I-3. Languages of Africa: Traditions and Perspectives

Conveners: Viktor Ja. Porkhomovsky (Institute of Linguistics, Moscow, Russia), Andrey B. Shluinsky (Institute of Linguistics, Moscow, Russia); e-mail: conf_africa@mail.ru

The panel deals with all issues of African linguistics: typological and cross-linguistically oriented studies in lexicon and grammar of African languages; comparative and historical studies of African languages; issues in genealogical classification of African languages; dialectal and areal studies of African languages; sociolinguistic studies of linguistic situations in Africa; language contact in Africa.