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From:Anna Baczkowska ab at ukw.edu.pl
LINGUIST List issue http://linguistlist.org/issues/23/23-4716.html 

Full Title: Impoliteness and Interaction 
Short Title: Impolin 

Date: 23-May-2013 - 24-May-2013
Location: Bydgoszcz, Poland 
Contact Person: Anna Baczkowska
Meeting Email: impolin at impolin.com.pl
Web Site: http://impolin.com.pl 

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 30-Jan-2013 

Meeting Description:

The aim of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for discussion over linguistic and nonlinguistic impolite behaviour across languages and cultures. The focus of the conference will be pragmatic and sociolinguistic aspects of impolite behaviour analysed both in terms of verbal and nonverbal communication, however we also welcome presentations across a wide variety of topic stemming from neighbouring fields of research, such as social studies, political studies, psychology, intercultural communication, media studies, etc. Talks will be scheduled for 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for discussion and questions. Presentations may be empirical or theoretical. Thematic panels are welcome with 3-5 participants in each session.
Conference regular fee is 80 euro. 

Selected papers will be published by Peter Lang in a series 'Interfaces. Bydgoszcz Studies in Language, Mind and Translation'. 
Keynote Speakers:

Derek Bousfield - University of Central Lancashire
D�niel K�d�r - Huddersfield University
Ljiljana ?aric - University of Oslo 

Call for Papers:

Talks will be scheduled for 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for discussion and questions. Presentations may be empirical or theoretical. Thematic panels are welcome with 3-5 participants in each session. Abstracts should be sent to: impolin at impolin.com.pl.

The proposed topics for papers include, but are not limited to: 
Theoretical Frameworks
- Neo-Gricean approaches to impoliteness
- Discursive approaches to impoliteness
- Relevance-theoretic approach to impoliteness
- Cognitive linguistics in impoliteness research
- Corpus-based studies of impoliteness
- Impoliteness in translated texts (including audiovisual translation)
- Sociolinguistic aspects of impoliteness
- Pragmatic approaches to impoliteness, etc.
Categories of Description
- Disagreement
- Rudeness
- Ignorance
- Aggravation
- Offence
- Verbal aggression
- Sarcasm
- Mock politeness
- Humour and impoliteness
- Using taboo words
- Swearing and expletives, etc. 
Possible Scope of Empirical Studies
- Impoliteness in translation (including audiovisual translation, in particular in subtitles)
- Impoliteness in computer-mediated discourse
- Impoliteness in courtship setting
- Impoliteness in educational setting
- Impoliteness in institutional setting
- Impoliteness in interpersonal setting (face-face and multi-party conversations)
- Impoliteness across dialects and genres
- Impoliteness and power
- Impoliteness and identity
- Impoliteness and miscommunication
- Intentional and unintentional impoliteness
- Impoliteness perception and interpretation
- Impoliteness strategies
- Impoliteness and rapport management
- Linguistic and nonlinguistic impoliteness 
- Impoliteness and prosody
- Multimodal approaches to impoliteness, etc.

Important Dates:

Deadline for panel submission: 15 January 2013
Notification of acceptance: 20 January 2013
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 January 2013
Notification of acceptance: 10 February 2013

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