LINGUIST List 27.2849

Tue Jul 05 2016

Confs: Arabic, General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 05-Jul-2016
From: Hamid Ouali <>
Subject: 31st Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
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31st Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
Short Title: ASAL31

Date: 30-Mar-2017 - 01-Apr-2017
Location: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Contact: Hamid Ouali
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Meeting Description:

31st Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
The University of Oklahoma, Norman
March 30 – April 1

The Arabic Linguistics Society together with the University of Oklahoma’s Departments of International and Area studies and Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics are pleased to announce the 31st Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics to be held at The University of Oklahoma in Norman, March 30th-April 1st, 2017.
Keynote Speakers:

- Youssef Haddad, University of Florida
- Nancy Hall, California State University
- Keith Walters , Portland State University

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretical and applied issues in Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged: linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, corpus linguistics, and computational linguistics.

Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to prepare an abstract, following the guidelines at this link:

When your abstract is ready, please go to the following link:

Click Abstract Submission then follow the instructions to upload a .pdf file of your abstract.

You will receive an e-mail afterwards indicating that your abstract has been successfully submitted. Please note that, unlike in previous years, abstracts submitted by e-mail will not be accepted. You will be asked to provide this information with your submission.  Should you face any problem submitting your abstract via the above link, please contact the ALS organizers at

- Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: November 1, 2016

- Twenty minutes will be allowed for each presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

- Arabic Linguistics Society membership: $40 for students and $60 for non-students.
- Registration fees (required of all presenters at the symposium):
Through February 19: $40 for students and $60 for non-students
After February 19: $50 for students and $70 for non-students

To register on line, please go to and go to Registration.

For further inquiries regarding the Arabic Linguistics Society, please contact the ALS Executive Director Hamid Ouali at

Selected papers from the symposium may be considered for publication.

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