LINGUIST List 31.603

Tue Feb 11 2020

Confs: Disc Analysis, Gen Ling, Socioling/Nigeria

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Date: 04-Feb-2020
From: Jerry Nwankwegu <jerrynwankwegugmail.com>
Subject: 3RD EBSULING INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE 2020
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3RD EBSULING INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE 2020
Short Title: 3RD EBSULING 2020


Date: 14-Jul-2020 - 17-Jul-2020
Location: ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE, Nigeria
Contact: Dr Jerry Nwankwegu
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics and Languages units, in collaboration with the Igbo Language and Culture Development Institute (ILCDI),Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria presents the 3rd EBSULING International Interdisciplinary Conference.

Theme : LANGUAGE, NATIONAL IDENTITY AND INTEGRATION: THE HATE SPEECH CHALLENGE

Date: 14 - 17 July, 2020
Venue: Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (Main Campus)

Conference Registration & Fees:
Nigerians N15,500
Nigerian postgraduate students N10,000
Nigerian undergraduate students N5,000
Foreign participants $100
Foreign students $60
Paper Vetting N3,000

Confirmed Speakers:
Keynote: Prof. Francis Egbokhare, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; President, Nigerian Academy of Letters

Lead Papers:
Prof M. C. Onukawa, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria
Prof Aliyu Abba Sani, mni, MNAL, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Prof Austin Stephen Moye, President, University French Teachers Association (UFTAN)

For inquiries, contact:
Dr. Jerry A. Nwankwegu
LOC Chair
+2347039469389

Mr Robert Onu
LOC Secretary
+23408068396927

LOC email address: info.ebsuling2020gmail.com

Host/Convener:
Dr. Ngozi U. Emeka-Nwobia
Head, Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki-Nigeria

Co-Host:
Rev.Fr. Prof. Clement I. Osunwokeh
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities,
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki-Nigeria

Chief Host:
His Excellency
Elder. Professor. Chigozie N. Ogbu, OFR
Vice Chancellor,
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki-Nigeria

Special Attraction:
Grant writing workshop for doctoral and postdoctoral students
Date: Monday, 13 July, 2020
Time: 10am - 5pm
Registration: N5,000 (covering cost of workshop materials, meals and refreshment).

Call for Papers:

Abstracts of no more than 250 words, written in English, French or Nigerian languages are invited in, but not limited to, the following thematic areas:
1. Language, national identity and development
2. Linguistic/cultural diversities, national integration and nationalism
3. Hate narratives, economic growth, national development
4. Hate narratives, Nigerian foreign image and international relations
5. Hate body language, hate policies and hate speech
6. Hate speech and freedom of speech
7. Hate speech. hate crime, violence and security challenges
8. Hate speech and social/new media
9. Language, orality and national development
10. Linguistic violence, hate speech and suicidal tendencies
11. Hate speech and literature
12. Hate speech, ethnic media, ethnic profiling, and ethnic slurs
13. Philosophy and psychology of hate speech
14. Religion, spirituality and hate speech
15. Politics, political propaganda and hate speech
16. Racism, ethnicity and hate speech
17. Sexist-based hate speech, gender violence and body shaming
18. The youth, hate speech, radicalization, and rebellion
19. Xenophobia and hate speech
20. All areas of formal, functional and theoretical Linguistics (Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Psycholinguistics, Dialectology, Literary Linguistics, Lexicography, etc)

Abstracts can be submitted through the Easy Abs online submission platform (http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/ebsuling2020) or to abstract.ebsuling2020gmail.com. Authors' names, affiliations, emails and official addresses should be written on a separate sheet.




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