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5 International Conf. on Multicultural Discourses: Multi-Inter-or Trans-Cultural Comms: Reflections
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11/29/2016 to 12/1/2016
When: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Where: United States

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The 5th International Conference on Multicultural Discourses “Multi - Inter - or Trans - cultural Communication: Reflections”
Nov 29-Dec 01, 2016,
São Paulo, Brazil
University of São Paulo; São Paulo-Brazil and Hangzhou Normal University; ZhejiangUniversity; China


Following the past and continuing successes of the tri-annual International Conference on Multicultural Discourses
in 2004, 2007, 2010, and 2013, respectively, the Fifth will be held from Nov 29-Dec 01 (Tuesday-Thursday) 2016, in São Paulo, Brazil. It will be coorganized by the Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences of the University of São Paulo, the Centre for Discourse & Cultural Studies of Hangzhou Normal University, and the Institute of Discourse & Cultural Studies of Zhejiang University.

The coming Conference will be devoted to the following themes and domains of study:

  • New developments in cultural approaches to communication and education
  • Development, internationalization and policy
  • Communication studies and multicultural issues
  • Discourses of peace and cooperation
  • New media discourses
  • New media and education
  • Discourses of the environment
  • Literacies and education
  • Language, culture and education


  • parallel sessions
  • plenary speeches

A selection of proposals will be made for plenary speeches based on the quality, relevance and international balance of topics.


The deadline for submission of an abstract (ca 500 words), is March 27, 2016. Letters of acceptance will be sent out by May 27, 2016. Submissions and enquiries should be directed to:

CONFERENCE FEE (payable on site, students: 50% discount)

Regular fee: US$120 - R$350,00
Students, retired and unwaged: US$60 - R$ 175,00


Papers of high-quality and cultural innovation will be peer-reviewed and selected for publication in the Journal of
Multicultural Discourses
. ( In addition, a selection of the conference papers will be published with an international publisher.


São Paulo Office

Projeto Letramentos: Linguagem, Cultura, Tecnologia e Educação
Dr. Walkyria Monte Mór; Professor Lynn Mario T Menezes de SouzaUniversity of São Paulo; Av. Prof Luciano Gualberto
403 São Paulo - SP – Brazil

Hangzhou Office:

Dr Shi-xu; XIE Xiuting
Centre for Discourse & Cultural Studies
Rm 19-201, 58 Haishu Rd, Cangqian,
Yuhang District
Hangzhou Normal University
Hangzhou, P.R. China 311121
Tel/Fax. ++86 (0)571.28867576

Note: For accommodation and travel information, please visit our website:


  • Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences (FFLCH), University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Project on Literacies: Language, Culture, Technology and Education, Brazil
  • Research Group: Transculturality, Language and Education (ANPOLLBrazilian National Association of Post Graduate Studies in Linguistics and Literature)
  • Centre for Discourse & Cultural Studies Hangzhou Normal University
  • Centre for Contemporary Chinese Discourse Studies
  • Zhejiang University


In Brazil

In China

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