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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