The AFALA 2022 - The African Assembly on Linguistic Anthropology 2022

The GLOCAL AFALA 2022 (SCOPUS / ISI indexed)


African Studies & History Language & Linguistics Anthropology Social Sciences (General) Culture



GENERAL




  • The GLOCAL AFALA 2022 is the annual conference, workshops and lectures on the Linguistic Anthropology, The Sociolinguistics, and the Language and Society, of Africa. https://afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke/



LOCATION




  • Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies, The University of Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi



DATE




  • October 19-22, 2022



THEME




  • Linguistic Landscapes in Cultural Climates: The GLOCAL AFALA 2022 invites work on the linguistic symbolisms and landscapes of Africa throughout global society, in a current era of global cultural flows and cultural sensitivity. Papers should focus on the ways in which African languages represent the cultural heritages, modernities and futures of Africa, more so following recent large-scale global changes.



KEYNOTE AND PLENERY SPEAKERS




  • Globally prominent scholars in Linguistic Anthropology and Language and Society



OFFICIAL PARTNERS




  • SOAS (University of London), University College London, Temple University, University College Dublin, Stockholm University, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, The American University in Cairo, Florida International University, Montclair State University, Ohio State University, University of Kansas, University of Virginia, Texas Tech University, Boston College, Nanyang Technological University, Calcutta University, Nalanda University, Beijing Normal University, University of East Anglia, University of Groningen, Qatar University, Monash University, University of South Australia, The University of Adelaide.

  • The GLOCAL AFALA 2022 Second abstract submission /call for abstracts opens on June 5, 2021 and closes on November 5, 2021. Submit at the following link, with all information. https://afala2021.uonbi.ac.ke/submit 



PUBLICATIONS




  • Conference proceedings (ISI / AHCI indexed). Several special Top Tier (Scopus/ISI /ACHI /SSCI) journal issues and monographs are planned with well ranked publications and publishers only, from papers submitted to The GLOCAL AFALA 2022 that meet review requirements. Ample assistance is provided to revise papers.



AGENDA




  • 350+ oral presentations, 20 colloquia, poster presentation section, 3 keynote speakers, 10 publishing company displays, 20 university display stalls, 4 workshops on Linguistics and Anthropology methodology, 3 anthropological exhibitions, 5 talks by anthropological societies, anthropological excursion, 2 ‘how to publish’ talks by publishers.



ANTHROPOLOGICAL EXCURSIONS




  • Anthropological one day options to sites significant for Kenyan language, anthropology and society



LINKS







CHAIRS­




  • Chair

    Professor Onyango-Ouma

    Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

    email: onyango.ouma@uonbi.ac.ke

  • Co-Chair

    Professor Nathan Hill

    SOAS University of London, U.K.

  • Vice Chair

    Professor Helga Shroeder

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya



GENERAL STEERING COMMITTEE




  • Professor Benson Mulemi

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Professor Salome Bukachi

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Professor Tom Ondicho

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Professor Charles Olungah

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Professor Khamati Shilabukha

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Professor Dalmas Omia

    Department of Linguistics & Languages

    University of Nairobi, Kenya



COMMUNICATIONS




  • Head of Communications Ms. Nhan Huynh

    GLOCAL Unit

    SOAS University of London, U.K.

    email: afala2021@uonbi.ac.ke