Call for Papers: Deaf Education and Empowerment in Ghana, July 2010



Date: 11-Jul-2010 – 14-Jul-2010
Location: Accra, Ghana
Contact Person: George Akanlig-Pare
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

Deaf people in many African countries, are among the most marginalised people. Their employment opportunities are often confined to menial jobs because of lack of education and training opportunities. This conference will provide a forum for participants to discuss the state of education and skills training for the deaf community in Ghana and other African countries.

Call For Papers

Call Deadline: 01/06//2010
Notification of acceptance: 05/06/2010

Abstracts are invited for thirty-minute talks on any aspect of Deafness, Sign language and Sign language linguistics (20 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for discussions).

Abstract must be anonymous and at most one page long with one optional page for data and references, and another separate page containing the name, affiliation, and e-mail address of sender.

Abstract should be in pdf format.

Abstract should be sent to the following address:
-George Akanlig-Pare:
-Kofi Saah:
-Evershed Amuzu:

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