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The Linguistics Society of Southern Africa is broadly dedicated to promoting the discipline of Linguistics and to fostering research excellence concerning all the languages of Southern Africa.
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For information on the Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies journal (SALALS) use the link under the 'Journal' menu on the right.
The membership fees for 2014 have been posted on the website.
2014 Joint SAALA/SAALT/LSSA Conference
Language: Synergies and Intersections - 24-27 June 2014
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Programme available at: http://www.wits.ac.za/newsroom/conferences/language/23682/conference_programme.html
The 2014 conference focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of linguistics in the field of language competence and use. This meeting aims to showcase the current diversity of the field of linguistics and the blurring of the boundaries between linguistics and other domains of study concerned with the structure, function and value of language.