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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Call for Papers

Topics: All papers on Arabic literature and linguistics will gladly be considered, but we especially encourage submissions on the following topics:

  •   Beyond diglossia: New approaches to variation in Arabic
  •   Bringing data to bear: Empirical approaches to Arabic pedagogy and SLA
  •   Socio-cultural approaches to the acquisition of Arabic
  •   Asking new questions about old literature
  •   Literature across Arabic Registers
  •   Arabic literature in new diasporas
  •   Arabic Literature, Linguistics and Pedagogy in the Internet Age

Papers which will be also presented at other conferences such as ALS and ACLA are welcome, as we hope to provide a forum for students to further develop and refine their research.


The deadline for abstracts is November 1, 2010.

Applicants may submit abstracts of no more than 400 words, not including references, in PDF format. Abstracts can be submitted via the following website:

Abstracts should not include identifying information, however you must indicate the highest degree you have obtained and your current position (e.g. "M.A., graduate student", "Ph.D., assistant professor").
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