We invite paper proposals related (but not limited) to the following research areas: language description, language documentation, typology and comparative linguistics, sociolinguistics, contact phenomena, cultural linguistics, computational linguistics, gestures and sign languages, discursive variants and language registers, oratures and literatures in West African languages. Although proposals that resonate with the SyWAL2022 theme ‘Uniformity, Variability, Diversity’ will be especially welcome, proposals may be on any topic relevant to the Symposium.
Abstract in English or French not exceeding 500 words (including references) should be sent to sywal2022@unior.it. The abstract must contain the title of the paper, author’s name, affiliation, e-mail, and surface address. On submitting your abstract, please indicate whether you would like to contribute to one of the proposed panels. Only one submission by an author or a group of co-authors will be considered. Potential participants are also requested not to submit their abstracts to more than one panel.

Email address for submissions: sywal2022@unior.it
Deadline for abstract submissions: 1 June 2022


Ultimo aggiornamento 13/05/2022