LINGUIST List 9.583

Sat Apr 18 1998

Calls: World Englishes, Document Design

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  1. Rakesh Bhatt, 5th IAWE conference
  2. DRS.A.J.M. MUTSAERS, DocDes98

Message 1: 5th IAWE conference

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 11:26:48 -0400 (EDT)
From: Rakesh Bhatt <rakeshutkux.utcc.utk.edu>
Subject: 5th IAWE conference


CALL FOR PAPERS

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WORLD ENGLISHES
at the university of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

on 

November 5-7, 1998


The main theme of this years conference is: World Englishes and African
Identities. In addition to this theme, we invite abstracts of 20 minute
papers and 3 hr. colloquia on all aspects of World Englishes, including:

 African-American varieties of English/Ebonics
 Caribbean varieties of English
 Colloquia/Workshop on themes related to World Englishes
 Discourse Strategies
 English as a medium of literary creativity
 Evaluating and testing
 Impact/influence of English on the structures of indigenous languages
 Pedagogy involving English as an international language
 Power, ideology, and identity
 The bi-/multi-lingual creativity in English (including code-switching
 involving English)
 The politics of English in English-using countries.

One (1)-page abstracts on any of the above topics or combination thereof
are welcome. The abstracts must include, on a separate 3 x 5 index card,
presenters full name, affiliation, mailing address, phone number, e-mail,
and fax-number (if available). Please submit seven (7) copies of the
abstract by JUNE 30, 1998, to:

Professor Eyamba G. Bokamba, Chair
5th IAWE Conference
Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
707 South Mathews Av., 4088 FLB
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 333-3563/244-3051
Email: deptlinguiuc.edu

Program Committee:
Co-chairs:
	Rakesh M. Bhatt (University of South Carolina) E-mail:
	rakeshutk.edu
	Kimberly Brown (Portland State University) E-mail:
	kimnh1.nh.pdx.edu
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Message 2: DocDes98

Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 15:16:05 MET
From: DRS.A.J.M. MUTSAERS <A.J.M.Mutsaerskub.nl>
Subject: DocDes98

Call for papers

On December 17 and 18, 1998, Tilburg University will host the first

 International Conference on Document Design. 

The conference will address research on the design of informative,
instructive, and persuasive texts. 

Aim

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers who are
interested in document design and who are working in the field of
discourse studies, (cognitive) linguistics, educational psychology,
speech communication, technical documentation, communication science,
social psychology, cognitive psychology, marketing communication, and
so on. 

Contributions

The organizers invite contributions on how document design decisions
and the choice of message variables affect the function and use of
informative, instructive, or persuasive documents. 

Methodologies

Methodologies used may range from experimental and (corpus) analytical
to case studies. Message variables may concern content, structure,
style, lay-out, audience, and so on. 

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: May 15, 1998

For further information you can visit our Website:

http://cwis.kub.nl/~fdl/research/tw/docdes98/index.htm

or contact

Document.Design98kub.nl
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