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Fri Feb 05 2010

Calls: Applied Ling/Pragmatics/International Journal of Commun... (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Anita Pandey, International Journal of Communication

Message 1: International Journal of Communication
Date: 03-Feb-2010
From: Anita Pandey <anita.pandeymorgan.edu>
Subject: International Journal of Communication
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Full Title: International Journal of Communication

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics;Discourse Analysis;Pragmatics;Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2010

Two Special Issues of the International Journal of Communication

Transdisciplinary contributions are invited for two special issues of the
International Journal of Communication (IJC), a peer-reviewed journal. The
proposed issues will be published in late 2010 and early 2011,
respectively. The first will focus on Professional Indian Writing in the
Age of Outsourcing, and the second on Professional Writing Worldwide:
Contrastive Case Studies. Please note that submissions are not restricted
to English.

Suggested topics of investigation include (but are not limited to) the
-The value of ___framework for understanding workplace writing worldwide
-Distinctive features of professional Indian/Chinese/____ resumes/letters...
-Professional writing in languages other than English
-Directly stated vs. implied messaging
-Audience and purpose: Key considerations in Professional writing everywhere?
-The impact of Englishization/globalization on Professional writing in
-Job-related correspondence around the globe
-Text-messaging across cultures: A case study
-Culturally variable expectations of (professional) writing
-International English: Myth or reality?
-Miscommunication across cultures: A Case Study of ___vs. ___writing styles
-Miscommunication across dialects of English
-Web-based written exchanges: When perceptions of goodwill vary
-Does goodwill drive professional communication everywhere?
-Variable norms of politeness in writing: Brevity vs. indirectness
-Collaborative writing in ____ (Geographical/Cultural Context).

Electronically submit in pdf, MS Word, or rich text format manuscripts
conforming to the APA stylesheet. The first page should contain the
abstract and the author's contact information and
institutional/organizational affiliation(s). Manuscripts could be up to
3,000 words in length and will be blind reviewed, so authors should only
identify themselves on the first page. Interested (co)authors are invited
to submit a one-page abstract by March 1, 2010. Cross-cultural
collaborations and discussions with the special issue editor are highly

Suggested Guidelines and Due Dates:

Recommended one-page abstract/proposal due for either issue: March 1, 2010
Notification of receipt of proposals/preliminary discussion: March 30, 2010
Due date for draft manuscripts for 1st issue (both invited and uninvited):
July 15, 2010
Due date for revised manuscripts: Aug. 15, 2010
Scheduled publication of first issue: Dec. 2010
Due date for draft manuscripts for 2nd issue (invited and uninvited): Dec.
1, 2010
Due date for revised manuscripts for 2nd issue: Jan. 30, 2011
Scheduled publication of second issue: March 2011.

Please direct all inquiries to the guest editor, Dr. Anita Pandey, Morgan
State University, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA. 443-885-1752 (o), 410-781-8836
(m), anita.pandeymorgan.edu or anitaeissaf.com

Thank you.

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