Texts and Contexts: The Phenomenon of Boundaries

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Texts and Contexts: The Phenomenon of Boundaries

April 27-28, 2017

Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities Muitinės Str. 8, Kaunas, Latvia The importance of boundaries in texts and contexts is now generally recognized, and the Conference offers an opportunity to present and learn about research findings concerning fuzziness of boundaries in different types of human communication, and their cognitive, cultural, narrative, poetic, rhetorical, social, textual and discourse functions. Contributions to the general session of the Conference can address the linguistic and/ or literary character and the use of various types of formal linguistic and poetic constructions, as well as the nature of figurative signs and devices in multi-modal or non-verbal communication within public and/ or literary discourse. Our Conference accepts papers in a wide range of topics from many different fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Some of the major fields are: - boundaries within culture; - dialogs between literature and other art genres; - rhetoric and communication transformations; - new media language; - boundaries between contemporary language and social dialects; - textual multimodality; - genre boundaries and margins; - translation transformations; - advertising and media. Entry forms and abstracts (up to 300 words) to be submitted at (http://www.khf.vu.lt/tekstaikontekstai) or sent via e-mail text.context.2016@gmail.com All accepted abstracts and full papers will be published in the Abstracts & Proceedings e-book with an ISBN number. “Texts and Contexts” Abstracts & Proceedings will also be sent to be reviewed for their inclusion in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index. The deadline for abstract proposals is 1 March, 2017. Notification of abstract submission is 15 March, 2017 Registration fee is 120 Euro Contacts: Email: text.context.2016@gmail.com Facebook: Tekstai ir kontekstai: paribio fenomenas We are looking forward to seeing you in Kaunas!