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LINGUIST List 24.4025

Mon Oct 14 2013

Calls: Arabic, General Linguistics/USA

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

Date: 14-Oct-2013
From: Youssef Haddad <yahufl.edu>
Subject: 28th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
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Full Title: 28th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
Short Title: ALS28

Date: 13-Mar-2014 - 15-Mar-2014
Location: Gainesville, FL, USA
Contact Person: ALS28 Organizers
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/yah/ALS28.xhtml

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

The Arabic Linguistics Society together with the University of Florida’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Department of Linguistics, and Smathers Libraries are pleased to announce the 28th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics to be held at The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, March 13-15, 2014.

Keynote Speakers:

Naima Boussofara - The University of Kansas
Lina Choueiri - American University of Beirut
Niloofar Haeri - Johns Hopkins University
Janet Watson - University of Salford, Manchester


Arabic Linguistics Society membership: $35 for students and $50 for non-students (required of all presenters who are not members of the Society)
To pay online, please go to https://sites.google.com/site/alsmembershipdues/.

Registration Fees:

Through February 13, 2014: $35 for students and $60 for non-students
After February 13, 2014: $45 for students and $70 for non-students

To register on line, please go to http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/yah/ALS28.xhtml and go to Registration.

For further inquiries regarding the Arabic Linguistics Society, please contact the ALS Executive Director Mushira Eid at mushira.eidutah.edu .

The event is co-sponsored by the Arabic Linguistics Society and University of Florida.

We thank the following UF constituencies for their generous support:

The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere
The Office of Research
The International Center
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
The Linguistics Department
George A. Smathers Libraries

Final Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and applied issues in Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged: linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, corpus linguistics, and computational linguistics.

Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to prepare an abstract, following the guidelines at this link: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/yah/ALS.Docs/GuidelinesForWritingAbstracts.pdf

When your abstract is ready, please click http://linguistlist.org//confservices/customhome.cfm?Emeetingid=5502JA4458BE425840A050441
then follow the instructions to upload a .pdf file of your abstract. You will receive an e-mail afterwards indicating that your abstract has been successfully submitted. Please note that, unlike in previous years, abstracts submitted by e-mail will not be accepted. You will be asked to provide this information with your submission. Should you face any problem submitting your abstract via the above link, please contact the ALS organizers als28.organizersgmail.com.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: midnight (EDT) November 1, 2013

Twenty minutes will be allowed for each presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

For further inquiries regarding the Arabic Linguistics Society, please contact the ALS Executive Director Mushira Eid at mushira.eidutah.edu.

Selected papers from the symposium may be considered for publication.

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