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LINGUIST List 20.1758

Thu May 07 2009

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Italy

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Marco Venuti, Genre(s) on the Move

Message 1: Genre(s) on the Move
Date: 05-May-2009
From: Marco Venuti <venutiunina.it>
Subject: Genre(s) on the Move
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Full Title: Genre(s) on the Move

Date: 09-Dec-2009 - 11-Dec-2009
Location: Naples, Italy
Contact Person: Marco Venuti
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.dipstat.unina.it/seminari_e_convegni/genresonthemove.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to promote an interdisciplinary and multi-methodological
approach to the study of genre and discourse practices within the domain of
specialised communication. The objective is to contribute to our understanding
of the phenomena of genre hybridization and discourse contamination, also with
reference to the exploitation of web-based channels.

Call for Papers

We welcome proposals from scholars in the fields of genre and discourse studies
exploring genre creation, migration, evolution and hybridization in the
following discourse areas:

1. Academic
2. Economic
3. Institutional
4. Legal
5. Political and socio-political
6. Professional.

Plenary Speakers
Norman Fairclough (Lancaster University)
Srikant Sarangi (Cardiff University)

Submission of Abstracts
The abstracts should be between 300 and 500 words (excluding references) and
include title and 3 to 5 keywords, clearly indicating one of the six discourse
areas listed above. They should be sent in electronic form as an anonymous Word
document with an accompanying presentation sheet in which the following
information should appear:
- Title of paper
- Name of author
- Institutional affiliation
- E-mail address
- Telephone and fax number
- Postal address

Proposals should be sent to both the following e-mail addresses:
giuditta.caliendounina.it, antonella.napolitanounisannio.it. Please, quote
'Proposal Naples 2009' as the subject of your e-mail message.
The language of the conference is English.

Giuditta Caliendo
Gabriella Di Martino
Paolo Donadio
Maurizio Gotti
Antonella Napolitano
Cristina Pennarola
Vanda Polese
Marco Venuti
Filomena Vilardi

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: June 15, 2009
Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2009

Registration and Payment

Early registration (before September 15 , 2009) 120 euros / 80 euros (students)
Standard registration (before October 15, 2009) 140 euros / 100 euros (students)
Late registration (after October 15, 2009) 170 euros / 130 euros (students)

The fee includes conference participation and tea/coffee breaks.

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