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ILinC 2012 - The 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference

Date2012-11-09 - 2012-11-10


VenueBelfast, UK - United Kingdom UK - United Kingdom



Topics/Call fo Papers

LinC 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
Call for Papers
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.
Possible topics of paper/poster proposals include, but are not limited to:
? Professor Paul Kerswill (University of York);
? Professor Lesley Milroy (University of Oxford);
? Professor Ruth Wodak (Lancaster University).
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.
Paper/poster submission:
Please submit your proposal via EasyAbs available at by September 15th, following the guidelines below:
1. Abstracts should be 300 words long (maximum) and clearly present a research question/objective, literature review, methodological approach, results and conclusions (without any subheadings).
2. Abstracts should be sent via the online facility in a DOC format, with a centralised title, in bold, and in capital letters. There is no need to include full references at the end of the abstract. Please avoid footnotes and any unusual symbols (such as phonetic transcription) that might be changed in electronic communication.
Key dates:
? Abstract submission deadline: September 15th
? Notification of reviewers’ decision: September 30th
? Presenters’ registration deadline: October 15th
? Conference: November 9th / 10th
ILinC 2012 Organising Committee:
Catriona Arlow
Heather Cahoon
Eleanor Collins
Fabiana Macedo Fausto
Zoe McCann
Helen Morrow
Kelly, Hsiao-Hui Wu

Last modified: 2012-08-24 22:21:06