24.5112, Calls: Socioling, Ling & Lit, Lang Documentation, Lexicography, Translation/Botswana

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Subject: 24.5112, Calls: Socioling, Ling & Lit, Lang Documentation, Lexicography, Translation/Botswana

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Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:41:44
From: Ethelbert Emmanuel Kari [ethelbert.kari at mopipi.ub.bw]
Subject: 3rd Department of African Languages and Literature International Conference

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Full Title: 3rd Department of African Languages and Literature International Conference 
Short Title: 3rd ALL 

Date: 30-Jul-2014 - 01-Aug-2014
Location: Gaborone, Botswana 
Contact Person: Budzani Mogara
Meeting Email: GABANAB at mopipi.ub.bw

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Lexicography; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation 

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014 

Meeting Description:

Conference theme: Language, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century

The conference has two major objectives, namely to discuss African languages and literatures in the context of multilingual and multicultural discourses and to examine African languages, literature and culture in the light of the new socio-political and economic circumstances of the 21st century in Africa.

Call for Papers:

3rd Department of African Languages and Literature International Conference
University of Botswana
30 July - 1 August 2014

Conference Theme:

Language, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century

Conference Sub-Themes:

The conference welcomes papers on the following sub-themes and/or any other relevant topics in the areas of language, literature and culture:

Language:

- Multilingualism and multi-culturalism in the 21st century
- African languages in a globalized world
- African languages as tools of socio-economic development
- Language standardization and harmonization nationally and across borders
- Language technology
- Sign language in Africa
- Linguistic description and documentation
- Language policy and planning
- Language contact, domination, maintenance and shift
- Language proficiency in indigenous languages
- Language, education and literacy
- Language use, communication and the media
- Indigenous languages and gender issues
- Translation, interpretation, terminology and lexicography
- Inter-cultural communication, discourse and language use
- Unity in linguistic and cultural diversity

Literature/Culture:

- African literature in the 21st century
- African literature and literary criticism
- Textual representations of African culture
- Literature , gender and relations of power
- Politics, history and religion in African literature
- Media and communication of African culture
- Philosophy and theory in African literature
- Popular culture in the 21st century
- African literature and translation
- African written literature in indigenous languages
- Literature, development and economic diversification
- Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and African literature
- The evolution of the African novel
- Research on African folklore
- Emerging internet literatures

Submission of Abstracts:

Abstracts, of not more than 300 words, should be emailed, not later than 30 April 2014, to the following email address: batibohm at mopipi.ub.bw. Abstracts received after the aforementioned date will not be considered. Notices of acceptance will be sent out before 15 May 2014.

For further details please contact:

Dr B. Mogara
Telephone: +267-355-4122
Email: gabanab at mopipi.ub.bw

Dr. E. E. Kari
Telephone: +267-355-4113
Email: ethelbert.kari at mopipi.ub.bw







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