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The 5th New Zealand Discourse Conference (NZDC5)

Conference URL: http://www.aut.ac.nz/research/research-institutes/icdc/conferences/NZDC

Submissions are invited for the 5th New Zealand Discourse Conference from academics and others interested in discourse analysis that addresses theoretical, methodological or empirical research in a variety of applications.Given the increasing use of discourse analysis in many disciplines submissions are not limited to any one particular theme. However some of the areas that have been included in our previous conferences include: Culture and identity Public policy and the stateGender and diversity Ideology, power and knowledgeMarketing and consumption Globalization and development(New) media FinanceCommunity and health Education and learningPlace, space and time Practice and praxisProfessions and institutions Language and communicationWork, management and organization Science and technologyComputer-mediated communication Creativity and the artsLiterary and historical texts Politics Keynote speakersWe are honoured that the following keynote speakers have confirmed their participation at NZDC5:Distinguished Professor Ruth Wodak
Faculty of Linguistics and English, Lancaster University, United KingdomProfessor Bob Hodge
Institute of Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney, AustraliaAssociate Professor Donald Matheson
School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, University of Canterbury, New ZealandPresentation FormatsDue to the increasing growth of NZDC, in 2015 we will include an extra stream of individual paper presentations, and for the first time accept proposals for poster presentations and themed symposia. Individual PapersEach presentation will be allocated a 30-minute time slot, 20 minutes for presentation followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Papers are typically scheduled in a session of three presentations, which, where possible, will share a common theme.PostersTime will be scheduled during the conference for authors of posters to informally discuss their work with conference attendees. At least one author of each accepted poster is required to register for the conference, and to present their poster during the scheduled poster session.Themed symposiaSymposia sessions, which provide an opportunity for a group of researchers to present on a single topic, should involve three presenters and one discussant. Each symposium will comprise 20 minutes presentation per speaker and 30 minutes for open discussion, introduced and led by the discussant.Submission detailsAbstracts for individual papers and posters should be 200-300 words in length (excluding references) and include 3-5 key words. Abstracts for themed symposia should include a 200-300 word abstract related to the symposium proposal, as well as a 200-300 word abstract for each individual presenter. All abstracts should include a title, and clearly identify the topic of analysis, theoretical orientations, and discourse analytical approach employed. Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed and notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 31th July, 2015. Individuals may submit up to two abstracts if one of those is co-authored and the other sole authored. You will receive an acknowledgement upon receipt of your submission. If you do not receive this, please contact the conference administrator at: [email protected]

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Meeting Location:
AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

Contact Information:
Rachelle Ferguson
[email protected]

Meeting Dates:
Dec 7, 2015 to Dec 9, 2015

Abstract Submission Information:
Abstracts can be submitted from 07-Jul-2014 until 14-Jun-2015.

The 5th New Zealand Discourse Conference (NZDC5), [email protected]