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LINGUIST List 23.4265

Fri Oct 12 2012

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

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

Date: 11-Oct-2012
From: Elliott Hoey <lisoconferencegmail.com>
Subject: 19th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Social Organization
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Full Title: 19th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Social Organization
Short Title: LISO

Date: 10-May-2013 - 12-May-2013
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Contact Person: LISO 2013 Organizing Committee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/a/ucsblinguist.org/liso/

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

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

19th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO)
Theme: 'Power, Conflict, Inequality'
May 10-12, 2013
University of California, Santa Barbara
McCune Conference Room - Humanities and Social Sciences Building (HSSB) 6020

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.

Featured Plenary Speakers:

Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Linguistic Anthropology, UCLA
Kira Hall, Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Susan Speer, Psychology, University of Manchester (UK)
Kathryn Woolard, Anthropology, University of California, San Diego

Call for Papers:

Abstracts must be submitted via email to lisoconferencegmail.com. Submissions should include author information, affiliation, and contact information in the body of the email only, with abstract attachments made completely anonymous.

Abstracts must be submitted as attachments in .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats only. 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:

- a clear statement of the main point or argument of the paper;
- a brief discussion of the problem or research question with reference to previous research and the work's relevance to the area of study;
- a short piece of data to support the main point or argument;
- conclusions and/or implications of the research, however tentative.

In the case of an abstract that is 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 submission and receipt of abstracts is January 15, 2013. Late submissions will not be accepted. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email no later than March 31, 2013.

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