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Mon Dec 05 2011
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1. Maria Hasler-Barker ,
Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University
Message 1: Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University
From: Maria Hasler-Barker <mlhaslerindiana.edu>
Subject: Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University
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Full Title: Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University
Date: 19-Apr-2012 - 21-Apr-2012
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact Person: Alwiya Omar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.indiana.edu/~pragfest
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Call Deadline: 05-Dec-2011
The Pragmatics Festival will feature individual presentations and special topics in second language acquisition, cross-cultural pragmatics, instruction of pragmatics, and the effects of study abroad on pragmatic development. The conference will feature two plenary speakers:
Dr. Diana Boxer (University of Florida)
Dr. César Félix-Brasdefer (Indiana University)
In addition, the Pragmatics Festival will host colloquia on various topics in pragmatics and discourse analysis. We have received confirmation of the following colloquia organizers and topics:
Dr. Noel Houck (California State Polytechnic Pomona): 'Teaching Pragmatics in Second Languages'
Dr. Ulla Connor (IUPUI): 'Medical discourse'
Dr. Alwiya Omar (Indiana University): 'Teaching Pragmatics for Less Commonly Taught Languages'
Dr. Maria Shardakova (Indiana University): 'Effects of Study Abroad on Pragmatic Development'
Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig (Second Language Studies)
César Félix-Brasdefer (Spanish & Portuguese)
Alwiya S. Omar (African Studies, Linguistics, Swahili Flagship Center)
Call for Papers:
The deadline for abstracts is fast approaching (December 5, 2011). Please remember
to submit an abstract!
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