27.4954, Calls: Anthro Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Doc, Socioling/USA

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Subject: 27.4954, Calls: Anthro Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Doc, Socioling/USA

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Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:33:35
From: Samson Lotven [stotven at indiana.edu]
Subject: 48th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Full Title: 48th Annual Conference on African Linguistics 
Short Title: ACAL 48 

Date: 30-Mar-2017 - 02-Apr-2017
Location: Bloomington Indiana, USA 
Contact Person: Samson Lotven
Meeting Email: stotven at indiana.edu
Web Site: http://www.indiana.edu/~acal48/home.html 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2016 

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University Bloomington, is pleased to
announce that it will be hosting the 48th meeting of the Annual Conference of
the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics. The conference will focus
on all aspects of African linguistics, from linguistic description to
theoretical analysis and sociolinguistics.

For more information about the conference, go to the conference website
(http://www.indiana.edu/~acal48/home.html) or send an email to Samuel Obeng
(sobeng at indiana.edu) or Samson Lotven (stotven at indiana.edu).

2nd Call for Papers:


General Session - Oral & Poster Presentations
For the general session we welcome papers on any area of African linguistics.
The general conference will consist of talks, poster sessions, and plenary
talks by prominent researchers on African languages.


The deadline for submission is Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET
(4:59 a.m. GMT). Please note that late submissions will not be considered.
International participants are urged to submit their abstracts at the earliest
date possible because of visa requirements. We plan to notify participants
about the outcome of their submissions by January 15, 2017.

Review Process:

Abstracts will be subject to blind reviews with special attention paid to
originality, quality, and relevance. Twenty minutes will be assigned for each
presentation, to be followed by a 10-minute question-and-answer period. Poster
presentations will be scheduled at dedicated times; there shall be no
simultaneous oral sessions during the poster presentations.

Abstract Guidelines:

All abstracts should be anonymous and written in English with glosses or
translations for words or examples in any other language. Each abstract,
including the title and any data in figures or tables, must not exceed 500
words. Data must include interlinear glosses following the Leipzig Glossing
Rules. The 500-word abstract should be single-spaced and in a Unicode font no
smaller than 11 point, and in .pdf or .doc/.docx format. Abstracts must be
submitted electronically via LINGUIST List EasyAbs.

Submission Instructions:

Submissions are restricted to one single-authored paper and one co-authored
paper per individual. The abstract must be submitted online using the LINGUIST
List EasyAbs abstract submission website, which will provide additional
instructions. The submission website can be accessed here
(http://linguistlist.org/confservices/acal48). Please note that in order to
present a paper or poster at ACAL 48, you must be a member of the Association
of Contemporary African Linguistics (ACAL). To pay ACAL membership fees,
please go to the ACAL organization website (http://acal.linguistlist.org).
Membership fees are collected by the ACAL organization, not the conference


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