Workshops: 2nd Tomsk Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics (TOWOCOLP-2)

2nd Tomsk Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics
Short Title: TOWOCOLP-2

Date: 15-Oct-2018 – 15-Oct-2018
Location: Tomsk, Russia

Meeting Description:

Tomsk State University will hold its 2nd Tomsk Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics (TOWOCOLP-2) on October 15, Monday, 2018. The bi-annual workshop has two goals. First, it intends to give an account on the latest research on how cognitive approaches affect the field of pragmatics by inviting internationally recognized scholars. Second, the workshop aims to bring together scholars from Russia with researchers from other parts of the world on a forum where they can exchange ideas and discuss their ongoing research with one another.

Program:

The format of the workshop is as follows. Each invited speaker will get a 90 minute session that consists of a 50 minute lecture and a 40 minute question and answer session (QA). The session is chaired by Prof. Olga Obdalova, Tomsk State University, Russia.

Schedule:
9:00 – 9:15:
Opening Words by Prof. Svetlana K. Gural (Distinguished Dean, Tomsk State University, Russia)

9:15 – 10:05:
Lecture by Prof. Istvan Kecskes (State University of New York, Albany, USA)
“Odd structure in intercultural communication (Нечетная структура в межкультурной коммуникации”

10:05 – 10:45:
Question and Answer Session

10:45 – 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 11:50:
Lecture by Prof. Jörg Meibauer (University of Mainz, Germany)
“The linguistics of lying” (Лингвистика лжи)

11:50 – 12:30:
Question and Answer Session

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch break

14:00 – 14:50:
Lecture by Prof. Mikhail Kissine (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
“Language and communication in autism” ( Язык и коммуникация при аутизме)

14:50 – 15:30: Question and Answer Session

15:30 – 15:45: Coffee break

15:45 – 16:35:
Lecture by Prof. Bruno Bara (University of Torino, Italy)
“Cognitive pragmatics” (Когнитивная прагматика)

16:35 – 17:15:
Question and Answer Session

17:15 – 17:30:
Closing Words by Prof. Olga A. Obdalova

17:30 – 18:00:
Meeting of participants with the speakers. During the meeting participants will have the chance to talk directly to the speakers about their research and issues of mutual interest.

 

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