LINGUIST List 15.2216

Tue Aug 3 2004

Calls: Forensic Ling/UK ; General Ling/USA

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  2. hdls, 6th High Desert International Linguistics Conference

Message 1: International Association of Forensic Linguists Conference

Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 06:39:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: cotterillj <cotterilljcardiff.ac.uk>
Subject: International Association of Forensic Linguists Conference


International Association of Forensic Linguists Conference 
Short Title: IAFL 7 

Date: 01-Jul-2005 - 04-Jul-2005
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contact: Janet Cotterill
Contact Email: cotterilljcardiff.ac.uk 
Meeting URL: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/clcr/iaflconference 

Linguistic Sub-field: Forensic Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2004 

Meeting Description:

International Association of Forensic Linguistics (IAFL) Conference

Cardiff, UK July 2005

Dates: 	July 1 ~ July 4 2005
Location: Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contact: Dr Janet Cotterill
Email: 	Cotterilljcardiff.ac.uk


Cardiff University will host the 7th International Association of
Forensic Linguistics (IAFL) conference. The meeting is a 4-day
conference on forensic linguistics/language and law, to be held from
the 1st to the 4th of July 2005.

Papers are invited will deal with all aspects of forensic
linguistics/language and law, in both civil and criminal contexts,
including, but not limited to the following:

courtroom language

police interviews

courtroom interpreting and translating 

the readability/comprehensibility of legal documents 

the analysis/interpretation of legal texts/statutes

the comprehensibility of the police caution issued to suspects 

interviews with children in the legal system 

the communicative challenges of 'vulnerable' witnesses

the use of linguistic evidence in court 

authorship/speaker identification 

the teaching/testing of forensic linguistics/language and law


INDIVIDUAL ABSTRACTS

Abstracts should be 250-300 words long and should be submitted by email to:

iaflabstractscardiff.ac.uk

(Please use this address for abstracts only)


CONFERENCE BURSARY FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS: 
THE MALCOLM COULTHARD SCHOLARSHIP

The Cardiff conference will mark the inaugural year of the Malcolm
Coulthard Scholarship, a bursary set up in honour of Professor Malcolm
Coulthard, the Founding President of the International Association of
Forensic Linguists. The scholarship acknowledges Professor Coulthard's
major contribution to the establishment and promotion of the field.

The bursary is available to postgraduate students who are intending to
present a paper at the conference, and provides a waiver of conference
registration and accommodation fees, as well as reasonable travel
costs, up to a maximum of �750 (US$1200).

Students who are interested in applying for the bursary should
indicate this clearly when submitting their abstracts, and should also
include a statement of 250-400 words, indicating why they should be
considered for the award.


FURTHER CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Further details about the conference, including registration forms,
travel information, programmes and abstracts will be posted on the
conference website (currently under construction, available from
mid-August):

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/clcr/iaflconference


INDIVIDUAL ABSTRACTS

Abstracts should be 250-300 words long and should be submitted by email to:

iaflabstractscardiff.ac.uk

(Please use this address for abstracts only)


Abstracts should contain: 

Title of the presentation
Name(s) of the author(s)
Affiliation of the author(s)
Both e-mail and postal addresses 
Any special audio-visual/IT requirements (OHPs and Powerpoint will be
available as standard, but please signal any requirements for
video/DVD etc.)

Call deadline: December 31, 2004

Presentation slots will be 30 minutes long, including questions.


PROPOSALS FOR THEMATIC SYMPOSIA

As well as individual abstracts, groups of speakers may submit a set
of abstracts for a themed panel on any relevant topic. Such groups
will normally take up a whole session of either 90 mins or 120 mins,
and group members may apportion their time within that as they wish.
All sessions should allow time for questions and discussion. All the
abstracts for such sessions will be considered together, as a group,
and a coordinator for the whole session should be nominated. Abstracts
for such themed sessions should be submitted together with the same
format as specified for individual abstracts.

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Message 2: 6th High Desert International Linguistics Conference

Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 15:06:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: hdls <hdlsunm.edu>
Subject: 6th High Desert International Linguistics Conference


6th High Desert International Linguistics Conference 
Short Title: HDLS - 6 

Date: 04-Nov-2004 - 06-Nov-2004
Location: Albuquerque NM, United States of America
Contact: Christopher Shank
Contact Email: hdlsunm.edu 
Meeting URL: http://linggraduate.unm.edu/conference2004/ 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 03-Sep-2004

Meeting Description:

Please note that the conference will take place from November 4th to
the 6th and not the 3rd - 5th as indicated in the first posting.

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The Sixth High Desert International Linguistics Conference will be held
at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November 4 -6, 2004.
We invite you to submit proposals for 20-minute talks with
10-minute discussion sessions in any area of linguistics - especially
those from a cognitive / functional linguistics perspective

The deadline for submitting abstracts is September 3rd, 2004. 

Papers in the following areas are particularly welcome:

Evolution of language, Grammaticization, Metaphor & Metonymy,
 Language change & variation, Sociolinguistics, Bilingualism,
Signed languages, Gesture, Native American languages,
Language acquisition and Computational Linguistics.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is September 3rd, 2004.
Abstracts should be sent via email, as an attachment, to hdlsunm.edu.
Please include the title ''HDLS-6 abstract ''in the subject line.
MS-Word format is preferred or RTF if necessary. The e-mail and
attached abstract must include the following:

1. Author's Name(s)
2. Author's Affiliation(s)
3. Title of the Paper
4. E-mail address of the primary author

The abstract should be no more than one page and no less than 11-point
font. A second page is permitted for references and/or data. Only two
submissions per author will be accepted and we will only consider
submissions that conform to the above guidelines. Notification of
acceptance will be sent out by the evening of September 5th, 2004

If you have any questions or need for further information please
contact us at hdlsunm.edu with ''HDLS-6 Conference'' in the subject
line.
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