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Mon Aug 13 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/UK

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

Date: 12-Aug-2012
From: Fabiana Macedo Fausto <fmacedofausto01qub.ac.uk>
Subject: 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference
Short Title: ILinC 2012

Date: 09-Nov-2012 - 10-Nov-2012
Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Fabiana Macedo Fausto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://blogs.qub.ac.uk/ilinc2012/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

ILinC 2012 - Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference
Exploring Contexts: Language at Crossroads of Society and Culture
November 9-10, 2012
Queen's University Belfast: Schools of Education, English and Modern Languages

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce its Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference 2012 (ILinC 2012), a student-led venture co-organised by the Schools of Education, English, and Modern Languages. Given the success of the last ILinC, this two-day conference will give researchers studying language in all academic disciplines the opportunity to exchange information about their research practice in the presence of distinguished and esteemed academics in the field of linguistics. In addition, the event aims to bring together researchers from different academic divisions carrying out language studies in order to foster cross-disciplinary contact.

This year's conference theme is 'Exploring Contexts: Language at Crossroads of Society and Culture'. With this theme, we seek to examine the interactional, communicative, societal and cultural functions of language. The conference will promote internationalisation by bringing researchers from across the globe together and by providing vital networking opportunities.

We are very honoured to confirm the participation of Professor Lesley Milroy (University of Oxford), who will give a keynote address on the first day of the conference.

Call for Papers:

Possible topics of paper/poster proposals include, but are not limited to:

- Applied linguistics
- Classroom discourse
- Corpus linguistics
- Critical discourse analysis
- Discourse analysis
- Genre analysis
- Language change
- Language policy
- Language teaching/learning
- Linguistic and cultural imperialism
- Multimodality
- Phonetics/phonology
- Pragmatics
- Semantics
- Sociolinguistics
- Syntax
- Stylistics

How to Apply:

Please submit a 300 word abstract proposal (with 5 keywords) in an attachment in MS word format to qub.ilinc2012gmail.com by September 15. Please include your contact information in the body of your email, not in the attached file.

Poster/Paper: Please state clearly whether you intend to present your research in the form of a paper or a poster.

Key Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: September 15
Notification of reviewers' decision: September 30
Presenters' registration deadline: October 15
Conference: November 9/10 (Friday and Saturday)

For updated info about the conference, please visit:

ILinC 2012 website: http://blogs.qub.ac.uk/ilinc2012/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QUBILinC
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ILinC2012

ILinC 2012 Organising Committee:

Catriona Arlow
Heather Cahoon
Eleanor Collins
Fabiana Macedo Fausto
Zoe McCann
Helen Morrow
Kelly, Hsiao-Hui Wu

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