End of ADS-L Digest - 28 Jul 1997 to 29 Jul 1997 ************************************************ Subject: ADS-L Digest - 29 Jul 1997 to 30 Jul 1997 There are 6 messages totalling 305 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Int'l Ass'n of Forensic Linguists 3 - Duke University - 4-7 Sept. 97 (fwd) 2. John Cabot (2) 3. canadian choon for tune 4. SME t + glide (was canadian choon for tune) 5. Canadian "choon"? ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 09:18:03 -0400 From: "Bethany K. Dumas" Subject: Int'l Ass'n of Forensic Linguists 3 - Duke University - 4-7 Sept. 97 (fwd) 3rd Biannual Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (Registration Information Follows Program] Program (4-7 September 1997) [updated 28 July 1997] Schedule at a Glance Thur. 4ix97 3:30-5:30 1. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field I 5:30-7:00 2. Reception Friday 5ix97 9:00-10:30 3. The Legal Significance of Ordinary Words 10:45-12:15 4. Legal Language 1:30-3:00 5. Style and Discourse 3:15-4:45 6. Electronic resources for Forensic Linguistics (3) 5:00-6:00 7. Plenary 1: Roger Shuy, Georgetown U. Saturday 6ix97 8:30-10:30 8. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field II 10:45-12:15 9. Language in the Courtroom 1:30-3:00 10. Language and Power 3:15-4:45 11. Linguistic Issues in Legal Documents 5:00-6:00 12. Plenary 2: Larry Solan, Brooklyn College of Law 6:30-9:00 13. Banquet Sunday7ix97 8:30-9:30 14. General Business Meeting 9:45-11:45 15. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field III Papers and Presenters 1. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field I (Thursday 3:30-5:30) William Hewitt, National Center for State Courts, VA Court interpretation test: What we have learned and where Robert Joe Lee, Administrative Office of the Courts, NJ Models for delivering court interpreting services Chris Howard, Administrative Office of the Courts, MD Computer assisted language testing for court interpreters Lois M. Feuerle, Office of Court Administration, NYC, and Joanne I. Moore, WA State Supreme Court Equal access to justice: how much accuracy is enough? 2. Reception (Thursday 5:30-7:00) 3. The Legal Significance of Ordinary Words (Friday 9-10:30) Ronald Butters, Jeremy Sugarman, and Lyla Kaplan, Duke U. What patients really know about the terms used in obtaining informed consent: false comfort, unreasonable fear, and "medical research" Michael Walsh, U. of Sydney Ordinary English words: the language of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner Claire A. Hill, George Mason U. School of Law Order in the shadow of the law or, how contracts do things with words 4. Legal Language (Friday 10:45-12:15) C. Rodolfo Celis, U. of Chicago Towards a forensic lexicography Roger W. Cole, U. of South Florida Forensic linguistics and applied linguistics: The role of legal English in the law schools of the Czech Republic Pamela Price Klebaum, UCLA The social indexicality of a legal argument 5. Style and Discourse (Friday 1:30-3:00) Susan Blackwell, U. of Birmingham, UK Taking a closer look at "look": discourse markers in disputed texts Malcolm Coulthard U. of Birmingham, UK Disputed confessions: disputed authorship methodologies and problems Bruce Fraser, Boston U. Threatening revisited 6. Electronic resources for Forensic Linguistics (Friday 3:15-4:45) Carole Chaski, Justice Department, Washington, DC An electronic parsing system for document authentication A. R. Gray, P. J. Sallis, and S. G. MacDonell, U. of Otago, New Zealand Software forensics: extending authorship analysis to computer programs David G. Hale, Olin Corporation, and Bethany K. Dumas, U. of Tennessee Electronic resources for forensic linguistics: creating a web journal 7. Plenary 1: Roger Shuy, Georgetown U. (Friday 5:00-6:00) Nine unanswered language questions about Miranda 8. