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Name: Deborah  Schiffrin
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Towards a Social Science of Language Volume 2: Social Interaction and Discourse Structures
 Towards a Social Science of Language. Papers in Honor of William Labov. VOLUME 1: VARIATION AND CHANGE IN LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
 The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
 In Other Words: Variation in Reference and Narrative
 Discourse and Identity
 In Other Words
 Selves and Identities in Narrative and Discourse
 Telling Stories
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  In Other Words
 Discourse and Identity
 The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
 Selves and Identities in Narrative and Discourse
 The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
Dissertation Director * of: Immigrant Identities: A discourse analysis of narratives told by Mexicans in the U.S.
(Anna De Fina, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Turn-taking in English and Japanese: Projectability in grammar, intonation, and semantics
Dissertation Director * of: Stories of Racial Discrimination in Brazil: Language, stigma and identity
(Mercia Flannery, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Negation in Japanese Narratives: A functional analysis
(Masamichi Yamada, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Hedges in the Medical Intake Interview: Discourse task, gender and role
(Michelina Bonanno, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Crossing boundaries: The nexus of time, space, person, and place in narrative

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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