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LINGUIST List 24.3689

Thu Sep 19 2013

Calls: Multiple Families, General Ling, Lang Documentation, Socioling/Nigeria

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

Date: 19-Sep-2013
From: Mary Amaechi <mary.amaechikwasu.edu.ng>
Subject: 1st Linguistics and African Languages International Conference
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Full Title: 1st Linguistics and African Languages International Conference
Short Title: LALIC

Date: 20-Mar-2014 - 22-Mar-2014
Location: Malete, Kwara State, Nigeria
Contact Person: Nike Lawal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.kwasu.edu.ng/lalic

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic; Khoisan; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is 'Empowering African Languages: Challenges and Solutions.' Language is an important tool for development in our society, and most African languages are either underdeveloped or undeveloped. The conference seeks to examine the challenges that these languages face, and the possible solutions to these problems, so that they can be developed to meet the needs of its speakers not just in communication but as well in education and other areas of human endeavor.

Call for Papers:

Participants are invited to submit abstracts addressing the theme of the conference and other areas of Linguistics. Abstracts can be up to a maximum of 300 words long. It must be typed in a 12-point font Times New Roman, and in both Word and PDF file formats. Abstracts can be submitted through the following email address: kwasulalicgmail.com.

Notification of acceptance: February 17, 2014

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