From February 28 to March 01, 2024 (with satellite events on February 27), the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) hosts the 46th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS).
A total of 14 work shops and 4 plenary talks will investigate language from a variety of perspectives. The theme of confernece – Language and Attitude - focuses on one of the most crucial functions of language.
Language is one of the most important, probably even the most important means to express attitudes:
Language is used to express such attitudes:
Language is also used to influence attitudes, those of our interlocutors or of the general public.
Moreover, language plays a crucial role in shaping and forming attitudes:
Also, language is the object of attitudes itself:
The theme thus allows for workshops in all linguistic core areas, sub-disciplines and interfaces.