Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Call for Papers

"Arabic Linguistics Across Traditions"
April 9–11, 2010
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretic and applied issues of Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged:

  • linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics),
  • applied linguistics,
  • sociolinguistics,
  • psycholinguistics,
  • discourse analysis,
  • historical linguistics,
  • corpus linguistics,
  • computational,
  • linguistics, etc.

Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to submit a one-page abstract giving the title of the paper, a brief statement of the topic, and a summary clearly stating how the topic will be developed (the reasoning, data, or experimental results to be presented). Authors are requested to be as specific as possible in describing their topics. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to

Email submissions should be in PDF format with all fonts embedded. Names are not to appear in the abstracts. Instead, the author's name, title, email address, address, and phone number should be included in the body of the email message.

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: November 25, 2009

ALS membership dues of $25 and conference fees of $50 (total $75) are to be submitted with all abstracts and must be received by the abstract deadline.  Membership dues are non-refundable; conference fees are refundable, if requested, only to those whose papers are not accepted.

Dr. Mustafa Mughazy
Department of Foreign Languages
410 Sprau Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA

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