LINGUIST List 31.1183

Fri Mar 27 2020

Calls: Disc Analysis, Pragmatics, Semantics, Text/Corpus Ling/Spain

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 27-Mar-2020
From: Juana I. Marin-Arrese <>
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Short Title: STANCEDISC’20

Date: 09-Sep-2020 - 12-Sep-2020
Location: MADRID, Spain
Contact Person: Juana I. Marin-Arrese
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2020

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to cover a broad range of research concerned with the domains of stance, (inter)subjectivity and identity, with special interest in cognitive, critical discourse, and corpus-driven approaches.

Some proposed topic areas and approaches include:
- Epistemicity: evidentiality and epistemic modality
- Stance and inter/subjectivity in discourse
- Stance and identity in discourse
- Stance and evaluation
- Metaphor and evaluation
- Effectivity: deonticity and directivity
- Corpus-based case studies
- Crosslinguistic case studies

Second Call for Papers:

Please note that the deadline for Abstract & Theme session Proposals has been extended to 30 April, 2020!

Guidelines for Submission: General Session Papers and Posters:
Please submit an anonymous copy of your abstract (max. 300 words, excluding references), in Word or PDF format, via email to:
Please include paper title, name, affiliation, email address and any other contact details in the body of the e-mail message.
Participants may submit a maximum of two abstracts, that is, no more than one single-authored paper and one joint-authored paper, or two joint-authored papers.
All abstracts will be double blind peer-reviewed. They should include research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results.
Paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Abstract submission for the poster session should follow the above guidelines.

Guidelines for Submission: Theme Specific Panels:
Proposals for theme specific panels should include the name(s) of the convenor(s), title and a 500-word description of the topic (see instructions for paper abstracts above), and a list of participants, including 300 word abstracts of their papers. Theme panel convenors are encouraged to distribute an open call for papers on the Linguist List, or other distribution lists.
The theme panel sessions will consist of a maximum of 8 slots, each with the same time format as the general session papers (20 min. + 10 min. discussion). Each session may include an introductory paper by a keynote speaker, and an additional 30-minute slot for final discussion on the topic, further issues and questions for future research.
The languages for the theme panels may be: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Submission Deadlines:
Proposals should be sent by email to:
Deadline for Abstract & Theme session proposals: 30 April 2020
Notification of acceptance: 30 May 2020

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