Call for Abstracts – Nordic Interdiscplinary Conference on Discourse and Interaction

Below just some information about an upcoming conference on Discourse and Interaction, which will be held in Aalborg and organised by colleagues of mine from the Centre for Discourse Studies.

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*** FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ***

NorDIsCo 2010
Nordic Interdiscplinary Conference on Discourse and Interaction

Plenary speakers:
Professor Britt-Louise Gunnarsson, Uppsala
Professor Paul McIlvenny, Aalborg
Professor Sari Pietikäinen, Jyväskylä
Professor Jan Svennevig, Oslo

Dates: 17th – 19th November 2010

Location: Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Web site: http://diskurs.hum.aau.dk/nordisco2010

The aim of this interdisciplinary Nordic conference is to bring together doctoral students and researchers in the Nordic and Baltic region who investigate discourse and interaction from different disciplinary perspectives. The conference will highlight research that explores how text, discourse, talk and social interaction are structured, organised and constituted. Thus, this conference welcomes contributions by scholars and doctoral students in a range of fields of inquiry, including but not limited to discourse studies, conversation analysis, discursive psychology, critical discourse analysis, interaction analysis, rhetoric,
narrative analysis, discourse theory, political discourse analysis, social semiotics, multimodal discourse analysis, applied linguistics, gesture studies and communication activism, as well as approaches to discourse and interaction to be found in sociology, political science, environmental science, economics, media studies and cultural studies. Please see the
online call for abstracts for more details.

For more information, please contact the organisers:
<nordisco2010@hum.aau.dk>

This conference is supported by:
Centre for Discourse Studies
Doctoral Programme in Discourse & Contemporary Culture
Department of Language & Culture, Aalborg University

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