CFP: Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media

Francis Hult francis.hult at UTSA.EDU
Wed Oct 10 02:03:33 UTC 2007


GlobE 2008


Critical Discourse Analysis
and global media


Warsaw, 18-20 September 2008

Institute of Applied Linguistics
University of Warsaw
Browarna 8/10
00-311 Warsaw, POLAND <>  


Circular and call for papers


We invite contributions locating at the intersection of cross-cultural discourse analysis, critical linguistics and translation theory.


Suggested topics within the scope of the Conference:

*	media communication as intercultural communication: mediation, translation, adaptation; 
*	information, values, reader (viewer) orientation; 
*	globalization and local world news; 
*	local mediation of global topics; 
*	global mediation of national topics and cultural emphases (collective memories, taboos, de-sacralization of symbols); 
*	re-contextualization and semiotic re-coding in the media (multi-modal communications); 
*	mediating humor and irony; 
*	global genres and local media politics; 
*	use and abuse in cross-cultural mediation of texts; 
*	use and misuse of citations and reported speech; 
*	use and misuse of science in political discourse; 
*	ideologies and power in the media; 
*	developing solidarity and hostility through the media; 
*	professionalism and ethics in media communication (translation); 
*	knowledge-based societies and the media: educational aspects; 
*	media discourses and language teaching; 


Individual papers (20 minutes paper + 10 minutes discussion) and workshop proposals are invited. Abstracts (300-500 words), with the author's name, affiliation, e-mail address, and paper title should be sent via e-mail to the Conference address globe.ils at <mailto:globe.ils at>  by the end of February 2008.


Notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors by 31 March 2008.

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

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