Welcome to the new website of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA)!
The American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA) comprises the countries of North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean. AMPRA supports interaction and scholarly debate with particular regard to the linguistic, cognitive, historical, social, inter-cultural and inter-language paradigms of pragmatics.
Important AMPRA news:
The AMPRA-5 organizing committee and the AMPRA officers are currently monitoring the unfolding COVID-19 situation and its possible impact on the 5th biennial AMPRA conference, which is planned for October 16-18, 2020 at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. If deadlines (for abstract submission, conference registration, etc.) need to be changed, we will send out notices to our membership. We will also post updates here on the AMPRA website and at the conference website.
Please note that we have moved the early bird registration date for AMPRA-5 from May 20, 2020 to May 29, 2020.
For further AMPRA - 5 information, please click this link: https://americanpragmaticsassociation.org/ampra-5/
For a Call for Paper, please click HERE
AMPRA aims to be a forum for researchers who are looking for new tools and methods in the investigation of human language and communication, in order to thereby better understand the role of pragmatic competence in language acquisition and development as well as in the process of communication.
AMPRA achieves its goals by:
- Stimulating activities in the scientific and academic communities;
- Facilitating the coordination of scientific events (conferences, exhibitions, workshops, summer institutes, etc.);
- Encouraging the dissemination of knowledge and information (through summer institutes, regular newsletters and journals, websites, etc);
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Distinguished Professor Dr. Istvan Kecskes (State University of New York, Albany)
AMPRA Executive Secretary:
Professor Dr. Anne Bezuidenhout (University of South Carolina at Columbia)
If you have a specific question or inquiry regarding AMPRA, please contact Prof. Anne Bezuidenhout at email@example.com.