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LINGUIST List 19.983

Mon Mar 24 2008

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Greece; Anthropological Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Weiming Liu, Language for Specific Purposes Conference
        2.    Heidi Orcutt-Gachiri, Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium


Message 1: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
Date: 23-Mar-2008
From: Weiming Liu <lweiminghotmail.com>
Subject: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
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Full Title: Language for Specific Purposes Conference
Short Title: LSP Crete

Date: 07-Feb-2009 - 08-Feb-2009
Location: Heraklion Crete Greece, Greece
Contact Person: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lspcrete.wordpress.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Language Family(ies): New English

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2028

Meeting Description:

The 1st International LSP conference on Crete will provide an opportunity for language teachers to share experiences and contribute their expertise to their counterparts in Europe. It will allow us to establish a network between L.S.P. practitioners working either in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges or Vocational Schools.

Call for Papers

International Conference on Forensic Linguistics
November 7th-8th, 2008
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

The International Conference on Forensic Linguistics and the Biennial Conference of the China Association of Forensic Linguistics will be held at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. The conference is sponsored and organized by the Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, GDUFS. The conference aims to promote the development of research on forensic linguistics and the construction of legal system in China and provide an international forum for exchanging ideas within the field of forensic linguistics. Relevant information is as follows.

1. Under the theme of Forensic Linguistics in the 21st Century: Research and Application, the conference topics are mainly concerned with the following issues:
Theoretical research on forensic linguistics
Legal discourse analysis
Legal translation and court interpreting
The application of legal language research
Legal language teaching
The construction of legal corpus
Forensic phonetics

2. Keynote speakers:
Professor Malcolm Coulthard, Aston University, UK
Professor Roger Shuy, Georgetown University, USA
Dr. Vijay Bhatia, Visiting Professor in the City University of Hong Kong

3. Papers are hereby warmly invited, together with abstracts (around 300 words in English or 600 characters in Chinese). Please list (1) title of the paper, (2) name(s) of the author(s), (3) affiliation(s), (4) mailing address(es), (5) email address(es) and (6) telephone number.

4. The deadline for submitting papers is June 30th, 2008. All submissions will be carefully reviewed before final invitation letters are sent to participants.

5. Please email your submission to: gpphdmail.gdufs.edu.cn or send it to the Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, 510420.

6. For information, please call Ms. Xiao (0086-20-36207201) or Ms. Zhang (0086-20-36207202)

7. Website: http://www.clal.org.cn ; http://www.chinaflr.net

8. Other detailed information of the conference will be given in the formal invitation.

Detailed info: http://www.flrchina.com/en/china/001/002.htm



Message 2: Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium
Date: 22-Mar-2008
From: Heidi Orcutt-Gachiri <horcuttemail.arizona.edu>
Subject: Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium
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Full Title: Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium

Date: 09-May-2008 - 11-May-2008
Location: Tucson, Arizona, USA
Contact Person: Heidi Orcutt-Gachiri
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/azanli/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

The Arizona Joint Program in Linguistics and Anthropology is proud to present the Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium, May 9-11 at the University of Arizona. The program is available in pdf format at the conference website: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/azanli/program.php.


Call for Papers

The Joint Program in Linguistics and Anthropology at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce a symposium focusing on the intersections of
the two fields.

We invite the submission of abstracts for papers addressing these interests, which include but are not limited to linguistic variation and change, formal analysis, linguistic documentation and revitalization, interactional, conversation, and discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, language contact, and linguistic anthropology. Work submitted in any of these areas may focus on data from any of the core subfields of linguistic analysis: syntax, phonology, phonetics, semantics, pragmatics, and discourse.

Invited Speakers:
Jane Hill
Susan Philips
Keith Walters
Claire Bowern
Chris Potts
Rusty Barrett

The conference will be held May 9-11, 2008, at the University of Arizona in
Tucson, Arizona.

Deadline for abstract submission: February 1, 2008.

Abstracts must not exceed two pages in length, minimum 1-inch margins,
minimum 12-point font. Send as a PDF to azanli2008gmail.com.

Presentations will be 20 minutes long, with 10 minutes for questions.

Conference URL: http://linguistics.arizona.edu/azanli/






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