LINGUIST List 29.2997

Tue Jul 24 2018

Calls: Disc Analysis, Gen Ling, Ling & Literature, Philosophy of Language/Nigeria

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Date: 17-Jul-2018
From: Muhammad Sulaiman Abdullahi <>
Subject: International Conference on Alhaji (Dr.) Mamman Shata Katsina
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Full Title: International Conference on Alhaji (Dr.) Mamman Shata Katsina
Short Title: ICMSK

Date: 02-Sep-2018 - 04-Sep-2018
Location: Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
Contact Person: Prof. Isa Mukhtar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Philosophy of Language

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2018

Meeting Description:

The conference is organized by the Centre for Research in Nigerian Languages, Translation and Folklore in collaboration with the Department of Nigerian Languages and Department of Linguistics and Foreign Languages, Bayero University Kano.


The life and philosopy of Mamman Shata, Katsina, Nigeria.


Shata and Literature
Shata and Politics
Shata and Religion
Shata and Traditional Institutions
Shata and National Development
Shata and the Host Community
Shata and Mass Mobilization and Enlightenment
Shata and Use of Language
Shata and Culture
And any other relevant theme.


Musa Abdullahi Auditorium, Bayero University, Kano (New Site)

Languages of the Conference: Hausa, English, Arabic, and French

Keynote Address:

Emeritus Professor (Amb.) Dandatti Abdulkadir OFR

Lead Paper Presenters:

Prof. Saidu Muhammad Gusau (Bayero University, Kano)
Dr. Aliyu Ibrahim Kankara (Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State)
Ibrahim Sheme (National Open University of Nigeria {NOUN}, Abuja, FCT)

Conference Registration and Assessment Fees: N 15,000
Bank Name: UBA
Account Number: 1001602257
Account Name: Centre for Research in Nigerian Languages Translation & Folklore

For more information contact:

Professor Isa Mukhtar
LOC Chairman

Ismail Bala
LOC Secretary

Call for Papers:

Important Dates:

Submission of Full Papers: 25 August 2018
Arrival: 2 September 2018
Departure: 4 September 2018

Abstracts should be sent to:

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