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Sun May 23 2010

Calls: Disc Analysis, Phonetics, Phonology, Pragmatics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Janina Mołczanow, GlobE 2010 Prosody and Discourse

Message 1: GlobE 2010 Prosody and Discourse
Date: 23-May-2010
From: Janina Mołczanow <jmolczanowuw.edu.pl>
Subject: GlobE 2010 Prosody and Discourse
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Full Title: GlobE 2010 Prosody and Discourse

Date: 26-Nov-2010 - 26-Nov-2010
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Contact Person: Janina Mołczanow
Meeting Email: jmolczanowuw.edu.pl
Web Site: http://globe.ils.uw.edu.pl/index.php?section=9&subsection=1

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2010

Meeting Description:

The objective of the session is to present the recent research findings on
the role of prosodic features, such as intonation, voice quality, rhythm,
tempo and duration, in the construction of discourse. The present session
aims to bring together researchers working on the topics relating to the
interaction of prosody and pragmatic meaning and to provide a forum of
discussion in order to share insights and inspire new research in this area.
Implications for teaching and translation are also of interest.

Conference fee:
25 Euro (including costs of conference materials and coffee breaks)
40 Euro (including costs of conference materials, coffee breaks and lunch)

Institute of Applied Linguistics
University of Warsaw
Browarna 8/10
00-311 Warsaw, POLAND
(more details will be given in a next circular)

Call For Papers

GlobE 2010
Prosody and Discourse

Warsaw, 26 November 2010

Institute of Applied Linguistics, Warsaw University

We seek papers addressing prosodic aspects of discourse meaning from
perspective of

-discourse analysis;
-conversation analysis;
-(im)politeness theories;
-critical linguistics;
-cross-cultural studies;
-applied linguistics (language teaching and interpreting);

Key note speakers (already confirmed):

Anne Wichmann ( University of Central Lancashire) Discourse and prosody:
an overview

Nicole Dehé (University of Konstanz) The prosody of extra-sentential
elements in discourse: Hypotheses - Methodology - Results

Traci Walker (University of York)

The plenary session will be held in English. We invite papers/workshop
proposals in English, Polish, French, German, Russian and Spanish.

In order to submit a proposal, please

-send an abstract in English (200-300 words) and specify your preferred
language of presentation (English, Polish, French, German, Russian,

-attach an audio (or audiovisual) file (some 3 minutes of interaction that will
be analysed during the section session);

No strictly theoretical papers will be accepted. Speakers will be given 20
minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Paper proposals should be sent by September 15th 2010 to
jmolczanowuw.edu.pl; notification of acceptance will be sent to the
by October 15th 2010.
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