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LINGUIST List 18.2388

Fri Aug 10 2007

Confs: Discourse Analysis,Pragmatics/Thailand

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        1.    Krisadawan Hongladarom, Symposium on Discourse, Communication and Modernity

Message 1: Symposium on Discourse, Communication and Modernity
Date: 10-Aug-2007
From: Krisadawan Hongladarom <hkesangyahoo.com>
Subject: Symposium on Discourse, Communication and Modernity
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Symposium on Discourse, Communication and Modernity

Date: 07-Sep-2007 - 07-Sep-2007
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact: Dr. Krisadawan Hongladarom
Contact Email: hkesangyahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

The International Symposium on Discourse, Communication and Modernity will be
held at Chulalongkorn University (Room 105 Mahachulalongkorn Building) on
Friday, 7 September, 2007, from 8:30am to 6:15pm. The meeting will focus on
intercultural communication in a modern society, critical discourse analysis,
and pragmatics.

Tentative Program
8.30-9.00 Registration
8.50-9.00 Opening Ceremony
8.50-8.55 Report
Krisadawan Hongladarom (Chair, Organizing Committee;
International Consultation Board, International Pragmatic Association/IPrA)
8.55-9.00 Opening Address
Dean, Faculty of Arts
9.00-10.00 Keynote Address
Sachiko Ide (President, IPrA; Japan Women's University)
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Panel on ''Making Sense of Discourse in Thai Contemporary Culture''
10.30-11.00 Instantaneous enlightenment: Cyberdiscourse about Buddhism in Thai
Krisadawan Hongladarom and Soraj Hongladarom (Chulalongkorn
11.00-11.30 Ideology in Internet-mediated Discourse: A case study of web boards
on Thai politics
Wirote Aroonmanakun (Chulalongkorn University)
11.30-12.00 Women in politics and prospects for development: A critical analysis
of discourse of Thai politicians
Savitri Gadavanij (National Institute of Development
12.00-12.30 Tourism discourse in consumerist culture
Tepee Jaratjarungkiat (Chulalongkorn University)
12.30-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30-15.30 Panel on ''Communication in the Modern World''
13.00-13.45 Cross-cultural differences in advice giving by Japanese and English
Keiko Abe (International Consultation Board, IPrA; Kyoritsu
Women's University)
13.45-14.30 What causes differences in the processes of mutual consent?: A
comparison of story co-construction by Japanese and American pairs
Yoko Fujii (Japan Women's University)
14.30-15.00 Truth-telling and lie-telling behaviors in English and Thai
Songthama Intachakra (Thammasat University)
15.00-15.30 Communication in the Sky: A Study of language in advanced technology'.
Paneeta Nitayaphorn (Chulalongkorn University)
15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-18.00 Panel on ''Discursive Construction of Knowledge on Health, Beauty
and Disease''
16.00-16.30 ''A smart person knows how to consume healthily'': A study of
advertising discourse on health products and services in Thai
Siriporn Phakdeephasook (Chulalongkorn University)
16.30-17.00 ''Being unattractive is having a disease'': On the advertising
discourse of cosmetic surgery in Thai
Nattaporn Panpothong (Chulalongkorn University)
17.00-17.30 ''Cancer can be cured naturally'': Language strategies in Thai
alternative medicine discourse
Worawanna Phetchkit (Chulalongkorn University)
17.30-18.00 Language and identity in AIDS discourse: Identity construction of
people with HIV/AIDS''
Jantima Earmanond (Ubonrajathani University)
18.00-18.15 Concluding remarks

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