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Full Title: Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice

      
Short Title: CLP 2014
Location: Nanjing, China
Start Date: 24-Oct-2014 - 26-Oct-2014
Contact: Klaus-Uwe Panther
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: International Conference
Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics: Theory and Practice

The conference aims to present a broad range of research on (i) the cognitive foundations of language structure and pragmatic function, and (ii) cognitive linguistic approaches to language teaching and learning and other applications.

Venue:

Nanjing Normal University (Suiyuan Campus)
Ninghai Road 122, Gulou District
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Dates:

Friday - Sunday
24 - 26 October 2014

Language:

The language of the conference is English.

Web address: http://clp.njnu.edu.cn

Plenary Speakers:

Gilles Fauconnier, University of California, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
Jeannette Littlemore, University of Birmingham, U.K.
Yuhong Liu, Nanjing Normal University, China
Klaus-Uwe Panther, Nanjing Normal University & University of Hamburg
Dingfang Shu, Shanghai International Studies University, China
Hui Zhang, Nanjing Normal University, China
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science
LL Issue: 25.1329


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