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LINGUIST List 18.3176

Mon Oct 29 2007

Calls: General Ling,Syntax,Translation/Finland; Pragmatics/Hungary

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Peter Oehl, 17th Annual Meeting of GeSuS
        2.    Michael Haugh, Face, Culture and Social Interaction


Message 1: 17th Annual Meeting of GeSuS
Date: 29-Oct-2007
From: Peter Oehl <veranstaltungengesus-info.de>
Subject: 17th Annual Meeting of GeSuS
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Full Title: 17th Annual Meeting of GeSuS

Date: 05-Mar-2008 - 07-Mar-2008
Location: Kuovola/ Helsinki, Finland
Contact Person: Irmeli Helin
Meeting Email: irmeli.helinhelsinki.fi
Web Site: http://gesus-info.de/Tagungen/08_Kouvola/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Syntax; Translation

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2008

Meeting Description

Three Days of Linguistics at Kuovola
17th annual meeting of the Society for Language and Languages (Germany)
(Gesellschaft für Sprache und Sprachen, GeSuS)
05-07.03.2008
Department of Translation Studies of the University of Helsinki at Kouvola
(Finland)

Address

Department of Translation Studies
P.O. Box 94
45101 Kouvola
phone +358-(0)5-825 211
fax +358-(0)5-825 2251

http://rosetta.helsinki.fi/english/index.htm

Conference Languages: German, English

Conference Homepage (currently available only in German, sorry):
http://gesus-info.de/Tagungen/08_Kouvola/

There will be workshops on Translation Studies, Syntax, Phonology,Corpus
Linguistics and others. Workshop topics can be submitted till October 31.

Submissions of papers in any framework (formalist or functionalist) are very
welcome. Abstracts in English or German of not more than 300 words can be
submitted by 31 January 2008. We strongly encourage electronic submissions
(*.txt, *.doc, *.rtf).

Contact

Dr. Irmeli Helin
Department of Translation Studies
P.O. Box 94
45101 Kouvola
Finland

irmeli.helinhelsinki.fi


Dr. Peter Oehl
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Fachbereich A: Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften
Gaußstr. 20
D-42097 Wuppertal
Germany

veranstaltungengesus-info.de
Message 2: Face, Culture and Social Interaction
Date: 28-Oct-2007
From: Michael Haugh <m.haughgriffith.edu.au>
Subject: Face, Culture and Social Interaction
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Full Title: Face, Culture and Social Interaction
Short Title: LPRG08

Date: 02-Jul-2008 - 04-Jul-2008
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact Person: Michael Haugh
Meeting Email: m.haughgriffith.edu.au
Web Site: http://www.nytud.hu/lprg/

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2007

Meeting Description

Panel on 'Face, Culture and Social Interaction' at the Fourth International
Symposium on Politeness (2-4 July 2008, Budapest, Hungary)

The notion of face has been used to explain various social phenomena by a wide
range of social science researchers, including social anthropologists,
pragmalinguists, sociolinguists, sociologists and psychologists. Yet while face
has become seemingly indispensable in discussions of various aspects of social
interactions, face has also become increasingly entrenched in the literature as
a kind of pre-existing sociocultural construct, with little acknowledgement of
the fact that face itself emerges through social interaction. This panel focuses
on the ways in which face is jointly constructed and shared through various
social networks, including 'cultures', with a particular emphasis on exploring
new theoretical approaches to analysing face as it arises in naturally-occurring
interactions.
Contributors who are interested in this approach to face are cordially invited
to submit an abstract for this panel which will be held at the forthcoming 4th
International Symposium on Politeness ''East Meets West'' (Budapest, 2-4 July 2008):
http://www.nytud.hu/lprg/

Abstract Submission

The selection of abstracts will be made on the basis of quality and relatedness
to the topic and objectives of the panel. In the abstracts, which may be up to
400 words, authors are expected to provide an overview of the focus of the
paper, and the methodology and data used in their research. The deadline for
abstract submission is 30 November 2007. Notification of acceptance will be sent
out in January 2008.
Abstracts should be sent to both the organisers at the following e-mail addresses:
Michael Haugh (m.haughgriffith.edu.au)
Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini (francesca.bargielantu.ac.uk)



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