call for papers

Christina Schaeffner c.schaeffner at ASTON.AC.UK
Tue Oct 9 18:13:44 UTC 2001

For information

Best wishes


>This is a call for papers for the second colloquium on language and
>peace to take place at the International Peace Research Association
>(IPRA)'s  Biennial Conference in Seoul, Korea July 2 - 5, 2002.
>The colloquium intends to bring together scholars working in the area
>of  communication, culture, critical discourse analysis, literary
>criticism, peace research and related fields. Papers will be expected to
>examine the role of language as a factor to be considered with social,
>political and economic factors in any examination of the conditions and
>institutions that prevent the achievement of a culture of social and
>ecological peace. Peace, here, is understood in its most comprehensive
>sense as a dynamic process that aims to bring about the control and
>elimination of direct violence, e.g. war, and the development of social
>structures and values that work towards decreasing and eliminating
>indirect violence, i.e. social discrmination, poverty, ecological
>The colloquium is sponsored by the Peace Culture and Communication
>Commission and the Working Group on Language and Peace.
>Papers will fill 15 minute slots. Time for discussion will be scheduled
>after the papers are presented.
>If you are planning to attend IPRA and are interested in participating
>in the colloquium, please submit a 350 word abstract to Anita L. Wenden
>by JANUARY 30, 2002.
>Abstracts may be sent to my email address <wldyc at> or by
>snail mail to my home address 97-37 63rd Rd. #15E  Rego Park, New York,
>Anita L. Wenden
>Department of Foreign Languages, ESL & Humanities
>Cultural Diversity Program
>Collegewide Writing Program
>York College, City University of New York
>Jamaica, New York 11451
>tel: 718 275 3932 (H)  718 262 2430/2441 (O)
>fax: 718 275 3932 (H)  718 262 2087 (O)
>email <wldyc at>
>"We are made wise not by recollections of the past, but by our
> responsibility to the future." G.B. Shaw

Dr Christina Schaeffner
Senior Lecturer in Translation Studies and German
Director of Postgraduate Programmes
School of Languages and European Studies
Aston University
Aston Triangle

tel    +    0121 359  3611 (ext 4224)
fax    +    0121 359  6153
email: C.Schaeffner at

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