Description

The Endangered and Lesser Known Languages ​​conference began as a platform for academicians, researchers and members of speech communities to deliberate issues relevant to language endangerment and share their latest findings. This annual conference aims to create interest in lesser known languages ​​and train young scholars in language. Documentation.

Call for paper

Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2018-08-15

Draft paper acceptance notification:2018-11-01

Abstract submission deadline:2018-08-15

Call for paper description

Theme 

Archiving and Data management of the endangered and lesser known languages

Sub-Themes

We invite submissions on the following and related sub-themes:

  • Documentation of endangered and lesser-known languages
  • Language ecology
  • Language endangerment scenario
  • Language policy and language planning
  • Language revitalization
  • Community’s participation in language revitalization process
  • Development of script and orthography
  • Mother tongue based multilingual education
  • Technologies for endangered and lesser-known languages
  • Field ethics and case studies
  • Language archiving
  • Language contact, maintenance and shift
  • Linguistic human rights

Author guidelines

  1. Abstracts of 750-1000 words (excluding references and data) in PDF format is to be uploaded by 15th August, 2018 using the EasyChair system
  2. Abstracts should be completely anonymous for consideration.
  3. Note: One author can submit a maximum of one single-authored and one co-authored abstract.
  4. Please send your queries if any to srieli.sll.ju@gmail.com

Committee

Atanu Saha , Co-ordinator, School of Languages ​​and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Samir Karmakar Co-ordinator, School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Bornini Lahiri School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Arup Majumder School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Samhati Soor School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Sudipta Nath School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Program Committee

Ritesh Kumar, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra

Bornini Lahiri, School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Sudhanshu Shekhar, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

T. Meiraba, Sikkim University

Mayank Jain, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Kartick Narayanan, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Dripta Piplai, IIT Kharagpur

Scientific Committee

Abhigyan Dwivedi, Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University, Sagar

Amalesh Gope, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Anish Koshy, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Anvita Abbi, Centre for Oral and Tribal Literature, New Delhi

Arup Nath, Tezpur University, Tezpur

Awadhesh Mishra, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore

Ayesha Kidwai, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

B.R.K. Reddy, Retd. Prof. Telugu University, Hyderabad

Bidisha Som, Indian Institute of Technology - Guwahati, Guwahati

Bipasha Patgiri, Tezpur University, Tezpur

Deepak Alok, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Dafydd Gibbon, Bielefeld University, Germany

David Nathan, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Australia

Dhirendra Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Dipamoni Baruah, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak

Girish Nath Jha, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Guru Jegan, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak

Hemanga Dutta, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Imtiaz Hasnain, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Jeff Good, University at Buffalo, USA

Jisha CK,

K. Srikumar, Lucknow University, Lucknow

Karthick Narayanan, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Mahesh M, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Manasi Kelkar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Mina Dan, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Mukesh, National Institute of Technology - Raipur, Raipur

Nikolaus Himmelmann, University of Cologne, Germany

Neelu, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Niladri Shekhar Dash, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Parmeshwari Krishnamurthy, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad

Peter Austin, School of Oriental and Asian Studies, London

PKS Pandey, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Pramod Kumar, Tezpur University, Tezpur

Rajiv Ranjan, Michigan University, USA

S. Arulmozi, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad

Samir Karmakar, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Shailendra Mohan, Deccan College, Pune

Somdev Kar, Indian Institute of Technology - Mandi, Mandi

Sujoy Sarkar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Tariq Khan, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad

Local Advisory Committee

Samita Sen, Dean, FISLM, Jadavpur University

Asis Mazumder, Director School of Water Resource, JU

Amlan Dasgupta, Director , School of Cultural texts and records, JU

Pabitra Sarkar , former VC, RBU

Sayantan Dasgupta, Comp. literature, JU

Sudip Naskar, Computer Science and Engineering, JU

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  • Atanu Saha
  • srieli.sll.ju@gmail.com