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LINGUIST List 24.2535

Fri Jun 21 2013

Calls: Disc Analysis, Forensic Ling, Socioling, Translation, Text/Corpus Ling/China

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

Date: 20-Jun-2013
From: Le Cheng <chengle163hotmail.com>
Subject: 4th International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse & 8th Conference of the China Association of Forensic Linguistics
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Full Title: 4th International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse & 8th Conference of the China Association of Forensic Linguistics
Short Title: LLD4 & CAFL8

Date: 18-Oct-2014 - 21-Oct-2014
Location: Xi'an, China
Contact Person: Le Cheng
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

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

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

This conference invites discussions regarding theoretical studies, case analysis, and relevant works-in-progress on the key issues in legal language and legal discourse. We promote research of, and welcome participation from, researchers of different cultural and language backgrounds from different disciplines and across jurisdictions.

Conference Chairs:

Jin-bang Du, President, China Association of Forensic Linguistics
Qing-lin Ma, Northwest University of Politics and Law
King-Kui Sin, President, Multicultural Association of Law and Language

Convener:

Le Cheng, Secretary General/Vice-President, Multicultural Association of Law and Language

Co-organizers:

Multicultural Association of Law and Language
School of Foreign Languages, China University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Languages, East China University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Languages, Southwest University of Political Science and Law
School of Foreign Language, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Center for Legal Discourse and Translation, Zhejiang University

Keynotes:

Zong-ke Yang, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, China
Susan Sarcevic, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Michael F. Schober, New School for Social Research, USA
Jin-bang Du, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Plenary Speakers:

Sol Azuelos-Atias, University of Haifa, Israel
Su-qing Yu, East China University of Political Science and Law, China
Zhen-hua Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Jing-yu Zhang, Shaanxi Normal University, China
Qing Zhang, China University of Political Science and Law, China
Yu-zhong Zhou, Ningxia University, China

Call for Papers:

All topics of forensic linguistics/language and law include but are not limited to the following 10 strands:

1. Legal Culture, Law and Philosophy, Logic
2. Language Planning, Legislative Language, Judicial Language
3. Theoretical Study on Forensic Linguistics & Application
4. Legal Languages, Legal English, Legal Chinese
5. Legal Discourse, Legal Semiotics, and Corpus Linguistics
6. Courtroom Interpreting and Translating
7. Expert Witness and Linguistic Evidence
8. Interpretation and Analysis of Legal Documents
9. Authorship/Speaker Identification
10. Teaching of Language and Law, Legal Exchange and Cooperation

Abstracts and full papers will be sent to the Organizing Committee (xian2014lawconfoutlook.com). All accepted full papers (6 pages) will be included in the indexed (CPCI-SSH) Proceedings of LLD4. Selected peer-reviewed papers (5000-8000 words) will be invited for publication in 3 special issues in International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse, International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, and International Journal of Legal English.

Dates:

Abstract submission: 31 January 2014 (within 300 words)
Notification of acceptance: 28 February 2014
Registration: 1-31 March 2014
Full paper (6 pages) submission (optional): 30 April 2014
Acceptance of full paper: 31 May 2014

Enquiries and Submissions:

Email: xian2014lawconfoutlook.com
Conference website (under construction): http://fli.nwupl.cn/2014conf



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