4th Arabic Linguistics Forum (ALiF)

Call for Papers

The aim of this international conference is to provide a forum for academic and scholarly exchange on the linguistics of the Arabic language family, for researchers from across Europe and the Middle East, and beyond.

Invited Speakers:

Nancy Hawker (The Aga Khan University)

Stuart Davis (Indiana University)

Ahmad al-Jallad (Ohio State University)

The Arabic Linguistics Forum welcomes the submission of abstracts in all areas of Arabic linguistics: phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, morphology, dialectology, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, historical linguistics, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, and applied linguistics.

**Abstract Guidelines**

Abstracts for both full papers and posters should be written in English and should not exceed 500 words. In addition, references and/or figures may optionally be included, but should not exceed two pages of A4 (or US ‘Letter’). Please submit your abstract in PDF format.

Your abstract must be anonymous. You will be asked to submit a version with your name and affiliation on it if your abstract is selected for presentation. Please make sure that you do not use your name in the filename for your abstract, and please erase any details which might identify you in the file that you submit. Please use one word from the title of your abstract as the filename.

Talks will be allotted 20 minutes for the presentation with 10 minutes for questions and answers.

The deadline for all submissions is January 31st, 2020.

Abstracts must be submitted via EasyChair at: https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=alif2020

Notification of abstract acceptance is issued by March 20th, 2020.

Information regarding travel, accommodations, registration will be posted on the ALiF website  in due course. Questions and other correspondence should be directed to the conference organizers at ALIF.2020@outlook.com.