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LINGUIST List 19.2673

Tue Sep 02 2008

Calls: General Linguistics/Bulgaria; General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Maria Georgieva, Bulgarian Society for British Studies
        2.    Bettina Bock, 18. Jahrestagung der GeSuS (e.V.)

Message 1: Bulgarian Society for British Studies
Date: 02-Sep-2008
From: Maria Georgieva <mageorgnlcv.net>
Subject: Bulgarian Society for British Studies
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Full Title: Bulgarian Society for British Studies
Short Title: BSBS

Date: 07-Nov-2008 - 09-Nov-2008
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Maria Georgieva
Meeting Email: bsbsconferenceyahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Sep-2008

Meeting Description:

13th annual conference of the Bulgarian Society for British Studies (BSBS)
Topic: Discourses of Globalization
Time: November 7 - 9th, 2008.
Venue: Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia

Last Call for Papers

The aim of the conference is to shed light on the impact of global processes on
communication. The topic can be approached from different perspectives: meaning
construction through new discourses, characteristics of discursive practices;
ways of identification and conceptualization of human action; language policies;
language manipulation; Global English and foreign language teaching/ learning;
dynamics of globalization discourses in terms of universalization/
particularization, homogenization/ differentiation, integration/ fragmentation, etc.

We invite submissions from scholars working in the field of:
Literature and Culture Studies
General Linguistics
Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics
Applied Linguistics, Translation Theory, Language Teaching
Communication Studies, Intercultural Communication
History, Sociology of Language

Those willing to participate in the Conference can apply for:

1) Paper Presentation Sessions - (20 min. presentation plus 10 min. discussion)
Plenary Speakers:
Prof. Fernando Galván, ESSE President
Prof. Martin A. Kayman FRSA FEA, Cardiff University
Prof. Jack K. Chambers, University of Toronto
Prof. Lilyana Grozdanova, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia

2. Panel Discussions
a. Nation and Novel
b. Bulgaria and Europe Facing the Challenges of Globalization in the XXth and
XXIst Century
c. Transatlantic Communication: Canadian and British Discourses of Globalization
d. Genres and Truth

3. Round Table
Understanding English as a Transcultural Language
Convener: Prof. Allan James
University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Please specify which format you want to apply for.

Important Dates:
Submission deadline: September 20th, 2008
Notification of acceptance: September 30th, 2008
Conference dates: November 7th - 9th, 2008

Abstracts should be in a Word or PDF file of maximum 300 words.
Submissions can be made at: bsbsconferenceyahoo.com;
Further information at: BSBS website: http://writingacademia.org/bsbs

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maria Georgieva
BSBS President
Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee
Message 2: 18. Jahrestagung der GeSuS (e.V.)
Date: 02-Sep-2008
From: Bettina Bock <Bettina.Bockuni-jena.de>
Subject: 18. Jahrestagung der GeSuS (e.V.)
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Full Title: 18. Jahrestagung der GeSuS (e.V.)

Date: 24-Feb-2009 - 26-Feb-2009
Location: Jena, Germany
Contact Person: Bettina Bock
Meeting Email: bettina.bockuni-jena.de
Web Site: http://www.indogermanistik.uni-jena.de

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2008

Meeting Description:

Die Gesellschaft für Sprache und Sprachen e.V. (GeSuS) ist ein gemeinnütziger
Verein, der sich u.a. die Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung
mit dem Phänomen Sprache im Allgemeinen und mit einzelnen Sprachen im Besonderen
zur Aufgabe gemacht hat.

Unsere Einladung richtet sich an alle, die sich wissenschaftlich mit Sprache
beschäftigen. Das Themenspektrum ist weit gefächert: Phonetik, Syntax,
Sprachdidaktik, Translation, Psycholinguistik, Sprachgeschichte,
Sprechwissenschaft, Computerlinguistik, Eurolinguistik etc.

Anmeldung von Vorträgen mit Abstract bis zum 15.12.2008


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