LINGUIST List 23.1509|
Mon Mar 26 2012
Calls: Socioling, Anthro Ling, Lang Doc, Historical Ling, General Ling/Macau
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From: Mario Pinharanda <marioNumac.mo>
Subject: Language Contact in Asia and the Pacific
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Full Title: Language Contact in Asia and the Pacific
Short Title: LCAP 2012
Date: 06-Sep-2012 - 07-Sep-2012
Location: Macau, Macau
Contact Person: Mário Pinharanda
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lcap2012.blogspot.com
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics
Call Deadline: 15-May-2012
As highly multilingual and diverse regions, Asia and the Pacific have over time witnessed intense language contact. Though not new, scholarly interest on the subject has been gaining momentum in recent times. This two-day conference will be dedicated exclusively to studies of the multiple facets of language contact and multilingualism in Asia and the Pacific.
The conference will include keynote addresses by:
Jeff Siegel (University of New England, Australia)
David Bradley (Latrobe University, Australia)
Christine Jourdan (Concordia University, Canada)
The conference will be preceded by a graduate workshop for young researchers working on instances of language contact in the Asia-Pacific region, from September 3-5, at the University of Macau. See separate announcement.
Call for Papers:
We invite abstracts in the field of language contact and multilingualism in Asia and the Pacific for 20-minute talks followed by a 10-minute discussion period. The recommended length is 300 words, and no longer than 500 words (excluding references). The abstract should: (i) state the topic of the paper clearly; (ii) indicate the methodology; (iii) include the main findings; and (iv) indicate their relevance to the field.
Abstracts should be sent in an attachment .doc or .pdf document, no later than May 15, 2012, to marioNumac.mo.
Authors' names must not be given in the abstract or the file name. In the email, authors are requested to include the following information:
- Name of author/s
- Title of paper
- Postal & email address
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