program updates

At the time of writing, the program is under construction. We estimate that the final draft will be available for download around February 10. If there are any last minute requests or queries, please direct them to eldon-at-panix.com. Looking forward to some great discussions!…

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Notifications of acceptance sent

If you have submitted a proposal for a paper at the symposium, you will have already received notification of acceptance. All abstracts were reviewed, with the primary criterion being their relevance to language of evaluation and reference to the Appraisal framework. These abstracts will be published on the website along with the program in early…

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‘deadline’ extended

Submissions for proposals for presentations are now officially closed, but as usual, late submissions will be consdiered depending on merit and available slots. We intend to run at least two parallel sessions, with provision for three. If you’d like to make a paper presentation at the 2015 Appraisal Symposium, please download and fill in this…

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call for presentations..

We are now inviting proposals for presentations which are in some way concerned with the Appraisal framework or at least make some reference to Appraisal in the context of work on evaluative language, or evaluative meaning making in other semiotic modes – e.g. visual, gestural, musical etc.. Following our 1st symposium in 2013, we wanted…

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timing of CFP and other matters

At this stage, we envisage calling for proposals for paper presentations at the symposium during Oct-November, and sending out notifications to accepted speakers in December. When the program is finalised for the symposium it will be uploaded to this website (on the program page) together with a separate list of speakers and the abstracts for…

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first announcment

The 2nd free bi-annual Appraisal Symposium will be held over two days at the University of New South Wales, Sydney this coming February – Wednesday February 18 and Thursday February 19, 2015. We are also thinking of running a summer school on Appraisal prior to the symposium. (See details below.) Following our 1st symposium in…

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