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LINGUIST List 20.805

Wed Mar 11 2009

Calls: Cognitive Science,Pragmatics/Portugal

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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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Full Title: Communication, Cognition and Media

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

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

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

Communication, Cognition and Media

Call for Papers

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

Scholars and researchers are invited to present papers on every topic related
to media studies, particularly those included in the following research areas:

1. Journalism
2. Television Studies
3. Advertising
4. Multimedia
5. Interactive Media
6. Political Communication
7. Organizational Communication
8. Sociology of Communication
9. Theories of Communication
10. Cognition and Languages
11. Semiotics
12. Art and Rhetoric
13. Communication Ethics

We particularly welcome papers on the relationships between media, cognition
and culture. Papers will last for 20 minutes plus 10 minutes Q&A and they will
be presented in parallel sessions. Congress languages are Portuguese, English,
Spanish and French.

Paper abstracts should not exceed 500 words (exclusive of references) and
should state research questions, approach, method, data and (expected) results.
Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.

Deadline for abstract presentation is March 31st, 2009. Acceptance/rejection
notification deadline is April 30th, 2009.

The abstract, edited in Word or RTF (or PDF, in case it contains special
symbols), should be sent to the following address: cicom2009gmail.com

Please do not mention the author's name, institution or address in the
abstract. The e-mail subject should be "abstract" and the message should
include the following information:
1. Author's name(s)
2. Affiliation (s)
3. Paper title
4. Research area (as listed above)
5. Post address
6. E-mail address
7. Phone/fax nÂș
8. Necessary equipment (beyond data projector and laptop)
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