LINGUIST List 32.2301

Wed Jul 07 2021

Confs: Applied Ling, Disc Analys, Pragmatics, Socioling/Australia

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Date: 07-Jul-2021
From: Valeria Sinkeviciute <inpra2020uq.edu.au>
Subject: 9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication
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9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication
Short Title: INPRA9


Date: 21-Jun-2022 - 23-Jun-2022
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact: Valeria Sinkeviciute
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://languages-cultures.uq.edu.au/INPRA2020

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The 9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication (INPRA) will be held 21-23 June 2020 at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. The main aim of INPRA is to bring together researchers from around the world who have diverse scientific backgrounds but share the same field of interest – pragmatics, broadly understood as a cognitive, philosophical, social, and intercultural perspective on language and communication.

Conference Convenors:
Prof Michael Haugh (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Dr Valeria Sinkeviciute (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Prof István Kecskés (State University of New York, Albany, USA)

Keynote speakers:
Prof Nick Enfield (The University of Sydney, Australia)
Prof Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
Prof Janet Holmes (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Prof István Kecskés (State University of New York, Albany, USA)

Announcement:

The CALL FOR PAPERS will be issued in September.

Abstracts (max. 300 words) will be invited for papers on any topic relevant to the fields of pragmatics and intercultural communication, including but not limited to:

(i) Pragmatics theories: neo-Gricean approaches, relevance theory, theory of mind, meaning, role of context, semantics-pragmatics interface, explicature, implicature, grammaticalisation, speech act theory, presuppositions, (im)politeness, etc.

(ii) Intercultural, cross-cultural and societal aspects of pragmatics: research involving more than one language and culture or varieties of one language, lingua franca, computer mediated communication, bilinguals’ and heritage speakers’ language use, intercultural misunderstandings, effect of dual language and multilingual systems on the development and use of pragmatic skills, language of aggression and conflict, etc.

(iii) Applications: usage and corpus-based approaches, pragmatic competence, teachability and learnability of pragmatic skills, pragmatic variations within one language and across languages, developmental pragmatics, etc.

Website: https://languages-cultures.uq.edu.au/INPRA2020
Twitter: inpra9
Email: inpra2020uq.edu.au




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