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LINGUIST List 23.4405

Mon Oct 22 2012

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Socioling, Cognitive Sci/Poland

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

Date: 21-Oct-2012
From: Iwona Plisiecka <wipiwuni.lodz.pl>
Subject: Meaning, Context and Cognition
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Full Title: Meaning, Context and Cognition
Short Title: MCC 2013

Date: 11-Apr-2013 - 13-Apr-2013
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Iwona Plisiecka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ia.uni.lodz.pl/englang/events/mcc-2013

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 24-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

MCC 2013 focuses on discourse semantics, analysis of natural language data in various theoretical perspectives with the aim of integrating both theoretical research and its applications.

MCC 2013 Invited Speakers - Plenaries:

The following speakers confirmed their participation:

Aleksy Awdiejew (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)
Anita Fetzer (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Roman Kalisz (University of Gdańsk, Poland)
Jacob Mey (University of Southern Denmark)
Marina Sbisá (University of Trieste, Italy)
Tahir Wood (University of the Western Cape, South Africa)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts (max. 300 words) are invited for papers on topics relevant to the fields of meaning, context and cognition with the goal of the conference to integrate and promote both theoretical and applied research (e.g. corpus studies, interdisciplinary research) from the interface of semantics and pragmatics. The topics invited for discussion during the 2013 MCC meeting include the following:

Linguistic interfaces
Speech acts, speech actions, formulaic discourse
Language, music and cognition
Language and emotion
Language and law
Interfaces of theoretical and applied studies, corpus linguistics
Intercultural communication

Abstract Submission:

Please email your proposal to: mccuni.lodz.pl with a copy to Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka, MCC convenor (iw.plisieckagmail.com).

Abstracts should not be longer than 300 words. Please, include your name, affiliation and email address. Abstracts will be double-blind peer-reviewed, and should include sufficient details to allow reviewers to judge the scientific merits of the work. Paper presentations will be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion. Presentations will be in English; organizers also envisage a possibility of a session in Polish. Participants without a paper are asked to email their affiliation details.

Papers and Post-Conference Publications:

A volume of peer-reviewed selected papers will be published with an international publisher; a selection of papers can also be published in Research in Language, an abstracted international linguistics journal published by Lodz University Press (paper edition) and Versita MetaPress (e-version).

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