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LINGUIST List 25.2694

Wed Jun 25 2014

Calls: French, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Applied Ling, Ling & Lit, Lang Acquisition/Australia

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Jun-2014
From: Kerry Mullan <kerrymullanyahoo.com.au>
Subject: Australian Society for French Studies
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Full Title: Australian Society for French Studies
Short Title: ASFS

Date: 03-Dec-2014 - 06-Dec-2014
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact Person: Kerry Mullan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://australiansocietyforfrenchstudies.com/events/asfs-2014-conference/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Translation

Subject Language(s): French

Call Deadline: 07-Jul-2014

Meeting Description:

ASFS 2014 Conference
3-6 December 2014

The 22nd annual conference of the Australia Society for French Studies
To be held at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Conflict, Dialogue and Representation

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Guest of Honour:

Mr Lionel Jospin, former French Prime Minister and author of Le Mal napoléonien (Seuil 2014). Mr Jospin will deliver a keynote address entitled “De l’aventure napoléonienne au malaise européen (‘From the Napoleonic venture to the current European malaise’)

Other Keynote Speakers:

Emeritus Professor Colin Nettelbeck, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne
Dr Fanny Pascual, Département de Lettres et Sciences humaines, Université de la Nouvelle Calédonie

How does conflict arise? How is it represented, negotiated or resolved through literature, art, cinema, photography, music and language? To what extent can conflict be a productive as well as destructive force?

Further information will be posted on the conference website as it becomes available:

For more information please contact the organisers at asfsconference2014gmail.com

2nd Call for Papers:

You are invited to submit an abstract on or before 7 July 2014 and/or to attend the 22nd annual conference of the Australia Society for French Studies.

Proposals are invited for papers, panels and posters in French or English which discuss how conflict has shaped or been shaped by any aspect of the French language and Francophone culture.

Possible themes include: Military conflict; Political conflict; Regional conflict; Postcolonial conflict; Social conflict; Literary or artistic conflict; Linguistic conflict; Conflict and culture; Conflict in translation; Conflict in the classroom; Conflict within French Studies; Conflict between French Studies and other disciplines.

Proposals may be for:

- Papers: 20-minute presentation followed by 10 minutes of discussion
- Panels: Three or more presenters, 90 minutes including discussion
- Posters: All posters will be displayed during a one-hour session during which their presenters will be in attendance to discuss their work

Please send your proposal (250 words, with contact details) before 7 July 2014 to the conference organising committee at: asfsconference2014gmail.com.

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