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LINGUIST List 20.3403

Thu Oct 08 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Socioling/Cameroon

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Eric Anchimbe, B.S. Chumbow Symposium

Message 1: B.S. Chumbow Symposium
Date: 08-Oct-2009
From: Eric Anchimbe <eric.anchimbeuni-bayreuth.de>
Subject: B.S. Chumbow Symposium
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Full Title: B.S. Chumbow Symposium
Short Title: BSC-Symp

Date: 07-Apr-2010 - 10-Apr-2010
Location: Yaounde, Cameroon
Contact Person: Pius Tamanji
Meeting Email: bscsymposiumyahoo.com
Web Site: http://beban-chumbow.webs.com/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General
Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2009

Meeting Description:

There will be an international symposium to honour Professor Beban Sammy Chumbow
on the occasion of his 65th birthday at the University of Yaounde I, Cameroon,
from 7th to 10th April 2010.

Call for Papers

The theme of the symposium is 'Languages of Education in Africa: Issues,
Challenges and Perspectives.' Discussions will centre around the following five

1. Language policy and planning
2. Mother tongue-based education in Africa
3. Pidgin English in education
4. Exoglossic languages as media of instruction
5. Linguistic analyses (phonology, morphology, lexicology, syntax, corpus
linguistics, etc.)

Friends, colleagues, students, and ex-students of Prof. Chumbow are warmly
invited to be part of this event. Abstract submission is open till the end of
November. You could also leave Prof. Chumbow a personal message in the Guestbook
on the symposium website. Follow this link:

Abstracts of about 250-500 words will be received till November 30th, 2009. Each
abstract must be presented in two pages: the first page must contain the title
of the paper, the name of the author, his/her affiliation and his/her full
address (postal address, telephone number, fax and email); the second page must
be left anonymous, with only the title of the paper and the text of the
abstract. Abstracts must be sent, preferably, as an email attachment to

The abstracts will be peer-reviewed anonymously, and decision on their
acceptance announced by the end of December 2009 or earlier.

Details on practical matters such as travelling to Cameroon and accommodation
will be communicated later. For more, please contact the B.S.Chumbow Symposium
Local Organising Committee at the email address bscsymposiumyahoo.com, or visit
the website: http://beban-chumbow.webs.com/.
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