Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2013
    Sun
    14
    Jul
    2013

    Lancaster Pragmatics Summer School

    Lancaster University

    Thirty years ago saw the publication of Geoffrey Leech’s Principles of Pragmatics. To mark that event and the subsequent flowering of pragmatics at Lancaster we are holding a Pragmatics Summer School. Topics areas will include: the semantics-pragmatics interface, cross-cultural pragmatics, intercultural pragmatics, variational pragmatics, historical pragmatics, Spanish Pragmatics, pragmatics and corpus linguistics, (im)politeness, (im)politeness and CMC.

    Plenary/key speakers:

    • Geoffrey Leech
    • Jenny Thomas
    • Ken Turner
    • Helen Spencer-Oatey
    • Jonathan Culpeper
    • Maria Elena Placencia
    • Dawn Archer
    • Derek Bousfield
    • Claire Hardaker

     Website: For more information, visit the website.