Posts Tagged ‘International Pragmatics Association’

26-31 July 2015,
Antwerp, Belgium


Pragmatic insights for analysing multimodal argumentative discourse

Panel organizers:

Assimakis Tseronis, University of Amsterdam
Chiara Pollaroli, Università della Svizzera italiana
Charles Forceville, University of Amsterdam


In the last two decades or so, scholars from discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics, as well as pragmatics and argumentation studies have started paying attention to the non-verbal modes that interact with the verbal in a variety of media and communicative genres. Within multimodal discourse analysis, each mode is studied as realising part of the information communicated and their interaction as contributing to meaning-making processes. In most of the studies within multimodal analysis, however, the focus is more on the image-internal aspects than on the interaction between the image and the viewer and the properties of the context that play a role in the interpretation process.

Cognitive approaches to visual communication, by contrast, have focused on the interpretation (more…)

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13th International Pragmatics Conference
New Delhi, India

All info and call for papers at http://ipra.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=.CONFERENCE13&n=1438.

Note the deadlines:

– 15 June 2012 for early submission of panel proposals (allowing for revision if necessary)
– 15 September 2012, final deadline for panel proposals
– 1 November 2012, deadline for panel contributions, lectures, and posters

Please read the instructions in the ´Call for papers´ carefully well in advance of the deadlines.

The special theme of this edition is Narrative pragmatics: Culture, cognition, context. But as always, the conference is open to ALL OTHER PRAGMATICS-RELATED TOPICS as well (where pragmatics is conceived broadly as a cognitive, social, and cultural perspective on language and communication).

The call for papers for the 13th International Pragmatics Conference is now open. (more…)

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