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LINGUIST List 20.777

Tue Mar 10 2009

Confs: Cognitive Science;Discourse Analysis;General Ling/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Augusto Soares da Silva, Communication, Cognition and Media

Message 1: Communication, Cognition and Media
Date: 10-Mar-2009
From: Augusto Soares da Silva <assilvabraga.ucp.pt>
Subject: Communication, Cognition and Media
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Communication, Cognition and Media

Date: 23-Sep-2009 - 25-Sep-2009
Location: Braga, Portugal
Contact: Augusto Soares da Silva
Contact Email: cicom2009gmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www.cicom2009.org

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics;
Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The aim of this congress is to promote interdisciplinary research on the
biological, cognitive, emotional and sociocultural basis of media, regarding
their impact on individuals, societies and cultures. The congress is addressing
researchers from communication sciences and cognitive sciences especially
interested in the relationships between media, cognition and culture.

We particularly welcome papers that take into consideration one of the following

- cognitive and cultural models of socio/cultural identities and in social,
political, economic and scientific debates, cognitive and cultural models as
covert ideologies;
- cognitive systems, structures and rhetoric in verbal and multimodal discourses;
- conceptual metaphor and metonymy, and conceptual integration;
- image schemas and mental imagery, attention phenomena, construal, perspective
and intersubjectivity;
- the interaction between verbal text and image, interpretation of multimodal text;
- the interaction between embodied and sociocultural aspects of communication;
- methodologies and techniques of critical analysis and production of the media

Plenary Speakers

Alexandre Castro Caldas (Catholic Univ. of Portugal, Institute of Health
Charles Forceville (Univ. of Amsterdam, Media Studies Department)
Peter Golding (Loughborough Univ., Department of Social Sciences)
Moises Martins (Univ. of Minho, Department of Communication Sciences)
Floyd Merrell (Purdue Univ., Indiana)
Jean-Pierre Meunier (Univ. Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve)
Brigitte Nerlich (Univ. of Nottingham, Institute for Science and Society)
Jose M. Paquete de Oliveira (ISCTE, Department of Sociology)
Manuel Angel Vazquez Medel (Univ. of Sevilla, Dep. of Audiovisual)


Television Studies
Interactive Media
Political Communication
Organizational Communication
Sociology of Communication
Theories of Communication
Cognition and Languages
Art and Rhetoric
Communication Ethics
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