LINGUIST List 25.4938

Fri Dec 05 2014

Calls: Slavic Subgroup, Text/Corpus Linguistics/Russia

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 04-Dec-2014
From: Olga Blinova <>
Subject: Urban Voices: Linguistic Variation and Communicative Diversity
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Full Title: Urban Voices: Linguistic Variation and Communicative Diversity

Date: 24-Jun-2015 - 26-Jun-2015
Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Contact Person: Olga Blinova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Call Deadline: 02-Feb-2015

Meeting Description:

The ORD team and the network ''Urban Voices'' invites participation in the international conference ''Urban Voices: Linguistic Variation and Communicative Diversity'' in Saint Petersburg. The conference is to take place at the Saint Petersburg State University on June 24-26 2015.

The conference aims at bringing together researchers who are working on authentic data from everyday speech and spontaneous interaction in Slavic languages and who are interested in linguistic and communicative diversity.

No conference fee.

Call for Papers:

Contributions using different approaches in the fields of sociolinguistics, pragmatics and interactional linguistics are welcome.

The conference concludes the work of the Russian-German research network ''Urban Voices'', which has studied communicative and linguistic diversity in Russian spontaneous speech and interaction in different social contexts for three years. Among other corpora, the data analysed by the network include the unique ORD Speech Corpus of Russian Everyday Communication “One Speaker's Day” (Odin rečevoj den') collected in Saint-Petersburg.

Presentation (30 min incl. discussion)

Conference/Working Languages: Russian & English

Abstracts (Russian or English up to 1000 characters) to be submitted via until February 2 2015.

Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2015

Please keep track of for current information (visa issues, accommodation, travel information, etc.).

Organizing & Scientific Committee: Prof. Dr. N.V. Bogdanova-Beglarian, Prof. P. Kosta, Prof. Dr. M. Krause, Prof. Dr. Ch. Sappok, Prof. Dr. B. Brehmer, Dr. N. Thielemann, Prof. Dr. N. Richter, Prof. Dr. B. Kreß, Dr. O. Blinova, Dr. T. Sherstinova.

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