17.1255, Calls: General Ling/Nigeria;Taiwanese Literature/Taiwan

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LINGUIST List: Vol-17-1255. Tue Apr 25 2006. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 17.1255, Calls: General Ling/Nigeria;Taiwanese Literature/Taiwan

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1)
Date: 24-Apr-2006
From: Dr. Ozo-mekuri Ndimele < mekuri01 at yahoo.com >
Subject: Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria 

2)
Date: 23-Apr-2006
From: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung < uibuntw at yahoo.com.tw >
Subject: 2006 Conference on Taiwanese Literature 

	
-------------------------Message 1 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 13:25:59
From: Dr. Ozo-mekuri Ndimele < mekuri01 at yahoo.com >
Subject: Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria 
 


Full Title: Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria 
Short Title: CLAN 

Date: 13-Nov-2006 - 17-Nov-2006
Location: Abuja, Nigeria 
Contact Person: Dr. (Mrs.) Appolonia Okwudishu
Meeting Email: clan_nerdc_abuja at yahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2006 

Meeting Description:

Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria holds annually to discuss issues relating to the archiving, documentation, and development of languages used by Nigerians. 

THE LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (LAN) 20TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND SILVER JUBILEE

November 13th - 17th, 2006

THEME: Nigerian Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Policy Reforms

SUB-THEMES:

Papers that address the theme of the Conference or any other topic relating to Nigerian languages and linguistics are invited 

Topics: Syntax, Morphology, Phonology, Semantics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Comparative and Historical Linguistics, Language Planning, ICTs and Nigerian Languages, Nigerian Languages and the Fight against HIV/ AIDS, Nigerian Languages and Peace and Conflict Resolution, Nigerian Languages and Entrepreneurship Development, Nigerian Languages and the UBE Scheme, Nigerian Languages and the Millennium Development Goals. 

VENUE: Conference Centre, Nigerian Educational Research & Development Council (NERDC), Sheda Abuja, Nigeria.
Tentative Programme:

(1) 13th November, 2006: Arrival/Registration

(2) 14th November, 2006:  Opening Ceremony/Paper Presentation 

(3) 15th November, 2006: Tour of Abuja Federal Capital Territory/Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebration 
(4) 16th November, 2006:  Presentation of Paper/AGM.

(5) 17th November, 2006:  Departure

KEYNOTE ADDRESS SPEAKER: 
Professor Emeritus Ayo Bamgbose
University of Ibadan


PLENARY SPEAKERS
(1)	Professor Ben. O. Elugbe
	The Executive Director, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba.

(2)	Professor T K. Adeyanju
	Faculty of Education
	Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

(3).	Professor  Munzali Jibril
	Dept. of English
	Bayero University, Kano

(4).	Dr. (Mrs.) Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche
	Faculty of Education
	University of Lagos.

ABSTRACTS: Abstracts may be submitted by e-mail (PDF or Postscript Attachments as Word Documents only) and should be one page maximum in a 12-point font. Submission by fax is not acceptable. Abstracts should be e-mailed to clan_nerdc_abuja at yahoo.com. Those without access to e-mail may submit one copy of their abstract on a 3.5-inch diskette or on a flash disk (Microsoft Word Documents only) to any of the following:

 (1).	CHAIRMAN, LOC
	Dr. (Mrs.) A.U. Okwudishu
	Faculty of Education
	University of Abuja
	Phone: 0802-350-0054; 09-5234059
	E-mail: appokwudishu at yahoo.com

(2).	SECRETARY, LOC
	Dr Gboyega Kolawole
	HOD: English and Literary Studies
	University of Abuja
	Phone: 0804-410-2278

(3). CHAIRMAN PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE
	Professor J.O. Omole
	Dept of English & Literary Studies
	University of Abuja, Abuja

Deadline for Submission of Abstract: September 30,, 2006

REGISTRATION:

Conference Fee:			                N3,000. 00

Membership Annual Dues:			N1,000. 00

New Membership Registration:	                N1,000.00

Overseas Registration: 		               $100. 00

LAN Publication (JOLAN):	                               N500. 00

Accommodation information: All accommodation spaces comprising single rooms and suites available at the NERDC Conference Centre have been booked for participants. The LOC is also making arrangements with the National Mathematical Centre for Reservations at their Guest House which is just a walking distance from the NERDC.

Charges: The Accommodation charges range from N1,000.00 to N5,000.00 per night.

