LINGUIST List 15.1770

Thu Jun 10 2004

Calls: Forensic Ling/Australia; Discourse Analysis/UK

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  1. valwagnerfr, Law and Society Conference
  2. joerg.zinken, A Descriptive Framework for Cross-Cultural Metaphor Research: The Public Discourse on Biotechnology in Europe

Message 1: Law and Society Conference

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 03:23:53 -0400 (EDT)
From: valwagnerfr <valwagnerfryahoo.com>
Subject: Law and Society Conference

Law and Society Conference

Date: 13-Dec-2004 - 15-Dec-2004
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact: Deborah Cao
Contact Email: d.caogriffith.edu.au 
Meeting URL: http://www.griffith.edu.au/text/centre/slrc/lawandsocietyconf/content03.html 

Linguistic Sub-field: Forensic Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 30-Aug-2004 


Meeting Description:

Law, Language and Interpretation: the Semiotics of Law and Justice

The Socio-Legal Research Centre, Griffith University, Australia, is
organising the Law and Society Conference from Monday 13th December to
Wednesday 15th December, 2004. The theme of the conference is
Re-Collections: Official Knowledge and the Memory of Unofficial
Practices to address issues surrounding the constitution of law, legal
knowledge and the subordination of other/alternative
conceptualizations of ordering, law and justice and their articulation
in specific legal discourses.

Deborah Cao and Anne Wagner will be co-chairing a panel on Law,
Language and Interpretation. Papers associated with the broad topics
of law and language are welcome. Suggested areas include, but not
limited to, official and unofficial linguistic practices associated
with law, semiotic and other communicative and cultural analysis of
law, courtroom discourse and Legislative language, legal translation
and court interpreting, forensic language analysis, judicial and
legislative interpretation, and other language and interpretive
perspectives to law and justice.

Please send your _expression of interest, and a title and short
description of your paper by the end of August 2004 to Deborah Cao:
d.caogriffith.edu.au

For further information of the Conference, registration,
accommodation, please visit:
http://www.griffith.edu.au/centre/slrc/lawandsocietyconf/home.html
 


Thanks. 


Dr Deborah Cao 
Socio-Legal Research Centre 
Griffith University 
Brisbane, 
Australia 

Dr Anne Wagner
Editorial Board Member and French Book Review Editor for :
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE SEMIOTICS OF LAW (http://www.wkap.nl) --
Advisory/coordinating Committee Member of the International Round
Tables for the Semiotics of Law CLARITY REPRESENTATIVE : A movement to
simplify legal language ( http://www.clarity-international.net)
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Message 2: A Descriptive Framework for Cross-Cultural Metaphor Research: The Public Discourse on Biotechnology in Europe

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 05:34:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: joerg.zinken <joerg.zinkenport.ac.uk>
Subject: A Descriptive Framework for Cross-Cultural Metaphor Research: The Public Discourse on Biotechnology in Europe

A Descriptive Framework for Cross-Cultural Metaphor Research: The
Public Discourse on Biotechnology in Europe

Date: 21-Jul-2004 - 21-Jul-2004
Location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Contact: Joerg Zinken
Contact Email: joerg.zinkenport.ac.uk 
Meeting URL: http://www.port.ac.uk/lcm 

Linguistic Sub-field: Discourse Analysis ,Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jun-2004 


Meeting Description:

This workshop aims to discuss a methodology for conducting
cross-linguistic analyses of metaphor in discourse. It is part of a
research network called A descriptive framework for cross-cultural
metaphor research: Stem cell research and preimplantation
diagnosis. The main objective is to develop a metalanguage for
describing commonalities and differences in metaphor use
cross-linguistically.

We invite submissions from researchers and Ph.D. students working on
the methodology of metaphor research, metaphor in discourse, or/and
biotechnology in the media. Please send a 300 word anonymous abstract
as an attachment in text format to J�rg Zinken:
joerg.zinkenport.ac.uk

Deadline: June 20, 2004
Notification of acceptance: June 27, 2004

Organising committee:
Martin D�ring
J�rg Zinken
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