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LINGUIST List 21.4150

Tue Oct 19 2010

Calls: Historical Ling, Socioling, English/Italy

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        1.     Gabriella Mazzon , 15th Conference of Italian Studies in the History of English

Message 1: 15th Conference of Italian Studies in the History of English
Date: 18-Oct-2010
From: Gabriella Mazzon <gabrina9004alice.it>
Subject: 15th Conference of Italian Studies in the History of English
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Full Title: 15th Conference of Italian Studies in the History of English
Short Title: SLIN 15

Date: 26-May-2011 - 28-May-2011
Location: Cagliari, Italy
Contact Person: Gabriella Mazzon
Meeting Email: gabrina9004alice.it
Web Site: http://www.slin15.it

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

A regular event since 1988, the Conference of the Italian group of historians
of the English Language has this year the theme: Dialogic Forms in One
Thousand Years of English Texts - From Old English to Late Modern
English. It will be held in Cagliari, Sardinia, in late May 2011, and includes
three invited speakers on issues of diachronic studies of dialogue and
historical pragmatics.

Call For Papers

The conference welcomes diachronic studies or historical studies having to
do with: Politeness, Speech Acts, Dynamics of Dialogue, Address forms,
Social Networks, Conversational Roles, Interactivity in different Text Types,
Dialogue Genre(s)

as well as more specific studies on:
Audience design, evaluative elements (e.g. commentary adverbs), the
expression of phatic and conative functions, modality- and discourse-
markers, persuasion and rhetoric, mimesis of dialogue (drama, fiction,
instructive dialogues, scientific dialogues)

Invited speakers and their titles:

Jonathan Culpeper, University of Lancaster
The dialogue of plays in a historical pragmatics perspective

Andreas H. Jucker, University of Zurich
Politeness in Early Modern English Dialogues

Irma Taavitsainen, University of Helsinki
Dialogue in Textbooks 1500-1800

Session papers:
Papers should be 20 mins in length, with around 5 to 10 mins allotted for
discussion. Abstracts of no more than 300 words in .doc or .pdf or .rtf format
are to be sent to BOTH local representatives of the scientific committee,
whose email addresses are provided below. The deadline for abstracts is
the 30th of November 2010, acceptance will be notified by the 15th of
January 2011.

Scientific committee
Gabriella Mazzon (Cagliari)(gabrina9004alice.it)
Luisanna Fodde (Cagliari)(foddeunica.it)
Gabriella Del Lungo (Firenze)
Marina Dossena (Bergamo)
Maurizio Gotti (Bergamo)
Giovanni Iamartino (Milano)
Nicola Pantaleo (Bari)
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