LINGUIST List 28.1261

Tue Mar 14 2017

Calls: General Linguistics/Nigeria

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 14-Mar-2017
From: Josephine Chen <>
Subject: 11th Free Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 11th Free Linguistics Conference
Short Title: FLC 2017

Date: 27-Sep-2017 - 30-Sep-2017
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contact Person: Josephine Chen
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-May-2017

Meeting Description:

Highlights of FLC 2017

– As always, no conference registration fees
– Highly reputed focus speakers and distinguished scholars
– Selected full-length papers to be published

The 11th International Free Linguistics Conference, 2017, will be hosted in two locations:

- The opening ceremony will be held on 27 September at Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria.
- Pre-conference workshops will be held on 28 September at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
- The main conference (with parallel sessions) will be held 29-30 September 2017 at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.

Presentations and workshops at the Free Linguistics Conference range across various subjects in language studies, including (but not limited to) language education, ELT, applied linguistics and linguistics, breaking down borders between disciplines and sub-fields.

FLC Group’s mission is to provide an accessible forum for people working in the area of language sciences to come together and share their diverse perspectives, practices and research by avoiding staggering fees. There are absolutely No Fees to register, attend or present at the conference (note: workshops and additional services like certificates, conference dinner attract a nominal charge).

Focus sessions info:

- Maggie Hawkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America
- M A Olateju , Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
- Stefanie Pillai, University of Malaya, Malaysia
- Kyeyune Robinah, Makerere University, Uganda
- John Franklin Wiredu, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

More speakers to be confirmed

Call for Papers:

Important Dates:

- Abstract Submission Opens: January 2017
- Deadline for Abstract Submission: 1 May 2017
- Notifications of Acceptance: 1 June 2017
- Conference Registration Opens: June 2017
- Registration for the Pre-Conference Workshop: 30 July 2017
- Conference Registration Closes:10 September 2017
- Conference Opening Ceremony: 27 September 2017 (Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria)
- Workshops: 28 September 2017 (University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria)
- Conference: 29 – 30 September 2017 (University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria)

Please submit abstraction via the link below:

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