LINGUIST List 27.1169

Mon Mar 07 2016

Confs: Discourse Analysis, General Ling, Socioling, Syntax, Text/Corpus Ling/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 07-Mar-2016
From: Simone Ueberwasser <>
Subject: What's up, Switzerland? Kick-off Workshop
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What's up, Switzerland? Kick-off Workshop

Date: 10-Jun-2016 - 11-Jun-2016
Location: Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
Contact: Simone Ueberwasser
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Kick-off Meeting for a research project on WhatsApp messages. Focusing on a corpus of ~830,000 WhatsApp chats, four subprojects lay out their research plans for the next three years: Verbal Periphrases and Argument Drop; Language Design in WhatsApp (Icono/Graphy); Focus on Individuals; Cultural Discourses and Social Meanings of Mobile Communication. Additionally, nine highly regarded keynote speakers present their current research in their respective fields.

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