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Message 1: Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA VIII)

Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 23:21:52 -0600
From: SALSA <salsaccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA VIII)

SALSA VIII
Symposium About Language and Society--Austin
April 7-9
ART BUILDING AND GALLERY (ART) 1.102


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Gillian Sankoff, University of Pennsylvania
William Labov, University of Pennsylvania
William Hanks, Northwestern University
Madeline Maxwell, University of Texas at Austin

FRIDAY, APRIL 7
9:00-9:30 Registration/Coffee
9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks
9:45-10:45 Keynote Address: The sociolinguistics of language change: Linguistic
reorganization across the lifespan
Gillian Sankoff, University of Pennsylvania
10:45-11:00 BREAK

SESSION I: LANGUAGE CONTACT AND CHANGE
11:00-11:30 Language variation in Caribbean creole/non-lexifier contact
situations: Continua or diglossia?
 Peter Snow, University of California, Los Angeles
11:30-12:00 The role of Russian function words in urban colloquial Uzbek
 Dominika Baran, Harvard University
12:00-12:30 The interplay of morphophonological systems in linguistic borrowing
in Louisiana French
 Becky Brown, Purdue University
12:30-2:00 LUNCH

SESSION II: DISCOURSE AND PERSUASION
2:00-2:30 Generalizing opinions as a strategy of persuasion in Japanese business

meetings
 Keiko Emmett, University of Minnesota
2:30-3:00 The discourse of pharmaceutical ads
 Rae A. Moses, Northwestern University
3:00-3:15 BREAK

SESSION III: CONSTRUCTION OF IDENTITY
3:15-3:45 Creating a bilingual identity: Conversation analysis of
Spanish/English language use in a television interview
 Holly R. Cashman, University of Michigan
3:45-4:15 Language attitude and identity in the European Republics of the Former

Soviet Union
 Matthew H. Ciscel, Angie C. Green, and Richard W. Hallett, Murray State
University
4:15-4:45 Martha Stewart's linguistic presentation of self
 Catherine Evans Davies, University of Alabama
5:30 Happy Hour


SATURDAY, APRIL 8
8:30-9:00 Coffee
9:00-10:00 Keynote Address: The sociolinguistics of language change: The
evolution of North American English
 William Labov, University of Pennsylvania
10:00-10:15 BREAK

SESSION I: FORM AND FUNCTION
10:15-10:45 Informal greeting formulas in connection with postwar situation in
Western Ukraine
 Anatoliy Orlovskyy and Ludmyla Chamarnyk, State University "Lviv
Politechnical," Ukraine
10:45-11:15 Referent honorifics in Japanese conversation
 Harumi Yamaji, University of Arizona
11:15-11:45 Framing interactions and defining relations: Phatic talk in Chinese
telephone conversations
 Hao Sun, University of Idaho
11:45-1:15 LUNCH

1:15-2:15 Keynote Address: The making of a colonial interlanguage
 William Hanks, Northwestern University
2:15-2:30 BREAK

SESSION II: LANGUAGE IN CONTEXT
2:30-3:00 Addressing the invisible world: Indexicality, iconicity, and the
cultural concept of self in Belian, a Petalangan healing ritual
 Yoonhee Kang, Yale University
3:00-3:30 Language and ecology: The view from the Kuna Indians of Panama
 Joel Sherzer, University of Texas at Austin
3:30-4:00 Cooperation, flexibility and multimodal communication
 Jens Allwood, University of Goeteborg
4:00-4:15 BREAK

SESSION III: LANGUAGE AND THE MEDIA
4:15-4:45 Poetics of argumentative public speaking
 Troi Carleton, San Francisco State University
4:45-5:15 The dubbing of The Simpsons: Cultural appropriation, discursive
manipulation and divergences
 Eric Plourde, University of Montreal
8:00-11:00 SALSA Party


SUNDAY, APRIL 9
8:30-9:00 Coffee
9:00-10:00 Keynote Address: Lessons about language and communication to be
learned from the study of deaf language and social interaction
 Madeline Maxwell, University of Texas at Austin
10:00-10:15 BREAK

SESSION I: GENDER AND POWER
10:15-10:45 Gender, power, and (inter)subjectivity in a Japanese seventh grade
classroom
 Ayumi Miyazaki, Harvard University
10:45-11:15 Tom-boy talk, 'Girls from the "Cit´┐Ż"' and the limits of gender as
performance
 Chantal Tetreault, University of Texas at Austin
11:15-11:45 How White hegemonic English reproduces racial and gender hierarchies

 John T. Clark, California State University at Chico


Pre-registration (until April 6): Students $22, Non-students $37
Registration (April 7-9): UT Students $18, Non-UT Students $25,
Non-students $40



Symposium About Language and Society-Austin
For more information:
http://www.dla.utexas.edu/depts/anthro/projects/salsa
E-mail: SALSAccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Department of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1196 Tel: (512) 471-1701


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