24.18, Calls: Sub-Saharan Languages, Phonetics, Phonology/South Africa

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Subject: 24.18, Calls: Sub-Saharan Languages, Phonetics, Phonology/South Africa

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Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:59:57
From: Toni Borowsky [toni.borowsky at sydney.edu.au]
Subject: Phonetics and Phonology of Sub-Saharan Languages

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Full Title: Phonetics and Phonology of Sub-Saharan Languages 

Date: 07-Jul-2013 - 10-Jul-2013
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa 
Contact Person: Andrew van der Spuy
Meeting Email: andrew.vanderspuy at wits.ac.za
Web Site: http://www.wits.ac.za/conferences/phonetics 

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology 

Other Specialty: Sub-Saharan Languages 

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2013 

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics Department of the University of the Witwatersrand is pleased to announce a conference to be held at the university from 7-10 July 2013 entitled ‘The Phonetics and Phonology of Sub-Saharan Languages’.

The conference is to be held in memory of Professor Tony Traill (1939-2007). 

Invited speakers: Amanda Miller (Ohio State University), Ian Maddieson (University of California Berkeley / University of New Mexico), Tom Gueldemann (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Final Call for Papers: 

We invite abstracts for papers on Sub-Saharan Languages, especially Bantu and Khoisan. Relevant areas include all sub-areas of phonetics and phonology, including descriptive, theoretical, experimental, typological and historical studies as well as interface work such as morphology/phonology, and syntax/phonology. 

(a) The abstract should be written in English, no more than one A4 or letter-size page in length. 
(b) Email 2 copies of the abstract to Andrew.vanderspuy at wits.ac.za. One copy should be in MS Word format, and include the author’s name(s), affiliation(s), and email address(es). The file name of this copy should include the words ‘name included’, e.g. Egressive_clicks_in_Khoisan_name_included.docx. The other should be in PDF format (for anonymous review), identified by title only. The file name of this copy should include the word ‘anonymous’, e.g.Egressive_clicks_in_Khoisan_anonymous.pdf. 
(c) Special fonts (if any) should also be sent as an attachment to the same email address. 

Due date for abstracts: 31 January 2013 
Notification of abstract acceptance: 31 March 2013 

For further information, please see the conference website: 


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