The “Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages” is pleased to invite you to the 9th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL) which will take place in Villejuif, France in September 7-8 2017.
This Colloquium will be 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)
The purpose of this early announcement is to allow you to search for funding, for LLACAN will not be able to provide any financial support for the participants.
Registrations should be addressed exclusively by e-mail to:
firstname.lastname@example.org ; Subject : BICCL 2017
Deadline for submitting title and abstract: May 31, 2017.
Further details will be found in a second circular.
Feel free to share this information with interested colleagues and students.
The “Permanent Committee of the International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages” is presently represented by Dymitr Ibriszimow (Lehrstuhl Afrikanistik II, University of Bayreuth), Henry Tourneux (LLACAN – CNRS / INALCO – Villejuif and IRAD Maroua, Cameroon), and Ekkehard Wolff (Professor & Chair emeritus African Linguistics, University of Leipzig, Institut für Afrikanistik).