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Mon Dec 20 2010
Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Applied Linguistics/UK
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IAFL Biennial Conference
Message 1: IAFL Biennial Conference
From: Kate Haworth <forensicaston.ac.uk>
Subject: IAFL Biennial Conference
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Full Title: IAFL Biennial Conference
Short Title: IAFL10
Date: 11-Jul-2011 - 14-Jul-2011
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kate Haworth
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.forensiclinguistics.net
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics
Call Deadline: 03-Jan-2011
The International Association of Forensic Linguists invites submissions for their tenth Biennial conference to be hosted by the Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. The conference will be a forum for the discussion of all aspects of forensic linguistics/language and law.
Registration is now open for the tenth biennial conference of The International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL10). The conference will be held at the Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University, U.K, and will be based entirely on Aston’s attractive campus in the heart of Birmingham, including delegate accommodation. Delegates will therefore have easy access to all conference activities, the extensive campus facilities and all the amenities of Birmingham city centre right on their doorstep. Aston also enjoys excellent transport links via road, rail and air, with Birmingham International Airport only a short distance away. The conference dinner will be held at another internationally famous local attraction, Aston Villa Football Club, offering fine dining with a stunning view of the famous pitch.
Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Prof. Ray Bull: Professor of Forensic Psychology, University of Leicester, UK
David Allen Green: Lawyer and writer; legal correspondent of the New Statesman; active advocate for the reform of English libel law.
Daniel Greenberg: Parliamentary Counsel for the UK Government 1991-2010; now Parliamentary Counsel at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP.
Dr Martha Komter: Lecturer in Dutch Language and Culture, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Prof. Peter Patrick: Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of Essex, UK.
Prof. Roger Shuy: Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University, USA.
Online registration is now available at:
Early bird rate: student IAFL members £225; IAFL Members: £250; non-members: £300
After May 1st 2011: student IAFL members £250; IAFL Members: £300; non-members: £350
Student travel grants:
We are pleased to announce that two postgraduate travel grants will be awarded. For further information, including details of how to apply, please see www.forensiclinguistics.net
Call for Papers:
The International Association of Forensic Linguists' Tenth Biennial Conference
Date: Monday 11th - Thurs 14th July 2011
Venue: Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
Abstracts due: 3rd January 2011
The conference will be a forum for the discussion of all aspects of forensic linguistics/language and law including, but not limited to, the following:
-Legal discourse (e.g. courtroom, police and prison discourse)
-Language minorities and the legal system (e.g. LADO, bilingual courtrooms, legal interpreting & translation, language and disadvantage)
-Law on language (e.g. language rights, consent, right to silence, language crimes)
-Investigative linguistics and language evidence (e.g. authorship analysis, plagiarism, trademarks, speaker identification)
-Legal languages/genres (e.g. readability/comprehensibility of legal documents, warnings, the language of legal professionals)
(1) Individual Papers: Presentations of 20 minutes, with a further 10 minutes allowed for questions. Abstracts should be 250-300 words long.
(2) Colloquia: Scheduled for 2-hour blocks, with a maximum of two linked sessions. Proposals should be 250-300 words long, with an indication of participants and a brief description of their contribution.
(3) Posters: Proposals for posters should be up to 250 words long. Posters should be of A0 size (841mm x 1189mm) in portrait orientation. Posters may be accepted for research projects (e.g. student dissertations) where no data has yet been collected.
(4) Graduate Project Whirlwind: This session is designed to enable current PhD researchers and graduate students to make contact with others who may be facing similar issues in their research, and to receive advice from more experienced researchers. 5 minute slots will be available (e.g. on data access, analytical challenges), which will be interspersed with 10 minute discussion sessions. Please indicate your interest in participating on the electronic registration form.
Abstracts and proposals should be submitted, by 3rd January 2011, to:
Janet Ainsworth, Ron Butters, Janet Cotterill, Diana Eades, Phil Gaines, Chris
Heffer, Alison Johnson, Frances Rock, Larry Solan, Peter Tiersma.
Chair: Malcolm Coulthard; Secretary: Sam Tomblin
Malcolm Coulthard, Tim Grant, Kate Haworth, Krzysztof Kredens
To contact the organisers, please email: forensicaston.ac.uk or use the online form at www.forensiclinguistics.net/contactus.htm
For further details and updates, please visit the CFL website:
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