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WOCAL 6: Call for papers

Posted by useibert on Monday, August 25, 2008

The 6th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL6) will be held in Cologne, Germany from August 17 to 21, 2009 (Monday to Friday). The theme of WOCAL6 is “African Linguistics for Understanding and Progress”. However, papers on topics relating to all aspects of the study of African languages (including African sign languages) will be considered.

Main sections

  1. Language Contact
  2. Morpho-Syntax
  3. Language Documentation
  4. Phonetics and Phonology
  5. Typology
  6. Semantics
  7. Sociolinguistics
  8. Language Technology
  9. Language and Development

The following information is required for registration:

  • Title of paper
  • Abstract
  • Full name, e-mail AND postal address
  • Country of residence (in August 2009)
  • Nationality (in passport, for visa application)

The deadline for submission is December 20th, 2008.

Correspondence should be directed to:

WOCAL6
c/o Matthias Brenzinger
Institut fuer Afrikanistik
University of Cologne
50923 Köln
GERMANY

or via eMail:
WOCAL6@uni-koeln.de

For further information on WOCAL6, please visit the WOCAL6 website at: www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/afrikanistik/wocal

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