IPA 2019 Panel: Pragmatics at the Margin (Hong Kong)

Collaborative OpportunitiesOpen invitation to participate in a panel, from Concha M. Höfler, Durham University, UK:

“We’re organising a panel at next year’s 16th International Pragmatics
Conference Pragmatics at the Margins in Hong Kong, 9-14th of June 2019, and hereby invite you to contribute. Deadline: 15 October 2018.

*Dealing with Marginality: Categories and Positioning in Interaction*

The question of marginality is more often than not conceptualized as one of (hegemonic) social and spatial exclusion (Leimgruber 2004; Weisberger 1992, Sassen 2016): individuals and/or perceived groups are marginalized by a societal majority and in the process they are portrayed as both voiceless and without agency.

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CFP International Pragmatics Conference (Northern Ireland)

15th International Pragmatics Conference (Belfast, 16-21 July 2017)


The call for papers for the 15th International Pragmatics Conference, to be held in Belfast, 16-21 July 2017, is now open.

Two important deadlines:
1 June 2016: deadline for panel proposals
15 October 2016: deadline for lectures, posters, and (after panels will have been accepted by the end of June) panel contributions

The special theme of this edition of the International Pragmatics Conferences is “Pragmatics in the real world”. But the conference is open to all topics relevant to linguistic pragmatics in its broadest sense as the interdisciplinary (cognitive, social, cultural) science of language use.

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Peter Auer (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Deborah Cameron (University of Oxford)
Colleen Cotter (Queen Mary University of london)
John Heritage (University of California at Los Angeles)
Elizabeth Stokoe (Loughborough University)
Li Wei (University College London)
John Wilson (University of Ulster)

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