From: Lawrence Berlin <L-Berlinneiu.edu>
Subject: Dialogue Under Occupation: DUO II
Full Title: Dialogue Under Occupation: DUO II
Short Title: DUO II
Date: 14-Nov-2007 - 16-Nov-2007
Location: East Jerusalem, Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Contact Person: Lawrence Berlin
Meeting Email: duoneiu.edu
Web Site: http://www.neiu.edu/~duo
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics;
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Call Deadline: 01-May-2007
The focus of 'Dialogue Under Occupation' is the ongoing exploration of dialogue
and discourse in areas of the world experiencing occupation. Dialogue is
intended in the sense that understanding of differing perspectives comes through
dialogue. Discourse refers to the types of talk that the various stakeholders
involved in occupation engage in (e.g., political discourse, media discourse,
The goal of the conference is to provide a venue to maximize the investigation
and application of differing perspectives (i.e., the dialogue or discourse of
the occupied, the dialogue or discourse of the occupiers, or the interaction
between opposing sides), and to actively promote greater understanding of the
ideologies, issues, concerns, etc. of individuals affected by occupation in its
2nd Call for Papers -- Dialogue Under Occupation: DUO II
November 14-16, 2007 at Al-Quds University, Jerusalem
As we intend this conference to be interdisciplinary, we invite scholars from
various disciplines to submit papers that address the use of dialogue in the
creation, maintenance, resistance, and resolution of occupation.
Multidisciplinary approaches and models of dialogue analysis such as Dialogue
Grammar, Discourse Analysis, Critical Discourse Studies, Multi-modal Discourse
Analysis, Conversational Analysis, Social Constructionism, etc., are welcomed.
Send submissions in Arabic or English to: duoneiu.edu
or via regular post to:
Lawrence N. Berlin
Dept. of Linguistics
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625, USA
For all proposals, send an abstract of 250-300 words and a separate cover sheet
by May 1, 2007.
(Be sure to follow Submission Instructions for consideration)
1) Abstract & 2) Cover Sheet
You may submit a proposal for a paper presentation (20 minutes with 10 minutes
for questions), a panel (maximum of 4 papers limited to a 2-hour block), or a
roundtable (limited to one hour). Posters may also be submitted for works in
Do not include any self-identifying information on the abstract; indicate only
the title and the abstract itself. On the separate cover sheet, include:
2. Strand you're submitting to (i.e., Enactment, Transaction, Reaction,
Resolution) N.B. Refer to conference website for details.
3. Format (paper, panel, roundtable, or poster)
6. Postal Mailing Address (for primary author)
7. E-mail (for primary author)
N.B. Incomplete or inaccurate submissions may not be considered.
Additional information is available at http://www.neiu.edu/~duo
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