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LINGUIST List 20.1990

Wed May 27 2009

Confs: Computational Linguistics, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Benjamin Slade, Illinois Lang and Ling Society 1: Language Online

Message 1: Illinois Lang and Ling Society 1: Language Online
Date: 27-May-2009
From: Benjamin Slade <bsladeuiuc.edu>
Subject: Illinois Lang and Ling Society 1: Language Online
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Illinois Lang and Ling Society 1: Language Online
Short Title: ILLS 1: LOL

Date: 29-May-2009 - 31-May-2009
Location: Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Contact: Benjamin Slade
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/ILLS

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

ILLS 1: LOL (29-31 May 2009) is a student-run conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The first annual meeting of the Illinois Language & Linguistics Society (ILLS)
will be held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 29-31 May
2009. The theme of the first meeting is Language Online, and thus many of the
papers address computer-mediated communication, but the meeting also includes
papers in other areas of linguistics.

ILLS 1:LOL will be broadcast online via live stream

This coming weekend, May 29-31, 2009, the Linguistics Student
Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is
proud to present Illinois Language and Linguistics Society 1: Language
Online. Through a partnership with ATLAS Digital Media, we are now
able to offer a live stream of the conference online at

Tune in this weekend to participate in this exciting new conference!
Online participants will have the opportunity to submit questions in
real time for the moderator to convey to the presenters.

Invited presentations:
Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Kings College London
'Small Stories as a Paradigm for Narrative Analysis in Online Discourse'

Richard Hallett, Northeastern Illinois University
'From Lithuanian Identity Construction to English-Chamorro Written Codeswitching: Linguistic Issues in Tourism Websites'

Susan Herring, Indiana University Bloomington
'New Directions in CMC Research: CMCMC'

Theresa Heyd, University of Texas-Dallas
'Genre Theory Meets Folk Pragmatics: Tracking a Genre Label through the Ages'

Randall Sadler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
'Strange New Worlds: Opportunities and Cautions in Virtual World Research'

Please take a moment to have a look at our full program, available at
our website:

Thanks, and hope to see you online (or in person?) next weekend!

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