5th International Conference on Bantu Languages
The 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages brings together specialists in all aspects of the study of Bantu languages.
Date: 12-Jun-2013 – 15-Jun-2013
Contact Person: Dmitry Idiatov
Meeting Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales
65 Rue des Grands Moulins
75013 Paris, France
Organisers: Dmitry Idiatov, Sophie Manus, Annie Rialland and Mark Van de Velde
Final Call for Papers:
Abstracts are invited for conference presentations addressing any aspect of the analysis, description or comparison of Bantu languages.
Besides the general session, contributions are also invited for four workshops and one special session:
- Workshop 1: Nasal noun class prefixes in Bantu: Innovated or inherited? (convenors: Larry Hyman & Gudrun Miehe)
- Workshop 2: The construal of tense and aspect in Bantu (convenors: Axel Fleisch & Robert Botne)
- Workshop 3: New interdisciplinary perspectives on Bantu expansion (convenors: Rebecca Grollemund & Jean-Marie Hombert)
- Workshop 4: The influence of language contact on Bantu prosodic systems (convenors: Laura J. Downing & Maarten Mous)
- Special session: What is the grammar of preverbal domains in Bantu languages? (a position paper by Fatima Hamlaoui & Koen Bostoen)
The descriptions of the workshops and the special session can be found on the conference website.
Please consult the section ‘Call for Papers’ on the conference website for instructions on abstract submission. http://bantu5.sciencesconf.org
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Deadline for abstracts: December 10, 2012
Notification of acceptance for abstracts: February 15, 2013
Programme available: March 2013
Workshops: June 12, 2013
Conference: June 13-15, 201,
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