FW: Final CfP: CADAAD 2012

Christopher Hart christopher.hart at northumbria.ac.uk
Tue Dec 6 08:11:28 UTC 2011


Dear colleagues,


**Final Call for Papers**


The fourth international conference Critical Approaches to Discourse
Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) will take place at the University of
Minho in Braga, Portugal, 4-6 July 2012.

The following distinguished scholars have confirmed their participation as
plenary speakers:


·         Professor Paul Chilton
<http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/profiles/Paul-Chilton/>  (Lancaster University)

·         Professor Michal Krzyzanowski
<http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/fa/krzyzanowski_michal>  (Adam Mickiewicz University)

·         Professor Michelle Lazar <http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/ellmml/>
(National University of Singapore)

·         Professor Juana Marín Arrese
<http://www.ucm.es/info/fing1/profesores/marin.html>  (Universidad
Complutense Madrid)

·         Professor Teun van Dijk <http://www.discourses.org/>  (Universitat
Pompeu Fabra)

CADAAD conferences are intended to promote current directions and new
developments in cross-disciplinary critical discourse studies.  We welcome
papers dealing with any contemporary social, scientific, political,
economic, or professional discourse/genre.  Possible topics include but are
not limited to the following:


·         (New) Media discourse

·         Party political discourse

·         Advertising 

·         Discourses of war and terrorism

·         Discourses of discrimination and inequality

·         Power, ideology and dominance in institutional discourse

·         Identity in discourse

·         Education discourses

·         Environmental discourses

·         Health communication

·         Language and the law

We especially welcome papers which re-examine existing frameworks for
critical discourse studies and/or which highlight and apply new
methodologies sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and
cognitive sciences including but without being limited to:


·         Sociolinguistics

·         Functional Linguistics

·         Cognitive Linguistics

·         Corpus Linguistics

·         Pragmatics and Argumentation Theory

·         Conversation and Discourse Analysis

·         Discursive Psychology

·         Multimodality

·         Media Studies

·         Communication Studies

·         Political Science

Papers will be allocated 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions.  The
language of the conference is English.  Abstracts of no more than 300 words
including references should be sent as MS Word attachment to
christopher.hart at northumbria.ac.uk before 18 December 2011.  Please include
in the body of the email but not in the abstract your name, affiliation and
email address.  Notifications of acceptance will be communicated by February


Further information is available at www.cadaad.net/cadaad_2012.  For any
other inquiries please contact Chris Hart
(Christopher.hart at northumbria.ac.uk) or the local organiser, Maria Zara
Simões Pinto Coelho (zara at ics.uminho.pt). 



Dr Christopher Hart

Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Linguistics

Northumbria University



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