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LINGUIST List 24.2193

Fri May 24 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/Saudi Arabia

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

Date: 24-May-2013
From: Aziza Al-Essa <aalessakau.edu.sa>
Subject: Linguistics in Arabia
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Full Title: Linguistics in Arabia
Short Title: LAC1

Date: 04-Dec-2013 - 05-Dec-2013
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Contact Person: Aziza Al-Essa
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lac.kau.edu.sa

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Jun-2013

Meeting Description:

Linguistics in Arabia Conference 1

The Department of European Languages and Literature at King Abdulaziz University is pleased to announce its 1st Linguistics in Arabia Conference (LAC1) to be held on December 4-5, 2013 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Emeritus Bruce Ingham, SOAS, University of London
Dr. Enam Al-Wer, University of Essex
Professor Janet Watson, University Salford
Dr. Mahasen Abu-Mansour, University of Umm Al-Qura

Registration Fees:

$35 for students and $70 for non-students

The programme of Linguistics in Arabia conference has been uploaded on the website of the conference: http://lac.kau.edu.sa.

Online registration is now open.

Final Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and applied issues of Arabic Linguistics with particular focus on the linguistics of Peninsular Arabic. The range of topics include: linguistic analysis (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics), sociolinguistics, language variation and change and applied linguistics.

Abstracts must not exceed 500 words (including examples but excluding title and references) and they must include the following: (1) Name(s) of author(s); (2) Affiliation; (3) Email address; (4) Six keywords that describe the research presented.

Abstracts must be submitted online by June 9, 2013 (extended) through EasyAbs (Easy Abstracts):

http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/lac1 2013

Deadline for receipt of abstracts has been extended to June 9, 2013.

Abstracts will be accepted on the basis of scope, relevance, originality, methodology, and strength of conclusion. You will receive an email indicating that your abstract has been successfully submitted.

Notification of paper acceptance will be sent to you by email by August 27, 2013.

Each presentation will be allowed twenty minutes followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Papers from the conference will be published in a special edition of the Journal of King Abdulaziz University.

Accommodation will be provided for presenters of accepted papers for the duration of the conference.

For further inquiries please contact Dr. Aziza Al-Essa: lac1.organizersgmail.com.

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