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LINGUIST List 23.2984

Mon Jul 09 2012

Calls: English, Applied Ling, Socioling, Translation, Discipline of Ling/Bosnia

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

Date: 08-Jul-2012
From: Zeljka Babic <zeljka.babicunibl.rs>
Subject: CELLS: Going against the Grain
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Full Title: CELLS: Going against the Grain
Short Title: CELLS

Date: 06-Jun-2013 - 08-Jun-2013
Location: Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact Person: Petar Penda
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - Conference on English Language and Literary Studies
Going Against the Grain
Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture
Banja Luka, 6-8 June 2013

The Department of English, at the Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the Department of English and Creative Writing, Faculty of Design, Arts and Humanities, De Montfort University (United Kingdom) are pleased to announce their first conference on English language and literary studies CELLS: Going against the Grain - Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture.

The aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences across the fields of English language and literary studies, with particular emphasis on cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary issues raised in the fields of literature, culture, linguistics, translation studies and applied linguistics.

Plenary Speakers:

Terry Eagleton (Distinguished Professor of English Literature, Lancaster University, UK)
Geoffrey K. Pullum (Brown University, Visiting Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences & University of Edinburgh, Professor of General Linguistics)
Andy Mousley (Reader in Critical Theory and Renaissance Literature, De Montfort University, UK)

Conference Fee:

The conference fee is 80 Euros. The fee includes:

Conference pack
Conference break refreshments
Wine reception

For the participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the conference fee is 50 Euros.

Accommodation:

Accommodation can be arranged by the organizers upon request.

Conference Website:

All the details and important information can be found at the conference website: http://www.cellsbl.com (active from September 15, 2012).

Call for Papers:

Topics might include (but are not limited to):

- Contemporary approaches to the study of language, literature and culture
- Traditional vs. new approaches to the study of language, literature and culture
- The migration of meaning across different languages
- Human universals and cultural/linguistic difference
- The relationship between meaning, multiplicity of meaning and meaninglessness
- Integration of languacultural and intercultural studies into existing FLT curricula

The official language of the conference is English.

Submission of Abstracts:

Please send an abstract of up to 300 words (MS Word 2003-2007) to the following email address:

cellsunibl.rs

Abstracts should be anonymous containing only the name of the paper, the body of the abstract and references.

Please send the following information in the body of the email:

(1) Title of the paper
(2) Name of the author(s)
(3) Affiliation of the author (s)
(4) Key words
(5) Email address
(6) Bio note (no more than 100 words)

A selection of papers will be published after the conference.

Important Dates:

20 December 2012: Deadline for submission of abstracts
15 January 2013: Notification of acceptance
15 February 2013: Registration

Contact:

Email: cellsunibl.rs



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