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Full Title: Re-positioning Linguistics, Languages and Literature Studies in the Universities in Africa: Past, Present and the Future

      
Location: Kisumu, Kenya
Start Date: 19-Jul-2013 - 21-Jul-2013
Contact: Francis Rew
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: This is an International Conference on ‘Re-positioning Linguistics, Languages and Literature Studies in the Universities in Africa: Past, Present and the Future.’ The conference is intended to bring together academics representing a range of disciplines in humanities and social sciences with specific focus on Linguistics, Languages and Literature in the universities in Africa.

Conference Registration Fees:

Kshs 2500: Local and East African Community
$50 usd: Others
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 23.2860


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