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Mon Dec 06 2010
Calls: Cognitive Science, Pragmatics, Semantics/Poland
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1. Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka ,
Meaning, Context & Cognition
Message 1: Meaning, Context & Cognition
From: Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka <iw.plisieckagmail.com>
Subject: Meaning, Context & Cognition
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Full Title: Meaning, Context & Cognition
Short Title: MCC
Date: 24-Mar-2011 - 26-Mar-2011
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Iwona Plisiecka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ia.uni.lodz.pl/englang/events/MCC
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Pragmatics; Semantics
Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2010
Meaning, Context & Cognition MCC 2011
to be held 24-26 March 2011; University of Lodz, Poland
'Meaning, Context & Cognition' aims to integrate theoretical and applied research from the interface of semantics and pragmatics. During the 2011 meeting we would like to focus on the following areas:
- Speech acts and speech action
- Language and emotion
- Formulaic discourse
- Linguistic interfaces
- Intercultural perspectives on discourse semantics
The following invited speakers confirmed their participation:
(University College London, UK & CSMN, Oslo, Norway): 'Metaphors in context'
(University of Wuerzburg, Germany): 'Whose context?'
Kasia M. Jaszczolt
(University of Cambridge, UK): 'Context: Gricean Intentions vis-à-vis Two-dimensional Semantics'
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk & Paul Wilson
(University of Lodz, Poland): 'Prototypical and Discourse Meaning of Emotions'
(University of Antwerp, Belgium): 'Notes on the Explicit-implicit scale of Meaning'
Igor Ž. Žagar
(University of Maribor, Slovenia): 'Formal Constraints on Performativity: Aspect and Beyond'
(University of Bedfordshire, UK): 'Emotions, Communication and Relevance'
Call for Papers:
Abstracts are invited for papers on topics relevant to the fields of meaning, context & cognition with the goal of the conference to integrate and promote both theoretical and applied research from the interface of semantics and pragmatics.
Final deadline for abstract submission: 31 December 2010
Please email your proposal to: MCCuni.lodz.pl with a copy to Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka (iw.plisieckagmail.com)
Abstracts should not be longer than 300 words. Please include your name, affiliation and e-mail address. Abstracts will be double-blind peer-reviewed and should include sufficient details to allow reviewers to judge the scientific merits of the work. Paper presentations will be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion. Participants without a paper are asked to e-mail their affiliation details.
Papers and Post-Conference Publications:
A volume of peer-reviewed selected papers will be published with an international publisher, a selection of papers can also be published in Research in Language, an abstracted international linguistics journal published by Lodz University Press (paper edition) and Versita MetaPress (e-version).
For more information please contact the organisers at:
MCCuni.lodz.pl (conference contact e-mail)
Dr. Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka, wipiwuni.lodz.pl or iw.plisieckagmail.com (Conference convenor)
Mr. Mikołaj Deckert (Conference secretary)
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
University of Lodz
Al. Kosciuszki 65
90-514 Lodz, Poland
tel/fax +48 42 6655220
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