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.
AMPRA-5 postponed to 2021:
Temporarily Closing the Call for Papers for AMPRA-5
In light of the Covid-19 situation and in order to keep everyone safe and healthy, the AMPRA-5 organizing committee and the AMPRA officers have decided to postpone the 5th International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association by one year.
Scholars whose abstracts have already been submitted will be informed about acceptance in the days to come and they will have the opportunity to present at AMPRA-5 in 2021. Scholars who have been planning to submit abstracts in the coming days or weeks will have the opportunity to submit starting November 1, 2020 when we re-issue the Call for Papers for AMPRA-5, to be held October 1 to 3, 2021 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
For further AMPRA - 5 information, please click this link: https://americanpragmaticsassociation.org/ampra-5/
For AMPRA - 5 official website, please visit: https://ampra5.arts.ubc.ca
Call for proposals:
Routledge Research on New Waves in Pragmatics, to be edited by István Kecskés (State University of New York, Albany, USA) and Monika Kirner-Ludwig (University of Innsbruck, Austria): Information can be found 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.