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LINGUIST List 24.2671

Tue Jul 02 2013

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Socioling, Cognitive Sci/Hungary

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

Date: 01-Jul-2013
From: Tamás Eitler <eitler.tamasbtk.elte.hu>
Subject: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
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Full Title: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
Short Title: CADAAD

Date: 01-Sep-2014 - 03-Sep-2014
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contact Person: Tamás Eitler
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://cadaad.net/cadaad_2014

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

CADAAD conferences are intended to promote current directions and new developments in cross-disciplinary critical discourse research.

We are glad to announce that the 5th CADAAD Conference will take place 1-3 September 2014 and will be hosted by ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary.

Reflecting the diversity of topics and approaches in critical discourse studies, the following distinguished guests have confirmed their participation as plenary speakers:

Professor Ruth Wodak (Lancaster University)
Professor Theo Van Leeuwen (University of Technology Sydney)
Professor Lilie Chouliaraki (London School of Economics)
Professor Andreas Musolff (University of East Anglia)
Professor Crispin Thurlow (University of Washington)

2nd Call for Papers:

We welcome papers which, from a critical-analytical perspective, deal with contemporary social, scientific, political, economic, or professional discourses and genres. Possible topics include but are by no means limited to the following:

- (New) Media Discourse
- Party Political Discourse
- Advertising
- Discourses of War and Terrorism
- Power, Ideology and Dominance in Institutional Discourse
- Identity in Discourse
- Education Discourses
- Environmental Discourses
- Health Communication
- Business Communication
- Language and the Law
- Discourses of Inequality, Discrimination and Othering
- Global Economic Discourses and Discourses of the Financial Crisis
- Discourses of Political Protest and Civil (Dis)order
- Neoliberalism and the New Divides
- Anti-EU Discourses

Papers addressing the highlighted topics are especially welcome. In giving weight to these topics we wish to call to attention some of the most pressing problems currently facing Europe. We hope that CADAAD 2014 will provide a publically visible forum for critically reflecting on these issues.

We welcome papers which approach topics such as listed above from theoretical and analytical perspectives sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and cognitive sciences, including but without being limited to the following:

- Sociolinguistics
- Multimodality
- Media and Mass Communication Studies
- Functional Linguistics
- Cognitive Linguistics
- Corpus Linguistics
- Pragmatics and Argumentation Theory
- Conversation and Discourse Analysis
- Ethnography of Communication
- Discursive Psychology
- Political Science

We especially welcome papers which re-examine existing theoretical frameworks and/or which highlight and apply new methodologies.

All papers will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English.

Abstracts of 250-350 words excluding references should be sent as MS Word attachment to cadaad2014gmail.com before 1 December 2013. Please include in the body of the email but not in the abstract itself (1) your name, (2) affiliation and (3) email address. Notifications of acceptance will be communicated by 1 March 2014.

In addition to individual papers, panel proposals may also be submitted. Further details are available at: http://www.cadaad.net/cadaad_2014.

We are planning to offer a small number of bursaries to be applied for by delegates who come from disadvantaged circumstances. Application information will be provided on our website in autumn.

Selected papers will be published in a thematically constrained volume to be submitted to an international publisher. Other selected papers will appear in a proceedings issue of the CADAAD journal.

For further information please visit the conference webpages at http://cadaad.net/cadaad_2014 or write to the local organising committee at cadaad2014gmail.com.

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