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Confs: Pragmatics/Japan

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        1.     Hiroaki Tanaka , 13th Annual meeting of Pragmatics Society of Japan

Message 1: 13th Annual meeting of Pragmatics Society of Japan
Date: 21-Nov-2010
From: Hiroaki Tanaka <psj.secretarygmail.com>
Subject: 13th Annual meeting of Pragmatics Society of Japan
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13th Annual meeting of Pragmatics Society of Japan
Short Title: PSJ 13

Date: 04-Dec-2010 - 05-Dec-2010
Location: Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
Contact: Hiroaki Tanaka
Contact Email: psj.secretarygmail.com
Meeting URL: http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/psj4/

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 13th Annual Meeting of pragmatics
Society of Japan to be held in Senriyama Campus, Kansai University, Japan
on 4 and 5 December 2010.

For venue information, please see the website of Kansai University, Osaka

http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/index-e.htm
ACCESS: http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/English/about_ku/location.html

PSJ 13 brings together all the researchers focussed on pragmatics working
in a wide range of areas of language research and provides a forum for
interdisciplinary discussion where participants can discuss their work with
other people from both theoretical and applied backgrounds. Continuing an
established tradition, this year's meeting has attracted the submission of a
number of outstanding papers from leading universities in Japan and
abroad (US, UK, France, China, Chinene Taipei and other Asian countries).
Please, visit http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/psj4 for details on the meeting program.
We will have 28 oral presentations(8 spoken in English and 20 in
Japanese), 9 poster presentations, 2 workshops(one is on Humors in
Western culture and the other is on Grammar in Social Interaction: Exploring
Possibilities of Conversation Analysis), one symposium(Exploring
Pragmatics from Functional Perspectives), and one prenary lecture.

We are particularly delighted to welcome Dr Malcom Coulthard of Aston
University as this year's plenary speaker. For more information on his
plenary talk, please see the following title and our website: The Official
Version: on the relation between what was said to the police and what was
officially recorded

We will also have a symposium done by one outstanding Japanese
functional linguist, and two conversational analysts, titled Exploring
Pragmatics from Functional Perspectives.

Unfortunately, although we do not supply any accommodation to the
participants at the time of the meeting, we are willing to assist you to find
an reasonable hotel(approx. more than 10,000 yen, 100 US dollars per
person one night here in Japan) in the heart of Osaka city if you like. All the
registrations are done by on-site registration, whose fees are 2,000 yen
(appox. 20 US dollars) for members and 3,000 yen (approx. 30 US dollars),
and subscription fees are 5,000 yen (approx. 50 US dollars) for non-
students and 4,000 yen (approx. 40 US dollars).

We are looking forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Hiroaki Tanaka
Secretary General, PSJ
Kyoto Institute of Technology

Masa-aki Yamanashi
President, PSJ
Kyoto University

Local Committee
Eiichi Yamamoto, Kansai University
Organizing Committee
Kairi Igarashi, Ryukoku University
Tetsuharu Koyama, Kyoto Notre Dame University
Mitsuyo Suzuki, Tokyo Women's Medical University
Hideo Tominaga, Unbiversity of Hyogo
Shunichiro Nagatomo, Kansai Gaidai University
Yoshihiro Nishimitsu, Kobe University (Emeritus)
Shigehiro Haruki, Kinki University
Isao Higashimori, Ryukoku University
Tohru Hiratsuka, Kyoto Sangyo University
Yukiko Moriyam, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
Haruhiko Yamaguchi, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
Hajime Nozawa, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Sachiko Takagi, Osaka Prefecture University
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