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LINGUIST List 23.4399

Sun Oct 21 2012

Calls: Hausa, Sociolinguistics/Nigeria

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

Date: 20-Oct-2012
From: Isa Yusuf Chamo <iychamoyahoo.com>
Subject: 1st National Conference on Hausa Language, Literature and Culture
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Full Title: 1st National Conference on Hausa Language, Literature and Culture
Short Title: NCHLLC

Date: 14-Jan-2013 - 16-Jan-2013
Location: Kano, Nigeria
Contact Person: Isa Yusuf Chamo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Hausa

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

The 1st National Conference on Hausa Language, Literature and Culture will be held at Bayero University, Kano from Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 January 2013. The theme of the conference is: 'The Contribution of Language, Literature and Culture to Democracy Development and Popular Participation in Nigeria'.

Sub-themes:

- Language and National Development
- Language and Democracy
- Language and Political Participation
- Current Issues in Language Studies
- Literature and National Development
- Literature and Democracy
- Literature and Political Participation
- Current Issues in Literary Studies
- Culture and National Development
- Culture and Democracy
- Culture and Political Participation
- Current Issues in Cultural Studies

Lead Paper Presenters:

Prof. Muhammad Munkaila, Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of Maiduguri
Prof. Aliyu Muhammad Bunza, Department of Nigerian Languages, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
Prof. Haruna Abdullahi Birniwa, Department of Nigerian Languages, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto

The conference is organized by the Centre for the Study of Nigerian Languages, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

Conference Registration:

Participants are to pay three thousand naira (N3000) only for the registration fee.

Accommodation:

Accommodation is available within and close to the venue of the conference i.e. BUK Old Campus. For information about accommodation, contact Dr. Aliyu Musa on 08034003614.

Call for Papers:

Participants should submit abstracts of no more than 300 words, using Times New Roman 12 size font, by email to csnlbukyahoo.com.

Papers will be accepted in Hausa or in English.

For any additional information regarding the conference, please contact the following:

Prof. Abdu Yahya Bichi - Chairman, Organizing Committee, 08023054716
Dr. Isa Yusuf Chamo - Secretary, Organizing Committee, 08036194156



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