LINGUIST List 24.5055

Wed Dec 11 2013

Calls: Cognitive Sci, Discourse Analysis, Ling & Literature, Socioling, Translation/Lithuania

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 11-Dec-2013
From: Ala Diomidova <>
Subject: Man in the Space of Language
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Full Title: Man in the Space of Language Short Title: MSL2014
Date: 15-May-2014 - 16-May-2014 Location: Kaunas, Lithuania Contact Person: Ala Diomidova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

International Scientific Conference
'Man in the Space of Language'

Vilnius University
Kaunas Faculty of Humanities
Department of Foreign Languages

Venue: Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of HumanitiesAddress: Muitinės 8, LT44280, Kaunas, Lithuania

Languages of the conference: English, Lithuanian, Russian, German

Proposed Topics of the Conference:

- Conceptual metaphors- Text as the object of linguistic research- Political discourse- Advertisements as a cultural phenomenon- Media texts and culture- Contemporary research in the field of translation- Post-colonial paradigm of literary research- The problems of cultural colonisation and 're-colonisation' in the post-soviet society- Contemporary discourse of literary criticism- Methodological problems of discourse analysis

Registration fee: 100 €

The participants of the conference are asked to make a bank transfer of the registration fee by 15 April 2014. The details about the payment will be sent together with the invitation to the conference.

Call for Papers:

International Scientific Conference
'Man in the Space of Language'
Time: 15-16 May 2014

Key Dates:

1 February 2014: Deadline for submission of application forms and annotations (200- 250 words)
15 February 2014: Organisers inform applicants about their decision and send out invitations to the conference.

Publication of Articles:

After the conference we are planning to publish a reviewed collection of articles 'Man in the Space of Language'. The best articles selected by the reviewers will be published in a scientific journal 'Respectus Philologicus'. Articles for the reviews should be submitted by 1 September 2014. Requirements for the articles will be sent together with the invitation to the conference.

Application forms should be sent to:

Dr. Jurate Radaviciute: (applications in Russian and German)

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