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LINGUIST List 23.3019

Wed Jul 11 2012

Calls: Arabic, General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 10-Jul-2012
From: Mushira Eid <mushira.eidutah.edu>
Subject: 27th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
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Full Title: 27th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics

Date: 28-Feb-2013 - 02-Mar-2013
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Mushira Eid
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

27th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
Indiana University, Bloomington
February 28 - March 2, 2013

The Arabic Linguistics Society together with the Department of Linguistics and the Center for the Study of the Middle East at Indiana University are pleased to announce the 27th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics to be held at Indiana University, Bloomington, February 28 - March 2, 2013.

Guest Speakers:

Elabbas Benmamoun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mona Diab, Columbia University, New York
Atiqa Hachimi, University of Toronto, Scarborough
Sam Hellmuth, University of York, United Kingdom


Arabic Linguistics Society membership: $35 for students and $50 for non-students

Registration Fees:

Before February 1, 2013: $35 for students and $60 for non-students
After February 1, 2013: $45 for students and $70 for non-students

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and applied issues of Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged: linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, etc.

Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to submit a one-page abstract giving the title of the paper, a brief statement of the topic, and a summary clearly stating how the topic will be developed (the reasoning, data, or experimental results to be presented). Authors are requested to be as specific as possible in describing their topics and to adhere to the one-page requirement.

To submit an abstract, please go to the following link, click Abstract Submission then follow the instructions to upload a .pdf file of your abstract:


You will receive an email afterwards indicating that your abstract has been successfully submitted. Please note that, unlike in previous years, submitting abstracts by email will not be accepted. Names are not to appear on the abstracts. You will be asked to provide this information with your submission. Should you face any problem submitting your abstract via the above link, please contact ALS Organizers at als.organizersgmail.com.

Twenty minutes will be allowed for each presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: November 1, 2012.

For further inquiries, please contact ALS Executive Director: mushira.eidutah.edu.

Selected papers from the conference may be considered for publication.

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