Linked to the Department of Arts and Literature of Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, the Journal EID&A - Electronic Journal of Integrated Studies in Discourse and Argumentation - arises from a mission to contribute to the dissemination of studies located in the interface between Discourse Analysis and Argumentation. Thus, papers submitted to this Scientific Committee should be taken on the perspective of studies that comprise the argumentation in the process of constructing meaning in discourse and in the utterance situation. The goal is to promote discussion of theoretical objects or analysis of these discursive practices in society.
The “EIDEA” brand is the abbreviation for “Integrated Studies in Discourse and Argumentation” and, at the same time, it alludes to the Greek word , which means “ideia” (in Portuguese), “idée” (in French) and “idea” (in English and Spanish). Thus, we can pronounce EID&A like .