metadiscourse-across-genres-conference-MAG2021Dear Colleagues,

The Interuniversity Institute of Modern Applied Languages (IULMA-UJI) and the Department of English Studies at Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón (Spain) are delighted to announce the 3rd METADISCOURSE ACROSS GENRES CONFERENCE (MAG2021).

Metadiscourse in Intra/Inter/Cross-Cultural Communication: Reconceptualization of Metadiscourse across genres and contexts.

The conference will be ON-LINE on 27th and 28th May 2021 and will count with the participation of the following PLENARY SPEAKERS:


  • Prof. John Flowerdew (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Paul Thompson (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Rosa Lorés Sanz (University of Zaragoza, Spain)

The deadline for proposal submissions is 31 January 2021.

MAG2021 committee invites contributions related but not limited to the following specific topics:

  1. Tools for analysing Metadiscourse
  2. Intra/Inter/Cross-Cultural Metadiscourse in (digital) academic texts.
  3. Intra/Inter/Cross-Cultural Metadiscourse in (digital) non-academic texts.
  4. Recent Theories and perspectives about Metadiscourse
  5. Cross-disciplinary and cross genre Metadiscourse analysis of spoken and written discourses
  6. Other (please specify)

Selected proposals will be invited to submit full papers for publication. A special issue on a prestigious indexed journal and a Book volume are intended to be published.

Further information about important dates, new on-line fees and instructions for submissions can be found at:

Presentations are accepted in English.


The MAG2021 conference committee looks forward to receiving your proposals!

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