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LINGUIST List 21.2426

Tue Jun 01 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling/South Africa

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Jodie Bell, Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2010

Message 1: Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2010
Date: 01-Jun-2010
From: Jodie Bell <jodie.belltandf.co.uk>
Subject: Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2010
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Full Title: Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2010

Date: 26-Sep-2010 - 29-Sep-2010
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Contact Person: B.E. Zawada
Meeting Email: zawadbeunisa.ac.za
Web Site: http://www.lssa.za.org/conference2010.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The Linguistic Society of Southern Africa and The Southern Africa Applied
Linguistic Association in association with the School of Arts and the
Department of Linguistics in the College of Human Sciences at UNISA
announce

The Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2010
to be held in Pretoria, South Africa
26-29 September 2010

The Linguistic Society of Southern Africa (LSSA) and the Southern African
Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA) are two scholarly societies that
promote and co-ordinate the research, study and teaching of general and
applied linguistics by means of the publication of an accredited journal and
the organisation of a joint annual conference, which provides an opportunity
for an exchange of ideas and for mutual stimulus to researchers in the field
of language studies in Southern Africa. In 2010, the conference organisers
have committed themselves to supporting the South African Association of
Language Teachers (SAALT) to get their activities on track again in a
structured environment. The 2010 conference will thus have special SAALT
activities and will include SAALT members. The theme of the 2010 annual,
joint conference is:

-Languages change
-Languages change in terms of their structure, as well as in terms of their
spread and usage patterns in communities.
-Languages change individuals and communities through their linguistic and
cognitive development, through learning and education, as well as through
-language planning and development.
-Languages change relationships between individuals and communities in
multilingual settings and through language use and intercultural interaction.

Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for papers in all areas of general and applied
linguistics.

Due date: 15 July 2010
Please submit abstracts in electronic format of between 250 - 300 words to
zawadbeunisa.ac.za

Please indicate all conference submissions and correspondence in the
subject line with LSSA2010.

Call for Thematic Sessions
Proposals for half-day or full-day thematic sessions are invited.
Due date: 30 June 2010

Please submit proposals in electronic format to zawadbeunisa.ac.za
Proposals should be as comprehensive as possible with a motivation, as
well as a proposed panel of speakers. Please note that speakers will have
to submit abstracts to be reviewed through the standard conference panel.

Call for Workshops
Proposals for half-day or full-day workshops are invited.
Due date: 30 June 2010

Please submit proposal in electronic format to zawadbeunisa.ac.za
Proposals should be as comprehensive as possible with a motivation, a plan
and an outcome.
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