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>From: "SoLLs.INTEC.05" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Worlds in Discourse (Malaysia) (6/1/05; 11/21/05-11/23/05)
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>Organiser: School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Social
>Sciences and Humanities, National University of Malaysia
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>Dates:  21-23 Nov 2005
>
>Venue: Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Subang Jaya
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>Website: www.fssk.ukm.my/solls
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>"Worlds in Discourse: Representations of Realities" is a conference on
>interdisciplinary engagements with Literary Studies.
>
>The conference aims to be a platform for interaction, exploration,
>examination, and comprehension of issues related to human perception of
>differing realities and the modes utilised in engaging with these
>differences. It will be an occasion for different worlds and their views to
>meet in democratic and intellectual discourse to contend with issues of
>negotiating and understanding differing realities and their consequences on
>human existence. 'Worlds' in the context of this meeting refer to worldviews
>and voices bearing different ideologies pertaining to national, regional,
>cultural, religious, racial, ethnic, social, economic, and gender positions.
>
>Conference Themes
>
>Worlds in Conflict: Discordant Realities
>Engendered Worlds: Gender Realities
>Worlds at 'Margins' : Marginalised Realities
>Hidden Worlds: Suppressed Realities
>Ruptured Worlds: Shattered Realities
>Future Worlds: Imagined or Projected Realities
>Worlds of Education : Learning Realities
>
>All papers, workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions and displays must
>operate within the parameters of the concepts of 'worlds', literary studies
>and realities highlighted as themes for the conference. Presentations
>offering interdisciplinary engagements in literary studies are especially
>encouraged. The presentations may relate the following areas with literary
>studies:
>
>… cultural studies… sociolinguistics… applied linguistics… critical
>discourse analysis… stylistics… semiotics… gender studies … literary
>education… media studies… history… sociology… anthropology … psychology…
>politics… performing arts
>
>
>KEY PRESENTERS
>
>Dr. Zawiah Yahya - Malaysia
>Prof. Dato' Dr. Shamsul A.B -Malaysia
>Prof. Gauri Viswanathan - USA
>Prof. Harish Trivedi - India
>Prof. Arjuna Parakrama -Sri Lanka
>Prof. Dr. Bienvenido Lumbera -Philippines
>H.E. Daniel Mulhall - Ireland
>Dr. Joseph Ushie - Nigeria
>Prof. Alan Maley - UK
>Prof. Dr. Hideyuki Shitaka - Japan
>
>FEATURED PANELISTS
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>Malaysian Prose: Mr. K.S. Maniam, Mr. Rehman Rashid
>  Malaysian Poetry: Mr. Wong Phui Nam, Mr. Cecil Rajendra
>Malaysian Theatre: Mr. Kee Thuan Chye Ms. Faridah Merican Malaysian
>Film : Ms. Yasmin Ahmad
>
>PRESENTATION FORMAT
>
>Presentations may be in the form of paper presentations, workshops,
>demonstrations, panel discussions, poster or multimedia presentations.
>Presentations may be made in English or Bahasa Malaysia
>
>SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
>
>Please send an abstract of your paper (250 words) and your bio-data (50
>words) in English to the Secretariat before 1 June 2005.  It can be sent by
>e-mail or by mail on a floppy disk (MS word).  Please name the file
>according to author, e.g. Ruzy.doc and include the following information:
>
>… Author's name
>… Affiliation
>… Full address including phone and fax numbers
>… E-mail address
>… Title of paper (in not more than 15 words)
>… Biodata (50 words)
>
>CONFERENCE FEE
>
>Malaysian presenters                            RM300
>Malaysian participants                          RM350
>Student presenters &  participants        RM250
>Overseas presenters &  participants     USD120
>
>MODE OF PAYMENT
>
>Local participants - by cheque or bank draft Overseas participants - by bank
>draft  made payable to:
>Bendahari UKM (SoLLs.INTEC)
>
>CORRESPONDENCE
>
>The Secretariat
>SoLLs.INTEC.05 - Worlds in Discourse Conference
>School of Language Studies & Linguistics
>Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
>Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
>43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
>Tel. 603-89216676/6498
>Fax. 603-89254577
>e-mail: [log in to unmask]
>ACCOMMODATION
>
>Sheraton Subang Hotel and Towers
>Superior Room   RM190 nett
>Deluxe Room  RM 236 nett
>For Reservation:
>Tel:  603-5033 7370
>Fax:  603-50319339
>e-mail:[log in to unmask]
>
>OFFICIAL AIRLINES - MALAYSIA AIRLINES
>
>Malaysia Airlines is providing competitive airfares on Malaysia Airlines
>International scheduled services for all registered delegates/participants
>attending Worlds In Discourse: Representations of Realities International
>Conference. Registered delegates and accompanying persons who wish to fly on
>Malaysia Airlines should contact our nearest ticket office and quote "G
>DISCOURSE" for further assistance.
>* excluding Singapore-Malaysia and domestic services
>
>For further information and registration forms please visit www.fssk.ukm.my
>
>
>Shanthini Pillai, Phd
>On behalf of the Organising Committee
>SoLLs. INTEC. 05
>School of Language Studies and Linguistics
>Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
>Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
>43600 Bangi
>Selangor Darul Ehsan
>MALAYSIA
>Tel: +603-8921 6676/6497
>Fax:+603-8925 4577
>email: [log in to unmask]
>URL:  www.fssk.ukm.my/solls
>

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