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Date: Fri, 9 Apr 93 00:00:13 -05SALSA Schedule
From: robin queen <robinqccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: SALSA Schedule


FIRST ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ABOUT LANGUAGE
AND SOCIETY-AUSTIN

April 16-18, 1993

Friday, April 16
UTC 3.134

8:00-9:00 REGISTRATION and Coffee

9:00-9:15 OPENING STATEMENT-Joel Sherzer-UT Austin

9:15-10:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Is it really "No problemo": Anglo Spanish in Mass
Media and the Commodification of Mexican-American Labor / Jane Hill, University
 of
Arizona

10:15-10:30 BREAK

SESSION 1: Discourse/Pragmatics I

CHAIR: Keith Walters, UT-Austin

10:30-11:00 Genre & Competence in UFO Discourse/Susan Lepselter, UT-Austin
11:00-11:30 Soft Fictions: Children, Narrative Events & Identity/Randy Tillery,
 UT-Austin
11:30-12:00 Working a Crowd with Sound: The Pragmatics of a Political
Performance/Cynthia McLemore, Univ of Michigan
12:00-12:30 Language in Evidence: the Pragmatics of Translation in the
 Courtroom/Mary
Bucholtz, UC-Berkeley

12:30-1:30 LUNCH

SESSION 2: Methodological Concerns

CHAIR: Greg Urban, UT- Austin

1:30-2:00 Why We Need Descriptive Studies: Phonological Variables in Hispanic
English/Erik R.Thomas, UT-Austin
2:00-2:30 "Are you checkin' your breasts regularly?": Problems with Identifying
 and
Quantifying the Directives in Doctor-Patient Talk/Marcia H. Edwards, UT-
Austin
2:30-3:00 They Speak More Caucasian: Fragmentation in the Social Networks of
 Japanese-
Americans and its Effects Across Generations/Norma Catalina Mendoza-Denton and
Melissa Iwai, Stanford

3:00-3:15 BREAK

SESSION 3: Language Attitudes and Identity

CHAIR: Randy Tillery, UT-Austin

3:15-3:45 On Becoming a Nonnative Speaker of Tunisian Arabic: the Political
 Economy of
Acquiring a 'Local' Language/Keith Walters, UT-Austin
3:45-4:15 Diglossia in Flux: Language & Ethnicity in Contemporary Ukraine/Laada
Bilaniuk, Univ. of Michigan
4:15-4:45 Negotiation of Class and Ethnicity: Innovation in Mizrahi Dialect of
Hebrew/Daniel Lefkowitz, UT-Austin

4:45-5:00 DISCUSSION

Saturday, April 17
FAC 21

8:30-9:00-Coffee

9:00-10:00 KEYNOTE: A Principled Defense of the Propostion, 'When a Language
 Dies,
 a Culture Dies'/Anthony Woodbury -UT Austin

10:00-10:15 BREAK

SESSION 1: Language Contact, Retention & Loss

CHAIR: Rusty Barrett, UT-Austin

10:15-10:45 On the Possibility of an English-derived Gold Coast Pidgin in Use
 During the
Slave Trade/Michael Aceto, UT-Austin
10:45-11:15 Spanish and English Bilingualism: The Other Side of the
 Coin/Florencia
Cortes-Conde, UT-Austin
11:15-11:45 The Role of Gender in Minority Language Retention by Hispanic
 Children in
Northern New Mexico/Eliverio Chavez, Texas Tech University
11:45-12:15 Structure Exaggeration in Language Death/Susan G. Guion, UT-Austin

12:15-1:30 LUNCH

SESSION 2: Intersection of Discourse & Theoretical Approaches

CHAIR: Robin Queen, UT-Austin

1:30-2:00 Prosodic Elements in Mandarin Natural Discourse/Li-chiung Yang,
 Georgetown
University
2:00-2:30 Grammatical Roles and Participant Introduction in Native-speaker and
 Second-
language Discourse/Lorraine E. Kumpf, Calif. State U-Long Beach
2:30-3:00 A Discourse Analysis Approach to Quantifier Floating in
 Korean/Soo-Yeon
Kim, Harvard

3-3:15 BREAK

SESSION 3: Discourse/Pragmatics II

CHAIR: Juergen Streeck, UT-Austin

3:15-3:45 Variation in Japanese Honorific Use & Its Consequences/Cynthia Dickel
 Dunn,
UT-Austin
3:45-4:15 Some Functions of Other-Repair in Children's Discourse/Margaret Field,
 UC-
Santa Barbara
4:15-4:45 Aggravated Corrections as Disagreement in Casual Greek
Conversations/Christina Kakava, Ohio State & Georgetown

4:45-5:00 DISCUSSION

8:00-PARTY- at the home of Angela and Tony Woodbury

Sunday, April 18
FAC 21

8:00-9:00-Coffee

9:00-10:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Pointed Lips, Thumbs Up, and Cheek Puffs: Some
Emblematic Gestures in Ethnographic Context/ Joel Sherzer, UT-Austin

10:00-10:15 BREAK

SESSION 1: Ethnography of Speaking

CHAIR: John Files, UT-Austin

10:15-10:45 Kinship as Art: A Western Apache Case/David Samuels, UT-Austin
10:45-11:15 Gender and Verbal Art: The Case of the Akan/Akosua Anyidoho,
 UT-Austin
11:15-11:45 Mayan Conversation/Jill Brody, Louisiana State University
11:45-12:15 Speech Style, Grammatical Distinction & the Reproduction of Social
Difference in Highland Nepal/Calla Jacobson, UT-Austin

12:15-12:30 CLOSING REMARKS

PROCEEDINGS FROM THE SYMPOSIUM WILL BE PUBLISHED AS A SPECIAL
ADDITION OF THE TEXAS LINGUISTIC FORUM. FOR A COPY OF THE
PROCEEDINGS, PLEASE CONTACT:

SALSA
LINGUISTICS DEPARTMENT
UNIVERISTY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
AUSTIN, TX 78712-1196
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