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LINGUIST List 25.1326

Wed Mar 19 2014

Calls: Linguistics & Literature, General Linguistics/Cameroon

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

Date: 18-Mar-2014
From: Jules ssoumou <julesassoumouyahoo.fr>
Subject: African Culture as a Factor of Development: Viable Cultural Industries for Sustainable Development
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Full Title: African Culture as a Factor of Development: Viable Cultural Industries for Sustainable Development
Short Title: DJSL

Date: 01-Oct-2014 - 03-Oct-2014
Location: Douala, Cameroon
Contact Person: Jules Assoumou
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

Upon the assumption that a sustainable development of Africa is only possible on the basis of its cultural foundation, the different reflections will center on two main axes, each having 6 sub-themes.

Axis 1: Traditional and modern sources of the cultural industry

1 - Literature, oral literature, customs, traditions and societies
2 - Language, linguistic and semiotic communication
3 - Dramatic arts, film art and photographic arts
4 - Sport, dance, choreography, music, games and fashion
5 - Ecology, architecture, art and museology
6 - Pharmacopoeia, kitchen and brewery

Axis 2: Creation and development of cultural industries

1 - Book industry and music industry
2 - Movie, photographic and dramatic industries
3 - Architecture, plastics industries and heritage conservation
4 - Fashion, sports and leisure industries
5 - Pharmaceutical, food and drinks industries
6 - Industrial Art and other creative industrie


Unemployed doctorate students: 10,000 CFA (16 Euros)
Employed doctorate students: 20,000 CFA (32 Euros)
Researchers and professionals: 30,000 CFA (48 Euros)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words. They will be submitted in two pages: the first will contain the title of the selected axis and sub-axis, the title of the paper, the author's name, affiliation and full address (postal address, telephone number, fax and email), the second will contain the title of the paper and the abstract text.

Proposals should be addressed to the organizing committee of the conference: djsl2014gmail.com or to julesassoumouyahoo.fr.

Key Dates:

April 30, 2014: Submission of abstracts
May 30, 2014: Abstracts review
June 30, 2014: Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts
August 30, 2014: Submission of papers

Transport costs and accommodation are the responsibility of the participants. The organizing committee will take charge of the feeding of participants and the publication of the conference proceedings.

Organizing Committee:


Jules Assoumou


Flora Amabiamina, Claude Fingoué, Mireille Nnanga, Gratien Tchiadeu, Julius Atoh, Ferdinand Njoh Komé, Alexandre Mbomé, Jeannette Fotso, Julia Ndibnu Messina, Marie Chantal Ntjam, Annette Angoua, Moba Jesse

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