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Journal of Politeness Research: Language, Behaviour, Culture
Call for papers for inclusion in a Special Issue on African Politeness
Guest Editors: Sinfree Makoni (Penn State University) and Abdennour Kharraki (Mohammed University)
Abstracts of 500 words should be submitted to: Politeness.Research@degruyter.com by February 7th 2014. Abstracts will be reviewed by the guest editors and authors may be invited to submit a full draft paper by May 6th 2014
Papers should be on some aspect of politeness in African languages and/or used by African speakers of European languages. Papers on North African and Sub-Saharan African languages and cultures are welcome. Papers should be of high quality, taking into account and contributing to recent developments in Politeness Theory.