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The aim of this conference is to bring together the latest research on academic discourse from a genre-oriented perspective. Contributions representing different analytical approaches and disciplinary areas are welcome, including synchronic as well as diachronic studies. The following plenary speakers have accepted our invitation: - Vijay K. Bhatia (City University of Hong Kong) - Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki) - John M. Swales (University of Michigan)
Call for Papers
Abstracts and presentations, to be submitted in English, should reflect at least one of the following conference themes: - Methodological aspects of academic genre analysis - Genre typology and taxonomy in academia - Cross-cultural implications of genre use - Hybridisation across and within research genres - Unsolved issues in genre theory - Genre and the ESL / EFL / ELF community
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