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field II (Saturday 8:30-10:30) John Gibbons, U. of Sydney, and Sandra Hale, U. of Western Sydney, Macarthur Different realities: patterned changes in the interpreter's representation of courtroom and external realities Jenny Chan, Independent Commission Against Corruption, H.K. Between Cantonese and English in court Mami Hiraike Okawara, U. of Econ., Japan The practice of interpreting in Japanese criminal cases Susan Berk-Seligson, U. of Pittsburgh How lawyers' questions can be made less coercive or more so: it's all up to the court interpreter 9. Language in the Courtroom (Saturday 10:45-12:15) Diana Eades, U. of Hawai'i at Manoa Why did you lie to me? Language and power in the courtroom Keller S. Magenau, Georgetown U. An American rape trial: how the adversarial system of the American court serves to privilege the framing of rape as consensual sex Biljana Martinovski, U. of Gothenburg Interactive mechanisms and feature in courtroom communication 10. Language and Power (Saturday 1:30-3:00) Wm. O'Barr, Duke U., and John M. Conley, U. of North Carolina/Chapel Hill Law, language, and power Gillian Grebler, Santa Monica, CA Vulnerable testimony: police interrogation and false confessions 11. Linguistic Issues in Legal Documents (Saturday 3:15-4:45) Jeffrey Kaplan, San Diego State U. Linguistic issues in the interpretation of wills Bryan A. Liang, Pepperdine U. School of Law Listening to the dead: culture and bias in interpreting dying declarations Dennis H. Inman, Magistrate, Eastern District of Tennessee Jury instructions from the judge's perspective 12. Plenary 2: Larry Solan, Brooklyn College of Law (Saturday 5:00-6:00) [TBA] 13. Banquet (Saturday 6:30-9:00) 14. Gen'l Meeting of the Ass'n/Gen'l Business Meeting (Sunday 8:30-9:30) 15. Interpretation and Translation in the Legal Field III (Sunday 9:45-11:45) Weiping Wu, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC Evaluation of summary translation ability for linguists in law enforcement agencies Charles Stansfield, Second Language Testing Inc., MD Standards for licensing court interpreters Patricia Michelsen, Certified Federal Court Interpreter, VA Court interpreters: training and certification K.K. Sin, City U. of Hong Kong, HK One country, two legal systems: problems in translating English legislation into Chinese in Hong Kong ----- Registration ----- Third Biannual Conference of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORENSIC LINGUISTS, 4-7 September, 1997, at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. REGISTRATON: Fees include regular sessions, conference package, three continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, two box lunches, and a reception. Advance registration fee: US $100 (on-site $135); Advance student registration fee: US $70 (on-site $105); Optional Banquet: US $35. To qualify for advanced registration, fees should be received prior to 15 August 1997. Registration fees should be sent in American dollars to: Mr. Charles Carson, IAFL Conference Co-ordinator / Duke University / Box 90018 / Durham, NC 27708-0018. Checks should be made out to Duke University. Receipts will be mailed in return. Questions can be sent to the above address or via e-mail to carson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]acpub.duke.edu. ACCOMMODATIONS: The conference will be hosted at the Washington Duke Inn, a luxury hotel on the Duke University campus, featuring a four-diamond restaurant and an 18-hole championship golf course. Rooms are $98 US + 11% occupancy tax (for single or double occupancy; $10 additional for each additional person, up to 4 in a room). A block of 40 rooms will be held at this rate until 5 August 1997. If more than 40 people register prior to the deadline, they may receive our conference rate based on availability. Also, attendees can have the conference rate for up to two days before or after the conference-again, based on availability. To make reservations, call, fax, or write the Washington Duke Inn (mention the IAFL conference). Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club 3001 Cameron Blvd Durham NC 27706 USA (919) 490-0999; Fax: (919) 688-0105 Reservations: (800) 443-3853 Web site: http://www.washingtondukeinn.com Flights should be scheduled into Raleigh/Durham International Airport;transportation can be obtained to and from the Washington Duke for US $17. Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Department of English EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]utk.edu 415 McClung Tower (423) 974-6965, (423) 974-6926 (FAX) University of Tennessee Editor, Language in the Judicial Process: Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 USA