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Wed Aug 31 2011

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics/Portugal

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        1.     Christopher Hart , Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines

Message 1: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
Date: 31-Aug-2011
From: Christopher Hart <christopher.hartnorthumbria.ac.uk>
Subject: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
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Full Title: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
Short Title: CADAAD 2012

Date: 04-Jul-2012 - 06-Jul-2012
Location: Braga, Portugal
Contact Person: Christopher Hart
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://cadaad.net/cadaad_2012

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

Call Deadline: 18-Dec-2011

Meeting Description:

Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
4-6 July 2012

The fourth international conference Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) will take place at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal, 4-6 July 2012.

CADAAD conferences are intended to promote current directions and new developments in cross-disciplinary critical discourse research.

The following distinguished scholars have confirmed their participation as plenary speakers:

Professor Paul Chilton (Lancaster University)
Professor Michal Krzyzanowski (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Professor Michelle Lazar (National University of Singapore)
Professor Juana Marín Arrese (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
Professor Teun van Dijk (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Further information is available at http://www.cadaad.net/cadaad_2012

For any other inquiries please contact Chris Hart (christopher.hartnorthumbria.ac.uk) or the local organiser, Maria Zara Simões Pinto Coelho (zaraics.uminho.pt).

2nd Call for Papers:

We welcome papers dealing with any contemporary social, scientific, political, economic, or professional discourse/genre. Possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

- (New) Media discourse
- Party political discourse
- Advertising
- Discourses of war and terrorism
- Discourses of discrimination and inequality
- Power, ideology and dominance in institutional discourse
- Identity in discourse
- Education discourses
- Environmental discourses
- Health communication
- Language and the law

We especially welcome papers which re-examine existing frameworks for critical discourse research and/or which highlight and apply new methodologies sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and cognitive sciences including but without being limited to:

- Sociolinguistics
- Functional Linguistics
- Cognitive Linguistics
- Corpus Linguistics
- Pragmatics and Argumentation Theory
- Conversation and Discourse Analysis
- Discursive Psychology
- Multimodality
- Media Studies
- Communication Studies
- Political Science

Papers will be allocated 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words including references should be sent as MS Word attachment to christopher.hartnorthumbria.ac.uk before 18 December 2011. Please include in the body of the email but not in the abstract your name, affiliation and email address. Notifications of acceptance will be communicated by 1 February 2012.

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