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LINGUIST List 20.4137

Thu Dec 03 2009

Confs: Pragmatics, Applied Ling, Socioling/Spain

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        1.    Jesús Romero-Trillo, 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Message 1: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
Date: 02-Dec-2009
From: Jesús Romero-Trillo <jesus.romerouam.es>
Subject: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
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4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Date: 15-Nov-2010 - 17-Nov-2010
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact: Jesús Romero-Trillo
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.clancorpus.net

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The goal of the conference is to promote both theoretical and applied research in pragmatics. Three parallel sessions will be held according to the following topics:

- Pragmatics theories: meaning, role of context, semantics-pragmatics interface, explicature, implicature, speech act theory, etc.
- Intercultural aspects of pragmatics: research involving more than one language and culture or varieties of one language, lingua franca, intercultural misunderstandings, effect of dual language and multilingual systems on the development and use of pragmatic skills
- Applications: usage and corpus-based approaches, teachability and learnability of pragmatic skills, pragmatic variations within one language and across languages, developmental pragmatics, etc.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

-John Searle, University of California, Berkeley
-Francois Recanati, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris
-Deirdre Wilson, University of London
-Istvan Kesckes, State University of New York, Albany
-Raymond Gibbs, University of California, Santa Cruz

The webpage will be available in January 2010.

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