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Wed 08 Mar 1995

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  1. Susan Herring, Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis: Final conference program
  2. Bill Labov, NWAVE 24

Message 1: Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis: Final conference program

Date: Mon, 6 Mar 95 22:41:05 CSTComputer-Mediated Discourse Analysis: Final conference program
From: Susan Herring <>
Subject: Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis: Final conference program

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 "Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis"
 GURT Presession
 March 8, 1995
 Georgetown University
 Intercultural Center Room 105
 8:45 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Organizer: Susan Herring

8:45-9:00 Introductory remarks
 Susan Herring (University of Texas at Arlington)

9:00-9:30 Simeon Yates (University of Leeds) & David Graddol
 (Open University, UK)
 "Mediated Knowledge in Computer Mediated Discourse"

9:30-10:00 Alison Newlands, Anne H. Anderson & Jim Mullin
 (University of Glasgow)
 "Communicative Functions in Interaction: A Comparison
 of Computer Mediated and Spoken Dialogues"

10:00-10:30 Sherri L. Condon & Claude G. Cech (University of
 Southwestern Louisiana)
 "Discourse Management Strategies in Face-to-Face vs.
 Computer-Mediated Decision Making Interactions"

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 Deborah Du Bartell (Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
 and State University of New York at Buffalo)
 "The Functions of Adhesion in Computer-Mediated Discourse"

11:30-12:00 Joanna Robin (Georgetown University)
 "Turn-Taking in a Cyberian Pub: The Coordination of
 Discourse on IRC"

12:00-12:30 Lynn Cherny (Stanford University)
 " 'Marie disconnects': Third Person Simple Present Tense
 Actions in the Discourse of a Social MUD"

12:30-2:00 LUNCH

2:00-2:30 David Duff (MITRE Corporation), Esther Kim (MIT),
 Susann LuperFoy (MITRE Corporation; Georgetown University),
 and Keith Miller (Georgetown University)
 "Some Effects of Electronic Mediation: An Observational
 Study of Dialogue Management for the Interpreting Telephone"

2:30-3:00 John Paolillo (University of Texas at Arlington)
 "Code Switching on the Internet: Panjabi and English on

3:00-3:30 H.L. Weber (State University of New York at Buffalo)
 "Affect on the Internet *or* Beyond Emoticons"

3:30-4:00 COFFEE BREAK

4:00-4:30 Ljuba Veselinova & Helen Dry (Eastern Michigan University)
 "Queries on the LINGUIST List: Acquisition of a Subregister"

4:30-5:00 Susan Herring & Robin Lombard (University of Texas at
 "Negotiating Gendered Faces: Requests and Disagreements
 Among Computer Professionals on the Internet"

5:00-5:30 Laurel Sutton (University of California, Berkeley)
 "A Gricean Analysis of Netiquette Rules"

5:30-5:45 Closing Remarks


Abstracts for papers presented at this presession and information about
presenters are available on the World Wide Web. The URL is:

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Message 2: NWAVE 24

Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 15:23:39 -NWAVE 24
From: Bill Labov <>
Subject: NWAVE 24

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 24th Annual Conference on
 New Ways of Analyzing Variation
 October 15-19, 1995
 at the
 University of Pennsylvania
 Philadelphia, PA

Invited speakers:
 Gregory Guy
 Anthony Kroch
 Donald Winford

Send abstracts before June 15th to:

Indicate category:
 20 minute paper
 poster session

Papers are solicited in particular for projected sessions on:
 Historical syntax and the time course of syntactic change
 Linguistic research in the high school context
 The linguistic situation of Asian minorities
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