FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme: “African Languages in Practice in the 21st Century”
The African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA) in collaboration with the Pan South African Language Board, the Department of African Language Studies and the Centre for Advanced Studies of
African Society (CASAS) of the University of the Western Cape’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities will
be hosting the 23rd BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN LANGUAGES ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA.
DATE: 21 – 24 September 2022
VENUE: University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Cape Town, 7135, SOUTH AFRICA
Specific venues to be announced
CONFERENCE THEME: African Languages in Practice in the 21st Century
Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, interactive sessions, posters/exhibitions are invited to the
23rd BIENNIAL ALASA International Conference “African Languages in Practice in the 21st Century”.
WEB LINK FOR REGISTRATION: TBA
Submission of abstracts and workshop proposals extended to: 10 January 2022
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: 31 January 2022
GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR PAPER AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS
Abstracts of 150-200 words for paper presentations, and 250-400 for workshop presentations, should be submitted by e-mail as an Ms Word file accompanied by the following information:
- Full title of the paper
- Title, full names and surname Institutional affiliation
- E-mail address (if paper has multiple authors, please state name of corresponding author)
- Telephone (cell/mobile or office):
- Fax Number:
- Postal address and postal code:
Abstracts must be submitted in English
No references, tables or graphics should be included in the abstract
When using abbreviations within the body of the abstract, please spell out the name in full at first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis.
It is the responsibility of the author to ensure abstract text does not contain any typos or grammatical errors.