Language & War

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Call for Papers
June 23, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Military History, Nationalism History / Studies, World History / Studies, Languages

The Language & Culture Research Group within the Language and Culture Network for Australian Universities will hold a one-day mini-conference on June 23, 2017 at the University of Newcastle, Australia. The conference is inter-disciplinary and papers are invited on the theme of 'Language & War'. We are interested in exploring the diverse links between language and war including such topics as language training for combatants; the use of language in propaganda; the language of diplomacy; and war in literature and film. Please send abstracts of less than 300 words to Graham Squires at by the 2nd of June, 2017. The conference is free for all financial members of LCNAU.

Contact Info: 

Graham Squires, University of Newcastle, Australia