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Mon Dec 12 2011

Confs: Socioling, Pragmatics, General Ling/Italy

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        1.     Emanuele Miola , Languages Go Web

Message 1: Languages Go Web
Date: 12-Dec-2011
From: Emanuele Miola <emanuele.miolaunipv.it>
Subject: Languages Go Web
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Languages Go Web

Date: 04-Apr-2012 - 05-Apr-2012
Location: Pavia, Italy
Contact: Emanuele Miola
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.iusspavia.it/eng/centri.php?id=23&sez=2

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

Meeting Description:

LETiSS announces the Workshop on:

Languages Go Web: Standard and Non-Standard Languages on the Internet

4-5 April 2012
Aula Magna – IUSS
V.le Lungo Ticino Sforza 56
Pavia – Italy
Contact and information: emanuele.miolaunipv.it


The 2nd International Workshop organized by the LETiSS Centre (Languages of Europe – Typology, History and Sociolinguistics) will be held in Pavia from Wednesday, April 4th to Thursday, April 5th 2012. Under the guide of leading specialists, the event will tackle and address the various and challenging issues related to the topic “Language in/and Computer-Mediated Communication”, with special regards to

- Morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics of Netspeak
- Sociolinguistically relevant phenomena of Netspeak
- The use of the web as a corpus for linguistic research
- Grammaticalization and other linguistic phenomena of European web communities' language
- Non-standard and minority languages on the Internet
- Graphic and orthographic aspects of languages on the web: from l33t to emoticons and beyond

The Workshop language will be English and will include contribution by (in alphabetical order):

Matteo Casoni
Massimo Cerruti & Cristina Onesti
Kristin Davidse
Giuliana Fiorentino
Susan C. Herring
Adam Kilgarriff
Emanuele Miola
Andrea Moll
Máiréad Moriarty
Mirko Tavosanis
Christiana Themistocleous
Sue Wright

Please note that no tuition fee is required!
Further details will follow in due time. We would be grateful to receive your manifestation of interest.

The Organizing Committee:

(Anna Giacalone Ramat, Caterina Mauri, Emanuele Miola, Paolo Ramat, Andrea Sansò)

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