18.143, Confs: Applied Ling,English Lang,French Lang/Cameroon

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Subject: 18.143, Confs: Applied Ling,English Lang,French Lang/Cameroon

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Date: 29-Dec-2006
From: Kizitus Mpoche < kizitus at yahoo.com >
Subject: Language, Literature and Social Interaction 

	
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Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 07:44:10
From: Kizitus Mpoche < kizitus at yahoo.com >
Subject:  Language, Literature and Social Interaction 
 



Language, Literature and Social Interaction 
Short Title: LaLiSo 

Date: 10-May-2007 - 12-May-2007 
Location: Yaounde, Cameroon 
Contact: Kizitus Mpoche 
Contact Email: english_uniyao at yahoo.com 
Meeting URL: http://www.freetocharities.org.uk/yaounde 

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

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                     French (fra)

Meeting Description: 

The conference addresses topics related to language and literature from empirical and theoretical perspectives. This includes, but is not limited to  social interaction in different spheres of multiculturalism. We welcome abstracts of not more than 300 words. Speakers will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Selected papers from this conference will be published. Abstracts should be submitted to english_uniyao at yahoo.com 

Language, Literature and Social Interaction in Multicultural Societies 
May 10 - 12, 2007 University of Yaounde I

Abstracts may relate (but are not limited) to the following subthemes:

1.	Language codes and cultural distinction in multicultural  
        societies.
2.	Sequencing in the organisation of conversations.
3.	Literature and self-assertion in multicultural contexts.
4.	Language and self-assertion in multicultural contexts.
5.	Creating community through social interaction.
6.	Language and social interaction among children in urban areas.
7.	Social interaction in different spheres of multiculturalism.
8.	Interactive performance in Cameroon literature.
9.	Language and collaborative activities in multilingual Cameroon.
10.	Street talk and street business in a multicultural setting.
11.	Gendered interaction.
12.	Non-verbal communication in social interaction.
13.	Theoretical perspectives of social interaction.
14.	Narratives and the construction of community.
15.	Social interaction and language development.
16.	Social interaction and literary development.
17.	Social interaction and literacy development.
18.	Social interaction and national development.
19.	Pidgin English and social interaction in Cameroon.

Abstracts of 300 words submitted in MS word to: english_uniyao at yahoo.com Deadline for submission January 31, 2007. 

Registration: Deadline: March 31, 2007. (Dr Samuel Atechi, Yaounde)
i.	International Participants - CFA 40.000/ $75.00; 
ii.     National - CFA 25.000/ $45.00; 
iii.    Students - CFA 10.000/ $20.00. 

Conference Proceedings: Selected papers will be published. 

For Conference details, see: http://www.freetocharities.org.uk/yaounde





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