15.3405, Calls: Forensic Ling/USA; General Ling/Scotland, UK

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Subject: 15.3405, Calls: Forensic Ling/USA; General Ling/Scotland, UK

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Date: 03-Dec-2004
From: Alice Deakins < deakinsa at wpunj.edu >
Subject: International Linguistics Association

Date: 03-Dec-2004
From: Patrick Honeybone < patrick.honeybone at ed.ac.uk >
Subject: 1st International Conference: Linguistics of Contemporary English

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Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2004 11:02:07
From: Alice Deakins < deakinsa at wpunj.edu >
Subject: International Linguistics Association

Full Title: International Linguistic Association
Short Title: ILA

Date: 15-Apr-2005 - 17-Apr-2005
Location: New York, NY, United States of America
Contact Person: Johanna Woltjer
Meeting Email: jwoltjer at earthlink.net
Web Site: http://ilaword.org

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2005

Meeting Description:

50th Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association.  Each
year linguists from around the world gather to explore both a specific
topic and issues from a range of linguistic fields.  This conference will
focus on Forensic Linguistics, with Roger W. Shuy and John M. Conley as
plenary speakers.

Abstracts are invited on various aspects of language and the law, including
forensic linguistics, legal definitions and libel, courtroom discourse,
translation and the law, misconceptions about language and the law,
trademark language, the role of plagarism with respect to the law,
linguistic change and legal policy planning, the implications of
''legalese'' vs. standard language in the courtroom, linguistics and common
Roman Law. We also welcome proposals on other topics in theoretical and
applied linguistics.

The abstract should be single-spaced and should not exceed 425 words.

Send the abstract, as an attachment, via e-mail to:

woltjer at earthlink.net.

Provide the following information in the body of the
e-mail itself:

Title of the presentation
Audio-visual equipment needed

Also, for editing and verification, send one hard copy of the abstract with the
additional information on a separate sheet in a letter-sized envelope to:

Johnanna J. Wolter, Conference
Coordinator, 511 West 112 Street #14,
New York NY 10025-1634, USA

The deadline is January 17, 2005.

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Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2004 11:02:12
From: Patrick Honeybone < patrick.honeybone at ed.ac.uk >
Subject: 1st International Conference: Linguistics of Contemporary English

Full Title: 1st International Conference on the Linguistics of
Contemporary English
Short Title: ICLCE2005

Date: 23-Jun-2005 - 26-Jun-2005
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Patrick Honeybone
Web Site: http://www.englang.ed.ac.uk/iclce/iclce2005.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (Language Code: ENG)

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2005

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the First International Conference on the
Linguistics of Contemporary English (incorporating the Second International
Conference on the Phonology of English) will be held from 23 - 26 June
2005, at the University of Edinburgh.  Organised by Philip Carr (CELA,
Montpellier III/ERSS, Toulouse II), Heinz Giegerich (Edinburgh),
Nikolas Gisborne (Edinburgh), Patrick Honeybone (Edinburgh),
Graeme Trousdale (Edinburgh).

Second call for papers: English Linguistics, Edinburgh, June 2005

The First International Conference on the Linguistics of
Contemporary English

University of Edinburgh, 23 - 26 June 2005

Website: http://www.englang.ed.ac.uk/iclce/iclce2005.html

Abstracts deadline: 15th January 2005


The attention devoted to the linguistic phenomenon (or phenomena) known
as English has resulted in a broad body of work in diverse research
traditions, illustrating both the individual characteristics of the many
Englishes, and the contributions that an understanding of these linguistic
systems can make to our general knowledge of the human language faculty.

Our aims are (i) to encourage the cross-fertilisation of ideas between
different frameworks and research traditions, all of which address the
linguistics of English, and, furthermore, (ii) to promote discussion among
researchers interested in linguistic theories (phonologists, syntacticians,
variationists etc.) regarding what we mean when we use the word 'English'
to describe the linguistic phenomena which we work to explain.

