2nd Announcement: Discourse Studies summer school
paul at HUM.AAU.DK
Tue May 24 13:53:00 UTC 2005
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*** SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT ***
DeXus - Discourse Nexus 3.0
An international summer school
in discourse studies
Jan Blommaert, Ghent University, Belgium
Angel Lin, City University of Hong Kong
Michael Silverstein, The University of Chicago, USA
Terry Threadgold, Cardiff University, Wales
15th - 20th August, 2005
Centre for Discourse Studies
Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
The deadline for registration is 15th June 2005.
DeXus is the name for the annual Discourse Nexus summer school, which was
held very successfully for the first time in 2003 at the Centre for
Discourse Studies, Aalborg University. DeXus focuses on innovative
research in discourse studies and its application to a variety of settings
and data sets. Participants will engage in a mix of lectures, workshops,
group work, individual consultations and discussion sessions. The goal of
DeXus is to create a space in which attendees can discuss the latest moves
in discourse studies, apply approaches in discourse studies to 'real
world' problems, learn hands-on in a friendly environment and find new
positive relays between academic work and social change.
Keynote lectures will focus on the following themes:
- Orders of Indexicality and Polycentricity: A Sociolinguistics of
- Researching Intercultural Communication After 911: Discussing the State
of the Art
- Entextualization/Contextualization: The Discursive Nexus of Culture
- Framing and Performing Discourse: Same Questions, Different Answers
Workshops will be held on the following topics:
- Globalization as a Problem of Mobility: How to Become a Millionaire
- Structures We Live By
- Framing and Performing Discourse
DeXus will interest graduate and postgraduate students as well as scholars
who work in the diverse fields of discourse studies, particularly mediated
discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, interactional
sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, multimodal discourse analysis,
educational discourse analysis, political discourse analysis, social
semiotics, practice theory, identity and discourse, gender and discourse.
For more academic information, contact the organisers:
Paul McIlvenny or Pirkko Raudaskoski - <cds at hum.aau.dk>
The participation fee is 3000 Danish kroner (approx. 400 Euros), which
covers administrative costs, tea/coffee and lunches every working day, and
one evening drinks reception (Monday) and one evening dinner (Thursday).
More information on the DeXus web site.
The deadline for registration is 15th June 2005. Please register online at
Location, travel and accommodation information is available on the web
site. Travel and accommodation is the responsibility of the participant.
For practical information, please contact the DeXus secretariat at
<cds at hum.aau.dk>.
Supported by the Centre for Discourse Studies <http://diskurs.hum.aau.dk>
and the Human Centred Informatics Postgraduate Research School
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