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Wed Jul 06 2011

Calls: Sociolinguistics, Anthropological Linguistics/Morocco

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Abdelkader Sabil , Cultures and Languages in Contact

Message 1: Cultures and Languages in Contact
Date: 05-Jul-2011
From: Abdelkader Sabil <abdelkadersgmail.com>
Subject: Cultures and Languages in Contact
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Full Title: Cultures and Languages in Contact
Short Title: MCRG

Date: 23-Nov-2011 - 24-Nov-2011
Location: El Jadida, Morocco
Contact Person: Abdelkader Sabil
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://mcrg-conf2011.ucoz.com/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2011

Meeting Description:

The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) at the Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences El Jadida is organizing its 1st. International conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 23-24 November, 2011.

The main goal of this symposium is to bring together scholars working on some of the issues that are being addressed within the context of languages, culture, and intercultural communication. Specifically, the symposium seeks to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art, explore new directions and emerging trends in cultures and languages.

The conference registration fee is 50 Euros, covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference materials. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate.

Accommodation Information:

Hotel Ibis Moussafir El Jadida (3 Star)
http://www.ibishotel.com/hotel-directory/fr/afrique/maroc/el-jadida/hotel-el-jadida.htm (from 500 DH)

EL Morabitine Hotel (3 Star)
http://www.elmorabitine-hotel.com/ (from 350 DH, special rates for participants)

Arts Suites El Jadida
http://www.artsuiteseljadida.com/eng/ (from 800 DH)

Mazagan Resort Beach (5 star)
http://www.mazaganbeachresort.com/default.aspx (from 1500 DH)

Hotel Pullman (4 Star)
http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-2960-pullman-mazagan-royal-golf-spa/index.shtml (from 1000 DH)

More information about accommodation in El Jadida is available on the trip advisor website:


Call for Papers:

Thematic areas include (but are not confined to):

1. Language, Culture and Identity
2. Cultural Representation & Cultural Translation
3. Literacy & Ethnography
4. Language Policy and Planning
5. Multilingualism and Education
6. Intercultural Communication& Globalization
7. Intercultural Rhetoric & Discourse

Presentations will be allowed 20 minutes plus an additional 10 minutes for discussion. Please submit a 250-word abstract by 30th of July 2011 to Pr. Abdelkader Sabil (abdelkadersgmail.com). Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Family Name (s), First Name (s), Institutional Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission.

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: July 30, 2011
Notification of acceptance: August 30, 2011
Deadline for selected papers submission: October 30, 2011
Conference: November 23-24, 2011

Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.

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