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LINGUIST List 22.2154

Sat May 21 2011

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Forensic Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/China

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Ning Ye , 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse

Message 1: 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Date: 20-May-2011
From: Ning Ye <LLDmallhotmail.com.hk>
Subject: 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Short Title: LLD2

Date: 20-Apr-2012 - 22-Apr-2012
Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Contact Person: Ning Ye
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2011

Meeting Description:

2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Multiculturalism, Multimodality and Multidimensionality
Zhejiang Police College
Hangzhou, 20-22 April, 2012

Following the 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse (20-21 August 2011) in Hong Kong, we are pleased to announce that the 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse will be hosted in Hangzhou, PRC, 20-22 April 2012.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Le Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Malcolm Coulthard, Aston University
Craig Hoffman, Georgetown University
Jixian Pang, Zhejiang University
King Kui Sin, City University of Hong Kong


Zhejiang Police College


Multicultural Association of Law and Language
Zhejiang University

Call for Papers:

The 2nd International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse, associated with Multicultural Association of Law and Language, invites theoretical studies, applicational cases, and relevant work-in-progress papers on the key issues in Law, Language and Discourse. The theme of the conference 'Multiculturalism, Multimodality and Multidimensionality' promotes research of, and welcomes participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

The subthemes include but are not limited to:

1. Legislative language and discourse
2. Courtroom language and discourse
3. Investigation and Interrogation discourse
4. Corpus Linguistics and legal discourse
5. Information science and legal discourse
6. Legal lexicography
7. Law and semiotics

The conference proceedings will be indexed by CPCI-SSH (ISSHP).

Important Dates:

Abstract submission: 31 Oct 2011 (to Dr. Ning Ye via LLDmallhotmail.com.hk)
Draft paper submission: 31 Dec 2011 (6 pages)
Notification of acceptance: 15 Jan 2012
Camera-ready paper submission: 31 Jan 2012
Registration: 31 Jan-28 Feb 2012


If you are interested in hosting the forthcoming conferences, please kindly contact Dr. Le Cheng via MALLORGlive.co.uk

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