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Le français en Afrique du Sud : une francophonie émergente? Special Issue of French Studies in Southern Africa. No 40.2, 2010

FRENCH STUDIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA is published by the Association for French Studies in Southern Africa. All correspondence concerning editorial matters should be directed to the Editor, Professor Bernard De Meyer, School of Language, Literature and Linguistics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, P/B X01, Scottsville, 3209, South Africa or by e-mail to


Bernard De Meyer (KwaZulu-Natal); Jaco Alant (Durban University of Technology).


Jean-Louis Cornille (Cape Town); Norbert Dodille (Réunion); Denise Godwin (Johannes-burg); Pierre Halen (Metz); Michel Lioure (Clermont-Ferrand); Jean-Pol Madou (Savoie); Léopold Peeters (Pretoria); Thierry Soubrié (Grenoble); Anny Wynchank (Cape Town).


Articles that do not conform to the following requirements will not be considered. Manuscripts in French (or, in special cases, in English), must first be submitted electronically. Once it has been approved by the editor, the proposed article must be submitted in duplicate, and it will be sent anonymously to at least two members of the Editorial Advisory board, who will critically evaluate it. On acceptance, an electronic version in Microsoft Office Word, without using Styles, will be requested. The typing must use Times New Roman 12 and be double-spaced. There should not be more than 32 lines per page. Without the Editor's prior consent, contributions should not exceed 25 pages in the above-mentioned style, including notes and references. The first page must contain the name and full address of the contributor, his/her university, the title of the article, an abstract in French or English (whichever is not the language of the article), followed by about five keywords in French and English.

Copyright on all published material is vested in the Association, whose permission must be sought for the reprinting of articles. Articles already published elsewhere should not be submitted to French Studies in Southern Africa without the permission of both the Editorial Board and the holder of the copyright of the article concerned. The Editor reserves the right to amend the phrasing and punctuation of any article if deemed necessary.


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Offprints: On publication, contributors will receive one complimentary copy of the journal and ten complimentary offprints of their article.

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Published with the support of the Embassy of France in South Africa.