LINGUIST List 20.1824|
Mon May 11 2009
Calls: Pragmatics, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Japan
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18th Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference
Message 1: 18th Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference
From: Tim Greer <pll18kobegmail.com>
Subject: 18th Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference
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Full Title: 18th Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference
Short Title: PLL18
Date: 16-Jul-2010 - 19-Jul-2010
Location: Kobe, Japan
Contact Person: Tim Greer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.pragsig.org/pll/
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2010
18th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning
The 18th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning (PLL18)
will take place at Kobe University, Kobe, Japan from 16th to 19th of July, 2010.
The PLL conference aims to foster an exchange of views on language use from a
variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives and will address a broad
range of topics in pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis,
including conversation analysis, critical discourse analysis, narrative
analysis, and interactional sociolinguistics.
We are particularly interested in how language is used in
- Second and foreign language learning
- Educational settings
- Intercultural interaction
- Work place interaction
- Pragmatics of academic talk and text
- Multimedia discourse
- Computer-mediated communication
- Multilingual talk, and
- Other similar situations
The conference provides an international forum for language educators who are
interested in issues of pragmatics and discourse analysis.
For more details, visit the conference website at http://www.pragsig.org/pll/
Call for Presentation Proposals
Proposals for presentation are welcome on topics such as:
- L2 talk and text
- Developmental L2 pragmatics
- Pragmatics in language education
- Pragmatics in language assessment
- Pragmatics in computer-mediated communication
- Theory and methodology in pragmatics
Proposals may be submitted for
- Papers (20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussion) and
Abstracts for all presentation formats should be written in English and will
undergo peer review.
Abstract submission deadline - 15 January, 2010
Authors may submit no more than one individual and one joint proposal.
Proposals must be submitted online via the conference website
ONLINE PROPOSAL FORM at
Decisions on proposal submissions will be sent out by 31 March, 2010.
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