We therefore invite abstracts which deal with any aspect of the structure
of contemporary varieties of English, in terms of their phonology,
morphology, syntax, semantics etc., in any way which aims to be
explanatory. Work on any variety (or number of varieties) is welcome,
including variationist work which engages with issues of linguistic
structure. We do not intend to accept abstracts which are purely
historical, but work which brings in diachrony in order to explain the
structure of Present-Day English is certainly welcome.

An International Conference on the Phonology of English was held in
Toulouse in 2002 along these lines. We aim for the current conference to
build on the success of that event, and to broaden out its scope to include
discussion of all aspects of English.

Any enquiries about the conference should be sent to iclce.2005 at ed.ac.uk.


The following have accepted invitations to speak at the conference
* Bas Aarts
* Luigi Burzio
* Lisa Green
* Peter Trudgill


Abstracts must be submitted by email - as files attached to a message - as
per the details listed below. They should be sent to iclce.2005 at ed.ac.uk by
*15th January 2005*.  We expect that talks will last around 25 minutes,
with 10 minutes for questions.

Abstracts should be no longer than one side of A4, with 2.5cm margins,
single-spaced, with a font size no smaller than 12, and with normal
character spacing. All examples and references in the abstract should be
included on the one single page, but it is enough, when referring to
previous work, to cite ''Author (Date)'' in the body of the abstract - you
do not need to include the full reference.

Please send two copies of your abstract - one of these should be anonymous
and one should include your name, affiliation and email at the top of the
page, directly below the title. The anonymous file will be used for
refereeing, and the named file should be camera-ready, as it will be used
in the abstracts booklet if the abstract is accepted.

Please use one of these formats for your abstract, in descending order of
preference: pdf, Word, rtf, or plain text. If you need to use a phonetic
font in your abstract, please either embed it in a pdf file, or use the
SILdoulos93 font (precisely this font and no other), which can be
downloaded for free from this site:


You will, therefore, need to send an email with two attachments. The
anonymous abstract should be named 'yoursurname-anon', and the
non-anonymous abstract should be named 'yoursurname-name' (so if Karl
Luick was submitting an abstract, he would send both luick-anon.pdf and
luick-name.pdf). All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by members of
the organising committee and advisory board.

If you cannot send your abstract in this way, for whatever reason, please
send us an email and we'll arrange an alternative.

You may submit more than one abstract (either joint or single-authored) but
we will only allow each person to present one paper, as this allows more
people to take part in the conference, therefore we will only accept one
abstract from any one person for presentation.

An overhead projector will, of course, be available, and it is likely that
we can provide powerpoint facilities, if you notify us in advance. If you
need other technical equipment, please say so in the message accompanying
your abstract and we will do our best to provide it, although this cannot
be guaranteed.

We aim to finalise the programme and contact abstract-senders by 1st March.
There are plans for publishing a peer-reviewed selection of papers from the
conference, most likely in thematically coherent volumes.


The conference is organised by the following
* Philip Carr (CELA, Montpellier III/ERSS, Toulouse II)
* Heinz Giegerich (Edinburgh)
* Nikolas Gisborne (Edinburgh)
* Patrick Honeybone (Edinburgh)
* April McMahon (Sheffield/Edinburgh)
* Graeme Trousdale (Edinburgh)


The following have accepted invitations to act as advisors and
abstract-readers for the conference
* Bas Aarts (UCL)
* Sang-Cheol Ahn (Kyung Hee)
* Laurie Bauer (Wellington)
* Luigi Burzio (Johns Hopkins)
* Ron Butters (Duke)
* Noel Burton-Roberts (Newcastle upon Tyne)
* Jack Chambers (Toronto)
* Jenny Cheshire (Queen Mary, London)
* Jacques Durand (Toulouse II)
* Paul Foulkes (York)
* Lisa Green (Texas, Austin)
* Liliane Haegeman (Lille III)
* Alison Henry (Ulster)
* Caroline Heycock (Edinburgh)
* Manfred Krug (Freiburg)
* Rochelle Lieber (New Hampshire)
* Sailaja Pingali (Hyderabad)
* Ingo Plag (Siegen)
* Dennis Preston (Michigan State)
* Edgar Schneider (Regensburg)
* John Taylor (Otago)
* Katie Wales (Leeds)

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