LINGUIST List 30.4462
Sun Nov 24 2019
Calls: Afroasiatic; Khoisan; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan; Anthro Ling, Gen Ling, Historical Ling, Socioling, Typology/Germany
Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>
Lee Pratchett <pratchett
24. Afrikanistentag E-mail this message to a friend
Full Title: 24. Afrikanistentag
Short Title: AFRA2020
Date: 14-May-2020 - 16-May-2020
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Contact Person: Axel Fleisch
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/82148381/24__Afrikanistentag
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Typology
Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic; Khoisan; Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2020
Der Afrikanistentag ist eine zweijährig stattfindende Tagung zu afrikanistischen Themengebieten, die abwechselnd an den deutschsprachigen universitären Abteilungen mit afrikanistischen Disziplinen ausgerichtet wird.
Afrikanistentag brings together students and researchers working in the field of African languages linguistics. The conference takes place every two years and is hosted alternatingly by German universities.
Call for Papers:
We are now accepting abstracts for paper presentations to the general session, panel sessions and the poster presentation session.
We warmly welcome researchers and PhD students working on any field of African languages and linguistics to submit abstracts for paper presentation to the general session. Presentations may cover but are by no means restricted to the following topics:
- Description of African languages (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics)
- African linguistics and linguistic typology
- Historical linguistics
- Language classification
- Comparative and areal linguistics
- Anthropological linguistics
- Cognitive linguistics
- Teaching African languages
- Literatures in African languages
In addition, we are excited to host three special panel sessions.
1. Commands, blessings and warnings: Grammatical and ethnolinguistic aspects of directives in African languages
2. Linguistic Biographies
3. Tabu in der Afrikanistik – Afrikanistik und Tabu
Please visit the Call for Papers page of the conference website for more information regarding the panel sessions (http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/82148543/AFRA2020_call
We would also like to invite MA students, PhD students and researchers to submit abstracts to present their research in the form of a poster.
Presentations for the general session and special panel sessions should last for 20-25 minutes with 5-10 minutes for discussion (max. 30 minutes total). The conference languages are German and English. Please submit your abstract using the Easychair platform. The following link will foward you to the AFRA2020 Easychair website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=afra2020
Abstracts should be kept to a maximum of max. 300 words. Please identify in your abstract if you wish to be considered for the general session or for one of the special panel sessions (specifying your choice).
Deadline for abstracts: 15 January 2020.
Notification of acceptance will be given by 28 February 2020
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