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Sat Feb 13 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Pragmatics, Socioling/Spain

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        1.    Istvan Kecskes, 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Message 1: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
Date: 13-Feb-2010
From: Istvan Kecskes <ikecskesuamail.albany.edu>
Subject: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics
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Full Title: 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics

Date: 15-Nov-2010 - 17-Nov-2010
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact Person: Jesús Romero-Trillo
Meeting Email: jesus.romerouam.es
Web Site: http://www.clancorpus.net

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

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Meeting Description:

The goal of the conference is to promote both theoretical and applied research
in pragmatics.

Call for papers

Abstracts (max. 300 words) are invited for papers on any topic relevant to the
fields of pragmatics and intercultural communication. Three parallel sessions
will be held on the following topics:

Pragmatics theories: meaning, role of context, semantics-pragmatics interface,
explcature, implicature, speech act theory, etc.

Intercultural aspects of pragmatics: research involving more than one language
and culture or varieties of one language, lingua franca, intercultural
misunderstandings, effect of dual language and multilingual systems on the
development and use of pragmatic skills

Applications: usage and corpus-based approaches, teachability and learnability
of pragmatic skills, pragmatic variations within one language and across
languages, developmental pragmatics, etc.

On-line submission is at: www.clancorpus.net
Click on "conference" for submission and further information.

Abstracts deadline: 15th April, 2010.
Notification of acceptance: 1st June, 2010.

Please, include your name, affiliation and e-mail address. Abstracts will be
double-blind peer-reviewed, and should include sufficient details to allow
reviewers to judge the scientific merits of the work. Paper presentations will
be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions. All presentations will be
in English.

The conference is organised by
CLAN Project (Corpus of Language and Nature)
Intercultural Pragmatics Journal, Mouton de Gruyter
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Sponsored by:
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

Jesús Romero-Trillo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid);
Istvan Kecskes (State University of New York, Albany)

Silvia Riesco-Bernier (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
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