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LINGUIST List 23.2076

Sun Apr 29 2012

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Socioling, Applied Ling/Nigeria

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

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Date: 28-Apr-2012
From: Rotimi Taiwo <ferotaiyahoo.com>
Subject: Ife Language, Literature and Communication Conference
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Full Title: Ife Language, Literature and Communication Conference
Short Title: ILLCC

Date: 20-Aug-2012 - 23-Aug-2012
Location: Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Contact Person: Rotimi Taiwo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

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

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

With the growing number of computers and the penetration of the internet around the contemporary world, the Internet and other digital media have been shaping our communication and language use. This Conference is called to discuss issues that surround the use of language, communication and literature in the globalised and media age. It is therefore bringing together linguists, communication experts, and literary scholars.

Call for Papers:

We invite paper abstracts from scholars on any of the following sub-themes:

- Language & Culture in the Digital Age
- Literary Discourse in the Digital Age
- Language Contact in the Digital Age
- Language & Rhetoric in the Digital Age
- Literature & Rhetoric in the Digital Age
- Film in the Digital Age
- Literature and the Internet
- Discursive Features in Synchronous & Asynchronous Online Interactions
- Communication & the Social Media
- Language & identity in the Digital Media
- Drama & Theater in the Digital Age
- Linguistic & Literary Creativity in the Digital Media
- English Language Teaching in the Digital Age
- Language, Literature & Gender in the Digital Age
- African Writing in the Transnational Space
- Emergent Trends in Nigerian Writing
- Migrancy, Exile & Globalisation in Black Writing
- Imagining the New African Diaspora
- Linguistic & Literary Representation of Diaspora Communities

Contributors should send a 250-300 word abstract containing their full names, institutional affiliation, email and telephone number on or before June 30, 2012. The mail should be addressed to:


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