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Confs: Aston corpus seminar, SALSA IV tent. schedule

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Message 1: Aston corpus seminar

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 13:34:11 GMT
From: Chris Gledhill <C.J.Gledhillaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Aston corpus seminar
I am pleased to announce provisional details and participant list for:

APPLICATIONS OF CORPUS LINGUISTICS

ASTON UNIVERSITY, BIRMINGHAM, FRIDAY 19TH APRIL 1996

(With the support of BAAL and the Institute for the Study of Language and
Society)

Simon Botley (Lancaster, UCREL) Comparing Demonstrative Features in
 Three Written English Genres
Joanna Channell
& Alice Deignan (Birmingham, Language Technology) Corpus analysis of a
 specialised genre: the case of National Vocational
 Qualifications

Chris Gledhill (Aston, French) Phraseology in a specific genre: Cancer
 research articles.

Susan Hunston (Birmingham, Cobuild)

Oliver Jakobs (Birmingham, Corpus Linguistics)

Patrick Juola (Oxford) The Development of the PGPfone Alphabet

Chris Kennedy (Birmingham, English)

Frank Knowles (Aston, LSU) "Statistics of the line", as opposed to
 statistics of the mass.

Ann Lawson (Birmingham, Corpus Linguistics)

David Lowe (Aston, Applied Mathematics)

Hilary Nesi (Warwick, CELS)

Charles Owen (Birmingham, English) Police cautions and the Bank of
 English.

Mick Perkins (Sheffield, Human Communication Sciences) The
 characterisation and diagnosis of language pathologies.

Peter Roe (Aston, LSU) Corpus Analysis and the New EFL Methodolog
y

Mike Scott (Liverpool, English)

Patricia Thomas (Surrey)

Jane Willis (Aston, LSU) Hand concordancing for common words.


Coffee, tea and a gourmet buffet lunch will be provided for all participants.
For contributors who have not yet confirmed their titles, please note that
there are only three slots free at the time of posting. Please confirm your
attendance by making a cheque payable to "Aston University" and sending it
to me at the address below by March 29, 1996. This e-mail counts as an
official invoice.
___________________________________________________________
Name:
Affiliation:
Address for correspondence:

Cost of seminar: ten pounds or five pounds for students
___________________________________________________________

Contact:
Dr Chris Gledhill, LES, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, B4 7ET.
c.j.gledhillaston.ac.uk
Tel: (+44) 121 359 3611 (e xt: 4232)
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Message 2: SALSA IV Tent. Schedule

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 15:33:29 CST
From: salsa <salsaccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: SALSA IV Tent. Schedule

SALSA IV TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (as of February, 1996)


Friday, April 12

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION and COFFEE

9:00 - 9:15 OPENING STATEMENT

9:15 - 10:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
 Yolanda Lastra, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de=20
=09=09=09Mexico

10:15 - 10:30 BREAK

SESSION I: DISCURSIVE TOOLS OF GROUP IDENTITY

10:30 - 11:00 Intonation, Affect, and Subaltern Dialects
 Daniel Lefkowitz, University of New Mexico

11:00 - 11:30 Prisoners as a Minority Minorized by Force and Communion
 Eduardo Salvador Ullua and Alejandro Rafael Puccio Calvo,
 Centro Universitario Devoto, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
 and Mar=EDa Ignacia Massone, Universidad de Buenos Aires,
 Argentina

11:30 - 12:00 Co-constructing Bilingualism: Non-converging discourse as =
an
 unmarked choice
 Janet M. Fuller, University of South Carolina

12:00 - 12:30 Unified Germany (?): Processes of identifying, redefining a=
nd
 negotiating in interactions between East and West Germans
 Grit Liebscher, University of Texas, Austin

12:30 - 2:00 LUNCH

SESSION II: LANGUAGE SHIFT WITHIN SOCIAL NETWORKS

2:00 - 2:30 The Prepausal Constraint in Tyneside English:
 A discourse-level mechanism of linguistic change?
 Lesley Milroy, University of Michigan

