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 Linguistic and Cultural Blending,

Emerging Forms of Mediation

International Conference


Université Paris-Est Créteil

61, avenue du Général de Gaulle- 94000 Créteil

> métro ligne 8 - Créteil université


16 December 2017

9h - 17h : Campus Centre, Bât. i


19-20 October 2017

9h -18h : Campus Centre, Bât.P, Salle des thèses

21 October 2017

9h - 13h : Campus Centre, Bât. I, Salle I1-105

Contemporary societies are the theater of linguistic and cultural blending. While this is not a new phenomenon, it is accelerating, amplifying and complexifying in novel ways due to geographical and online mobility (…)  The question is how this reconfiguration of contemporary societies can be conceived and analyzed through the prism of the languages which both unite and separate us. We propose to question the notion of mediation in both plural and transdisciplinary configurations from the perspective of languages that are, implicitly and explicitly, at the heart of the blending phenomena they endeavor to clarify. This conference intends to spur analyses of multilingual and/or multicultural situations through their mediations, as they are expressed in the world of politics, economics and education, or represented in virtual situations in literature, advertising, visual arts...


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