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6th Conference on Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse

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Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
June 11-12, 2010
Contacts: Diane Belcher and Gayle Nelson: intrhetdisc@gmail.com
Call for papers: http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/alesl/conference/papers.html

This conference will focus on critical discourse analysis and corpus-based approaches to research on intercultural rhetoric.The plenary speakers will be SURESH CANAGARAJAH, ULLA CONNOR, ERIC FRIGINAL, and GUILLAUME GENTIL. Featured Speakers are PAUL MATSUDA and DWIGHT ATKINSON. Papers are invited on topics including (but not limited to):

* Cross Cultural Pragmatics
* Cross cultural Spoken Discourse
* Language and Culture Specific Studies
* Teaching and Classroom Practices
* Theoretical and empirical investigations
* Writing in school, college, and the professions

Do check out their site. I’m considering applying. I don’t do much intercultural work, but this is local and looks interesting.

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