LINGUIST List 24.2305

Wed Jun 05 2013

FYI: Call for Book Contributions: Mapping Recent Advances in Applied Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 04-Jun-2013
From: Adeleke Fakoya <>
Subject: Call for Book Contributions: Mapping Recent Advances in Applied Linguistics
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A festschrift is being planned in honour of Professor Oladipo Salami, a distinguished scholar and academic, and Dean, Faculty of Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. This publication, with the title Mapping Recent Advances in Applied Linguistics, is being put together by friends and colleagues of Professor Dipo Salami to mark his 60th birthday. The book is expected to prompt original, data-based arguments and discussions on current issues and methodologies, and to set a new point of reference for the next generation of scholars and academics across the globe.

Professor Oladipo Salami has distinguished himself through his publications which report on fields ranging from Language Use and Attitude to Ethnography of Communication, Language Policy, Bilingualism and Multilingualism, and Discourse and Politics among others. Professor Oladipo Salami is also reputed to have mentored numerous younger colleagues, some of whom have gained recognition as eminent linguists in their own right, in the course of a career spanning over 35 years.

Theme: Mapping Recent Advances in Applied Linguistics


- Language Variation and Language Change
- Language Use and Attitude
- Language, Culture and Communication
- Ethnography of Communication
- The Sociolinguistics of Language and Religion
- Bilingualism /Multilingualism
- Language Policy
- Language, Ethnicity and Nationalism
- Media and Political Discourse

Interested linguists and scholars are hereby invited to send in their abstracts to the editors by e-mail to the following e-mail addresses: While all abstracts or indication of intention to contribute to the publication are expected to be in by 30 June 2013, all completed papers (which should not exceed 15 pages of A4 sized paper, including references, graphs, tables etc. and typed double spaced) should reach the editors by 31st August 2013.

Professor Adeleke A. FakoyaDepartment of English
Lagos State UniversityLagos

Professor Tope Omoniyi
Department of Media, Culture and CultureUniversity of Roehampton

Kehinde A. Ayoola, PhDDepartment of EnglishObafemi AwolowoUniversity Ile-Ife

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

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