(iv) Applications: usage and corpus-based approaches, pragmatic competence, teachability and learnability of pragmatic skills, pragmatic variations within one language and across languages, developmental pragmatics, cyber pragmatics, etc.
In addition to proposals for these topical strands we invite proposals for a special Panel on African American Pragmatics to promote research in this underserved field. This panel is chaired by Lisa Green, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.
Notification of Acceptance: March 15, 2020
Late Acceptance: June 15, 2020 (no abstracts will be processed after this date)
Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2020
Roundtable organizers can invite up to six scholars to discuss one or more issues in any subfield of pragmatics. Contributions to the roundtable can be in different formats such as short debate-starters, opinion-summaries, questions, etc.
Papers submitted for this format must be research papers that present the results of a research project. Accepted papers will get 30 minutes for presentation, including discussion time.
Papers submitted for this format must be statement papers, work-in progress papers or opinion papers. Accepted papers will get 20 minutes for presentation, including discussion time.
A poster presentation is regarded as an advertisement of an on-going project. It combines text and graphics to present a project in a way that is visually interesting and accessible.
Details about the conference dinner, including information on how you can sponsor a graduate student, will be available soon.
Accepted abstracts with the note “REQUEST for GSTA” will be re-examined by the AMPRA Executive Board. Award winners will be notified together with their notification of acceptance of their abstracts on March 15th. They will also be announced on the AMPRA and conference websites thereafter.
Awards checks will be handed over to the eight winners at the AMPRA conference (OCT 16-18, 2020).