International Systemic Functional Congress 32, 2005 Discourses of Hope: peace, reconciliation, lear (ISFC32 2005)

Venue: University of Sydney

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2005 End Date/Time: Jul 22, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 03, 2004
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ISFC32 themes focus around Discourses of Hope - peace, reconciliation, learning and change.

A special focus day on Language in Education will be held on July 20th.

Keynote speakers for the conference include:
Jan Blommaert - Ghent University
Terence Deacon - Boston University
Yrgo Engestrom - University of Helsinki
Ghassan Hage - University of Sydney
Chris Jordens - University of Sydney
Christian Matthiessen - Macquarie University
Clare Painter - University of New South Wales
John Swales - University of Michigan
Theo van Leeuwen - Cardiff University

As well as accepting papers, the conference will run Colloquiums on the following topics :
English for academic purposes
Convenor: Sue Hood

Teaching languages other than English
Convenor: Alice Caffarel

Describing languages other than English
Convenor: Kazu Teruya

Convenor: Maree Stenglin

Corpus linguistics
Convenor: Canzhong Wu

Semantic variation
Convenor: Geoff Williams

Convenor: Annabelle Lukin

Brain & Language
Convenor: David Butt, Chris Cleirigh

Clinical linguistics
Convenor: Beth Armstrong