CFP: [International] International Poetics & Linguistics Association (PALA) Middelburg, NL, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Burke
contact email: 
m.burke@roac.nl

THE ART OF STYLISTICS

The 29th Annual Conference of the International Poetics and Linguistics
Association, July 28–August 1, 2009, Roosevelt Academy, Middelburg, the
Netherlands

CALL FOR PAPERS
The theme for the 2009 conference is 'The Art of Stylistics’. However,
proposals are welcomed on other subjects within the remit of the
International Poetics and Linguistics Association.

PAPERS/ABSTRACTS

Abstracts for papers should be of no more than 300 words in length, with
keywords, and should include (1) a title, (2) the name and affiliation of
the speaker(s), (3) a contact email address, and (4) a postal address. An
abstract should also clearly state what the research question is and also
describe the chosen methodology and the text(s)/data that will be
discussed. Please also let us know if you require any special equipment.
All conference rooms have a computer, data projector, and screen. Papers
will be a maximum of 20 minutes in length, with a maximum of 10 minutes
for questions. All chairs will be instructed to stop speakers after 20
minutes.

Special interest groups workshops (SIGs)

Proposals for official PALA special interest group workshops are also
welcomed. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length and should
include the names, affiliations, email addresses, and postal addresses of
all participants. Workshops will be scheduled for Wednesday afternoon,
July 28, 2009, from 1 to 5 p.m. Proposals for workshops that are not
official PALA SIGs will have to be approved by both the conference
organization committee and the PALA board.

THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS IS JANUARY 16, 2009
E-mail: pala2009middelburg_at_roac.nl

The following PLENARY SPEAKERS have been invited to the conference:
Dr. Charles Forceville (University of Amsterdam)
Dr. Michaela Mahlberg (University of Liverpool)
Prof. Keith Oatley (University of Toronto)
Prof. Rob Pope (Oxford Brookes University)
Prof. Gerard Steen (VU University Amsterdam)
Emeritus Prof. Peter Verdonk (University of Amsterdam)

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