FYI: Call For Papers: Contemporary Issues In Language Studies

Scholarly articles are invited for the book titled Contemporary Issues in Language Studies. It is a compendium of linguistic theories. Its central focus is domesticating linguistic theories in order to bring linguistics closer to people. Each chapter is to address specific issues in linguistics, present them in a simplified manner and give appropriate illustrations, particularly from African milieus. Each author is required to present the topics like a classroom lecture, following this format:
– Introduction
– Objectives
– Content
– Summary
– Conclusion
– References (APA 6th Edition)

The areas of linguistics to be covered include:
1. Phonology
2. Phonetics
3. Syntax
4. Stylistics
5. Contrastive Analysis
6. Semiotics
7. Corpus linguistics
8. Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics
9. Forensic linguistics
10. Computational linguistics
11. Discourse analysis
12. Critical Linguistics/Critical Discourse Analysis
13. Pragmatics

The book is to be edited by:
Prof. Francis Egbokhare
Department of Linguistics and African Languages
University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Dr. Adesina Sunday
Department of English
University of Ibadan, Ibadan

All articles are to be submitted electronically to The deadline for submission of articles is September 30, 2014.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories

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