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Confs: General Linguistics/Moldova

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Message 1: International Conference in Language Science
Date: 17-Feb-2011
From: Olesea Bodean-Vozian <oleseabodeanyahoo.com>
Subject: International Conference in Language Science
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International Conference in Language Science
Short Title: ICLS

Date: 12-May-2011 - 14-May-2011
Location: Chisinau, Moldova
Contact: Ludmila Zbant
Contact Email: lzbantyahoo.fr

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Moldova State
University proudly announces that Eugen Co?eriu 11th International
Conference in Language Sciences (ICLS) will take place in Chisinau, the
Republic of Moldova, in the period May 12-14, 2011.The conference will
mark the 90th birthday anniversary of the late Romanian linguist Eugen
Coseriu, under the title: 'Norm - System - Usage: Modern Codimensioning'.

The Conference will be divided per sessions, as follows -

Section: Sign Symbol, Word
Signs and their typology. Natural and conventional signs. Sign and the
reality. Seme, sememe and lexeme. Word identity and its morpho-syntactic
character. Linguistic sign and Code. Code, homogeneity, heterogeneity.
The arbitrary and code motivation. Systemic signification, locutor's
signification. Rhetoric meaning. The norm and transgression of norm.
Ilocutory signs, per-locutory signs. Lexical semantics. Vocabulary rendering
emotions. Semantic isotopy, isotopy of message. Isotopic variations.
Meaning and signification, semantic value. Signification and communication.
Structure and content in semiotic systems. Relationship among various
semiotic systems. Interactive videography and electronic games. Visual
semiotics. Word symbolism. Linguistics and imagery world. Term,
terminology and their difficulties. Terminology for special purposes.
Terminology Corpus. Terminology neologisms.

Section: Grammar Semantics and Pragmatics
Grammar in synchrony and diachrony. Grammatical categories and logical
categories in the structure of syntactic units, in text and discourse. Logical
syntax, semantic syntax. Logical connectors. Dynamics and modifications in
syntax. Comparative and contrastive grammar. Cognitive grammar.
Utterance and enunciation. Semantics and pragmatics of utterance markers.
Deictic means and their functions. Localization in space and time.
Predication and predicativity. Predication of text. Predicates and their
typology. Situational and event predicativity. Modality and its interaction with
predicativity. Modalizing subjectivity and axiological subjectivity. Textual and
contextual grammar, extra-textual grammar. Punctuation and its
functions. Dialogical grammar and conversational pragmatics. Form of
address and its grammar. Silence and its signification.

Section: Language and Society
Sociolinguistics in the globalization era. Language, identity and diversity.
Linguistic planning. Linguistic policies. Contacts of languages and linguistic
policies. Language status in the multilingual space. Bilingualism, multi-
lingualism in the European space. Semiotics and social stratification.
Ideology and linguistic intervention. Language policy and language of
politics. Borderline languages. The linguistic situation in the Republic of
Moldova. The status of the Romanian language in Ukraine, Serbia,
Hungary, Bulgaria etc. The cross-cultural and its didactics.

Section: Translation Theory and Practice - Intercultural Dialogue
Dynamics of cross-cultural and inter-lingual translation. Pragmatic
dimension of translation. Translation and social-cultural difficulties. Status
of the translation unit. Equivalence in translation. 'Presence' of translator in
a translated text. Problems and mistakes in translation. Translation
didactics. Literary translation and specialized translation. Literature
translated in the European space. Automated machine translation.
Audiovisual translation.

Section: e-Communication
E-communication in information society. Forms of e- communication. Sender
vs. addressee in e-communication. Tools for e-communication [e-mail, chat
(text, audio, video), the Internet, social nets, messages, blogs, etc.]. Code of
conduct in e-communication. Electronic texts and documents. Semantics of
programming languages. Electronic writing. Linearity and transgression:
transgressive writing. The status of literature, SMS and digital poetry
authors. Evolution of writing in semiotics. Evolutive writing and semiotics.
Punctuation in electronic writing. Polyphony in e-communication.
Terminology in e-communication.

Conference participation fee:
- 200 lei MD for participants from the Republic of Moldova (includes
agenda and publication of conference papers);
- 50 euro for foreign participants (includes the agenda and publication of
conference papers);
- 60 euro for participants in absentia (includes the agenda and
publication of conference papers);

Please note that accommodation and meals will not be provided and
travelling costs will be covered by the participants in the Conference (for
accommodation, please visit www.4rent.md; www.rental.md;
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