Eating Arrangement: The Conference Centre has an excellent restaurant where members can pay and eat at affordable charges.

Protocol/Logistics
All enquires pertaining to Protocol/Logistics should be addressed to the Chairman, Protocol Committee:

Dr. Ismail Junaidu,
Director, Language Centre,
NERDC Sheda, Abuja
e-mail: ismailjunaidu at yahoo.com
Phone: 0804-411-4615; 08032912808

HIGHLIGHTS:	

(1).	UNDERGRADUATE ESSAY COMPETITION
TOPIC: ''Globalisation and the future of Nigerian Languages''

LENGTH: Not more than 15 pages double-spaced A4 size paper (including Abstract and References)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30th August, 2006

CONTACT: All submissions to be made online to: ahmedamfani at yahoo.com

(2)	WORKSHOP
TOPIC: ''Grammatical description of the languages of the Niger Delta area'' (Note: The Niger Delta Area is defined in its broad sense, so that contributions from Igbo, Yoruba and other Nigerian languages which interact with the Niger Delta Area are welcome) 

Date:	15th November, 2006
Venue:	NERDC Conference Centre, Sheda, Abuja
Contact: Interested participants should contact mekuri01 at yahoo.com for details, 	including the format for presentation


	
-------------------------Message 2 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 13:26:04
From: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung < uibuntw at yahoo.com.tw >
Subject: 2006 Conference on Taiwanese Literature 

	

Full Title: 2006 Conference on Taiwanese Literature 

Date: 28-Oct-2006 - 29-Oct-2006
Location: Tainan, Taiwan 
Contact Person: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung
Meeting Email: uibuntw at yahoo.com.tw
Web Site: http://www.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2006taigi 

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature 

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Min Nan (nan)

Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan 

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2006 

Meeting Description:

Conference on literary works written in the Taiwanese language. 

Call for Papers
2006 Conference on Taiwanese Literature
October 28-29, 2006
 
Theme: Dialogues Between Taiwanese Poetry And Homeland Taiwan
Co-sponsors:  Department of Taiwanese Literature, National Cheng-kung University
Taiwanese Romanization Association
Ministry of Education, Taiwan
Tainan City Government
Whale Taiwanese Educational Association
Conference site: National Cheng-kung University (Tainan, Taiwan)
Conference website: http://www.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2006taigi
Conference date: October 28-29, 2006
Deadline for abstracts: May 31, 2006
Deadline for full papers: Aug 31, 2006
 
Papers with the following topics are invited:
(1)  Topographical writing in Taiwanese poetry/songs
(2)   Taiwan images in Taiwanese poetry/songs
(3)   Topographical writing in Koa-a-chheh
(4)   Taiwanese poets' homeland writing
(5)   The aesthetic tradition of Taiwanese poetry/songs
(6)  Any other topics related to Taiwanese potry/songs

Submission guideline:

(1)   The abstract must be limited to one page, with font size 12p, margins 1'' (top and bottom) and 1.25'' (left and right), line spacing 1.5.

(2)   Please add an additional information page prior to the abstract page. The information should include a) title of the paper, b) author(s), c) affiliation, d) position, e) mailing address, f) phone number, and g) e-mail.

(3)   The abstract must be saved as Word or PDF formats, and send to the following address: <uibuntw at yahoo.com.tw> Please add author's name with the phrase ''abstract for 2006 conference on Taiwanese literature'' to the title of email. 

(4)   The conference organizers will send out the acceptance letter by the end of June. For the accepted presenters, please write your paper with the conference designated format and submit your full paper (a hardcopy with electronic file in both DOC and PDF formats) to conference organizers by the deadline mentioned above.

(5)   The official languages of the conference include the Taiwanese languages and English. Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese may be used as long as no body is opposed to them.

(6)   Limited honorarium and travel grants will be provided to the paper presenters. However, honorarium may be dismissed if the paper is not submitted by appropriate deadline and not written in the designated format.  

(7)   For the most updated information regarding the conference, please visit conference website at http://www.twl.ncku.edu.tw/~uibun/conf/2006taigi 

(8)   For any questions, please contact:
Conference coordinator: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung
Assistant Professor 
Department of Taiwanese Literature
National Cheng-kung University
Conference administrative assistant: Giok-pheng Tiun
E-mail: uibuntw at yahoo.com.tw 
Tel: +886-6-2757575 ext 52627
Fax: +886-6-2755190
 



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