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LINGUIST List 25.1720

Sat Apr 12 2014

Calls: Pragmatics, Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Translation, Sign Linguistics/Indonesia

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Apr-2014
From: Nazarudin Nazarudin <jarduthyahoo.com>
Subject: International Seminar on Semiotics, Pragmatics, and Culture with One-Day Course in Sign Linguistics
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Full Title: International Seminar on Semiotics, Pragmatics, and Culture with One-Day Course in Sign Linguistics
Short Title: Pragmatics & SignLanguage

Date: 17-Jun-2014 - 18-Jun-2014
Location: Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Contact Person: Ririet Triswarin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://fib.ui.ac.id/id/content/seminar-internasional-semiotik-pragmatik-dan-kebudayaan-peran-semiotik-pragmatik-dalam-memak

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Translation

Other Specialty: Sign Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-May-2014

Meeting Description:

To discuss global and local cultures from the perspectives of semiotics and pragmatics, Linguistics Department of the Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia, is holding the International Seminar on Semiotics, Pragmatics, and Culture with the theme 'The Role of Semiotics and Pragmatics in Understanding Global and Local Cultures'.

The sub-themes that will be discussed cover:

(1) Semiotics and/or pragmatics and global/local cultures
(2) Semiotics and/or pragmatics and local wisdom
(3) Semiotics and/or pragmatics and sign language
(4) Pragmatics and language teaching
(5) Pragmatics and translation

This International Seminar will be held along with the One-Day Introductory Course to Linguistics of Sign Language and Its Application.

Objectives:

This seminar is aimed to:

(1) discuss the signs of global phenomena, the meanings underlying the signs, and how to respond them;
(2) broaden our knowledge of how semiotics and pragmatics explain global and local cultural phenomena;
(3) increase our awareness capacity of the value of local wisdoms, seen from the perspectives of semiotics and pragmatics, in order to build the character's of the nation.

The One-Day Introductory Course to Linguistics of Sign Language and Its Application is aimed to introduce Sign Language as a subject of linguistics and its application, as in language teaching and translation using sign language.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Benny Hoed (Universitas Indonesia)
Prof. James Woodward (Chinese University of Hongkong and University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Dr. Rachel McKee (Victoria University of Wellington)
Dr. F.X. Rahyono (Universitas Indonesia)
Dr. Iwan Gunawan (Jakarta Institute of Arts)
Dr. Tommy Christomy (Universitas Indonesia)

Call for Papers:

Important Dates for Presenters of the Parallel Sessions:

Deadline for abstract submission: 5 May 2014
Notification of selected abstract: 12 May 2014
Deadline for paper submission: 30 May 2014

Abstract and Paper Guidelines:

Abstract:

- 150-200 words
- Single spaced
- Bahasa Indonesia or English

Paper:

- 12--20 pages, 1.5 spaced
- Times New Roman 12 pt
- APA citation style
- In Bahasa Indonesia or English

Abstracts and papers are sent via email to semiopragmagmail.com.

Working Languages:

The working languages of the International Seminar are (1) Bahasa Indonesia; (2) English; (3) Sign Language.



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