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Calls: Typology, Sociolinguistics, General Linguistics/India
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From: Umarani Pappuswamy <umaranipgmail.com>
Subject: 34th All India Conference of Linguists
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Full Title: 34th All India Conference of Linguists
Short Title: 34AICL
Date: 01-Nov-2012 - 03-Nov-2012
Location: Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Contact Person: Linguistics NEHU
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nehu.ac.in/Schools/Humanities/Linguistics/announcement.php
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Typology
Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2012
The 34th All India Conference of Linguists (34AICL) is being organized by the Linguistic Society of India in collaboration with the Department of Linguistics, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong. The conference will be held in NEHU, Shillong during November 1-3, 2012.
The theme of this year's conference is: Linguistic Diversity in India: Typologies, Cultures and Contacts.
To be confirmed
There will be 2-3 plenary speakers whose names will be announced in the second circular.
There will be two special sessions in the 34th AICL:
1. Typology of North-East Indian Languages
2. Language Contact in North-East India
The participants are requested to make their own travel arrangements and arrange for funding from their respective organisations.
All non-Indian citizens who are attending the Conference need a visa to enter India. Please contact the Indian Consulate nearest to you for visa procedures. When your abstract is accepted, you will be issued an official letter inviting you to the Conference, which you can submit with your visa application.
Further information on lodging and travel will be made available in our second announcement.
Call for Papers:
Priority consideration will be given to papers that specifically address the conference theme and then to papers on different aspects of theoretical and applied linguistics including but not limited to:
Bilingual, Immersion, Heritage, and Minority Education
Indian Grammatical Traditions
Language and Cognition
Language, Culture and Socialization
Language and Ideology
Language Planning and Policy
Natural Language Processing
Phonetics and Phonology
Reading, Writing, and Literacy
Second and Foreign Language Pedagogy
Second Language Acquisition, Language Acquisition, and Attrition
Sociolinguistics and Language Endangerment
Abstracts should be submitted in English and should be sent preferably by email to 34aiclgmail.com in both PDF and DOC/DOCX formats latest by June 30, 2012.
Authors may submit no more than one individual and one joint (co-authored) proposal. The abstracts should be anonymous, and fit on at most 2 pages including examples, tables/figures and references (using 12-point Times New Roman with reasonable margins).
Please write the (corresponding) author's name plus the word 'abstract' in the subject line of your message (e.g., 'Gupta abstract'), and include author name(s), affiliation, contact information and the title of the abstract in the body of the email. For co-authored papers indicate the email address that we should use for correspondence. All paper presenters have to be LSI members by the time they register for the conference.
Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2012
Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2012
Pre-Proceedings paper submission deadline: September 15, 2012
Conference: November 1-3, 2012
We hope to see many of you in Shillong. If you have any questions about the conference, or suggestions for workshops, panels, or other activities, please contact:
1. Dr. Umarani Pappuswamy
2. Ms. Saralin A. Lyngdoh
Tel: + 91-801-471-9449
Address for all postal correspondence:
34th AICL Secretariat
Department of Linguistics
North-Eastern Hill University
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