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Confs: Cognitive Science,Discourse Analysis,Ling Theories/China

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Message 1: Summer Institute 'Culture,Communication, Cognition'
Date: 08-Mar-2008
From: Istvan Kecskes <ikecskesuamail.albany.edu>
Subject: Summer Institute 'Culture,Communication, Cognition'
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Summer Institute 'Culture,Communication, Cognition'
Short Title: SICCC

Date: 16-Jun-2008 - 20-Jun-2008
Location: Shanghai, China
Contact: Dingfang Shu
Contact Email: shudfkyahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Linguistic Theories;
Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

The Mouton journal "Intercultural Pragmatics" and the Chinese Cognitive
Linguistics Association will hold the Summer Institute "Culture, Communication,
Cognition" (SICCC) at the Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai,
China on June 16-20, 2008.

June 15, Sunday

Kasia Jaszczolt, Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge, UK
''Pragmatic inference and default interpretations in current theories of
discourse meaning''

June 16, Monday

Lera Boroditsky, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, Stanford University, USA
''How the languages we speak shape the ways we think''

June 17, Tuesday

Istvan Kecskes, Professor of Linguistics, State University of New York, Albany, USA
''Cognitive aspects of bi- and multilingualism''

June 18, Wednesday

Suzanne Kemmer, Professor of Linguistics, Rice University, USA
''Language, culture and mind''

June 19, Thursday

Jan Nuyts, Professor of Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
''Tense-Aspect-Modality in language and conceptualization: A
cognitive-functional perspective''

Each instructor will teach two sessions on the assigned day:

10:00 - 12:00 AM
02:00 - 04:00 PM

Participation fee: 800 RMB (attendance and documents)

Accommodation: Guesthouse of Shanghai International Studies University


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