LINGUIST List 27.2180

Thu May 12 2016

Calls: English, General Ling/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <kenlinguistlist.org>


Date: 12-May-2016
From: Olga Dontcheva-Navratilova <navratilovaped.muni.cz>
Subject: 7th Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English
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Full Title: 7th Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English
Short Title: BCLSE

Date: 12-Sep-2016 - 13-Sep-2016
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Irena Headlandova Kalischova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://katedry.ped.muni.cz/lingvistika

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-May-2016

Meeting Description:

The Seventh International Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English organized by the Department of English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno , will take place on 12th and 13th September 2016. The conference theme - English Discourse Studies in the Times of Change - seeks to invite researchers and university teachers to present and discuss their current research projects considering the way in which English discourse studies reflect the role of English in the globalised modern world. The papers presented at the conference will be published in the journal Discourse and Interaction and in a proceedings volume.

We are pleased to announce that the following keynote speakers have confirmed their participation at the conference:

- Geoffrey Pullum, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
- Billy Clark, Middlesex University, London, UK
- László I. Komlósi, Széchenyi István University, Győr, Hungary

A detailed programme of the two-day conference will be available at the conference website after the submission of proposals. For more information on the venue, keynote speakers, programme and other details, visit the conference website, please: https://katedry.ped.muni.cz/lingvistika.

Selected contributions presented at the conference will be published in a thematic volume or in the linguistic journal Discourse and Interaction. Authors will receive a free copy of the respective publication. All participants will receive the thematic volume.

The full conference fee is CZK 1500 (€60) and it does not include accommodation. Conference fee payment will be possible in the period 15 July - 20 August 2016. For more details, visit the conference website https://katedry.ped.muni.cz/lingvistika.

If you wish to attend the conference, please complete the Online Registration Form on the website by 31 May 2016.

Call for Papers:

Our theme - English Discourse Studies in the Times of Change – is expected to attract contributions on a wide range of topics. We particularly welcome papers exploring aspects of

- Pragmatics of discourse
- Professional discourse
- Media discourse
- Variation across genres
- Cross-cultural variation
- English as a lingua franca
- Learner discourse

If you wish to present a paper at the conference, please indicate the title on the registration form and include an abstracts of 200-250 words specifying the scope of research and the methods and data applied. Participants will be notified of acceptance by 30 June 2016.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee

Irena Headlandova Kalischova

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno
Poříčí 9, 603 00 Brno, Czech Republic


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