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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
Call Deadline: 14-Feb-2010
The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Malaya is pleased to announce the second University of Malaya Conference on Discourse and Society (UMDS 2010).
UMDS 2010 aims to bring together scholars from various disciplines to exchange ideas as well as offer new and critical perspectives and directions in research on discourse and society. The Keynote Speakers are Prof Ruth Wodak (University of Lancaster) and Prof Theo Van Leuwen (University of Technology Sydney). Please refer to the conference website for registration and further details: http://umconference.um.edu.my/UMDS2010
Call for Papers
Submissions are invited for abstracts for oral or poster presentations on any topic related to discourse and society. Papers will be 20 minutes in duration with an additional 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts (a maximum of 300 words in either English or Bahasa Malaysia) must be sent to umdsabstractsgmail.com by 14 February 2010.
While we welcome papers from any topic in the field of discourse, we wish to encourage debate from interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives. Some areas of interest are:
1) Discourse and Education 2) Discourse and Religion 3) Discourse and Multimodality 4) Discourse and the Workplace 5) Discourse and Politics 6) Discourse and Globalisation 7) Discourse and the Environment 8) Discourse and Technology 9) Intercultural Discourses 10) Postcolonial Discourses 11) Minority Discourses 12) Discourse and the Media 13) Discourse and Gender 14) Other related areas of research in discourse and society