fees are N5,000
- LAN Annual Conference N2,400
- New Registration N3,000
- JOLAN N1,000
- Student with ID card N2,500
- Dinner and Excursion.N1,500
- Foreign participant total amount $100
- Accommodation is available within and near the center with charges from
N3,000-N5,000
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