Call for Papers: 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference

2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference
9 – 10 November 2012

The 2012 Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference (ILinC 2012) will be held on 9 and 10 November 2012 in Belfast (UK). The conference is jointly organised by the Schools of Education, English and Modern Languages of Queen’s University Belfast. The theme for this year’s conference will be Exploring Contexts: Language at Crossroads of Society and Culture, and there will be a focus on the interactional, communicative, societal and cultural functions of language.

Plenary speakers include Professor Paul Kerswill (York), Professor Lesley Milroy (Oxford) and Professor Ruth Wodak (Lancaster).

Call for papers

Abstracts (300 words) for papers and posters should be sent through via EasyAbs by 15 September, in .doc format, with a centralised title, in bold capital letters. A non-exhaustive list of topics includes:

  • 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

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: 15 September 2012
  • Notification of acceptance: 30 September 2012
  • Registration deadline: 15 October 2012
  • Conference dates: 9-10 November 2012 

Additional information can be found at the conference website.

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