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LINGUIST List 22.2542

Sat Jun 18 2011

Calls: Pragmatics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Hiroaki Tanaka , 14th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan

Message 1: 14th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan
Date: 17-Jun-2011
From: Hiroaki Tanaka <psj.secretarygmail.com>
Subject: 14th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan
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Full Title: 14th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan
Short Title: PSJ 14

Date: 03-Dec-2011 - 04-Dec-2011
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contact Person: Hiroaki Tanaka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.pragmatics.gr.jp/conference_e.html

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 20-Aug-2011

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to annaounce that the 14th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan will be held on Dec.3 and 4, 2011, at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (http://www.kufs.ac.jp/english_site/index.html), Japan. Our 14th conference aims at bringing together students and researchers working in this growing linguistic study in Japan related to any field of pragmatics.

Invited Speaker:

John Du Bois (UCSB)
Title: TBA

Special Symposium: Earthqukae Disaster at Tohoku and Communication
Symposium: Aspects of Meaning in Discourse: Towards Interdisciplinary Pragmatic Research

Call for Papers:

We invite contributors that are evidence-based, theoretically-based, experimentally-based or whatever. It is our hope that the conference will invigorate and instigate a broad interest in the study of pragmatics itself, how it is encoded in natural language, and related to other fields of disciplines outside linguistics.

About Presentations:

1. Presentation Type:

Lecture presentation: Lecture 25 min. + QA 10 min.
Poster presentation: 1 h 40 min.
Workshop: 1 h 40 min. (Organization only).

2. Language:

Japanese or English

Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

1. The deadline for submitting abstracts: August 20th, 2011

2. Online submission page: EasyChair for PSJ2011:


3. Submission of Abstract:

Abstracts for paper presentation are invited on any aspects of pragmatic analysis from a variety of fields, including historical pragmatics, cognitive pragmatics, interface of pragmatics and other disciplines, interlanguage pragmatics, social pragmatics, comparative or contrastive pragmatics studies.

All abstracts (which must be in English) must be submitted electronically at online submission page, as attachment files in MS Word format (*.doc, or *docx) and if possible in PDF format (*.pdf).

The length of an abstract should be approximately 500 words, not including references, figures, tables, and/or graphs.

4. Notification of the result of selection: by October

5. Contact person: E-mail: presentation -at- pragmatics.gr.jp (Tetsuharu Koyama)

Online Submission Page:

Please access the following page.

EasyChair for PSJ2011: https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?iid=41742

How to Create an Account of EasyChair:

To use EasyChair, you should first create an account.

1. Access 'EasyChair for PSJ2011', then click 'sign up for an account'.

2. Step 1: Captcha.

3. Step 2: Fill out the following fields: First name, Last name, Email. Then click 'Continue'.

4. 'Account Application Received' will appear.

5. If you get an email, click the URL. Please input your account name and password, then click 'Create my account'.

6. Your account will be created.

How to Submit at EasyChair:

1. Access EasyChair for PSJ2011, then sign in EasyChair by your account.

2. Click 'New Submission'.

3. Fill out the following fields:

Title, Abstract and Other Information
Category: Type of presentation:

- Lecture presentation
- Poster presentation
- Workshop

Presentation Language: Japanese or English
Topics: Choose within two topics:

- Deixis and reference
- Pragmatic inference
- Speech act
- Politeness and socio-linguistic approaches
- Cognitive linguistic approaches
- Relevance theory
- Pragmatics and grammar
- Pragmatics and language education
- Discourse analytic approaches
- Conversation analysis, ethnomethodology
- Historical pragmatics
- Others

Upload Paper: You can submit only word format file or pdf file.

4. Click 'Submit'.

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