2:30 - 3:00 Accommodation vs. Concentration: Dialect death in two
 post-insular island communities
 Natalie Schilling-Estes, North Carolina State University an=
d
 The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3:00 - 3:30 "We just don't do that anymore": Patterning social networks
 and dialect change
 Lisa-Ann Lane, University of Chicago

3:30 - 4:00 BREAK

SESSION III: FRAMEWORKS FOR FUNCTIONAL TALK

4:00 - 4:30 A Little Ilokano Grammar as it Appears in Interaction
 Jurgen Streeck, University of Texas, Austin

4:30 - 5:00 So-Summary Statements: "Speaking for another" in
 therapeutic discourse
 Kathleen W. Ferrara, Texas A & M University

5:00 - 5:30 "Friendly but Strangers": Self-disclosure and the creation
 of solidarity at service encounters in America
 Risako Ide, University of Texas, Austin


Saturday, April 13

9:00 - 10:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Marcyliena Morgan,
 Univ. of California, Los Angeles

10:00 - 10:15 BREAK

SESSION I: AFFECTIVE DISCOURSE IN THREE NON-WESTERN CONTEXTS

10:15 - 10:45 Expressions of Opposition in Korean Conversation:
 A journey from hedges to bald-on-records
 Kyong-Sook Song, Dongeui University, Korea

10:45 - 11:15 The Linguistic Construction of Emotion in Rwanda:
 Practical implications for a post-genocidal society
 Charles K. Mironko and Susan E. Cook, Yale University

11:15 - 11:45 "Give Me a Hand!" or "Give Me a Break!":
 Is Chinese Verbal Irony More Than Ironic?
 LuMing Mao, Miami University

11:45 - 1:00 LUNCH

SESSION II: ALTERNATIVE MODELS FOR LANGUAGE SHIFT

1:00 - 1:30 Geographical and Social Diffusion of Language Change:
 The case of the Northern Cities Chain Shift
 Matthew Gordon, University of Michigan

1:30 - 2:00 A Survey of the Use of 'Wi' in Kaqchikel:
 Spoken and written language norms
 Pamela Silberman, University of Texas, Austin

2:00 - 2:30 El com=FAn olvido: "Remembered language" and the semiotics
 of language shift
 Anthony Berkley, University of Chicago

2:30 - 2:45 BREAK

SESSION III: POETIC GENRES IN TEXT AND SPEECH

2:45 - 3:15 Legend of the Suns: Reconstructions of the production
 of a text
 Paul Kockelman, University of Michigan

3:15 - 3:45 Chiasmus and Role-Reversal in a Zoque Folktale
 Daniel F. Suslak, University of Chicago

3:45 - 4:15 The Rhetorical Force of Parallelism in Sierra Popoluca
 Conversational Speech
 Kay Sammons, University of Texas, Austin

4:15 - 4:30 BREAK

SESSION IV: SOCIAL DYNAMICS THROUGH VERBAL PERFORMANCE

4:30 - 5:00 The Dueling Voices of Rush Limbaugh
 Robin Shoaps, University of California, Santa Barbara

5:00 - 5:30 Franklin Benally: Portrait of a Navajo humorist
 William C. Nichols, Northwestern University

5:30 - 6:00 Power Roles and Cultural Models in the Language of
 Fraternity Men
 Scott Kiesling, Georgetown University


Sunday, April 14

9:00 - 10:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Shirley Brice Heath, Stanford University

10:00 - 10:15 BREAK

SESSION I: LANGUAGE IDEOLOGIES IN CONTEST

10:15 - 10:30 Competing Language Ideologies in Manipur
 Shobhana L. Chelliah, University of Arizona

10:30 - 11:00 Matching Guises and Mapping Language Ideologies in Ukraine
 Laada Bilaniuk, University of Michigan

11:00 - 11:30 Models of Spanish and Spanish Speakers in the Political
 Economy of Anglo Spanish
 Michael Erard, University of Texas, Austin

11:30 - 12:00 Black English, White Speakers, and Language Ideology
 Keith Walters, University of Texas, Austin

12:00 - 12:30 CLOSING REMARKS AND DISCUSSION

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