LINGUIST List 24.1470

Mon Apr 01 2013

Calls: Arabic, French, English, Morphology, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics/Jordan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 31-Mar-2013
From: Mamdouh Alenazy <>
Subject: International Conference on Linguistics (ICL): Petra I
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Full Title: International Conference on Linguistics (ICL): Petra I
Date: 19-Nov-2013 - 21-Nov-2013 Location: Petra - Ma’an, Jordan Contact Person: Mamdouh Alenazy
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard; English; French

Call Deadline: 21-Jul-2013

Meeting Description:

International Conference on Linguistics (ICL): Petra I
19-21 November, 2013, Petra - Ma’an - Jordan
Organized by: Al- Hussein Bin Talal University (Ma’an - Jordan)

Keynote Speakers:

Hamida Demirdache (University of Nantes - France)
Abbas Benmamoun (University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne, USA)
Basil Hatim (AUS - United Arab Emirates)

Conference Registration Fees:

Early registration: 100$ (covering transportation from airport to Petra hotels (230km))
Late registration: 130$
Participants from Jordan: 50$

Call for Papers:

We invite abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations devoted to English, French and Arabic languages. We aim to bring together researchers working on these or related languages from various theoretical approaches and to provide an open forum in order to explore current linguistic issues and linguistic methodologies. The major research areas that the conference seeks to cover include the following:

- Phonology
- Morphology
- Syntax- Semantics
- Pragmatics
- Language variation- Language acquisition
- Text Linguistics- Psycholinguistics

We encourage contributions explicitly addressing interdisciplinary issues - e.g. syntax-semantics, semantics-pragmatics, morpho-syntax, phonology-syntax/semantics and theoretical-psycholinguistics.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

- Only electronic submissions are considered.
- All abstracts must be in (MS Word) or (PDF) format and an abstract should be no more than one page in length. Examples and references can be given on a second page.- Two copies of the abstract must be sent as email attachment. One copy should be anonymous.
- The main body of the text of the abstract should be followed by three to five keywords.- The subject line of the email message to which the two copies of the abstract are attached should contain: Surname. ICL abstract. The body of the message should contain the following information: title of the abstract, full name, affiliation, contact telephone number, and the email address (if different from the address in the email header).- Selected papers will be published in a special issue of AHU Journal.

Languages of the conference for both oral presentations (30 (20+10) minutes) and poster presentations are English, Arabic and French.

Abstract Formatting Guidelines:

- Line spacing: 1
- All margins: 2.5 cm
- Text alignment: Justified
- Title, name and affiliation: Times New Roman, 14 pt, bold, and centered
- Body text: Times New Roman, 12 pt.- Paragraphs: should be indented

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: 21 July 2013
Notification of acceptance: 20 August 2013
Conference dates: 19-21 November 2013

Abstracts for oral presentation must be sent to:

Scientific Committee:

Ur Shlonsky, Hagit Borer, Alain Rouveret, Usama Soltan, Orin Percus, Nicolas Guilliot, Ali Tifriti, Basil Hatim, Hamida Demirdache, Edit Doron, Ali Idrissi, Martin Salzmann, Sabrina Bendjaballah, Lina Choueiri, Alain Kihm, Jean Lowenstamm, Elabbas Benmamoun, Jean Pierre Angoujard. Chris Reintges, Hamid Ouali, Laurie Tuller, Bilal Al-Adaileh, Olivier Crouzet, Anwar Abu-Swalem

Organizing Committee:

Mohammed Nawafleh (vice president), Ghalib Al-Shawish, Naser Athamneh, Anwar Abu-Swalem, Nouman Malkawi, Renad Abaddi, Mamdouh Ayed Alenazy, Ahmad Al-Saidat, Shehada Suleiman, Bilal Abu Rakhyah, Hmoud Al-Rahawi, Mansour Al-kfaween and Khaled Masa’feh

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