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LINGUIST List 20.39

Tue Jan 06 2009

Calls: General Ling, Pragmatics/Australia; Applied Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Michael Haugh, International Symposium on Face and Politeness
        2.    M. Endo Hudson, Central Association of Teachers of Japanese

Message 1: International Symposium on Face and Politeness
Date: 05-Jan-2009
From: Michael Haugh <m.haughgriffith.edu.au>
Subject: International Symposium on Face and Politeness
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Full Title: International Symposium on Face and Politeness
Short Title: ISFP09

Date: 10-Jul-2009 - 10-Jul-2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact Person: Michael Haugh
Meeting Email: FacePoliteness2009gmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

This one-day symposium focuses on the relationship between face and
im/politeness from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives

Call for Papers

It is our pleasure to announce an International Symposium on Face and Politeness
to be held in Brisbane, Australia on 10 July 2009. This one-day symposium,
endorsed by the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, focuses on the
relationship between face and im/politeness, although any papers relating to
theorizing or analysing im/politeness and face more generally are welcome.
Researchers and postgraduates working in linguistics, pragmatics, conversation
analysis, and communication studies, as well as education, business and
organizational studies, sociology, psychology and any other fields with an
interest in face and/or politeness are cordially invited to Brisbane, Australia.

The plenary speaker is Professor Şükriye Ruhi (Middle East Technical University,

The symposium also features an invited panel on Chinese face and impoliteness
co-organised by Yuling Pan (U.S. Census Bureau) and Dániel Z. Kádár
(Hungarian Academy of Sciences).

Abstracts for the International Symposium on Face and Politeness should be
approximately 400 words (excluding any references) and submitted as Word or pdf
files to FacePoliteness2009gmail.com by 1st February 2009.
Abstracts should include a specific focus on politeness, impoliteness or face,
and also indicate the methodology and data used. All submissions will be
responded to by the end of February.
See the conference website for further information:

Sponsored by:
Griffith Asia Institute
Griffith Institute of Educational Research
School of Languages and Linguistics, Griffith University
Message 2: Central Association of Teachers of Japanese
Date: 05-Jan-2009
From: M. Endo Hudson <endomsu.edu>
Subject: Central Association of Teachers of Japanese
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Full Title: Central Association of Teachers of Japanese
Short Title: CATJ 21

Date: 11-Apr-2009 - 12-Apr-2009
Location: East Lansing, MI, USA
Contact Person: M. Endo Hudson
Meeting Email: catj09msu.edu
Web Site: http://www.msu.edu/~catj09

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Call Deadline: 11-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

CATJ annual conferences provide a forum for discussion of major issues relating
to the quality and future of Japanese language instruction in the U.S., as well
as problems unique to our setting.

Call for Papers

We welcome presentations of original research on Japanese language pedagogy,
linguistics, second language acquisition, as well as reports on innovative
teaching. The language of presentation can be either English or Japanese. The
theme of CATJ 21 is "FURE-AI / Communities."
For further details, please visit: http://www.msu.edu/~catj09/calls.htm

Keynote Speakers:
- Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku (University of California, San Diego), ATJ President-Elect
- Tamotsu Shinotsuka (Consul General of Japan in Detroit)
- Motoko Tabuse (Eastern Michigan University)

Other Invited Speakers:
- Harumi Cooper (Groves High School)
- Junko Kondo (University of Michigan)
- Seiichi Makino (Princeton University)
- Naomi McGloin (University of Wisconsin)
- Erin Sullivan (Utica Academy for International Studies & Eisenhower High School)

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