The Fifth International Conference on Language, Culture and Mind

The Fifth International Conference on Language, Culture and Mind (LCM V) will be held on 27-29 June 2012 at the Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon. It will be preceded by a Young Researchers Workshop on 26 June 2012 (same venue), in which young researchers will present their ongoing dissertation projects and current work.

The goals of LCM conferences are to contribute to situating the study of language in a contemporary interdisciplinary dialogue (involving philosophy, linguistics, psychology, anthropology, semiotics and other related fields), and to promote a better integration of cognitive and cultural perspectives in empirical and theoretical studies of language.

The theme for LCM V is

Integrating Semiotic Resources in Communication and Creativity

Plenary speakers:

  • Beata Stawarska, Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon

  • Sherman Wilcox, Department of Linguistics, University of New Mexico

The deadline for abstract submission will be Dec 15, 2011.

Detailed instructions for abstract submission and online registration for both LCM V and the LCM V Young Researchers Workshop will be included in the First Call for Papers that will be issued shortly.

Important dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Dec 2011
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 Feb 2012
  • Last date for early registration: 1 Mar 2012
  • Last date for registration: 1 May 2012
  • Final program publication: 15 May 2012


The International LCM organizing committee

  • Alan Cienki, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Language and Communication
  • Barbara Fultner, Denison University, Philosophy
  • John Lucy, University of Chicago, Comparative Human Development and Psychology
  • Aliyah Morgenstern, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, Linguistics
  • Anneli Pajunen, University of Tampere, Finnish Language
  • Esther Pascual, University of Groningen, Communication Studies
  • Victor Rosenthal, Inserm-EHESS, Paris
  • Chris Sinha, University of Portsmouth, Psychology
  • Jordan Zlatev, Lund University, Linguistics/Cognitive Semiotics

LCM V Local organizing committee

  • Ana Margarida Abrantes, Catholic University of Portugal,  Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture
  • Peter Hanenberg, Catholic University of Portugal,  Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture

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