LINGUIST List 15.2075

Wed Jul 14 2004

Calls: General Ling/Cardiff, Wales, UK

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Message 1: Language and Global Communication Conference

Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 09:48:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Lowri Griffith <GriffithLcf.ac.uk>
Subject: Language and Global Communication Conference

Language and Global Communication Conference
Short Title: LGC2005

07-Jul-2005 - 09-Jul-2005
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Contact Name: Theo van Leeuwen
Conference Email: LGC2005cf.ac.uk
Conference URL: http://www.global.cf.ac.uk

Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis, General Linguistics,
Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Oct-2004


Meeting Description: 

The Centre for Language and Communication Research at Cardiff
University will hold a conference in Cardiff from 7-9 July 2005.

PLENARY SPEAKERS:
Bryan S. Turner 	Cambridge University, UK
Monica Heller		University of Toronto, Canada
Jan Blommaert	 Ghent University, Belgium
Clare Mar-Molinero Southampton University, UK
John Urry 	 Lancaster University,UK

The conference will bring together scholars working with language and
global communication across all fields of enquiry. Anticipating
innovative, challenging contributions, we welcome proposals from
sociolinguistics, linguistics, communication, journalism, semiotics,
cultural theory and the social sciences.

The conference will bring together scholars working with language and
global communication across all fields of enquiry. Anticipating
innovative, challenging contributions, we welcome proposals from
sociolinguistics, linguistics, communication, journalism, semiotics,
cultural theory and the social sciences. This is an interdisciplinary
conference covering, but not limited to, such areas as

Global media
Shifting flows of communication
Global and minority languages
Policy and practices of global institutions and organisations
Diaspora
Global tourism
Multimodality and global communication 
Colonisation and appropriation of communicative forms
Global health
Global governance

Submitting proposals

Proposals should be submitted by 29th October 2004. Abstracts should
be in English, and not more than 200 words. Online submission only at
www.global.cardiff..ac.uk Proposals may be for papers: 30 minute
sessions including at least 10 minutes for discussion, and/or poster
presentations. Proposals for other types of contribution will also be
considered.

For further information please see www.global.cardiff.ac.uk or email
LGC2005cardiff.ac.uk
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