3rd GDUFS Forum on Applied Linguistics

Country: China

City: Guangzhou

Abstr. due: 30.08.2014

Dates: 05.12.14 — 07.12.14

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: gw2014forum@126.com

Organizers: National Key Research Centre for Linguistics & Applied Linguistics at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

 

 The forum will be held on December 5-7, 2014 by the National Key Research Centre for Linguistics & Applied Linguistics at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China. The forum invites proposals (maximum 500 words) for panels and presentations that address issues related to the umbrella theme SOCIETAL AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE, it welcomes original papers in English or Chinese from perspectives of discourse analysis, textual linguistics, systemic functional linguistics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, etc.

Professor Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Professor Istvan Kecskes, Professor Vijay Kumar Bhatia, Professor Derek Bousfield, and Professor Dániel Kádár  will be invited for keynote speeches.

Individual presentations will be allocated 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Proposals for panels should include a chair and a number of thematically-related papers, each of which should be 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Conference Web-Site: http://clal.org.cn/al3/Item/list.asp?id=1201