26.1931, Calls: Disc Analysis, Ling Theories, Pragmatics, Semantics, Socioling/Poland

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Subject: 26.1931, Calls: Disc Analysis, Ling Theories, Pragmatics, Semantics, Socioling/Poland

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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:50:02
From: Alina Kwiatkowska [akwiat at uni.lodz.pl]
Subject: Theme and Variations

Full Title: Theme and Variations 

Date: 12-Jun-2015 - 13-Jun-2015
Location: Lodz, Poland 
Contact Person: Alina Kwiatkowska
Meeting Email: ThemeVariations2015 at gmail.com
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/themeconference/home 

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-May-2015 

Meeting Description:

Department of English and General Linguistics
Institute of English Studies, University of Lodz, Poland 

Conference on Theme and Variation 
12-13 June 2015

The conference, inspired by Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style, will focus on different mental and formal construals of ''the same'' situation, scene, motif, topic, concept - on intralingual and intersemiotic translation; paraphrase, illustration, ekphrasis, adaptation; inspirations, spin-offs; remakes, spoofs, parodies, pastiche; recontextualization, recoding, transformation, transposition, modification, metamorphosis, etc.

The venue of the conference: Faculty of Philology, 171/173 Pomorska str., Lodz, Poland.     

Conference fee: Full 350 PLN /90 Euro; PhD students: 200 PLN/50 Euro.

Final Call for Papers:  

Extended Call Deadline: May 15, 2015

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- The notions of alternate conceptualizations and/or stylistic variation
- Different realizations of the same motif in art, design, advertising, media, literature, music
- Intralingual and intersemiotic translation (paraphrase, illustration, ekphrasis, adaptation, etc.)
- Changing perspective, point of view, focus
- Switching genres
- Inspirations, spin-offs
- Humorous remakes, spoofs, parodies, pastiche
- Recontextualization, recoding, transformation, transposition, modification, metamorphosis, etc.

The language of the conference will be English.

Abstracts of ca. 200-300 words should be sent by 15 May 2015 to (Prof.) Alina Kwiatkowska at ThemeVariations2015 at gmail.com  


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