[RNLD] Linguistics Society of PNG Conference 2017
Lila San Roque
lila.san.roque at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 03:56:30 EST 2016
Linguistics Society of Papua New Guinea's Annual Conference
Tuesday 12-14 September, 2017
The Linguistics Society of PNG is pleased to announce its annual conference
to be held at the University of Goroka (UoG), Goroka, Eastern Highlands
Province, from Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th of September 2017.
The conference aims to bring together researchers working in two broad
1. Language documentation, and
2. Language development.
Intending participants are invited to present papers on innovative
work in the area of Austronesian and Papuan (as well as general)
linguistics, and literacy/literature. Papers on current initiatives in
collecting Oral Literature and documenting unwritten Languages (as part of
the ongoing efforts to preserve the cultural and linguistic heritage of PNG)
are also welcome.
Papers are also invited in the area of Language development which
encompasses a broad range of topics, including (but not limited to) language
education, ELT, language policy, pidgins and creoles, language policy,
literature, language/literacy education, and applied linguistics, with new
fields emerging on the borders between disciplines and sub-fields.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by Tuesday, 31st March 2017
The conference program will be available at the Language and Linguistics in
Melanesia (LLM) website http://www.langlxmelanesia.com
<http://www.langlxmelanesia.com/> after the acceptance of abstracts.
Deadline for abstract submission: 31st January 2017
Notification of acceptance: 31st March 2017
Registration: 11th September 2017
Conference: 12-14th September 2017
Registration (11thSeptember 2017) PKG150 /Students' Registration fee -
Registration includes conference pack (including a book of paper outlines),
and morning/afternoon teas.
Conference dinner 14th September 2017 PKG50
Further details and conference registration forms will be available in early
January 2017 at http://www.langlxmelanesia.com <http://www.langlxmelanesia.com/>
All other enquiries should be directed to: Dr. Jane Awi - awij at uog.ac.pg
Miss Anne-Marie Wanamp - wanampa at uog.ac.pg
Mr. Philip Tama - tamap at uog.ac.pg
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