LINGUIST List 24.1268

Thu Mar 14 2013

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics/South Africa

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 13-Mar-2013
From: Tommaso M. Milani <>
Subject: Discourse, Gender, and Sexuality: South-South Dialogues
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Full Title: Discourse, Gender, and Sexuality: South-South Dialogues
Date: 15-Nov-2013 - 16-Nov-2013 Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Contact Person: Tommaso M. Milani
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2013

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is pleased to announce a conference to be held on 15-16 November 2013. Entitled ‘Discourse, Gender, and Sexuality: South-South Dialogues’, the conference aims to bring together scholars from diverse fields of knowledge as well as geographical regions who are interested in showcasing work on any aspect of the relationship between discourse, gender and sexuality in the global South.

Plenary Speakers:

Sibonile Ellece (University of Botswana)
Michelle Maria Lazar (National University of Singapore)
Ana Cristina Ostermann (UNISINOS, Brazil)

Conference Fees:

There are no conference fees. Lunches and coffee breaks are offered by the conference organizers.

Call for Papers:

Papers may address, but are not limited to, one (or several) of the following themes:

- Gender, sexuality, and the body
- Gender, sexuality and disabilities
- Identity and desire
- Gender, sexuality and power
- Intersections of gender, sexuality, class, race and age
- Gender, sexuality and poverty
- Gender, sexuality and the media- Gender, sexuality and violence
- Gender, sexuality and multilingualism
- Gender, sexuality and space/place
- Gender, sexuality and social theory

Abstract Submission:

The abstract should be written in English and not exceed 300 words. The abstract should be submitted no later than 15 April to with a proof of registration for a university degree, a letter of motivation and a letter of support.

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