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LINGUIST List 17.619

Sat Feb 25 2006

Calls: Discourse Analysis/UK;Cognitive Science/Italy

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        1.    Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo, ESSE-8 (Panel on: 'Discourse Analysis as an Analytical Resource for Cultural Studies in English')
        2.    Dominique Nouveau, Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies


Message 1: ESSE-8 (Panel on: 'Discourse Analysis as an Analytical Resource for Cultural Studies in English')
Date: 22-Feb-2006
From: Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo <Eduardo.Gregoriouclm.es>
Subject: ESSE-8 (Panel on: 'Discourse Analysis as an Analytical Resource for Cultural Studies in English')



Full Title: ESSE-8 (Panel on: 'Discourse Analysis as an Analytical Resource for Cultural Studies in English')
Short Title: ESSE-8

Date: 29-Aug-2006 - 02-Sep-2006
Location: London, UK, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www2.sas.ac.uk/ies/events/conferences/2006/ESSE8/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

Considering discourse and language as two fundamental categories for contemporary cultural theory, this seminar will explore how discourse analysis may disentangle the role of language in the constitution of cultural practices. Contributions may focus on questions like identity construction, representation, cultural consumption and regulation, the articulation of power relations, and the interaction of such variables with globalization, gender, ethnicity, class, etc. Both practical case studies and theoretical contributions will be welcomed from a wide range of fields including, but not being limited to, critical discourse analysis, language and gender, discourse psychology, ethnography of communication, pragmatics, media and communication studies, etc.




The conference website may consulted at http://www2.sas.ac.uk/ies/events/conferences/2006/ESSE8/CFP.htm

Deadline for proposals: March 1st, 2006.

''Discourse Analysis as an analytical resource for cultural studies in English'', ESSE-8 Conference (European Society for the Study of English), London ,29th August and 2nd September 2006 (http://www2.sas.ac.uk/ies/events/conferences/2006/ESSE8/CFP.htm)

Discourse Analysis as an Analytical Resource for Cultural Studies in English

Convenor: Dr Eduardo de Gregorio-Godeo (University of Castilla-La Mancha)
Email: eduardo.gregoriouclm.es

Co-convenor: Dr Damian S. Pyrkosz (University of Rzeszów)
Email: daspyuniv.rzeszow.pl

Call for Papers: Considering discourse and language as two fundamental categories for contemporary cultural theory, this seminar will explore how discourse analysis may disentangle the role of language in the constitution of cultural practices. Contributions may focus on questions like identity construction, representation, cultural consumption and regulation, the articulation of power relations, and the interaction of such variables with globalization, gender, ethnicity, class, etc. Both practical case studies and theoretical contributions will be welcomed from a wide range of fields including, but not being limited to, critical discourse analysis, language and gender, discourse psychology, ethnography of communication, pragmatics, media and communication



Message 2: Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies
Date: 22-Feb-2006
From: Dominique Nouveau <D.Nouveaulet.ru.nl>
Subject: Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies



Full Title: Joint Meeting of the Language Origins and Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Societies

Date: 24-Aug-2006 - 27-Aug-2006
Location: Barga, Lucca, Italy
Contact Person: Dominique Nouveau
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ru.nl/languesromanes/recherche/los/los_meeting/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Historical Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Philosophy of Language; Typology

Call Deadline: 20-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

THE 19TH ANNUAL MEETING of the Language Origins Society (LOS) and the first meeting of the Psychiatric Brain and Language Research Society (PBLRS) will be held jointly August 24 through 27, 2006 in Barga (LU), Italy.The title of the PBLRS meeting is 'Cognitive and Language Impairments in Bipolar Disorders and Psychoses: The Speciation of Homo Sapiens and Mental Illness.' The LOS program will include a selection of papers on all aspects of the origins and evolution of spoken, written, and signed languages. The invited LOS speaker is Francesco d'Errico, Institut de Préhistoire et de Géologie du Quaternaire of the University of Bordeaux.

ABSTRACTS: Those who wish to present a paper or a poster should submit their abstracts no later than April 20, 2006. Membership in the LOS or PBLRS is not a prerequisite. Abstracts should be no more than 500-word long, be in Word format and sent as e-mail attachment. Authors are kindly asked to specify whether they wish to make an oral or a poster presentation.

-LOS abstracts of Language Origins papers should be sent to Dr. Dominique Nouveau at D.Nouveaulet.ru.nl.

-PBLR abstracts should be mailed to: Dr. Mario Betti (tibet54alice.it) and CCed to Dr. Giancarlo Buoiano (g.buoianoling.unipi.it) and Dr. Siham Bouanani (siham.bouananitin.it).

PROCEEDINGS: The organizers (Mario Betti, Giancarlo Buoiano and Bernard Bichakjian) are investigating the possibility of publishing, after review, the PBLRS and LOS papers in a special issue of Schizophrenia Research or Schizophrenia Bulletin.





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