CFP: Communication, Context, Conversation

Submission deadline: February 1, 2019

Conference date(s):
May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Expression, Communication, and Origins of Meaning (ECOM) Research Group, University of Connecticut
Storrs, United States


This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together researchers from  Philosophy, Linguistics, and Comparative and Developmental Psychology to present recent work on the pragmatics of communication (linguistic, prelinguistic, and nonlinguistic) and conversation.

Submission guidelines:

We invite abstracts of short papers (suitable for 25-30-min presentation) by junior researchers (including graduate students, postdocs and untenured junior faculty).

Abstracts (500-1,000 words, excluding references) should be ready for blind review and include the title of the paper; they should make clear both the topic and the main arguments of the paper. The paper should be suited for a 30-minute presentation, which will be followed by a 15-minute discussion. Please send a separate document the title of the paper, author's name, affiliation (if any), and contact information.

Abstracts should be sent to Aliyar Ozercan [email protected] by February 1st, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be sent no later than February 20, 2019. Accepted papers will be asked to send a draft of their paper by April 1st, 2019.

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