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LINGUIST List 20.4234

Thu Dec 10 2009

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Socioling/Malaysia

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Surin Ramana, University of Malaya Conference on Discourse & Society

Message 1: University of Malaya Conference on Discourse & Society
Date: 08-Dec-2009
From: Surin Ramana <surinderum.edu.my>
Subject: University of Malaya Conference on Discourse & Society
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Full Title: University of Malaya Conference on Discourse & Society
Short Title: UMDS 2010

Date: 16-Jun-2010 - 18-Jun-2010
Location: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Contact Person: Maisarah Muhammad Rais
Meeting Email: umds2010gmail.com
Web Site: http://umconference.um.edu.my/UMDS2010

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

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:

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

Please view the conference website for details:
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