LINGUIST List 23.3216
Fri Jul 27 2012
Calls: African Languages, General Linguistics/USA
Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee
Ruth Kramer <rtk8
Georgetown University Round Table 2013 & 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
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Full Title: Georgetown University Round Table 2013 & 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2013 / ACAL 44
Date: 07-Mar-2013 - 10-Mar-2013
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contact Person: Ruth Kramer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2013/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Other Specialty: African Languages
Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2012
The Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2013 (GURT) and the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL) will convene jointly at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. The conference theme is 'African Languages: Specifics and Universals' and the conference will take place from March 7-10, 2013.
Call for Papers:
GURT 2013 / ACAL 44 will bring together researchers on African languages and linguistics from around the world, with an emphasis on exploring both the broad and the narrow aspects of African languages through the theme 'African Languages: Specifics and Universals.' The organizers invite anonymous abstracts for 20-minute papers (additional time will be allowed for questions) and for posters as well. Proposals will be blind reviewed for their originality, quality, and breadth of relevance.
We welcome abstracts that address the theme or any topic relating to African languages and linguistics. Such topics include but are not limited to:
Computational linguisticsHistorical linguisticsLanguage acquisition (i.e., first, second, or additional language)Language pedagogyLexicographyMorphologyNeurolinguisticsPhoneticsPhonologyPidgin and Creole languagesPragmaticsSemanticsSociolinguisticsSyntaxTonologyTypology
All abstracts should be in English with glosses or translations for words or examples in any other language. Each abstract, including the title and any data in figures or tables, must not exceed 500 words. Each abstract must also be accompanied by a summary of 100 words.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the conference's website: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2013
Individuals who do not have regular web access may submit one copy of their abstract and summary by regular mail on a compact disc or thumb drive. Faxes will not be accepted. To mail a compact disc or thumb drive containing your abstract, please use the following address:
GURT 2013Department of LinguisticsGeorgetown University1437 37th Street NWPoulton Hall 240Box 571051Washington, DC 20057-1051
Call deadline: November 15, 2012. Please be advised that late submissions may not be considered. Because of visa requirements, prospective international participants are urged to submit their abstracts at the earliest date possible.
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