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LINGUIST List 21.4615

Wed Nov 17 2010

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Anthropological Ling, Socioling/USA

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

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        1.     Lynnette Arnold , Language, Interaction, & Social Organization Conference

Message 1: Language, Interaction, & Social Organization Conference
Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: Lynnette Arnold <lynnettearnoldumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Language, Interaction, & Social Organization Conference
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Full Title: Language, Interaction, & Social Organization Conference
Short Title: LISO

Date: 12-May-2011 - 14-May-2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Alex Wahl
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ucsblisoconference.org

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The 17th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Social Organization
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 12-14, 2011

The LISO conference promotes interdisciplinary research and discussion in the analysis of naturally occurring human interaction. Papers will be presented by national and international scholars on a variety of topics in the study of language, interaction, and culture. The papers primarily employ analysis of naturally occurring data drawing from methodologies that include conversation analysis, discourse analysis, ethnographic methods, ethnomethodology, interactional linguistics, and interactional sociolinguistics.

Presented by:

The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO)
Graduate Student Organization at UCSB


The Center for Language, Interaction and Culture (CLIC)
Graduate Student Association at UCLA

Plenary Speakers:

Virginia Teas Gill
Illinois State University

Julia Menard-Warwick
University of California, Davis

Jennifer Roth-Gordon
University of Arizona

Fourth Plenary Speaker TBA

Call for Papers:

Please note the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to January 31, 2011.

We welcome abstracts from graduate students and faculty working in the areas of Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Communication, Education, Linguistics, Psychology, and Sociology.

Presenters will have either*:

(a) 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion

(b) 25 minutes for a data session (small group presentation/discussion of research and data).

*to be determined by the abstract review committee

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts must be submitted via the online abstract submissions system:


Abstracts must be submitted in .doc, .pdf, .txt, or .odt format. Abstracts must be no more than 500 words long and should not include the author's name or any other identifying information. The abstract should include the following: (1) a clear statement of the main point or argument of the paper; (2) a brief discussion of the problem or research question with reference to previous research and the work's relevance to the area of study; (3) a short piece of data to support the main point or argument; (4) conclusions and/or implications of the research, however tentative.

In the case of an abstract longer than 500 words, only the first 500 words will be read. Papers will be selected based on evaluation of the anonymous abstract.

Deadline for electronic submission and receipt of abstracts is January 15, 2011.
Late submissions will not be accepted. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by March 31, 2011.

For additional information, please visit:


Questions can be sent to: LISOconferencegmail.com

Additionally, immediately following the conference will be the Annual LISO Faculty Symposium:

Scales of Space
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 15, 2011

For additional information, please contact symposium organizers:

Mary Bucholtz: bucholtzlinguistics.ucsb.edu
Melissa Curtin: mlcurtinlinguistics.ucsb.edu

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