|Full Title:||The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to its Theory and Practice in the Classical World|
|Location:||London, United Kingdom|
|Start Date:||10-Sep-2014 - 12-Sep-2014|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
Persuasion is a psychological phenomenon which is deeply connected to language. The focus of the conference is to explore the nature and role of persuasion as linguistic exercise in classical literature and culture from a variety of different perspectives. These include modern linguistics, stylistics, ancient rhetoric and criticism, and comparative approaches taking into account modern and extra-European rhetorical practices and traditions. The convenors are Tzu-I Liao (UCL) and Alessandro Vatri (Oxford) and the event is under the auspices of Chris Carey and Stephen Colvin.
Keynote speaker: Ineke Sluiter (Leiden)
Confirmed speakers include Anna Bonifazi (Heidelberg), Stephen Colvin (UCL), Casper de Jonge (Leiden), Caroline Kroon (UvA), Tobias Reinhardt (Oxford), Donna Shalev (HUJI).
|Linguistic Subfield:||Discourse Analysis; Cognitive Science; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics|
|Subject Language:||Greek, Ancient; Latin|
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