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LINGUIST List 24.1740

Fri Apr 19 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 18-Apr-2013
From: Vicki Carstens <carstensvmissouri.edu>
Subject: African Linguistics Workshop
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Full Title: African Linguistics Workshop

Date: 06-Jul-2013 - 07-Jul-2013
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Contact Person: Vicki Carstens
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 03-May-2013

Meeting Description:

University of Missouri Program in Linguistics / 2013 Linguistic Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Saturday-Sunday July 6-7

This is will be the second MU workshop on African linguistics, this time held in conjunction with the linguistic institute at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Final Call for Papers:

Announcing an extended deadline of May 3 and a special lecture on a significant anniversary for African linguistics:

‘Greenberg’s African language classification a half century later: A personal view’

Dr. Paul Newman
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Indiana University

If you would like to give a talk, please send an anonymous abstract of up to 2 pages to:

AfricanLxmissouri.edu

We would especially welcome additional phonology abstracts.

The event will feature papers of 20-30 minutes on aspects of the grammars of African languages including but not limited to syntax, phonology, and semantics. It will provide time for discussions and include some meals and gatherings to promote scholarly exchange.

Non-presenters are also welcome to attend. To be placed on an e-list for future information, please send a request to the same e-address. Questions can be submitted to:

carstensvmissouri.edu

Notifications will be sent out around May 15.



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