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Sun Jan 24 2010

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics/Romania

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

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        1.    Anca Gata, Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere

Message 1: Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere
Date: 23-Jan-2010
From: Anca Gata <Anca.Gataugal.ro>
Subject: Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere
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Full Title: Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere
Short Title: CAPS4

Date: 13-May-2010 - 16-May-2010
Location: Galati, Romania
Contact Person: Anca Gata
Meeting Email: discorpsyahoo.fr
Web Site: http://www.lit.ugal.ro/caps4.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

4th Conference Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere
Dunarea de Jos University, Galati, Romania
May 2010
Thursday 13- Friday 14- Saturday 15- Sunday 16

We are pleased to announce that the fourth edition of the Conference
Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere will be held in
Galat,i, Romania from May 13th to 16th, 2010. We will be honored to
have you as a participant.

Keynote Speakers who have confirmed participation:
Emmanuelle Danblon - Universite' Libre de Bruxelles
Marianne Doury - Laboratoire CNRS Communication et Politique, Paris
Frans H. van Eemeren- University of Amsterdam
Christian Plantin- UMR CNRS ICAR, Universite' Lumie`re Lyon 2
Maria Zaleska, University of Warsaw

Call for Papers

Topic Areas:
- the pragma-dialectical approach to argumentation and the concept of strategic
- argumentation and emotions
- argumentation in institutional contexts
- models of argumentation and types of argument
- argumentation in language and argumentation in discourse
- argumentative discourse analysis
- argumentation, topoi, loci
- argumentative techniques and discourse strategies with argumentative aim
- persuasion strategies and argumentative practice
- argumentative discourse in public space and private space
- argumentative discourse and media strategies
- conversational approaches to argumentation
- scientific discourse and discourse for specific purposes
- cultural aspects in communication
- literature and argumentation
- cooperation and conflict in public space and in private space
- political dialogue and polemic
- public opinion, civic engagement, and role of contemporary citizen

Conference Organization:
1. Presentations in successive and parallel sections - 20 minutes for
presentation, 10 minutes for comments, questions, answers. Conference languages:
French, English, Romanian. Languages for publication in the conference
proceedings: French, English.
2. Two workshops (one in English, the other in French) conducted by guest
speakers. Participants in the workshops will be delivered a certificate to be
used, if needed, for credits acknowledgement.
3. Poster sessions may take place during the conference.

The next circulars and announcements on the conference Website will include
further details on fee payment, the conference program and accommodation
arrangements. Registered participants whose papers have been accepted for
presentation will be informed by mail of any posting on CAPS4 Website.

2010 Calendar:
January 20th - February 8th: Abstract Submission (see appendix)
February 10th - 28th: Decisions of the scientific committee - Notification to
March 5th: Second Circular
March 8th - May 12th: Registration
April 12th: Indicative Programme
May 13th - 16th: Conference and Workshops
June 1st: Submission of first article version
August 2nd: Scientific Committee Decision and Suggestions to authors
September 17th: Revised versions
November 12th : Final revision
December 10th: Volume Publication
Website: http://www.lit.ugal.ro/caps4.htm
E-mail address for communication, registration and abstract submission:
Message Subject: CAPS4

Conference participants may wish to become associated members of the Research
Centre Discourse Theory and Practice. The fee is 20 Euros/year (students : 10
EUR/year). Further details on facilities for associated members can be obtained
by writing on the conference e-mail address by mentioning in the message
subject : CCTPD Membership.

Form to send as an attachment to the e-mail address: discorpsyahoo.fr
Message Subject: CAPS4-SUBMISSION-LastNameFirstNameCOUNTRY

Conference Communication and Argumentation in the Public Sphere
Fourth Edition
MAY 13th - 16th, 2010
Submission of registration form and abstract: February 8th, 2010

First Name
Degree / Diploma in course
Institution of affiliation and complete coordinates (Address, Fax, Telephone, E-
mail address)

- Please fill in the table with the letter corresponding to your current position:
A = Academic Teaching or Research Staff
B = In-service Researchers (Master, PhD students, Post-docs)
C = Other (teachers, professionals in communication, rhetoric and
argumentation, journalism, etc.)

Abstract (200-300 words)
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