[Air-L] Fwd: EXTENDED DEADLINE: 31.12.2009, The Fifth International Symposium on Politeness

jeremy hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Sat Dec 12 05:21:13 PST 2009


> EXTENDED DEADLINE: 31.12.2009
> Call for papers
> The Fifth International Symposium on Politeness
>  
> 
> Theme:  
> “Politeness and impoliteness, on- and off-line”  
> 
> Date: 
> 30th of June to 2nd of July 2010. 
> 
> Plenary speakers: 
> Derek Bousfield (confirmed) 
> Alexandra Georgakopoulou (confirmed) 
> Michael Haugh (confirmed)
> Richard J. Watts (confirmed) 
> 
> Location: 
> University of Basel, Switzerland 
> 
> Scope: 
> The special focus of this three-day conference is on issues of face-enhancing, face-maintaining and face-aggravating language communication in computer-mediated communication of all types. While the theme of the conference explicitly invites a discussion of computer-mediated communication, submissions from across the field of politeness and impoliteness research are invited and welcome. 
> 
> Submission of paper proposals: 
> 31 December 2009: 500 words (via website)
> 
> Organizers: 
> Miriam Locher and the Basel English linguistics team
> 
> Conference website: 
> www.sympol.unibas.ch
> 
> Questions: 
> Please address any questions concerning the conference to sympol at unibas.ch.
> 
> ***************************************************
> Prof. Miriam Locher
> Universität Basel, Englisches Seminar
> Nadelberg 6, 4051 Basel, Switzerland



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