语言教学与研究

LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LINGUISTIC STUDIES

第六届汉语语言与话语国际研讨会征集论文

The 6th International Symposium on 

Chinese Language and Discourse
(6th ISCLD)


20-21 May, 2020, University of Macau

CALL FOR PAPERS
 

The International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse (ISCLD) is a biennial international symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship and emphasizes an empirical orientation in functional discourse studies of the Chinese language. The previous symposiums have been held as:

ISCLD 1: 2010 University of California, Los Angeles, USA
ISCLD 2: 2012 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
ISCLD 3: 2014 Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.
ISCLD 4: 2016 Bryant University, USA
ISCLD 5: 2018 University of Sydney, Australia


The theme of the 2020 symposium (6th ISCLD) is Discourses and Multilingualism:Focus on Greater China and Chinese Diasporas. Paper proposals are invited to showcase latest advancements in, but not limited to, the following topic areas:
- Bilingualism & bilingual communication: e.g., individual and societal bilingualism, bilingual communication in professional contexts, translanguaging
- Chinese language and discourse: e.g., discourse and grammar, language and social change
- Chinese language and culture: e.g., discourse and society, language and intercultural communication, new media language and Chinese cultural transformation
- Chinese language and education: e.g., Chinese teaching and learning, Chinese teacher education, Chinese proficiency development and assessment
- Multilingualism and multiculturalism: e.g., multilingual development, global mobility and language use, hybrid culture and identity


Conference Organizers:
Department of Chinese Language and Literature, University of Macau
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Conference Co-Sponsors:
China Association for Discourse Studies
China Pragmatics Association
Linguistics Association of Macao
The Association of Chinese Sociolinguistics

Key dates
1) Call for paper deadline: 31st December 2019
2) Notification of acceptance letter: 31
st January 2020
3) Early bird registration deadline: 31
st March 2020
4) Conference dates: 20
th-21st May 2020


Guidelines for Submissions


Abstracts, panel or workshop proposals may be accepted.
• Abstract in English should be 300-500 words, including positions, affiliations, email addresses and mailing addresses for all authors.
• Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme may be submitted. All panel proposals should provide a 300-word rationale and a 100-200 word abstract of each panelist's paper; include affiliation and email addresses for each panelist.
• Workshop proposals relevant to the conference theme may be submitted. Proposals should be 3-5 pages in length, single-spaced.


 

The Sandra A. Thompson Best Student Paper Award
A cash prize of HK$2000 will be awarded to a paper submitted and presented by a current student who has not had a PhD degree at the time of the symposium. Selection is based on both the content and the presentation. Those who wish to participate in the competition should
indicate the intention with “For the Best Student Paper Award” marked on top of the abstract. A full paper is encouraged but not required for the competition.

Please submit abstracts, papers, and / or panel and workshop proposals to:
iscld.paper@polyu.edu.hk


CONFERENCE WEBSITE: //www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/6iscld
CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: English, Chinese
 

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