LINGUIST List 25.4101

Thu Oct 16 2014

Confs: General Ling, Socioling, Applied Ling, Forensic Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 15-Oct-2014
From: Rachel Hanna <>
Subject: Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference 2014
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Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference 2014
Short Title: ILinC

Date: 01-Nov-2014 - 01-Nov-2014
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Contact: Rachel Hanna
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Queen's University Belfast is pleased to announce its Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference 2014 (ILinC 2014), a postgraduate student-led venture organised by the School of English. This one-day symposium gives early career researchers the opportunity to exchange information about exploring language across all academic disciplines alongside academics in the field of linguistics and other local organizations implementing change through language. The event aims to bring together researchers from different academic divisions carrying out language studies in order to foster cross-disciplinary contact and encourage the development of new ideas in research.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Dominic Watt (Senior Lecturer in Forensic Speech Science at York University)
Linda Ervine (Irish Language Development Officer, EBM, Belfast)

For updated info about the conference, please visit:

ILinC 2014 website:


Brief Outline:

Coach pick-up at Queen’s Students’ Union

Arrival and registration at Newforge Country Club

Plenary Speech 1:

Dr. Dominic Watt
“How forensic phonetics helps solve crimes, and can help decide whether a crime was even committed”

10.45am Coffee break

Parallel Sessions:

1.15pm Lunch

Plenary Speech 2:

Dr. Goodith White
“The use of mobile phones in human trafficking: implications for language use, genre hybridity and expression of identity”

Parallel Sessions:

Closing Speech

Linda Ervine
“The Miracle that is Turas”

Wine reception and closing thoughts

Coach return to Queen’s Students’ Union

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