LINGUIST List 24.1533

Fri Apr 05 2013

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

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 03-Apr-2013
From: Tamás Eitler <>
Subject: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
E-mail this message to a friend

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:
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. The fifth CADAAD conference will take place in Budapest, 1-3 September 2014.

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)

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 not limited to the following:

- (New) Media Discourse
- Party Political Discourse
- Advertising
- Discourses of War and Terrorism
- Discourses of Discrimination and Inequality
- Power, Ideology and Dominance in Institutional Discourse
- Identity in Discourse
- Education Discourses
- Environmental Discourses
- Health Communication
- Language and the Law

We especially welcome papers which re-examine existing frameworks for critical discourse research and/or which highlight and apply new methodologies sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and cognitive sciences including but without being limited to the following fields:

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

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

Abstracts of no more than 250 words including references should be sent as MS Word attachment to

Page Updated: 05-Apr-2013