14.335, Confs: Culture, Language & Literature

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Subject: 14.335, Confs: Culture, Language & Literature

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Date:  Fri, 31 Jan 2003 10:18:41 +0000
From:  j.dewaele at bbk.ac.uk
Subject:  Culture, Language & Literature, UK

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Date:  Fri, 31 Jan 2003 10:18:41 +0000
From:  j.dewaele at bbk.ac.uk
Subject:  Culture, Language & Literature, UK


Culture, Language & Literature: Canadian & Comparative Perspectives

Short Title: Canadian conference
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date: 21-Feb-2003 - 22-Feb-2003

Contact Person: Itesh Sachdev
Meeting Email: i.sachdev at bbk.ac.uk
Linguistic Subfield(s): Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

19th Annual interdisciplinary and international conference in London
(UK) on 21-22 February, 2003: Culture, Language & Literature: Canadian
& Comparative Perspectives


Day 1: 21st February, Friday:

9.45 am - 4.15 pm 	Registration, Welcome & Speakers at
Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1 (UK)

SPEAKERS:

Susan Billingham (Nottingham University, UK)
REVIVING THE TWO-SPIRIT:
GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN FIRST NATIONS WRITING

Hélène Destrempes (University of Moncton, Canada)
VOICING DIFFERENCES: NATIVE WOMEN WRITERS IN QUEBEC

Marta Dvorak (University of  Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, France)
THE SHIFTING DISCURSIVE STRATEGIES OF NATIVE LITERATURE:
 FROM ADVERSARIAL TO INTERFUSIONAL

Ceri Morgan (Keele University, UK)
WRITING THE HEARTLAND I: LA GASPÉSIE

Martin Lubin (SUNY Plattsburgh, USA)
HANDS ACROSS THE CANADA - US BORDER: PERFORATED SOVEREIGNTIES AND THE
INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH ACTIVITIES OF QUEBEC

5.15 pm** Reception hosted by The Canadian High Commission in London
at Birkbeck College, University of London

**NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THIS & REMAINDER OF PROGRAMME to Room B15,
43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1H
OPD**

6.00 pm Public Lecture (open, free of charge) in BLT, 43 Gordon
Square, Birkbeck College, Univ. of London, London WC1H OPD**

Christian Rioux (Paris, France)
Award-winning journalist and author of Voyage à l'intérieur des
petites nations (Journey into the Heart of Small Nations) Boréal
Publishers

Day 2: 22nd  February, Saturday:

9.45am - 3.15 pm  in Rm. BLT,  43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck College,
Univ. of London, London WC1H OPD

SPEAKERS

Jan Pieter Van Oudenhoven (Groningen University, The Netherlands)
ADAPTATION TO NEW SOCIETIES: SOME CANADIAN, USA AND AUSTRALIAN DATA

Pierre Larrivée (Aston University, UK)
LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND LEGISLATION :A LEGITIMATE RELATION?

Françoise Mougeon (Glendon College, York University, Canada)
THE CULTURE OF BILINGUALISM IN POST-SECONDARY BILINGUAL INSTITUTIONS
IN ONTARIO

Raymond Mougeon (York University, Canada)
PATTERNS OF LINGUISTIC VARIATION IN QUEBEC, ONTARIO AND IMMERSION
FRENCH

Jean Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck College, University of London, UK)
PRONOUNS OF ADDRESS IN FRENCH IMMERSION CLASSES IN CANADA AND ABROAD

1.30 pm 	Book - Launch & Lunch

''Linguistic Conflict and Language Laws: Understanding the Quebec Question''
Edited by Pierre Larrivée

We are grateful to the Canadian High Commission (UK), The Foundation
for Canadian Studies and the Québec General Delegation for their
generous support.


Conference Fees: 	
2 days:  £40.00 (British Pounds Sterling)
1 day: 	£20.00 (British Pounds Sterling)

NOTE:

Concessions: 	
(i) 50% discount for students/other concessions.
(ii) 20% discount for EARLY registration by 3rd Feb. 2003

Attendance at the Fri. 21st Feb. evening Public Lecture by Christian
Rioux is free-of-charge but please let us know whether you are
attending to facilitate proceedings .

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 17th  February, 2003.

(PLEASE DETACH & SEND FOLLOWING FOR REGISTRATION)


REGISTRATION FORM

Culture, Language & Literature: Canadian & Comparative Perspectives
21st and 22nd Feb., 2003

(Birkbeck Centre for Canadian Studies, London Conference for Canadian
Studies & BACS Literature Group)

Please complete, detach and send this part with a cheque payable to
''LCCS'' to: Itesh Sachdev, Centre for Canadian Studies, Birkbeck
College, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPD, UK.

Conference Fees:
2 days:  £40.00 (British Pounds Sterling)
1 day: £20.00 (British Pounds Sterling)

Note:	
(i) 50% discount for students/other concessions.
(ii) 20% discount for EARLY registration by 3rd Feb. 2003
(iii) Attendance at the Fri. 21st Feb. evening Public Lecture by
Christian Rioux is free-of-charge but please let us know whether you
are attending to facilitate proceedings

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 17th February, 2003.

Name:		__________________________________________________________

Address:	__________________________________________________________

Email:		__________________________________________________________

Please delete as appropriate:
I will be attending

- the entire conference (fee: £40.00 or 50% students/concessions):
Yes/No

- only Friday 21st Feb., 2003 (fee: £20.00 or 50%
student/concessions): Yes/No

- only Saturday 22nd Feb., 2003 (fee: £20.00 or 50%
student/concessions): Yes/No

- the public lecture (no fee) by Christian Rioux at Birkbeck College:
Yes/No

PLEASE SPECIFY ANY SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS:


organisers: Dr. Itesh Sachdev and Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele

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