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BICCL 6 — Call for Papers

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:

biccl2011@orange.fr
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).

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