LINGUIST List 25.4865

Tue Dec 02 2014

Calls: Arabic, General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 01-Dec-2014
From: Sam Hellmuth <>
Subject: Forum for Arabic Linguistics
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Full Title: Forum for Arabic Linguistics
Short Title: FAL2015

Date: 28-Jul-2015 - 30-Jul-2015
Location: Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Sam Hellmuth
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Arabic

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2015

Meeting Description:

The Forum for Arabic Linguistics conference [رواق العربية] will be held at the University of Essex on 28-30 July 2015. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex and the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York.

The aim of this international conference is to provide a forum for academic and scholarly exchange on the linguistics of the Arabic language family, for researchers from across Europe and the Middle East, and beyond.

Invited Speakers:

Jonathan Owens (University of Bayreuth)
Louisa Sadler (University of Essex)
Ghada Khattab (University of Newcastle)
Reem Khamis-Dakwar (Adelphi University)
Ahmed Al-Jallad (University of Leiden)

Organisers: Enam Al-Wer (University of Essex) and Sam Hellmuth (University of York)

Call for Papers:

Forum for Arabic Linguistics [رواق العربية] welcomes the submission of abstracts in all areas of Arabic linguistics: Phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, morphology, dialectology, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, historical linguistics, language acquisition, psycholinguistics and computational linguistics.

Abstract submission deadline: 31 January 2015

Abstracts should be written in English and should not exceed 500 words. In addition, references and/or figures may optionally be included, but should not exceed two pages of A4 (or US 'Letter'). Please submit your abstract in pdf format.

Your abstract should be anonymous. You will be asked to submit a version with your name and affiliation on it if your abstract is selected for presentation.

Please make sure that you do not use your name in the filename for your abstract, and please erase any details which might identify you in the file that you submit.

Use one word from the title of your abstract as the filename.

Abstracts must be submitted via the easyabs website:

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