News - December 2016

2016/10/26 - The Road to Parnassus: Longlisted for the 2016 William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History

The Road to Parnassus: Artist Strategies in Contemporary Art [Paperback]

We are delighted to announce that Diego Mantoan's The Road to Parnassus: Artist Strategies in Contemporary Art (Vernon Press 2015), has been longlisted for the 2016 William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History. 

The prize celebrates outstanding contributions to the history of British art and is administered by The British Art Journal, the leading research journal, and awarded jointly with the Berger Collection Educational Trust of Denver, Colorado. Since its inception in 2001, the Berger Prize has come to be recognized as the most prestigious in the field. Selected by an esteemed panel, The Road to Parnassus is one of few books by a non-British author to make this year's longlist. The selection is another mark of distinction for Dr Mantoan's remarkable work. Our heartfelt congratulations!

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2016/08/11 - Call for chapter proposals: Immigrants, Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, and Forensic Linguistics

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The Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics (GSFL) is issuing a call for original chapters for a forthcoming book on: Immigrants, Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, and Forensic Linguistics

 

Millions of people around the world are forced to flee their homes to escape war and persecution. In an effort to process this unprecedented number of people in need, many government agencies have increasingly sought the services of forensic linguists to help determine the true origin of applicants seeking refuge. The purpose of this publication is to provide a critical examination of the historical and contemporary application of FL/FP methods used in the decision-making processes affecting immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers.

 

Chapters focusing on any of the following sub-areas are welcome: Language and Law; Translation and Interpretation; Forensic Phonology and Phonetics; Forensic Linguistics and Ethics; Forensic Linguistics and Education. Case studies of individual countries as well as international comparisons are equally welcome. Deadline: February 15 2017. For more information and submission instructions click here.





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