LINGUIST List 24.5131

Thu Dec 12 2013

Calls: Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Anthropological Ling, Lang Documentation, Historical Ling, Typology, General Ling/France

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 12-Dec-2013
From: Stefano Manfredi <>
Subject: 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference
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Full Title: 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference Short Title: NMLC
Date: 28-Aug-2014 - 30-Aug-2014 Location: Paris, France Contact Person: Nicolas Quint
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology

Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan

Other Specialty: Descriptive linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to invite you to participate to the 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference to be held in Paris, in August 28-30 2014. The conference strives to provide meaningful coverage on current trends on all aspects of Nuba Mountain languages. It will focus on descriptive linguistics, comparative linguistics and anthropology.

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for conference presentations addressing any aspect of the analysis, description or comparison of the Nuba Mountain Languages. Abstracts in English should be no longer than 500 words, including examples and references. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers. All theoretical approaches are welcome, but abstracts should provide a clear indication of the relevance of its conclusions for a broad audience of linguists and anthropologists interested in the languages of the Nuba Mountains.

The 2nd Nuba Language Mountains Conference will provide funds to a limited number of African students and researchers for travel and lodging. Possible candidates should preferably be enrolled in a research program on Nuba Mountain Languages and/or be a major contributor to an oral presentation.

Abstracts should be submitted as an MS Word file to the following address:

A suggested outline for abstracts can be found at the following address:

Please make sure that you use a Unicode compliant font and that you do not use your name in the file name of your abstract. Please send two versions of your abstract. One should be anonymous, and one should include your name, affiliation and email at the top of the page, directly below the title.

Deadline for abstracts: December 31, 2013

Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2014

On the behalf of the Organising Committee:

Nicolas Quint
Directeur de Recherche au CNRS (LLACAN - UMR 8135)

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