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Date: Thu, 16 Feb 95 10:57 GMT+2Conf: ALASA 95 - Second and final call for papers
From: <jcrmaties.sun.ac.za>
Subject: Conf: ALASA 95 - Second and final call for papers

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8TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN LANGUAGES ASSOCIATION OF
 SOUTHERN AFRICA

 ALASA 95

 UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH
 STELLENBOSCH
 SOUTH AFRICA

 12 - 14 JULY 1995

 SECOND AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference theme: Contemporary issues in African linguistics and literature

Proposals are awaited for oral presentations (20 mins plus 10 mins
discussion) reflecting on
 * African linguistics (all subdivisions, incl lang planning)
 * African literature
 * language teaching in African languages

Requirements: An extended summary of the proposal of two (2) typed pages
with enough detail for proper adjudication to be received before or on 5
APRIL 1995. Only a limited number of slots are available on the programme;
selection of papers will be based solely on merit.

Keynote speakers:
Prof A Kimenyi California State University
Prof A Irele Ohio State University
Dr RRK Hartmann Dictionary Research Centre, Exeter, UK
Prof I Okpewho Binghamton University, NY

Optional pre-conference seminars:
Four optional two-day seminars of approximately 12 hours duration each will
be held on MONDAY 10 JULY and TUESDAY 11 JULY. The following seminars will
be presented:
Seminar #1: Topics in African literature
Seminar #2: Issues in Bantu tonology
Seminar #3: Second-language learning and teaching
Seminar #4: Compiling dictionaries

Enrolment procedure for pre-conference seminars and conference activities:
Enrolment must take place before or on 31 MAY 1995.
Only enrolled (paid-up) participants will be allowed to register (free) upon
arrival. All conference material will be supplied upon registration.

Enrolment fee:
Full conference participation (excluding seminars): R200
Participation in seminars (only one allowed): R100

Accomodation
Accomodation is available in student residences at R80 per night sharing
(R100 per night single) inclusive bed and breakfast. Accomodation is also
available in hotels and guest houses.

IMPORTANT DATES:
 5 APRIL 1995 : PROPOSALS DUE
20 APRIL 1995: NOTIFICATION OF PAPERS ACCEPTED OR REJECTED
13 MAY 1995: CAMERA-READY ABSTRACTS (SHORTENED VERSIONS) OF ACCEPTED PAPERS
 DUE
31 MAY 1995: FINAL DATE FOR ENROLMENT

FOR DETAIL INFORMATION AND ENROLMENT FORMS CONTACT

 The Organizer: ALASA 95
 Dept of African Languages
 University of Stellenbosch
 PO Box X5018
 STELLENBOSCH 7599
 South Africa

 Tel: (0)21-808 2106 Fax: (0)21-887 6763
 E-mail: alasa95maties.sun.ac.za

 Prof Justus C Roux
Department of African Languages Departement Afrikatale
University of Stellenbosch Universiteit van Stellenbosch
STELLENBOSCH 7599 STELLENBOSCH 7599
South Africa Suid-Afrika
 E-mail/E-pos: jcrmaties.sun.ac.za
 Tel: (021) 808 - 2017
 Fax/Faks: (021) 808 - 4336
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