International Contrastive Linguistics Conference 8

Country: Greece

City: Athens

Abstr. due: 30.10.2016

Dates: 25.03.17 — 28.05.17

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: The Department of Italian Language and Literature


Papers are invited on a broad range of themes in the areas of contrastive linguistics provided they address one or more of the following topics:

        The aims, objectives and scope of contrastive linguistics; its relationship with neighbouring disciplines such as historical, typological, micro-variationist, intercultural and contact linguistics
        Corpus-based research and its relationship with contrastive studies
        Relations between contrastive linguistics and translation
        The role of theoretical frameworks; comparability, incommensurability and the tertium comparationis; the necessity and significance of the 'socio-cultural link'
        Different frameworks on contrasting languages
        The significance of the contrastive perspective for language-specific description on the one hand and general interface issues on the other (e.g. phonology/ morphology/ syntax/ /semantics/pragmatics)
        Contrasts between languages at the levels of text, register, discourse, and information structure; contrasts between dialects; contrasts between dialects and standard languages

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