LINGUIST List 29.2825

Fri Jul 06 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics, Linguistic Theories/Pakistan

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 06-Jul-2018
From: Zahid Ali <>
Subject: 1st LUAWMS International Conference on Linguistics
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Full Title: 1st LUAWMS International Conference on Linguistics
Short Title: 1LICL

Date: 17-Sep-2018 - 18-Sep-2018
Location: LASBELA, Pakistan
Contact Person: Zahid Ali
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 20-Aug-2018

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that 1st LUAWMS International Conference on Linguistics, September 17-18, 2018 will be held at the Faculty of Languages and Literature, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Uthal, Balochistan, Pakistan.

The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for researchers working in the fields of Language and Linguistics at national and international level in Pakistan to present their research studies. The conference aims to support and encourage researchers (students and faculty) by providing them an opportunity to present their work. Besides, the conference will also be an opportunity and interactive session among participants and scholars to share and get feedback for their research works. The conference will bring the participants a significant gathering among researchers from all over the country working on various fields of language and linguistics. The conference would give them a platform to discuss their fields of interest. The conference would be an opportunity for researchers to discuss their various works on language typology.

Important Dates:

- The deadline for abstract submission: 20th August, 2018.
- Notifications of acceptance: 31st August 2018
- The conference dates: September 17-18, 2018.

Registration Fees: Pakistani rupees Rs = 2000/

Note: The authors/presenters of the selected papers will be required to pay the conference fee which covers conference bag, pamphlet, abstract booklet, program, pad, pen, two lunches (17-18 September), four teas (twice a day). The female presenters and participants will be given accommodation at the girls’ hostel of the university.

The conference venue:

Faculty of Languages and Literature, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Science Uthal, Balochistan, Pakistan. The Lasbela University is situated at Uthal which is 120 kilometers to the north of Karachi city on RCD road in Balochistan province.

Questions regarding the conference may be asked to any of the followings:

Dr Nasir Abbas, Dean, FLL (
Dr Zahid Ali, Head of Department of Linguistics, FLL (
Mr Abdul Waheed Shah, lecturer, FLL (

Call for Papers:

Abstract Guidelines:

- Abstracts can be submitted to and
- Abstracts may be written clearly having stated research problem, objectives, questions, methodology and findings/expected findings
- Abstracts must show the main field of linguistics
- Authors’ names, affiliations, emails and official addresses must be written.
- Abstracts should not exceed one A4/letter page
- Font size 12, Times New Roman and single line spacing
- The presenters will be given 20 minutes to present their work and 10 minutes for question and answer session.

Abstracts on any topic from all areas of Theoretical Linguistics, General Linguistics and Applied Linguistics are invited for the said conference. The selected abstracts will be considered for presentation in the main session of the conference. The conference covers the areas of:

- Morphology
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Syntax
- Discourse
- Pragmatics
- Psycholinguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Language Acquisition

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