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LINGUIST List 23.2424

Tue May 22 2012

Calls: Slavic, Socioling, Applied Ling, Lang Acq, Ling & Lit, General Ling/Taiwan

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Date: 21-May-2012
From: Lika Liou <conference.slavicgmail.com>
Subject: 5th International Conference of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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Full Title: 5th International Conference of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Date: 04-May-2013 - 05-May-2013
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Lika Liou
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://conference.nccu.edu.tw/actnews/content.php?Sn=43

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Other Specialty: Slavic Languages

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2012

Meeting Description:

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at National Chengchi University in Taiwan will host the 5th International Conference of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures on May 4-5, 2013. The main topic of this Conference will be 'Contemporary Slavic Languages'.

The sub-topics of this Conference are as follows:

1. Language policy and language development in Slavic World
2. Slavic thinking through the historical and modern viewpoints
3. New trends in the research of Slavic languages (phonological, grammatical, lexical, lexicological and rhetoric aspects)
4. Comparative studies in Slavic literatures
5. Cross-cultural interaction in Slavic languages
6. Slavic languages teaching from the viewpoint of communication and pragmatics
7. Text studies in Slavic literatures
8. Other topics related to Slavic languages, literatures and cultures

The topics of the round table discussions in this Conference are as follows:

1. Current situation of Slavic-language teaching in Chinese classrooms
2. Problems in teaching a second Slavic language
3. Slavic-language teaching materials of compilation

Registration Fee:

1500NTD (including conference fee and conference materials) will be collected at the registration desk.

Call for Papers:

We welcome all the papers related to the conference topic.

Please fax or email the registration form and the paper abstract in 150-300 words in Chinese, English or Russian by August 31, 2012. Decisions on the acceptance of paper abstract will be made on December 31, 2012, and we will send the formal invitation after then. The full paper submissions are due on March 31, 2013. Full articles should be in the region of 10-20 pages, including abstract and key words, and should be sent electronically as a Word file to the email address of the conference committee:


We will publish peer-reviewed conference proceedings after the conference.

Conference languages: Chinese, Russian, English

Style Sheet:

1. The manuscript shall be written in Chinese, English or Russian. Please edit it with Microsoft Word 2003/2007/XP on A4 paper. Left and right margins should be 2cm; top and bottom margins 3cm. The font for the title shall be Times New Roman 18pt and the main text shall be Times New Roman 12pt. Text-align should be set to justify, and text-indent 2cm (If written in English or in Russian, text-indent shall be 1cm.) Single-spaced.
2. Ways of marking differences: bold or italic font.
3. The first page of each manuscript should cover the abstract in Chinese, English or Russian, with key words, and also the data of author(s), including the name and affiliation. If the main text is not written in English, the second page should specify the abstract and key words in English, with the name and affiliation of the author(s). The main text should start from the subsequent pages. Footnotes should appear at the end of the manuscript.
4. Please follow the MLA Style. The order of the bibliographic entries shall be first Chinese, English, Russian and then in other languages.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission: April - August 31, 2012
Abstract submission due: August 31, 2012
Notification of acceptance: December 31, 2012
Full paper submission due: March 31, 2013


Conference Committee of the 5th International Conference of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Address: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at National Chengchi University
NO.64, Sec.2, ZhiNan Rd., Wenshan District, Taipei City 11605, Taiwan
Website: http://conference.nccu.edu.tw/actnews/content.php?Sn=43
Telephone: (+886-2) 29387280
Fax: (+886-2) 29385776
Email: conference.slavicgmail.com
Contact person: Ms. Lika Liou

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