LINGUIST List 32.2285

Tue Jul 06 2021

Calls: Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan; Anthro Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 02-Jul-2021
From: Helene Fatima Idris <>
Subject: 4th Nuba Mountain Languages Conference
E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: 4th Nuba Mountain Languages Conference
Short Title: NMLC4

Date: 14-Dec-2021 - 16-Dec-2021
Location: Khartoum (Online), Sudan
Contact Person: Helene Fatima Idris
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2021

Meeting Description:

The conference strives to provide meaningful coverage on current trends on all aspects of Nuba Mountain languages. It also aims to share knowledge about the Nuba Mountain languages in order to support a democratic development and the inclusion of all Sudanese ethnicities and languages in the New Sudan.

The organizing committee has decided the dates for the conference, 14–16 December 2021, and that it will be an online conference with pre-recorded presentations and online discussions. Slides of the presentations will be sent by e-mail as hand-outs to the participants.

TIME: 14-16 December 2021
LOCATION: Online event

Final Call for Papers:

Since the dates of the conference have been changed, the organizing committee offers a second chance to submit abstracts.

The deadline for new abstracts is: 31 July 2021.
Notification of acceptance: 31 August 2021.

Abstracts are invited for conference presentations addressing any aspect of the analysis, description or comparison of the Nuba Mountain Languages. Abstracts in English should be no longer than 500 words, including examples and references. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers. All theoretical approaches are welcome, but abstracts should provide a clear indication of the relevance of its conclusions for a broad audience of linguists and anthropologists interested in the languages of the Nuba Mountains.

Abstracts should be submitted as MS Word and PDF files to the following address:

Please make sure that you use a Unicode compliant font and that you do not use your name in the file name of your abstract. Please send two versions of your abstract. One should be anonymous, and one should include your name, affiliation and email at the top of the page, directly below the title.

Page Updated: 06-Jul-2021