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LINGUIST List 20.157

Sun Jan 18 2009

FYI: CFP - Law, Language and Discourse

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        1.    Le Cheng, CFP - Law, Language and Discourse

Message 1: CFP - Law, Language and Discourse
Date: 15-Jan-2009
From: Le Cheng <chengle163hotmail.com>
Subject: CFP - Law, Language and Discourse
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Dear All,

I hereby invite you to contribute to an anthology entitled ''Law, Language
and Discourse'' to be published with Zhejiang University Press and which my
colleague Professor Jixian Pang (Zhejiang University) and I will be co-editing.

The book will reflect the interdisciplinary nature of language and
discourse study in legal settings. Contributions should focus on but not
limited to:

-Theories and conceptualization of legal discourse
-Legislation, Language, and Discourse
-Linguistic issues in courtroom
-Language issues in legal settings
-Semiotic analysis of legal phenomena including legal terms, legal genres

Submission guidelines and timeline:
Expression of interest should be addressed by e-mail to chengle163hotmail.com
Please make sure that the document clearly indicates on a separate page
your name, affiliation, and contact information

Date of submission: Abstracts of 2 pages to be submitted by 15 April 2009
Decision for authors: 15 June 2009
Full paper submission: Full papers to be submitted by 15 October 2009
Final version of selected papers: Revised and final version of paper to be
submitted by 31 January 2010
Length of chapters: about 10,000 words

Some of the people that have accepted to participate to this important
project are, just to name a few:

-Prof JSD Lijin Sha (China University of Political Sciences and Law)
-Prof PhD King Kui Sin (City University of Hong Kong)

With my best wishes.
Le Cheng
City University of Hong Kong

(Also Research Associate Professor at China University of Political
Sciences and Law

Citation style: Chicago Manual of Style [citation of authors to be included
in the text] For a quick guide, see

One author: (Gibbons 2003) (Heffer 2005, 1-5)
Two authors: (Cheng and Sin 2008, 33-45)
Three authors: (Kelly, Lovett and Regan 2005)
Four or more: (Corners et al. 1996, 30)
Several authors: (Shuy 2007; Tiersma 1999; Stygall 1994)

References/Bibliography: The list of references should only include works
that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for

Footnotes: Footnotes are numbered consecutively and should be placed after
the punctuation.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Forensic Linguistics
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