AFLS Symposium at the University of East Anglia - 3rd - 4th November 2006

Cross-Cultural Pragmatics at a Crossroads: Speech Frames and Cultural Perceptions

This interdisciplinary event will bring together, under the umbrella of cross-cultural pragmatics, researchers from domains which are particularly sensitive to cross-cultural issues, to promote the cross-fertilisation of ideas and theoretical approaches, and explore key concerns associated with verbal communication across language, culture and acquisitional divides.

Keynote speakers: Helen Spencer-Oatey (cross/intercultural studies), Catherine Kerbrat-Orecchioni (discourse in interaction), Declan McCavana (non-standard language varieties) Sponsors: British Academy, the Institut français and the Society for French Studies Programme and (on-line) registration information at [url=][/url] ****Deadline for registration: 1 October 2006***

Posted by Federico Zanettin on 26th Sep 2006
in Conference Diary

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