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LINGUIST List 21.2495

Mon Jun 07 2010

Calls: Socioling, Arabic/Jordan

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

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        1.    Dr.Atef Fadel, Arabic Language: Past, Present and Future

Message 1: Arabic Language: Past, Present and Future
Date: 05-Jun-2010
From: Dr.Atef Fadel <artszpu.edu.jo>
Subject: Arabic Language: Past, Present and Future
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Full Title: Arabic Language: Past, Present and Future
Short Title: ALPF

Date: 30-Nov-2010 - 02-Dec-2010
Location: Zarqa, Jordan
Contact Person: Dr. Atef Fadel
Meeting Email: artszpu.edu.jo
Web Site: http://www.zpu.edu.jo

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The conference aims at reinforcing the role of Arabic language as a means
of knowledge, a tool for science and civilization and a means of
communication in various and different forms. The major objectives of the
conference may be summed up as follows:

1-Activate the international role of standard Arabic.
2. Proper language planning in all aspects.
3. Activate the role of Arabic language academies as well as follow up the
implementation of their recommendations.
4. Substituting standard Arabic for colloquial dialects in all official
5. Employ modern technology at the service of standard Arabic.

Call for Papers

Conference Themes

First: The golden era of Arabic
1. Arabic language and thought.
2.Arabic Language and preserving identity.
3.Arabic language and formation of personality
4.Arabic language and Arab Islamic culture.
5.The international status of Arabic.

Second: Arabic language and contemporary challenges.

1. Arabic language and translation.
2. Arabic language and globalization.
3. Arabic language and colonization.
4. Arabic language and renovation movements.
4. Colonization and the digital age (internet, computers, communication and

Third: Future Horizons and Visions
1.Arabic language and curricula (schools, higher institutes and universities).
2. Arabic language , the media and cultural institutions.
3. Arabic language the Arabic language academies.
4. Arabic language and modern linguistics.
5.The reasons behind learning Arabic among non Arabs.

Fourth: International experience of language maintenance
This access aspires to provide academic papers and studies related to the
experience of other nations in the field of linguistic security in their
attempts to preserve their own identity.

Conference Languages

All research papers are to be submitted in standard Arabic except for the
fourth theme where other languages could also be used.

Participation Guidelines
1. The research has to be relevant to the access and themes of the
2. The research has to fulfill the international academic research standards
with regard to objectivity, documentation and accuracy.
3. The research has to be original and has not been presented before.
4 The research has to be unpublished or submitted for publication.
5. Deadline for receiving participation forms, abstracts and CVs is 30\62010.
Researchers whose papers are accepted shall be notified in due time.
6. The deadline for the complete research paper is 30\9\2010.
Participation forms, abstracts, CVs and the full research papers are to be
sent via e-mail.
7. All research papers shall be refereed.
8. The organizing committee plans to publish the conference papers.
9. The university provides hosting and accommodation for participants from
abroad only and hosting for local participants.

Conference organizing committee
Dr. Jamil Bani Ata
Dr. Atef Fadel
Dr. Alaa Adeen Sadeq
Dr.Jamal Azmi
Dr. Hanan Hamoudah
Dr.Muhammad Al-Khuja
Dr. Yusuf Jawarnah
Dr. Wafa abu Hatab
Mr. Alaa' Arabeyyat
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