LINGUIST List 28.1078

Thu Mar 02 2017

Calls: Anthro Ling, Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Socioling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 01-Mar-2017
From: Elizabeth Reddington <>
Subject: 7th Annual Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group
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Full Title: 7th Annual Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group
Short Title: LANSI

Date: 22-Sep-2017 - 23-Sep-2017
Location: New York, New York, USA
Contact Person: Elizabeth Reddington
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-May-2017

Meeting Description:

LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. In keeping with the LANSI spirit of diversity and dialog, we welcome abstracts from colleagues working on a variety of topics using discourse analytic approaches that include but are not limited to conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and critical discourse analysis.

Conference Co-chairs: Hansun Zhang Waring, Elizabeth Reddington, Junko Takahashi, Gahye Song

Call for Papers:

Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and should include descriptions of the following aspects of the study:

(1) Problem(s) being addressed
(2) Central claim(s)
(3) Data source(s) and analytic approach(es)
(4) A short piece of data to support the main argument
(5) Implication(s) of the findings.

Please also include a 50-word summary. Abstracts will be blind-reviewed on the basis of clarity, specificity, originality, and the inclusion of the required components. Papers will be presented within a 15 or 20-minute slot with an additional 10 or 5 minutes for discussion. Deadline for electronic submission is May 31, 2017. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by July 15, 2017. For additional information and to submit an abstract, please visit:

Questions can be sent to:

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