The XII International Bakhtin Conference, Jyväskylä 18–22 July 2005

‘Genre’ as a general semiotic category?

Tommi Nieminen

Department of Languages, University of Jyväskylä

  1. Toward a theory of genres of everyday discourse
  2. Genre in literary studies and in linguistics
  3. Epistemology of genre
  4. Evidential dilemma
  5. Ontological dilemma
  6. Time and change
  7. Discourse theory of genre
  8. Bakhtin’s ‘discourse genre’
  9. Vygotskyan perspective on context
  10. Generalizing to semiotics