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LINGUIST List 16.3594

Sun Dec 18 2005

Calls: Discourse Analysis/UK;Translation/Italy

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Discourse Conference, Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines
        2.    Elia Yuste, 3rd International Workshop on Language Resources for Translation Work, Research & Training

Message 1: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines
Date: 16-Dec-2005
From: Discourse Conference <discourseuea.ac.uk>
Subject: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines

Full Title: Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines
Short Title: CADAAD

Date: 29-Jun-2006 - 30-Jun-2006
Location: Norwich, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Christopher Hart Dominik Lukes
Meeting Email: discourseuea.ac.uk
Web Site: http://discourse.uea.ac.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 25-Feb-2006

Meeting Description:

Celebrating more than thirty years of critically applied linguistic research at
the University of East Anglia, the School of Language, Linguistics and
Translation Studies is hosting CADAAD, an opportunity for interdisciplinary
application and development in critical approaches to discourse analysis.

Thirty years have passed since research began at the University of East Anglia
(UEA) into what would be inaugurated as Critical Linguistics with the
publication of Language and Control in 1979. UEA has since remained at the
forefront of critically applied linguistic research.

In continuation of this tradition, the School of Language, Linguistics and
Translation Studies (LLT) invites abstracts to be considered for a conference
designed to assess the state of the art and offer new directions for critical
discourse research across disciplines. The conference is organized in
cooperation with the Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE) and the
Centre for Staff and Educational Development (CSED).

Whilst it is CDA that has claimed the most attention, papers dealing with any
critical approaches to discourse analysis are invited across a variety of

Interdisciplinarity as a central theme for the conference can be interpreted in
two ways. First, we are interested in critical approaches to discourse analysis
as applied within disciplines including all humanities and sciences but also
applied and professional areas such as medicine, environmental studies,
engineering, social policy, education, law, etc. Second, the methodological
foundations of critical discourse analysis historically lie with linguistics
(from transformational to systemic functional grammar) and ethnography. However,
recently the critical discourse analysis enterprise has benefited from a wider
range of methodlogies. We therefore also welcome and encourage papers reflecting
the theoretical advances in linguistics, psychology and cognitive science
amongst other disciplines which offer the opportunity for critically applied
discourse research to expand its methodological arsenal.

As of now, CAADAD appears to be the only international forum during 2006
offering the opportunity for scholars to exchange ideas in a conference setting.
The conference will experiment with a new form of online proceedings inviting
post-conference interaction between presenters, participants and an external
audience. From this process selected presentations will be published as printed
proceedings. CADAAD is pursuing publication opportunities with the John
Benjamins series Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture (DAPSAC).

Abstracts of 300 words plus references should be submitted to
discourseuea.ac.uk by 25 February, 2006 in Word format (RTF or plain text are
acceptable alternatives, use of PDF is discouraged). Successful applicants will
be notified by 1 May.

Further details including information on plenary speakers, registration dates,
fees, accommodation and travel tips will be available soon on the conference
website at http://discourse.uea.ac.uk.
Message 2: 3rd International Workshop on Language Resources for Translation Work, Research & Training
Date: 15-Dec-2005
From: Elia Yuste <yusteifi.unizh.ch>
Subject: 3rd International Workshop on Language Resources for Translation Work, Research & Training

Full Title: Third International Workshop on Language Resources for Translation
Work, Research & Training
Short Title: LR4Trans-III

Date: 28-May-2006 - 28-May-2006
Location: Genoa, Italy
Contact Person: Elia Yuste
Meeting Email: yusteifi.unizh.ch
Web Site: http://www.ifi.unizh.ch/cl/yuste/LR4Trans-III/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus
Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 03-Feb-2006


Third International Workshop on Language Resources for Translation Work,
Research & Training

A Satellite Event of LREC 2006 (5th Language Resources and Evaluation
Conference) [www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2006/]

Date: 28th May 2006
Venue: Magazzini del Cotone Conference Center, Genoa, Italy.

After the successful LR4Trans-I (28 May 2002, Las Palmas) and LR4TRans-II (28
August 2004, Geneva) Workshops, we would now like to draw your attention to
this Third Edition. Please refer to the workshop-related Internet pages to know
more about the scope, motivation, history, organising and scientific committees
and latest developments of this initiative.

Here the main points:

1) Target audience: we encourage participation from everyone interested in
translation and localisation technologies, from practicing translators to
translator trainers, going through researchers in various interdisciplinary
fields, ranging from computational linguistics, translation to corpus
linguistics, terminology and multilingual technical documentation. We would be
happy to have a more significant representation of industry and government
agencies handling electronic language resources (LRs) to satisfy their
multilingual needs.

2) Important dates (subject to slight changes):
- Deadline for workshop paper submission: 3rd February 2006
- Notification of Acceptance: 15th March 2006
- Paper Final Version for Workshop Proceedings: 3rd April 2006.
- Workshop Date: 28th May 2006.

3) Please download the full CfP text from

4) Note to potential authors: Please remember that only electronic submissions
uploaded in the remote EasyChair system will be accepted. Please follow the
submission guidelines and deadline as stated in the CfP.

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions and welcoming you in Genoa
on 28th May 2006.

Elia Yuste (Workshop Chair)

- Workshop home: www.ifi.unizh.ch/cl/yuste/LR4Trans-III/index.html
- Workshop history (info about two previous editions and initiative
development): www.ifi.unizh.ch/cl/yuste/LR4Trans-III/history.html
- Workshop current edition (motivation, topic coverage, people, submissions):
- Workshop news: www.ifi.unizh.ch/cl/yuste/LR4Trans-III/news.html
- Workshop downloads (e.g. CfP):

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