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Forensic Linguistics Conference

February 1
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
199 Chambers Street, Room N-452

There will be guest speakers, research discussions and poster sessions at BMCC's Forensic Linquistics Conference. See guest speakers (pdf)

This event is (co) sponsored by The CUNY Justice Academy and A Title V Collaborative Grant (Office of Post-Secondary Education). For more information contact Dr. Brenda K. Vollman of the Department of Social Science, Human Services, and Criminal Justice at bvollman@bmcc.cuny.edu.

Please RSVP below

TIME   ACTIVITY LOCATION
9:00 a.m.   Opening remarks, Kenneth Levinson, ALL Dept Chair

N-452
9:15-10:30 a.m.   Linguistic Issues in Legal Interpretation
-Lawrence Solan, Don Forchelli Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Education, Brooklyn Law School

N-452
 
10:30-11:45 a.m.
  Panel: Current studies by graduate students in Forensic Linguistics at Hofstra
-Introduced by Tammy Gales 

N-452 
12:00-1:30 p.m.

  Lunch Break

On you: Tribeca/BMCC cafeteria

1:30-2:00 p.m.   Cheryl Comeau-Kirschner, Christine Jacknick, & Maureen Matarese (discussing our FL course and research focus of the course, etc.)

 N-452 
2:00-3:15 p.m.   Current Threat Assessment Practices and Research
-Tammy Gales, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Hofstra University

 N-452 
3:15-3:45 p.m.   Coffee and cookies break and poster session of choice BMCC LIN 250 student research

Big stairs outside N-452
4:00-5:15 p.m.   Forensic Linguistics Applications to Domestic and Foreign Counter-Terrorism, Civil, Criminal, and Intelligence Cases, and the Innovative Hofstra Forensic Linguistics Capital Case Innocence Project
-Robert Leonard, Professor of Linguistics, Hofstra University

 N-452  
5:15 p.m.   Closing  N-452 

 

For more information contact Dr. Maureen Matarese of the Department of Academic Literacy and Linguistics at mmatarese@bmcc.cuny.edu
 
 

 

 

 

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