LINGUIST List 7.275

Wed Feb 21 1996

Sum: Internet Relay Chat

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  1. "Dr. Elke Hentschel", summary: IRC

Message 1: summary: IRC

Date: Mon, 19 Feb 1996 23:59:30 +0100
From: "Dr. Elke Hentschel" <eloufjdbcetus.zrz.TU-Berlin.DE>
Subject: summary: IRC
First of all: my thanks go to (in alphabetical order):

Sean M. Burke <sburkenwu.edu>
Brian Callaghan <btcallagcalum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Ann DizdarNelson <dizdartam2000.tamu.edu>
Joerg Fehr <fehrzedat.fu-berlin.de>
Jussi Karlgren <karlgrenTOMEK.CS.NYU.EDU>
Marc Picard <PICARDVAX2.CONCORDIA.CA>
Karen Ward <wardkcse.ogi.edu>

And here is what I got:

For the more technical side of the IRC, there is IRC's Homepage at Funet, 
Finland: http://www.funet.fi/~irc/

Quite a collection of books and articles on computer mediated 
communication can be found at:
http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/gnomic/netze.html

Among these, there is one paper dealing exclusively with IRC:
Reid, Elizabeth M. (1991): "Electropolis: Communication and Community on
Internet Relay Chat". Univ. Melbourne [Honours Thesis].

Other publications dealing with special aspects of CMC are:

Ferrara Kathleen, Hans Brunner and Greg Whittemore. "Interactive Written
 Discourse as an Emergent Register." _Written Communciation_ 8 (1991):
 8-34.
Herring, Susan, "Participation in Electronic Discourse in a 'Feminist ' Field."
 _Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Women and Language
 Conference_. K Hall, M. Bucholtz, and B. Moonwomon, eds. Berkeley:
 Berkeley Women and Language Group, 1992, 250-262.
- ---. "Gender and Democracy in Computer-mediated Communication." _Electronic
 Journal of Communication_. 3 (1993).
- ---. "Posting in a Different Voice: Gender and Ethics in Computer-Mediated
 Communication." _Philosophical Approaches to Computer-Mediated
 Communication_. Charles Ess, ed. Albany: SUNY Press (forthcoming).
- ---. "Politeness in Computer Culture: Why Women Thank and Men Flame."
 _Communicating Across Cultures: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women
 and Language Conference_. Bucholtz and Sutton eds. Berkeley: Berkeley
 Women and Language Group (forthcoming).
 and Language Conference_. Bucholtz and Sutton eds. Berkeley: Berkeley
 Women and Language Group (forthcoming).
Turkle, Sherry. _Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet_.
 London: Simon and Schuster, 1995.
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