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LINGUIST List 20.4150

Fri Dec 04 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, Pragmatics, Socioling/Spain

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        1.    Istvan Kecskes, 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Message 1: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
Date: 04-Dec-2009
From: Istvan Kecskes <ikecskesuamail.albany.edu>
Subject: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
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Full Title: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Date: 15-Nov-2010 - 17-Nov-2010
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact Person: Jesús Romero-Trillo
Meeting Email: jesus.romerouam.es
Web Site: http://www.clancorpus.net

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

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2010

Meeting Description:

The goal of the conference is to promote both theoretical and applied research
in pragmatics.

Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for papers on any topic relevant to the fields of
pragmatics and intercultural communication. Three parallel sessions will be held:

- 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.

Please send an abstract (max. 300 words) to the two addresses below before 15th
March 2010.


Please, include your name, affiliation and e-mail address. Abstracts will be
double-blind peer-reviewed, and should include sufficient detail to allow
reviewers to judge the scientific merits of the work. Paper presentations will
be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions.

Scientific Committee
Mary Wildner-Bassett (University of Arizona)
Dirk Geeraerts (University of Leuven)
Rachel Giora (University of Tel Aviv)
He Gang (East China Normal University, Shanghai)
Juana Marin-Arrese (Universidad Complutense)
Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt (University of Cambridge)
Jennifer Saul (University of Sheffield)
Kepa Korta (Universidad del Pais Vasco)
Laurence Horn (Yale University)
Leonel Ruiz Miyares (Centro de Linguística Aplicada, Santiago de Cuba)
Lluis Payrato (Universitat de Barcelona)
Michael Haugh (Griffith University)
Michael Israel (University of Maryland)
Jacques Moeschler (University of Geneva)
Miguel Angel Martínez Cabeza (Universidad de Granada)
Mira Ariel (Tel Aviv University)
Anne Barron (University of Bonn)
Fenghui Zhang (Zhejiang University, Hangzhou)
Mohammad Hossein Keshavarz (Teacher Training University, Tehran)
Helene Wlodarczyk (University of Paris, Sorbonne)
Noel Burton-Roberts (Newcastle University)
Nuria Alturo (Universitat de Barcelona)
Pilar Garcés-Conejos (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)
Salvador Pons Bordería (Universitat de Valencia)
Veronique Traverso (University of Lyon)
Victoria Escandell-Vidal (UNED)
Victoria Guillén-Nieto (Universidad de Alicante)
Francisco Ruíz de Mendoza (Universidad La Rioja)
Antonio Barcelona (Universidad de Córdoba)
Eniko Nemeth (University of Szeged)

Organizing Committee
Silvia Riesco-Bernier (Secretary) (UAM), Dolores Ramírez-Verdugo (UAM), Karina
Vidal (UAM), Teresa Gerdes (UPCO), Jessica García-Davey (UPCO), Belén Díez-
Bedmar(UJaén), Tíscar Espigares (UAH), Carmen Pérez-Vidal (UPF), Camilla
Vasquez(USF), Nadia Rodríguez (UPCO)

Further information about the conference will be available on
www.clancorpus.net in January 2010.
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