LINGUIST List 15.3198

Sat Nov 13 2004

Calls: Applied Ling/USA; Healthcare/Communication

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        1.    Anna Bosch, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference: Linguistics
        2.    Alison Moore, 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference on COMET & 7th Annual Seminar of the Centre for VELIM

Message 1: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference: Linguistics

Date: 11-Nov-2004
From: Anna Bosch <>
Subject: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference: Linguistics

Full Title: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference: Linguistics 
 Short Title: KFLC Linguistics 
 Date: 21-Apr-2005 - 23-Apr-2005
 Location: Lexington, KY, United States of America 
 Contact Person: Anna Bosch
 Meeting Email:
 Web Site:
 Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 
 Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2004 
 Meeting Description:
 Call for Papers: KFLC Linguistics Sessions
 The 58th annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference will be held at the
 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 21-23, 2005.  The conference
 will include sessions devoted to theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics,
 and applied linguistics.
 Papers will be 20 minutes in length, followed by a 10-minute discussion
 period. Abstracts of no more than one page in length should be sent by
 November 15th either to Tom Clayton (Applied Linguistics) at:; or to Anna Bosch (Theoretical Linguistics) at: 
 Please include name, address, affiliation, and email contact information.
 As always, graduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts.  
 Further information may be obtained at
 Deadline for receipt of abstracts: November 15, 2004

Message 2: 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference on COMET & 7th Annual Seminar of the Centre for VELIM

Date: 11-Nov-2004
From: Alison Moore <>
Subject: 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference on COMET & 7th Annual Seminar of the Centre for VELIM

Full Title: 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Communication,
Medicine and Ethics (COMET) and the 7th Annual Seminar of the Centre for Values,
Ethics and Law in Medicine (VELIM) 
Short Title: COMET-VELIM 2005 

Date: 30-Jun-2005 - 02-Jul-2005
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia 
Contact Person: Alison Moore
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics;
Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2004 

Meeting Description:

On behalf of the Organising Committee we are writing to announce The 3rd
International interdisciplinary conference on Communication, Medicine and
Ethics (COMET) and the 7th annual seminar of the Centre for Values, Ethics
and Law in Medicine (VELIM) to be held in Sydney, Australia between 30 June
and 2 July 2005.

The Conference is jointly hosted by the Centre for Language in Social Life,
Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney and the Centre for
Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine of the University of Sydney.

The Conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and
administrators from different disciplines concerned with issues of
communication and ethics  in the fields of healthcare and the human and
social sciences.

Proposals are invited for papers, posters and colloquia addressing a wide
range of health issues at the intersections between:

* Communication
* Ethics
* Healthcare

We invite abstracts and proposals of no more than 250 words to be submitted
online by 31 December 2004. We expect to provide notification of acceptance
or otherwise by 1 February 2005. Full details, including registration
details, are available from:

To streamline future correspondence between the Organising Committee and
yourself, subsequent messages will be sent to you via (with the typical subject header being
COMET-VELIM News). If you have enquiries not addressed by the information
on the website, please direct your messages also to

Best wishes,

Christopher N Candlin (1) & Ian Kerridge (2)

1 Senior Research Professor
    Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney &
    Professor of Applied Linguistics
    Faculty of Education & Language Studies, The Open University, UK

2 Associate Professor in Bioethics,
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney &
    Director of the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine
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