Posted by useibert on Saturday, September 29, 2012
Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of African Linguistics (Grafik: Koeppe-Verlag)
The Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of African Linguistics, Cologne, 17-21 August 2009 have just appeared at Koeppe-Verlag (Cologne) in the series “World Congress of African Linguistics“. The volume has about 650 pages and costs € 98,00.
A few of the articles deal with topics related to Chadic and Afroasiatic research, e.g.
Coding relations between the verb and noun phrases in Afroasiatic – A sketch of typological explanations
Vowels, consonants and prosody in two Central Chadic languages
Check what else is in the book
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Posted by useibert on Friday, August 3, 2012
The 7th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL7) will will be held from the 20th to the 24th of August 2012 at the University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon. An updated programme of the congress has just been sent to the participants by the organizers. A number of papers will deal with Chadic and other Afroasiatic languages. I won’t list them here, please find out for yourself in this document (PDF file, 1,3 MB).
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Posted by useibert on Monday, September 12, 2011
The 6th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) will be hosted at the LLACAN (Langage, langues et cultures d’Afrique noire, UMR 8135 INALCO-CNRS) at Villejuif (near Paris) from September 22 to September 23, 2011. Here is a Poster and the Programme:
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Posted by useibert on Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The 7th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 7) will hold from the 20th to the 24th of August 2012 in the University of Buea, Cameroon. The theme of the congress is Language description and documentation for development, education and the preservation of cultural heritage in Africa. The organisers have just sent us an invitation and call for papers: Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by useibert on Thursday, May 5, 2011
This month, a special symposium on “Half a Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa Studies” will take place at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS).
Over the past fifty years, Professors Herrmann Jungraithmayr and Paul Newman have been two of the foremost scholars in the area of Chadic and Hausa linguistics. In this symposium, these two scholars will give an overview of developments in these fields and offer their perspectives on unresolved questions and challenges. Jungraithmayr will present his thoughts on comparative Chadic, to be complemented by commentary and discussion by Professor Henry Tourneux of CNRS and INALCO (Langage, langues et cultures d’Afrique noire, LLACAN) in Paris. Newman will present his insights on Hausa historical linguistics, to be complemented by commentary and discussion by Professor Philip Jaggar of the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, in London. These two papers with commentary by leading experts will be followed by open discussion with the participation of members of the audience.
Date: Monday, May 23rd, 2011
Venue: 95445 Bayreuth, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 3 (Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, BIGSAS, seminar rooms), S 17
Time: Begin 16 c.t.
Chair: Professor Roxana Ma Newman
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Posted by useibert on Tuesday, December 28, 2010
The “ Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages ” is pleased to announce that the 6th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) will be hosted at the LLACAN (Langage, langues et cultures d’Afrique noire, UMR 8135 INALCO-CNRS) at Villejuif (near Paris) from September 22 to September 23, 2011.
This Colloquium takes place after those of Leipzig (2001), Prague (2003), Villejuif (2005), Bayreuth (2007), Leipzig (2009) taking up two discontinued traditions (the series of Leiden 1976, Hamburg 1981, Boulder 1987) and the Franco-German meetings in Paris (Groupe d’Etudes tchadiques, 1980 – 1997). It is devoted to all aspects of Chadic languages and linguistics, in particular:
- Descriptive linguistics of individual Chadic languages
- Comparative linguistics of Chadic languages
- Typology of Chadic languages
- Hausa linguistics
- The position of Chadic within Afroasiatic
- Chadic languages in contact with non-Chadic languages
- Oral literature in Chadic languages
Registration for the Villejuif meeting should contain:
- NAME AND ADDRESS (preferably e-mail AND snail mail),
- TITLE OF PAPER AND ABSTRACT (1 page),
- PLANNED DATES OF ARRIVAL (suggested: Wednesday, 21 st September)
AND DEPARTURE (suggested: Saturday, 24 th September),
- INDICATION OF PREFERRED ACCOMMODATION (single/double; hotel category or price).
Registrations should be addressed exclusively by e-mail to:
Subject : BICCL 2011
Deadline for submitting title and abstract: May 31, 2011.
Further details will be found in a second circular.
The “ Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages ” is presently represented by Prof. Dr D. IBRISZIMOW (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik II, University of Bayreuth), Dr H. TOURNEUX (LLACAN – CNRS / INALCO – Villejuif / Paris), and Professor (emeritus) Dr phil. habil. E. H. WOLFF (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik, University of Leipzig).
Download this Announcement (PDF)
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Posted by useibert on Thursday, September 2, 2010
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The 31st German Conference of Oriental Studies (Deutscher Orientalistentag) will take place in Marburg, September 20-24, 2010, after a 60-year break since the last “Orientalistentag” in this town. The decision to hold the most important congress of German Oriental Studies in Marburg has been prompted by the recent establishment of the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
More details can be found on the conference website.
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Posted by useibert on Wednesday, March 31, 2010
The programme of the “19th Afrikanistentag” is now online. A few papers will deal with Chadic languages. Find out more on the conference website.
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Posted by useibert on Saturday, January 23, 2010
(via NACAL) The 38th meeting of the North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL 38) will be held in Austin, TX, Saturday, 2/13 – Sunday, 2/14. The keynote speaker for NACAL 38 will be Zygmunt Frajzyngier (University of Colorado at Boulder).
The North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL) provides scholars from North America and around the world with a venue to discuss the Afroasiatic language phylum. Now in its 37th year, NACAL has held annual meetings since 1973. Previous meetings have been held in Ann Arbor, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Cambridge, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Haven, San Diego, Seattle, Toronto, and several other cities in the United States and Canada.
A list of previous conferences, organizers, and (since 1984) conference reminiscers is available at http://www.mandaic.org/nacal/history.pdf. This list is updated annually.
A partial bibliography of papers given at previous conferences is available at http://www.mandaic.org/nacal/nacalbib.pdf.
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Posted by useibert on Wednesday, October 28, 2009
The “19. Afrikanistentag” will be held from 08.-10. April 2010 in Mainz, Germany.
There is no overall theme for the conference. Papers should focus on African languages, dealing with any of the various aspects of their manifestation and representation.
Registration deadline is December 10, 2009.
More information can be found on the conference website
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