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Full Title: Workshop on Humour in Press News Discourse (1700-1900)

Location: Bergamo, Italy
Start Date: 28-Aug-2013 - 30-Aug-2013
Contact: Nicholas Brownlees
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Title of Workshop: Humour in Press News Discourse (1700-1900)
Venue: 5th International Conference on Late Modern English, Bergamo, Italy http://www.unibg.it/LModE-5

Conference organiser: Prof. Marina Dossena, marina.dossena@unibg.it

The conference registration fees are advertised at http://wwwdata.unibg.it/dati/bacheca/1178/55408.pdf

Date: Wednesday 28 August - Friday 30 August 2013
Workshop convenors: Prof. Nicholas Brownlees (University of Florence, Italy), Prof. Isabel Ermida (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)
Length of individual sessions in workshop: 15 minutes + 10 minutes questions
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.47

This is a session of the following meeting:
5th International Conference on Late Modern English

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