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LINGUIST List 20.3151

Fri Sep 18 2009

Calls: Discipline of Ling, General Ling, English Lang/Czech Republic

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        1.    Jan Chovanec, Diversification and Its Discontents: 9th Brno International Conference

Message 1: Diversification and Its Discontents: 9th Brno International Conference
Date: 16-Sep-2009
From: Jan Chovanec <chovanecphil.muni.cz>
Subject: Diversification and Its Discontents: 9th Brno International Conference
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Full Title: Diversification and Its Discontents: 9th Brno International Conference

Date: 04-Feb-2010 - 06-Feb-2010
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Alena Zapletalova
Meeting Email: brno.conferencehotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/home/konference/9bc_eacs/

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General
Linguistics; Pragmatics; Translation

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 15-Oct-2009

Meeting Description:

Diversification and Its Discontents: Dynamics of the Discipline
9th Brno International Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies

Organized and hosted by:
The Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE)
Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University, Brno

Keynote Lectures:
Andreas H. Jucker (Universität Zürich)
Pragmatics of the New Media: Multimodal Communication in Virtual Worlds

Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow)
Shadow Lines: Nationalism and Transnationalism in British Romantic Studies

Martin Hilský (Charles University, Prague)
Shakespeare´s Theatre of Language: Czech Experience

Call for Papers

The proposed conference topic is designed to give scholars from a range of
disciplines (including linguistics, literary and cultural studies, translation
studies and ELT methodology) a common platform from which to address issues
specific to their discipline.

The following linguistics and translation sections have been proposed (for more
details, see the conference website):

S1 Information Structure of Discourse
Seminar Leaders:
Libuše Dušková (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Jana Chamonikolasová (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

S2 English in Academic Contexts
Seminar Leaders:
Markéta Malá (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Renata Povolná (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

S3 Communication Strategies in English/Czech Discourse
Seminar Leaders:
Christopher Hopkinson (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Renáta Tomášková (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic)

S4 Understanding Patterns of Meaning in Language
Seminar Leaders:
Naděžda Kudrnáčová (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Radek Vogel (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

S5 Didactics of Diachrony
Seminar Leaders:
Jan Čermák (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Ondřej Tichý (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

S6 Analysing Verbal Interaction in the Media
Seminar Leaders:
Jan Chovanec (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Marta Dynel (University of Łódź, Poland)

S7 Stereotyping in Media in English
Seminar Leaders:
Slávka Tomaščíková (P. J. Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia)
Božena Velebná (P. J. Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia)

S15 Integrating Research in Translation Studies
Seminar Leaders:
Renata Kamenická (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Jiří Rambousek (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

S16 Translation Studies - More than Recycling?
Seminar Leaders:
Renata Kamenická (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Jiří Rambousek (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

Some Panel Topics:
(a complete list will be publicized with the names and lecture titles of
individual speakers in the preliminary conference programme on 1 November 2009)

Learning to Teach Translation
Dialogic Discourse
Why Should We Study Old English Runic Inscriptions?
Old English Plant Names and Modern Electronic Media and Techniques

Deadline for panels and posters: 31 October 2009.
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