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LINGUIST List 21.4761

Fri Nov 26 2010

Calls: Cog Science, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing/Poland

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        1.     Marta Dynel , Cognition, Conduct & Communication

Message 1: Cognition, Conduct & Communication
Date: 24-Nov-2010
From: Marta Dynel <marta.dynelyahoo.com>
Subject: Cognition, Conduct & Communication
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Full Title: Cognition, Conduct & Communication
Short Title: CCC2011

Date: 06-Oct-2011 - 08-Oct-2011
Location: ?ód?, Poland
Contact Person: Marta Dynel
Meeting Email: ccc2011conferencegmail.com
Web Site: http://ia.uni.lodz.pl/CCC2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition;
Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2011

Meeting Description:

The Chair of Pragmatics at the University of ?ód?, Poland, is starting a new
conference series: Cognition, Conduct & Communication. CCC2011 is the
first international conference devoted to a complex yet integrated study of
cognitive approaches to pragmatics and discourse analysis, language
learning and use, and language disorders. Conference discussions will
proceed at the intersection of the following areas:cognitive pragmatics,
societal pragmatics, clinical pragmatics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics,
educational psychology, cognitive linguistics, cognitive psychology, applied
linguistics, discourse analysis.

Plenary speakers
The following scholars have been invited to address the conference as
plenary speakers:
Raymond Gibbs (Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa
Cruz)
Robert J. Stainton (The University of Western Ontario, Department of Philosophy)
David Singleton (Centre for Language and Communication Studies, Trinity
College, Dublin)
Derek Bousfield (School of Journalism, Media and Communication,
University of Central Lancashire)
Gabriele Kasper (Department of Second Language Studies, University of
Hawai'i at Manoa)

Conference focus:

-interdisciplinary yet synergical research in diversified cognitive and
pragmatic phenomena and processes pertaining to communication in native
and second/foreign language in normally developing as well as disordered
individuals
-cognitive, pragmatic and discourse analytic concepts at work across the
contexts of first, second, foreign language acquisition, learning, processing,
comprehension and production
-pragmatic competence and pragmatic awareness development in
naturalistic and educational settings, including the effectiveness of
educational interventions undertaken to enhance pragmatic skills
-individual learner/language user differences and pragmatic disorders

Call For Papers

Papers will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions. The
language of the conference is English. Abstracts of c. 250-300 words
(exclusive of references) should be submitted on-line at
http://ia.uni.lodz.pl/CCC2011 by 1 March 2011. Abstracts will be blind-
reviewed by an international Scientific Committee. Notification of
acceptance/ rejection decisions will be communicated via email by 1 April
2011.

Research scope/Conceptual instruments/Submission keywords:
deixis
semantic/pragmatic presupposition
speech acts, activity types, genres
implicature/impliciture/implicit meaning
context
relevance
(im)politeness
intentionality
pragmatics of interaction
conceptual metaphor
rhetorical figures, in particular: irony, metaphor and metonymy
persuasion and manipulation
humour
gendered language
non-verbal communication
language and emotions
interlanguage pragmatics
pragmatic development and pragmatic awareness in first/second/foreign
language
context
pragmatics and language teaching; developing communicative competence
developing teaching materials for function-focused/pragmatics-driven L2
instruction
disorders of language learning and cognition
clinical pragmatics; pragmatic disorders
The list is NOT exhaustive
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