LINGUIST List 13.569

Fri Mar 1 2002

Confs: Historical Ling, University of Turku, Finland

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Message 1: Historical discourse linguistics and pragmatics

Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 13:46:13 +0200
From: Organization in Discourse II /js <>
Subject: Historical discourse linguistics and pragmatics

Organization in Discourse II: The Historical Perspective
University of Turku, Finland, 7-11 August, 2002


The OID organising committee is pleased to update our conference
information. For more details, visit our web-site:

Plenary speakers: Laurel BRINTON (development of pragmatic markers),
Andreas JUCKER (news discourse 17th-21st centuries), Fran´┐Żoise
SALAGER-MEYER (English, French, and Spanish academic conflict,
1810-1999), Irma TAAVITSAINEN (genres and text types in early vernacular
medical writing), Barbara WEHR (focussing strategies in medieval French
and Irish), and Laura WRIGHT (medieval mixed-language business texts).

Conference workshops: EPISTOLARY COMMUNICATION 1450-1850 (Terttu
Nevalainen & Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen, conveners); HISTORICAL STUDIES OF
SCIENTIFIC DISCOURSE (Fran´┐Żoise Salager-Meyer & Ellen Valle, conveners);
and COURT TRIAL DISCOURSE (Daniel Collins & Barbara Kryk-Kastovsky,

All abstracts have now been evaluated. But there is still time to submit
workshop paper proposals, as well posters, before the deadline of March

Our social programme continues the scholarly and historical themes of
the conference, with a conference banquet at Panimoravintola Koulu, a
recently-renovated traditional school building, and a guided excursion
to Old Rauma, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The regular conference fee is 170 EUR per person, if paid by 15 May.
Reduced rates are available for students, day delegates, and
accompanying guests. A registration form is available on our web-site,
as is information on travel and accommodation. 

We look forward to seeing you in Turku in August.

With warm regards,

The Organizing Committee
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'Organization in Discourse II: The Historical Perspective' Conference
Turku, Finland, 7-11 August, 2002
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