LINGUIST List 26.5408

Fri Dec 04 2015

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Gen Ling, Ling & Lit, Pragmatics, Socioling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>


Date: 03-Dec-2015
From: Alina Kwiatkowska <akwiatuni.lodz.pl>
Subject: Small Forms Conference
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Full Title: Small Forms Conference

Date: 13-Jun-2016 - 14-Jun-2016
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Alina Kwiatkowska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2016

Meeting Description:

Small Forms Conference
13-14 June 2016
Institute of English Studies, University of Lodz

The aim of the conference is to discuss the challenges of creating and analyzing small linguistic, multimodal, and literary forms. We invite contributions from linguists, literary scholars, arts and media scholars, on the semantics, pragmatics, and stylistics of small forms. We welcome a broad range of approaches, with theoretical, empirical, critical, or pedagogical focus.

Conference fee: 80 Euro

Conference Organizers:

Prof. Kamila Ciepiela, Prof. Alina Kwiatkowska, Aleksandra Majdzinska M.A. (conference secretary)
Department of English and General Linguistics
Institute of English Studies, University of Lodz, Poland

Call for Papers:

We invite contributions from linguists, literary scholars, arts and media scholars, on any aspect of those topics, including e.g.:

- Theoretical reflection on the semantics, pragmatics, and stylistics of small forms
- The characteristics and analysis of such forms as:
Small narratives
Small talk
Small ā€˜dā€™ discourse
Adjacency pairs
Diminutives
Acronyms and abbreviations
Jokes, single cartoons
Slogans
Small ads
Internet memes
Facebook posts and comments
Twits
Texting
Micro-poetry and micro-fiction
Small concrete and visual poems
Haiku, limericks
Aphorisms, epigrams
Nursery rhymes
Short news stories
Video clips
etc.

We welcome a broad range of approaches to those and similar topics, with theoretical, empirical, critical, or pedagogical focus.

Deadlines:

Abstract submission: 15 April 2016.
Brief abstracts (up to 200 words) should be sent to ventureuni.lodz.pl
Notification of acceptance: 22 April 2016
Deadline for registration: 15 May 2016
Conference dates: 13-14 June 2016



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