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LINGUIST List 25.2472

Fri Jun 06 2014

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Socioling, Lang Acquisition, Translation/Ghana

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Jun-2014
From: Clement Appah <ckiappahgmail.com>
Subject: Conference on Linguistics and the Study of Modern Languages - University of Ghana
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Full Title: Conference on Linguistics and the Study of Modern Languages - University of Ghana

Date: 29-Oct-2014 - 01-Nov-2014
Location: University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Contact Person: Clement Appah
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

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

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2014

Meeting Description:

The departments of Linguistics and Modern Languages/French at the University of Ghana are organizing a conference as part of activities marking their 50th/64th Anniversary of the celebrations from Wednesday, 29 October - Saturday, 1 November 2014 at the University of Ghana, Legon Campus.

The theme of the conference is: 'Linguistics and Modern Languages in Focus: Developing Languages and Professionals for Glocal Integration.'

Call for Papers:

We invite proposals for panels and abstracts for individual papers on the theme and sub-themes as follows:

Theme: ''Linguistics and Modern Languages in Focus: Developing Languages and Professionals for Glocal Integration''


- Modern Languages in Focus: Developing Professionals for Global Integration
- The role of language in sustaining glocal partnerships
- Glocal perspectives on language teaching and learning
- Linguistics and language teaching
- New methodologies in language teaching and learning
- Language and human development
- Language use in specific domains
- Translations and interpretation
- Language in literature
- Historical linguistics
- Contact linguistics
- Lexicography
- Phonetics/Phonology
- Morphology/Syntax
- Semantics/Pragmatics
- Sign language
- Typology

Submission Guidelines:

Anonymous single-spaced abstracts addressing the theme or sub-themes of the conference should be sent electronically to the following email addresses:

- lingmodconfgmail.com
- lingmodconfug.edu.gh

Abstracts should consist of:

i) Title
ii) Abstract: 500 words maximum

Details of authors including names, institutional affiliations and email addresses should be sent on a separate sheet, bearing the title of the paper, to the same email addresses.

Panels and Individual Papers:

Panel and individual papers on the above listed themes and sub-themes are also invited. Panels/presenters are however not restricted to the listed sub-themes and are welcome to present on other related topics. Proposal of panels should consist of:

i) Title of the Panel
ii) Convener
iii) Proposed Panelists
iv) Discussant (if necessary)
v) Description of Panel should not be more than 500 words maximum

Conference language: English

Important Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 July 2014
Deadline for Submission of panels: 4 July 2014
Notification of acceptance: 15 August 2014
Conference dates: Wednesday, 29 October - Saturday, 1 November 2014

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