The conference 5th Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) is looking for papers.
Papers that have a critical-analytical perspective, deal with contemporary social, scientific, political, economic, or professional discourses and genres, are searched for.
Possible topics include but are by no means limited to the following:
(New) Media discourses
Party political discourse
Power and identity in discourse
Discourses of conflict and aggression
Discourses of migration/integration
Language and gender/sexuality
Discourses of education
Discourses of the environment
Discourses of health and mental health
Discourses of business and economics
Language and the law
Especially welcome are papers which re-examine existing frameworks for critical discourse research and/or which highlight and apply new methodologies sourced from anywhere across the humanities, social and cognitive sciences including but without being limited to:
Conversation and Discourse Analysis
Ethnography of Communication
Media and Mass Communication Studies
Pragmatics and Argumentation Theory
All papers will be allocated 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for questions. The language of the conference is English.
Abstracts of up to 350 words excluding references should be sent as MS Word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for abstracts is 14 December 2015. In addition to individual papers, panel proposals may also be submitted.
More information on the call and the conference can be found here.