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LINGUIST List 24.3535

Tue Sep 10 2013

Calls: French, Applied Ling, Ling & Literature, Discipline of Ling, Translation/Nigeria

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Sep-2013
From: NNENNA NWOSU <nneabelyahoo.com>
Subject: 16th Annual University French Teachers' Association of Nigeria Conference
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Full Title: 16th Annual University French Teachers' Association of Nigeria Conference
Short Title: UFTAN

Date: 03-Nov-2013 - 08-Nov-2013
Location: Osun State, Nigeria
Contact Person: Prof. Olalere Oladitan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://uftanigeria.org/convection.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation

Subject Language(s): French

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2013

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is French in a wider world.

The sub-themes are but are not limited to:

Global tendencies in French Didactics/Applied Linguistics
French literature in the contemporary world
Caribbean, Canadian Literature in French
Translation theories, etc.

Scope:

What is it that comes to mind when Nigerians hear the word French? What is the position of French Studies in Nigeria and in the world in general? How has French studies in Nigeria impacted on other domains such as the sciences, medicine, technology, social sciences, law, economics, etc? How do we produce outstanding and competitive students whose training cuts across various disciplines?

UFTAN 2013 offers an opportunity to evaluate the relevance and application of French and French Studies geographically, intellectually, philosophically, politically, economically, scientifically, technologically, and culturally. The Conference also permits an assessment of their capacity to meet and even revolutionise the demands of the 21st century, in Nigeria, the ECOWAS sub-region, the African continent, and the entire universe. UFTAN, therefore, explores the widening role of French Studies in a world that is narrowing itself down in globalisation. A clear roadmap is expected of us as practitioners, researchers and students in the field.

Conference languages: French and English

Keynote Speaker:

Professor E. N. Kwofie

Call for Papers:

Original papers are invited from participants. Abstract of 250 words and full paper, 16 pages maximum to be submitted before September 30 2013.

Guidelines:

- Maximum length of paper: 20 pages. Double-spaced, A4 size, Times New Roman, font size 12
- Separate title page to contain the title of the paper in capitals, centered and followed by the author’s name. The institutional affiliation should be directly under the author’s name.
- Submission to be made to the Secretary via the Conference e-mail uftan2013oaugmail.com



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