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Tue Mar 11 2008

Confs: Applied Linguistics/Croatia

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Message 1: 22nd Annual Meeting of CALS
Date: 10-Mar-2008
From: Mario Brdar <mbrdarffos.hr>
Subject: 22nd Annual Meeting of CALS
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22nd Annual Meeting of CALS
Short Title: CALS/HDPL 22

Date: 22-May-2008 - 24-May-2008
Location: Osijek, Croatia
Contact: Mario Brdar
Contact Email: mbrdarffos.hr, hdpl
Meeting URL: http://www.hdpl.hr/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

22nd Annual Meeting of CALS (Croatian Applied Linguistics Society - HDPL):
Linguistics of Public Communication
May, 22- 24, 2008
Osijek (Croatia)

Linguistics of Public Communication

Key-note speakers:

Jef Verschueren (Antwerpen, Belgium)
Erich Prun? (Graz, Austria)
Piotr Cap (?od?, Poland)

The focus of the conference will be on linguistic aspects of public
communication. The conference will address a broad range of topics such as the
relationship of public and private communication, public communication and
functional styles, types of public discourse, conversational strategies in
public communication, political discourse as a model of public and private
communication, ideologization of language, public communication and mass media,
the language of advertising and campaigns, public communication in the corporate
and institutional world, new technologies and new language uses and forms in
public and private communication, interpreting as a special type of public
communication, communication disorders and special forms of communication,
public communication in multilingual and multicultural communities.

22nd Annual Meeting of CALS (Croatian Applied Linguistics Society - HDPL):
Linguistics of Public Communication
May, 22- 24, 2008
Osijek (Croatia)

Linguistics of Public Communication

Key-note speakers:

Jef Verschueren (Antwerpen, Belgium)
Erich Prunc (Graz, Austria)
Piotr Cap (Lodz, Poland)

Theme sessions:

Distinctive phenomenological and methodological features of the language of
public communication
T.1.1. Domains of public communication
T.1.2. Communication spaces
T.1.3. The relationship of public and private communication
T.1.4. Public communication and functional styles
T.1.5. Public communication and social status
T.1.6. Types of public discourse
T.1.7. Monologic and dialogic public communication
T.1.8. Formal and informal public communication
T.1.9. Conversational strategies in public communication
T.1.10. Stylization of public communication (colloquialization, intimiziation,
internationalization, archaization)
T.1.11. Rhetorical devices in public communication
T.1.12. Political correctness

Political discourse
T.2.1. Political discourse as a model of public and private communication
T.2.2. Language of manipulation
T.2.3. Ideologization of language

T. 4. Linguistics of public communication: signs and symbols
In memoriam prof. D. Skiljan (Special theme session)

Public communication and mass media
T.5.1. The language of print media
T.5.2. The language of e-media
T.5.3. The language of advertising and campaigns

Public communication in the corporate and institutional world
T.6.1. Marketing and communication
T.6.2. Linguistic aspects of PR
T.6.3. Communication within a corporation
T.6.4. Business communication
T.6.6. Public communication in science
T.6.7. Religious discourse

Between public and private communication
T.7.1. New technologies and new language uses and forms (instant messaging,
telephone communication, e-mail, chatrooms, blogosphere, video-conferencing)
T.7.2. Personal elements in public communication

Communication in teaching situations (Teaching of mother tongue/Teaching of
foreign language/instruction in mother tongue)
T.8.1. Types of communicative situations in language teaching
T.8.2. Teaching communicative competence
T.8.3. Communication studies: academic field of study and career prospects
T.8.4. (Multi)language policy
T.8.5. Individual differences and communicative competence
T.8.6. Communicative strategies
T.8.7. Types of classroom discourse

T.9. Communicative (pedagogical) grammar
(Special session to honour Prof. E. Petrovic on the occasion of her 75th birthday)

Interpreting and intercultural communication
T.10.1. Interpreting as a special discourse type
T.10.2. Interpreting as asymmetric communication
T.10.3. Norms in interpreting
T.10.4. The role and status of the speaker in the communication act of interpreting

Communication disorders and special forms of communication
T.11.1. Autism and communication
T.11.2. Speech pathology and public communication
T.11.3. Communication and sign languages

T.13. Aspects of public communication in multilingual and multicultural communities

T.14. The relationship of verbal and non-verbal public communication



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