50th/64th Anniversary Conference - POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 11-13 2015

50th/64th Anniversary Conference - POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 11-13 2015
past almost 2 years ago

Starts: Wednesday, 11 February, 2015 12:00am

Ends: Wednesday, 11 February, 2015 03:00am

Event Details

WE HAVE HAD TO POSTPONE THIS CONFERENCE TO FEBRUARY 11-14, 2015 BECAUSE OF THE GOVERNMENT'S THREE-MONTH BAN ON THE HOLDING OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES IN GHANA.

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 celebrations from ednesday, 11th – Saturday, 14th February, 2014 at the University of Ghana, Legon Campus.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

DATE: Wednesday, 11th – Saturday, 14th February, 2014
VENUE: University of Ghana, Legon Campus
http://ling.ug.edu.gh/index.php/conference

The Conference invites 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”

SUB-THEMES:

• 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

DEADLINE FOR SUMBISSION
OF ABSTRACTS: 15th August, 2014

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Anonymous single-spaced abstracts addressing the theme or sub-themes of the conference should be sent electronically to the following e-mail addresses:
lingmodconf@gmail.com,
lingmodconf@ug.edu.gh

Abstracts should consist of:
i) Title
ii) Abstract – 500 words maximum

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

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
OF PANELS: 15th August, 2014

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: English

NOTIFICATION OF
ACCEPTANCE: 31st August, 2014