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LINGUIST List 25.649

Fri Feb 07 2014

Calls: Socioling, Translation, Anthropological Ling, Ling & Literature, Discourse Analysis/Morocco

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

Date: 07-Feb-2014
From: Mohamed Yeou <yeou.mucd.ac.ma>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact

Date: 04-Dec-2014 - 05-Dec-2014
Location: El Jadida, Morocco
Contact Person: Abdelkader Sabil
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://icclic2014.ucoz.com/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 30-Aug-2014

Meeting Description:

The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) announces its 3rd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact to be held at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences-El Jadida, Morocco from December 4-5, 2014.

The goal of this international conference is to bring together scholars working on current issues within the context of languages and culture. Specifically, the symposium seeks to explore new directions and emerging trends in the research on cultures and languages and to provide a state-of-the-art overview of such research.

The conference registration fee is 70 Euros (700 Moroccan Dirhams) covering access to all sessions, one lunch, coffee breaks and conference materials.

Call for Papers:

3rd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
December 4-5, 2014
The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG)
Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences El Jadida, Morocco

The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) invites proposals for papers, posters and workshops to be presented at its 3rd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact to be held at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences-El Jadida, Morocco from December 4-5, 2014.

Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

- Translation and media
- Cultural translation and postcolonial discourse
- Interdisciplinarity and history writing
- Society and culture as reflected in translated arabic works
- Migrant writing and diaspora
- Transnationalism and national identity
- Cultures and languages across the curriculum
- Cultural diversity and language planning
- Minorities and their languages
- Mechanisms of language change (and language death)
- Hyphenated geographies and languages

Guidelines for Paper and Poster Submissions:

Proposals for paper, poster presentations, and workshops should consist of a title, an abstract, and a short summary. Titles should be no longer than 15 words. Abstracts are limited to 250 words in length, and summaries are limited to 50 words. Individual paper sessions will be 30 minutes: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. Posters should measure no more than 90cm x 120cm (3ft by 4ft). Poster presenters should plan to present and discuss their work for at least one hour during their assigned poster session. Workshops should be 45 minutes to 60 minutes in length.

Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.

The language of the conference is English.

Important Dates:

Paper and poster abstract submission deadline: August 30, 2014
Paper and poster notification of acceptance: September 30, 2014
Paper submission: November 30, 2014
Conference: December 4-5, 2014

If you want to chair a session, or offer to help, please send an email to Pr. Abdelkader Sabil at abdelkadersgmail.com.



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