LINGUIST List 23.2860

Wed Jun 27 2012

Calls: Socioling, Translation, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Applied Ling/Kenya

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>



Date: 26-Jun-2012
From: Francis Rew <lardnet2005yahoo.com>
Subject: Re-positioning Linguistics, Languages and Literature Studies in the Universities in Africa: Past, Present and the Future
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Full Title: Re-positioning Linguistics, Languages and Literature Studies in the Universities in Africa: Past, Present and the Future
Date: 19-Jul-2013 - 21-Jul-2013 Location: Kisumu, Kenya Contact Person: Francis Rew
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2013

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

Call for Papers:

Proposals are invited for original and previously unpublished research papers that broadly fall within the following themes and topics:

Biographies and AutobiographiesContemporary African Literary StudiesCultural Diversity and MultilingualismDefining, Developing, Refining and Maintaining the Mother TongueFemale and Working Class Women WritersFuture of Sign Language(s)Gender and SexualityLanguage and EconomyLanguage and EnvironmentLanguage Policy and PlanningLanguage teaching/learning theories and methodsLanguage, Culture and IdentityLiterature and Cultural/Academic ValuesLiterature in the Age of Parody, Irony and GlocalizationLiterature, media and communication culturesModernization of African Languages: possibilities and drawbacksMultilingualism - a curse or an opportunity?Popular Culture and Literature in AfricaPower of Translation and InterpretationPublishing in African LanguagesReflections of Supervisors on their Experiences and StylesScientific Methodology in Translation StudiesSemantic Theories and Meaning in Translation and InterpretingThe contribution of languages in fostering intercultural dialogueThe place of minority languages in a globalised worldWorld Wide Web and language learning

Abstracts should be between 250 and 350 words, one paragraph in Ms Word with single spacing and Times New Roman 12-pt font. Please send as email attachments to iceprewgmail.com.

Submissions deadline: 15 February 2013All notifications: By 20 March 2013



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