Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics. Madrid 2010

The goal of this 4th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication (web site: is to promote both theoretical and applied research in pragmatics. Three parallel sessions will be held according to the following topics:

Pragmatics theories: meaning, role of context, semantics-pragmatics interface, explicature, implicature, speech act theory, etc.
Intercultural aspects of pragmatics: research involving more than one language and culture or varieties of one language, lingua franca, intercultural misunderstandings, effect of dual language and multilingual systems on the development and use of pragmatic skills
Applications: usage and corpus-based approaches, teachability and learnability of pragmatic skills, pragmatic variations within one language and across languages, developmental pragmatics, etc.




Jesús Romero-Trillo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid); Istvan Kesckes (State University of New York at Albany)

Organized by

CLAN Project (Corpus of Language and Nature) (Spanish Research Team FFI2009-08395) Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Intercultural Pragmatics Journal (Mouton de Gruyter)

Dates/ Madrid 2010, 15-16-17 November

John Searle, University of California, Berkeley
Francois Recanati, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris
Deirdre Wilson, University of London
Istvan Kesckes, State University of New York, Albany
Raymond Gibbs, University of California, Santa Cruz

Silvia Riesco-Bernier (Secretary) (UAM), Dolores Ramírez-Verdugo (UAM), Karina Vidal (UAM), Teresa Gerdes (UPCO), Jessica García-Davey (UPCO), Belén Díez-Bedmar(UJaén), Tíscar Espigares (UAH), Carmen Pérez-Vidal (UPF), Camilla Vasquez (USF), Nadia Rodríguez (UPCO)


Abstracts are invited for papers on any topic relevant to the fields of intercultural communication and pragmatics mentioned above.

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