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LINGUIST List 23.1073

Sat Mar 03 2012

Calls: Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Socioling, Anthro Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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Date: 02-Mar-2012
From: Hansun Waring <hz30columbia.edu>
Subject: 2nd Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group
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Full Title: 2nd Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group
Short Title: LANSI

Date: 28-Sep-2012 - 29-Sep-2012
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contact Person: Hansun Waring
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.tc.edu/lansi

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

Call Deadline: 15-May-2012

Meeting Description:

2nd Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI)
Teachers College, Columbia University
New York City
September 28-29 (Friday & Saturday), 2012

Plenary Speakers:

Irene Koshik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Timothy Koschmann (Southern Illinois University)

Call for Papers:

LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. In keeping with the LANSI spirit of diversity and dialogue, we welcome abstracts from colleagues working on a variety of topics using discourse analytic approaches that include but are not limited to conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and critical discourse analysis.

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words with a 50 word summary and should include descriptions of the following aspects of the study: (1) problem(s) being addressed; (2) central claim(s); (3) data source(s) and analytic approach(es); (4) implication(s) of the findings. Abstracts will be blind-reviewed on the basis of clarity, specificity, originality, and the inclusion of the required components. Papers will be presented within a 15-minute slot with an additional ten minutes for discussion.

Deadline for electronic submission is May 15, 2012. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by July 1, 2012.

For additional information and to submit an abstract, please visit: http://www.tc.edu/lansi.

Questions can be sent to: lansitc.columbia.edu.

Conference Co-chairs:

Hansun Zhang Waring
Christine Jacknick
Catherine Box

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