[EDLING:170] CFP: Language, Culture and Mind

Francis M Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Tue May 29 16:57:05 UTC 2007


2nd Theme sessions call
The LCM committee and local organizers call for theme session proposals for
the third conference in the series Language, Culture and Mind. The
conference will be held in modern and comfortable conference facilities in
Odense 14th - 16th July 2008. The conference aims at establishing an
interdisciplinary forum for an integration of cognitive, social and cultural
perspectives in theoretical and empirical studies of language and
The special theme of the conference is Social Life and Meaning Construction.
We call for contributions from scholars and scientists in anthropology,
biology, linguistics, philosophy, psychology, semiotics, semantics, social
interaction, discourse analysis, cognitive and neuroscience, who wish both
to impart their insights and findings, and learn from other disciplines.
Preference will be given to submissions which emphasize interdisciplinarity,
the interaction between social life, culture, mind and language, and/or
multi-methodological approaches in language and communication sciences.
* First call for Theme Sessions:                       April 1, 2007
* Second call for Theme Sessions:                    May 1, 2007
* Third call for Theme Sessions:                     June 1, 2007
* Deadline for Theme Sessions submissions:      July 1, 2007
* Notification for Theme Sessions :                  August 1, 2007
NOTICE: Calls for the general session and for posters will be made later.

Submissions guidelines
Max. 500 words (including references)
To be submitted to lcm at language.sdu.dk <mailto:lcm at language.sdu.dk>
Submissions will be evaluated according to their
*       Relevance
*       Quality
*       Coherence
*       Originality
*       Organization

Once your suggestion is approved, you will need to arrange for Theme Session
Contributors for your theme. They will need to submit abstracts for their
contributions and as Theme Session Organizer you will be responsible for
their review. More than one person may organize a theme.

NOTICE: The LCM reserves the right to reject papers accepted by Theme
Session reviewers. However, this right will only be exercised if accepted
papers deviate too far from the goals of LCM with respect to their content
and/or quality.
Plenary speakers:

Michael Chandler <
(University of British Columbia)

Alessandro Duranti
<http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/anthro/faculty/duranti/>  (University of California at Los 

Derek Edwards 
(University of Loughborough)

Marianne Gullberg <http://www.mpi.nl/Members/MarianneGullberg>  (Max Planck Institute 
for Psycholinguistics)

Esa Itkonen <
(University of Turku)

The international LCM committee:

Raphael Berthele
Carlos Cornejo
Caroline David
Merlin Donald
Barbara Fultner
Anders R. Hougaard
Jean Lassègue
John A Lucy
Aliyah Morgenstern
Eve Pinsker
Vera da Silva Sinha
Chris Sinha
Jordan Zlatev
The local organizing committee:
Center for Social Practises and Cognition (SoPraCon):
Rineke Brouwer
Dennis Day
Annette Grindsted
Anders R. Hougaard
Gitte R. Hougaard (Director)
Kristian Mortensen

Scientific Committee (incomplete list)
Anne Salazar Orvig
Meredith Williams
Todd Oakley
Jonathan Potter
Robin Wooffitt
Alan Cienki
Cornellia Müller
Ewa Dabrowska
Edy Veneziano
Shaun Gallagher
Edwin Hutchins

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