LINGUIST List 17.37|
Tue Jan 10 2006
Confs: Discourse Analysis/Bergen, Norway
Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows
To post to LINGUIST, use our convenient web form at http://linguistlist.org/LL/posttolinguist.html.
Academic Voices in Contrast
Message 1: Academic Voices in Contrast
From: Torodd Kinn <torodd.kinnnor.uib.no>
Subject: Academic Voices in Contrast
Academic Voices in Contrast
Date: 04-May-2006 - 06-May-2006
Location: Bergen, Norway
Contact: Kjersti Fløttum
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.kongress.no/academicvoices2006
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics
This is a symposium on academic discourse focusing on the comparison of differences and similarities across languages as well as across disciplines. It brings together a dozen invited speakers from the Americas and Europe, all belonging to the research front of academic discourse.
Kjell Lars Berge, Universitety of Oslo (Norway): The relation between text structure in scientific writing and epistemology
Marina Bondi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy): Expert voices in historical discourse: authority, status, value
Shirley Carter-Thomas, National Institute of Telecommunications (France): The 'iffiness' of medical discourse: cross-linguistic analysis of English 'if' and French 'si' in research publications
Francis Grossmann, University of Grenoble 3 (France): How to modalize reported speech in French research papers: Elements of comparison between academic disciplines
Ken Hyland, University of London (United Kingdom): Different strokes for different folks: Disciplinary variation in academic writing
Lita Lundquist, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark): Language types and contrasts in academic voices. A comparison of Danish and French sociological discourse
Anna Mauranen, University of Helsinki (Finland): Hybrid Voices: English as the lingua franca of Academics
Elizabeth Rowley-Jolivet, University of Orleans (France): More 'iffy' business: sources of variation in English medical discourse
Françoise Salager-Meyer, University of the Andes, Mérida (Venezuela): Negative appraisals in academic book reviews. A cross-linguistic approach
John M. Swales, University of Michigan (USA): Language Science Abstracts in English, French and Arabic: Academic Voices in Contrast?
Johan L. Tønnesson, Universitety of Oslo (Norway): Cooperation and conflict between autoral voices and Model Readers through rhetorical 'topoi' in historical discourse
Philip Shaw, University of Stockholm (Sweden): Summary and comment
Organized by the KIAP Project (Cultural Identity in Academic Prose), see http://kiap.aksis.uib.no
-Kjersti Fløttum, University of Bergen (Norway)
-Trine Dahl, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Bergen, Norway)
-Torodd Kinn, University of Bergen (Norway)
Registration for attendance: Please go to the meeting URL.
Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue
Please report any bad links or misclassified data
LINGUIST Homepage | Read
LINGUIST | Contact us
While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.