[Air-L] Reminder: CFP 6th New Zealand Discourse Conference 6-9 December 2017

Philippa Smith philippa.smith at aut.ac.nz
Thu Apr 6 19:10:20 PDT 2017

Kia Ora Everyone,

The usual 'apology' for cross posting - but given the interdisciplinary nature of  "all things" internet - please see a reminder cfp information below for the New Zealand Discourse Conference,  6-9 December 2017.  Realistically any of the 'possible topics' listed below can have an internet-/digital- related aspect that combines with discourse.

NZ Discourse Conference: Call for Papers
6th New Zealand Discourse Conference
December 6 - 9, 2017, AUT University, Auckland CBD, New Zealand

The New Zealand Discourse Conference is a cornerstone event for research applying discourse analytic approaches. The 6th New Zealand Discourse Conference also includes an emphasis on multimodal discourse analysis.
Keynote speakers

*         Michael Bamberg, Professor of Psychology, Clark University, USA

*         David Barton, Professor of Language and Literacy, Lancaster University, UK

*         Theo van Leeuwen, Emeritus Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

*         Sigrid Norris, Professor of Multimodal (Inter)action, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Submissions and topics
Submissions are invited for the 6th New Zealand Discourse Conference from academics and others interested in discourse analysis that address theoretical, methodological or empirical research in a variety of applications.
Possible topics include:

*         Art and creativity

*         Culture and identity

*         Environment and sustainability

*         Gender and performativity

*         Geosemiotics

*         Health and wellbeing

*         Indigenous studies

*         Institutions and organisations

*         Interpreting and translation

*         Knowledge and learning

*         Language and communication

*         Language policy

*         Mediated discourse

*         Migrant and refugee studies

*         Multimodal critical discourse

*         Multimodal discourse

*         Multimodality of identity

*         Multimodal interactions

*         Multimodal texts/artefacts

*         Nexus analysis

*         Other

*         Sound and music

*         Sports and lifestyle

*         Technology and media
Important Dates
2017 Abstract submission deadlines
14 May, decision by 27 May 2017
16 July, decision by 28 July 2017

Conference dates
6 - 9 December, 2017

Opening April 2017, see website (www.nzdc2017.co.nz)<http://www.nzdc2017.co.nz)> for details
Submission guidelines
Visit http://www.nzdc2017.co.nz to submit an abstract.

The following formats are available:

*         20-minute presentation, with 5 minutes for questions

*         Poster displayed during conference

We have included multiple submission dates so that people who need to apply early for funding can receive an answer sooner. However, all submissions will be treated equally.

May submission
Submission before: 14 May 2017
Response by: 27 May 2017

July submission
Submission before: 16 July, 2017
Response by: 28 July, 2017

About the venue: AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focusing on student success, research and industry connectivity. AUT is the third largest university in New Zealand, and has established itself as an institution of global standing and impact.

Its success as a university is underpinned by its ability to forge strong partnerships with individuals, institutions and organisations world-wide. These partnerships create opportunities for research collaboration by bringing together the best minds to address critical issues of global importance and deliver outcomes with maximum impact.

For more information about conference accommodation, please visit the accommodation page of the website.


Philippa Smith
Senior Lecturer
Auckland University of Technology

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