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Name: Diana  Boxer
Institution: University of Florida
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State and/or Country: FL
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Discourse/pragmatics
Selected Publications: Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning, co-edited
volume with Andrew D. Cohen. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters. 2004

Applying Sociolinguistics: Domains and Face-to-Face
Interaction. Philadelphia and Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 244 pages. 2002

Complaining and Commiserating: A speech Act View
of Solidarity in Spoken American English. New York:
Peter Lang Publishing, 223 pages. 1993

Refereed Journal Articles

“The least disruption principle: Sarcasm revisited.” Journal
of Pragmatics. With Jodi Nelms and Salvatore Attardo. In press

“Discourse and second language.” Encyclopedia of Language and
Linguistics. Margie Berns (ed.). In press

“Discourse Issues in Cross-cultural pragmatics.” Annual Review of
Applied Linguistics. 22, 150-167. 2002

''Bilingual word play in literary dialogue.'' Language and Literature
11(2):. 137-151. Diana Boxer and F. Cortes-Conde. 2002

“Nagging: The familial conflict arena.” Journal of Pragmatics 34: 49-61. 2002

“Bragging, boasting and bravado: Male banter in a brokerage house.”
Women and Language 22(21): 5-11. Diana Boxer and Andrea DeCapua. 1999

''From bonding to biting: Conversational joking and identity display.''
Journal of Pragmatics. 27: 275-294. Diana Boxer and F.Cortes-Conde. 1997

“Sexual Harassment? Cross-cultural/cross-linguistic perspectives.
Discourse and Society (7[1]). Andrea Tyler and Diana Boxer. 107-133. 1996

“Problems in the presentation of speech acts in ELT texts. ''ELT Journal
49(1), 44-58. Diana Boxer and Lucy Pickering* 1995

“Complaining and Commiserating: Exploring gender issues”. TEXT 13(3), 371-395. 1993 “Speech behavior and social distance: The case of indirect complaints” Journal of Pragmatics, Vol. 18, 103-125. 1993 ''Complaints as positive strategies: What the learner needs to know.” TESOL Quarterly, Vol. 27(2), 277-298. 1993

Chapters in edited volumes:

“Gender, TESOL, and sexual harassment.” In Gender and TESOL.
Bonnie Norton and Aneta Pavlenko, Eds. Washington, D.C.: TESOL.
With Andrea Tyler In press

“Critical issues in developmental pragmatics.” In Pragmatic
Competence and Foreign Language Teaching.” Ana Fernandez,
Alicia Martinez and Esther Uso, Eds. Castellon, Spain: Servei de
Publicacions de la Universitat jaume I. 2003

“Identity and Ideology: Culture and Pragmatics in content-based ESL.”
In Joan Kelly Hall and Lorrie Verplaste, Eds. Second and Foreign
Language Learning Through Classroom Interaction. Mahwah, N.J.:
Lawrence Erlbaum. Diana Boxer and Florencia Cortes-Conde. 203-219. 2000

''A cross-linguistic view of sexual harassment: Chinese and
Hispano-American ITAs.'' In Gender and Belief Systems,
Proceedings of the 1996 Berkeley Women and Language Group
Conference. Diana Boxer and Andrea Tyler. 85-97. 1998

''Griping, grumbling, bitching: Complaining as woman talk.'' In S.
Troemel-Ploetz Ed. Frauengespraeche: Sprache der Versteandigung
(Women's Conversations: Language of Solidarity.) Frankfurt: Fischer,
Taschenbuch Verlag. 257-278. 1996

''Complaints and troubles-telling: Perspectives from ethnographic
interviews. In Joyce Neu and Susan Gass Eds. Speech Acts Across
Cultures. The Hague: Mouton. 217-239 1996


Review of G. Kasper and K. Rose, Pragmatic Development in a Second
Language. Oxford: Blackwell. To appear in the Modern Language Journal In press

Announced on LINGUIST :  Applying Sociolinguistics
 Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning
 Discourse, Politics and Women as Global Leaders
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Applying Sociolinguistics
 Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning
Courses Taught: Discourse Analysis
Second Language Acquisition
Introduction to Graduate Research
Gender and Language
Dissertation Director * of: An Analysis of Prosodic Systems in the Classroom Discourse of Native Speaker and Nonnative Speaker Teaching Assistants
(Lucy Pickering, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Variation by Learners of Spanish in a Study Abroad Context
(Francisco Salgado-Robles, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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