24.4783, Calls: Philosophy of Lang, Cognitive Sci, Anthropological Ling, Ling & Literature/South Korea

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LINGUIST List: Vol-24-4783. Wed Nov 27 2013. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 24.4783, Calls: Philosophy of Lang, Cognitive Sci, Anthropological Ling, Ling & Literature/South Korea

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Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:53:42
From: Hyug Ahn [hyugahn at hufs.ac.kr]
Subject: 2nd International Conference of Semiosis Research Center

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Full Title: 2nd International Conference of Semiosis Research Center 
Short Title: ICSRC 

Date: 23-May-2014 - 23-May-2014
Location: Seoul, Korea, South 
Contact Person: Hyug Ahn
Meeting Email: hyugahn at hufs.ac.kr
Web Site: http://semiosis.hufs.ac.kr 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Ling & Literature; Philosophy of Language 

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2014 

Meeting Description:

The 2nd ICSRC (ICSRC-2014) will be held May 23 at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea. The topic of ICSRC-2014 is “Narrative and Multimodality.” 

As humans, we continually make stories and stories shape us. Our narratives can also become signs standing for ourselves or even culture. A chief carrier of narratives is language, but non-linguistic devices such as visual images, material artifacts and gestures can also facilitate communication of stories. Narrative and its multimodality thus need to be investigated from diverse perspectives in order to understand their working procedures and/or function. 

This conference seeks to explore various characteristics of narratives, including semantic and formal features, narratives in literary works, storytelling and culture, and multimodality.

The ICSRC is a premier international conference covering interdisciplinary dialogues on semiosis (sign processes). The Semiosis Research Center (SRC) is a research institute sponsored by Korea Research Foundation and its focus lies in the conceptual understanding of sign processes (semiosis) which occur dynamically in relation to society. The first international conference was held in 2012 under a theme, “Homo Sensus: Perception, Emotion and Semiosis” which highlighted the multidisciplinary relationship between human perception and cognition.

Plenary Speakers:

Maria Patrizia Violi, University of Bologna, Italy
Morana Alac, UCSD, USA

Call for Papers:

2nd International Conference of Semiosis Research Center (ICSRC), Seoul, Korea
Narrative and Multimodality

We invite submissions of 400 word abstracts for one of the two categories:

1. Oral presentations (20 min presentation + 5 minute discussion)
2. Posters (at a dedicated poster session)

If you want to do a theme session, please contact the organizer. 

The abstracts can be related, though need not be restricted, to the following topics:

- Chronotope 
- Cross-cultural comparative literatures
- Cognitive and semiotic approach to multimodal texts
- Context specific multimodality
- Digital media and their narrative processing
- Multimodal communications 
- Multimodality
- Narratology in media
- Narratives and institutions (e.g., politics, businesses, etc.) 
- Semantic typology and linguistic relativity
- Semiosis and culture
- Storytelling

Abstracts should be submitted at the conference website or to semiosis at hufs.ac.kr.

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 January 2014
Notification of acceptance: 28 February 2014
Early registration: 15 March 2014
Registration: 15 April 2014







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