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Wed Feb 16 2011

Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis/Hong Kong

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        1.     Le Cheng , 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse

Message 1: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Date: 14-Feb-2011
From: Le Cheng <chengle163hotmail.com>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse
Short Title: MALL-LLD

Date: 20-Aug-2011 - 21-Aug-2011
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Le Cheng
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Meeting Description:

1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse: Multiculturalism, Diversity and Dynamicity
City University of Hong Kong with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong, 20-21 August, 2011

The 1st International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse (LLD Conference): Multiculturalism, Diversity and Dynamicity, associated with Multicultural Association of Law and Language (MALL), aims to promote the research on law, language and discourse by researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

Call for Papers:

The LLD Conference invites papers on all aspects of law, language and discourse, including, but not limited to:

1. Legislative language
2. Courtroom language
3. Language in the proceeding of investigation (including police interrogation, cover investigation, conversation in prison, etc.)
4. Legal translation & court interpretation
5. Education and training on LLP (Language for Legal Purposes)
6. Language evidence as a system
7. Discourse analysis of legal texts
8. Legal terminology
9. Legal discourse and information retrieval
10. Language planning and Language rights

The conference will be held on 20-21 August 2011, just before the 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA2011) (23-28 August 2011, Beijing) and the International Conference on Law, Translation and Culture (28-29 August 2011, Beijing).

All accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of LLD Conference 2011 published by American Scholars Press, indexed by CPCI-SSH/ISSHP. Authors shall submit their papers electronically (as .doc attachments) following the style guide on the conference website. For further inquiries, please contact us via Mall (mallorglive.co.uk), Winnie Cheng (egwchengpolyu.edu.hk), or King Kui Sin (ctsinkkcityu.edu.hk).

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: 15 April 2011
Notification of paper acceptance: 1 May 2011
Camera-ready paper submission deadline: 15 June 2011

Co-organisers:

Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong
Halliday Centre, City University of Hong Kong

Sponsor:

Research Centre for Professional Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Conveners:

Le Cheng (Research Centre for Professional Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Winnie Cheng (Research Centre for Professional Communication in English, Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
King Kui Sin (Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong)

Venue:

City University of Hong Kong

Publisher:

American Scholars Press

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Vijay Bhatia (City University of Hong Kong)
Malcolm Coulthard (Aston University)
Diana Eades (University of New England)
Kyo Kageura (The University of Tokyo)



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