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LINGUIST List 19.3883

Wed Dec 17 2008

Confs: Discourse Analysis, Ling & Literature, Philosophy of Lang/Norway

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        1.    Stephen Dougherty, Beyond Constructionism


Message 1: Beyond Constructionism
Date: 17-Dec-2008
From: Stephen Dougherty <stephendhivolda.no>
Subject: Beyond Constructionism
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Beyond Constructionism

Date: 16-Apr-2009 - 17-Apr-2009
Location: Høgskulen i Volda, Norway
Contact: Stephen Dougherty
Contact Email: stephendhivolda.no
Meeting URL: http://beyondconstructionism.wordpress.com

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature;
Neurolinguistics; Philosophy of Language

Meeting Description:

In recent years a paradigm shift has been underway in the humanities and social
sciences. This shift has resulted in the declining influence of
'constructionism' where the body's meaningfulness is understood in terms of
social practices, and the rising influence of theories of embodiment that take
fuller account of the body's materiality and its physical situatedness. This
two-day symposium will explore how the critical turn to embodiment has impacted
our understanding of technology, communication and community.

Program

Thursday, April 16

11:30-1:30

Stephen Cowley, Paul Thibault, and Sune Vork Steffensen: "The Language Meshwork:
Theory and Practice"

1:30-2:30

Lunch at BK Canteen

2:30-3:30

Susan Stuart: "Leib: The Living Body Isn't Just Given; The Living Body Enacts,
Anticipates, And Imagines"

3:30-4:30

Rakel Christina Granaas: "Embodied Transference as an Effect of Intertextuality.
Comments on Bodily Presence in Some Poems by Paal-Helge Haugen"

7:00-

Dinner at Rekkedal

Friday, April 17

9:00-10:00

Christine Hamm:
"Becoming a Father: Sigrid Undset's The Master of Hestviken with Merleau-Ponty"

10:00-11:00

Arthur Bradley: "Originary Hapticity: Genealogies of the Hand"

11:00-12:00

Stephen Dougherty: "The Two Touches"

12:00-1:00

Lunch at BK Canteen

1:00-2:00

Roundtable Discussion


Full program details are available at: www.beyondconstructionism.wordpress.com
or by emailing Stephen Dougherty at stephendhivolda.no.
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