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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Subtitle: Shifting the Center of Africanism in Language Politics and Economic Globalization
Edited By: Olaoba F. Arasanyin
Michael A. Pemberton
URL: http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/36/index.html
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project
Description:

This volume contains 25 papers selected from the 36th Annual Conference on
African Linguistics (ACAL 36), which was held at Georgia Southern
University in 2005. The theme of the conference was "Shifting the Center of
Africanism: Language, Economic Regionalism and Globalization." Along with
the plenary papers by Zaline Makini Roy-Campbell and Paul Tiyambe Zeleza,
the papers in this volume are organized into sections on phonology, syntax,
morpho-semantics, language in pedagogy, and language in social context. The
complete table of contents is available at
http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/36/index.html along with abstracts and the
actual papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at lingref.com.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1574734148
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 220
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