LINGUIST List 32.123

Fri Jan 08 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Comp Ling, Disc Analysis, Forensic Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 05-Jan-2021
From: John Pollard <pollarj2aston.ac.uk>
Subject: FIFTHTEENTH CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORENSIC LINGUISTS
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Full Title: FIFTHTEENTH CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORENSIC LINGUISTS
Short Title: IAFL15

Date: 13-Sep-2021 - 17-Sep-2021
Location: Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: John Pollard
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://easychair.org/cfp/IAFL2021

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

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2021

Meeting Description:

The 15th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) will be hosted by the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics (AIFL), Aston University, Birmingham, UK. This will now take place Monday 13th September - Friday 17th September 2021.

Academic sessions will run Monday to Thursday – with optional social / cultural trips for delegates and any accompanying family to run at the end of the conference.

The 15th IAFL conference will be a forum for the discussion of all aspects of forensic linguistics and language and law. We welcome proposals for individual papers, posters and panels on, but not limited to, legal discourse, Language and the legal process, Investigative linguistics and language evidence, Language and cybercrime, Education and training, and Forensic phonetics and speaker identification.

Call for Papers:

The 15th IAFL conference will be a forum for the discussion of all aspects of forensic linguistics and language and law. We welcome proposals for individual papers, posters and panels on, but not limited to, the following topics:

Legal discourse:
(Language of the law, The history of legal languages; Legal genres; Critical approaches to legal languages.)

Language and the legal process:
(Courtroom, police and prison discourse; Investigative interviewing; Power and the law; Interviews with vulnerable; Language and disadvantage; Interpreting and translating in legal contexts; Bilingual courtrooms; Legal interpreting & translation.)

Investigative linguistics and language evidence:
(Authorship analysis; Forensic stylistics; Speaker identification; Plagiarism; Trademark disputes; Consumer product warnings; Deception and fraud.)

Language and cybercrime:
(Online identities and communication; Online sexual grooming; Online language crimes (e.g.: hate crime, cyberstalking, cyberbullying, online deception and fraud.))

Education and training:
(Language education for law professionals; School-based program for language awareness; Readability/comprehensibility of legal documents.)

Forensic phonetics and speaker identification:
(Transcription and translation of covert recordings; Forensic voice comparison.)

Submission Guidelines:

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

Individual papers:
Abstracts for regular papers by one or more authors should be up to 250 words long (excluding references) and should be submitted via EasyChair. Presentations will be 20 minutes, with a further 10 minutes allowed for questions.

Poster presentation:
Proposals for posters should be up to 250 words long and should be submitted via EasyChair. Posters should be of A0 size (841mm x 1189mm) in portrait orientation. Posters may be accepted for research projects (e.g. student dissertations) where no data has yet been collected.

Panels:
Outlines for panels should be no more than 500 words long and should be submitted via EasyChair. The outline should include an indication of participants and a brief description of their contribution. The panels will be scheduled for 2-hour blocks, with a maximum of two linked sessions.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee and the decision for the first call for papers will be emailed to the participants by 30 April 2021.

Abstract submission deadlines: 15 March 2021
Decisions released: 30 April 2021

Further details are available on Easychair: https://easychair.org/cfp/IAFL2021?draft=1




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