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LINGUIST List 25.1560

Wed Apr 02 2014

Calls: Lang Documentation, Applied Ling, Socioling, General Ling, Psycholing/Nigeria

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 01-Apr-2014
From: Isa Yusuf Chamo <iychamo.linbuk.edu.ng>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Endangered Languages in Nigeria
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Endangered Languages in Nigeria

Date: 04-Aug-2014 - 06-Aug-2014
Location: Kano, Nigeria
Contact Person: Isa Yusuf Chamo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

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

Call Deadline: 18-Jul-2014

Meeting Description:

The First International Conference on Endangered Languages in Nigeria will be held at Bayero University, Kano from Monday 4 - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The Conference is organized by the Department of Linguistics, Bayero University Kano in Honour and Memory of Professor M.K.M Galadanci.

Keynote Speaker:

Prof. Russell Schuh
UCLA Department of Linguistics
Los Angeles, U.S.A

Lead Paper Presenters:

Prof. T.K. Adeyanju, FLAN
Arewa House, Kaduna
Kaduna State

Prof. Ismaila Junaidu
N.E.R.D, Abuja
Abuja, FCT

Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, FLAN
President, Linguistics Association of Nigeria
Abuja, FCT

Prof. Andrew Haruna, FLAN
Department of Language and Linguistics
University of Maiduguri
Borno, State

Conference Registration:

Participants are to pay Ten Thousand Naira (N10, 000) only as Registration Fee and Two Thousand Naira (N2000) for Assessment Fee.


Accommodation is available within and close to the venue of the Conference: B.U.K Guest House, Old Campus; B.U.K Guest House New Campus and A.P.C.U Guest House. For reservation contact Dr. Aliyu Musa on Mobile 08034003614 or Email: linguisticsbukgmail.com

For any additional information concerning the conference, please contact:
Isa Yusuf Chamo, PhD - Secretary, Organizing Committee on Mobile 08036194156
Or Email: iychamo.linbuk.edu.ng, linguisticsbukgmail.com

Call for Papers:


Endangered Languages in Nigeria: Structure Policy and Documentation


Presentations include, but are not limited to the following areas of research:

- General linguistics
- Applied linguistics
- Psycholinguistics
- Cognitive linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Linguistics anthropology
- Language documentation
- Language and ethnicity
- Language use
- Language and the media
- Language and policy development
- Language and globalization
- Standardization and orthography of endangered languages

Submission of Abstracts:

Participants who wish to present papers should submit abstracts of not more than 350 words, using 12 points font size on Times New Roman by email attachment, to linguisticsbukgmail.com Deadline for the submission of abstract is Tuesday, 18 July 2014. Papers will be accepted only in English Language.

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