Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2011

Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media
March 10-13, 2011

Deadline for submission of  abstracts: November 10th, 2010
More details and updates at the website here

Plenary Speakers

  • Jannis Androutsopoulos, University of Hamburg
  • Naomi Baron, American University
  • Susan Herring, Indiana University at Bloomington
  • Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University
  • Crispin Thurlow, University of Seattle

Workshops

Deborah Schiffrin, Georgetown University
and more….

We invite submissions in all areas relevant to language and new media, including:
The language of facebook, twitter, and other new media
The language of texting, hypertext, and other new technologies
Identity, Indexicality, and Intertextuality
Language and gender, performance, and narrative

*Possible themes may include*:
How the medium shapes language and social interaction
How language and social interaction affect media
Intergenerational/intercultural communication
Language in medical, educational, legal, workplace, and other contexts

*We welcome a range of approaches, including:*
Anthropological Linguistics
Conversation or Discourse Analysis
Interactional Sociolinguistics
Multimodality
Variation Analysis
Visual Analysis

10th Conference of the International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
July 10-14, 2011
The next conference of the International Institute for Ethomethodology and Conversation Analysis (IIEMCA) will be held at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), July 10-14, 2011.
The aim of the conference is to promote the study of practical action and social interaction and to provide an international forum for researchers working within the domains of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis.
This call for papers invites abstracts addressing issues at the intersection of social action, language use and interaction within the framework of Ethnomethodology, Conversation Analysis and/or connected approaches (e.g., Interactional Linguistics). Abstracts should be submitted in English.
Abstracts should clearly state the main point or argument of the paper. They should make explicit on which empirical data and/or conceptual arguments they are based. They should situate the topic of the paper with reference to previous research. ?Also, authors should explain in what way the paper contributes to the development of the field.
Abstracts for three kinds of submissions can be proposed: panels, individual papers, and posters.
• Panels:
Proposals for panels with 3-6 speakers (i.e. 1 or 2 slots) are welcome. Panel proposals should be submitted in two steps:
– first, a general description of the panel (400 words) with the name(s) of the panel convenors and the names of the expected speakers should be submitted by email to contact@iiemca-conference.org<mailto:contact@iiemca-conference.org> as a Microsoft Word or PDF document.
– second, if the panel is accepted, abstracts of the panel’s papers (400 words) should be submitted individually by the speakers through the Conference website. Abstracts are to be submitted anonymously and should indicate the title of the panel to which they belong.
• Individual presentations:
Spoken presentation time for papers will be 20 minutes + 10 minutes of discussion.
Individual presentations should be submitted with an anonymous abstract of 400 words. The submission will be done through the Conference website.
• Posters:
A specific slot will be provided within the program for poster sessions.
Poster proposal should be submitted with an anonymous abstract of 400 words. The submission should be done through the Conference website.
Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author will be accepted from any one individual.
Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
Deadlines
Deadline for panel announcements: September 1, 2010
Notification of panel acceptance/refusal: September 15, 2010
Deadline for abstract submission for papers in panels, individual papers and posters: November 1, 2010
Notification of acceptance/refusal: beginning of January, 2011
For any information you may contact:  contact@iiemca-conference.org<mailto:contact@iiemca-conference.org>
Organizers:
Esther González-Martínez (Univ. of Fribourg, Applied Univ. ARC), co-chair
Lorenza Mondada (University of Lyon 2), co-chair
Elwys De Stefani (University of Berne)
Vassiliki Markaki (University of Lyon)
Florence Oloff (University of Lyon)
Philippe Sormani (University of Neuchâtel)
Scientific Committee (to be completed):
Tim Berard (Kent State University), Jörg Bergman (Universität Bielefeld), Alain Bovet (University of Neuchâtel & EHESS Paris), Fabienne Chevalier (University of Nottingham), Baudoin Dupret (ENS-Cachan), Thomas Eberle (University of Saint-Gall), Giolo Fele (Università di Trento), Dave Francis (University of Manchester), Angela Garcia (Bentley College), Christian Greiffenhagen (University of Manchester), Makoto Hayashi (University of Illinois), Steve Hester (Bangor University), Michael Lynch (Cornell University), Maurice Nevile (The Australian National University), Aug Nishizaka (Meiji Gakuin University), Simona Pekarek Doehler (University of Neuchâtel), George Psathas (Boston University), Anita Pomerantz (University at Albany), Marc Relieu (Telecom Paris-Tech), Marja-Leena Sorjonen (University of Helsinki), Tanya Stivers (UCLA), Jan Svennevig (University of Oslo).

University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

July 10-14, 2011

The next conference of the International Institute for Ethomethodology and Conversation Analysis (IIEMCA) will be held at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), July 10-14, 2011.

The aim of the conference is to promote the study of practical action and social interaction and to provide an international forum for researchers working within the domains of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis.

This call for papers invites abstracts addressing issues at the intersection of social action, language use and interaction within the framework of Ethnomethodology, Conversation Analysis and/or connected approaches (e.g., Interactional Linguistics). Abstracts should be submitted in English.

Abstracts should clearly state the main point or argument of the paper. They should make explicit on which empirical data and/or conceptual arguments they are based. They should situate the topic of the paper with reference to previous research. ?Also, authors should explain in what way the paper contributes to the development of the field.

Abstracts for three kinds of submissions can be proposed: panels, individual papers, and posters.

Panels:

Proposals for panels with 3-6 speakers (i.e. 1 or 2 slots) are welcome. Panel proposals should be submitted in two steps:

– first, a general description of the panel (400 words) with the name(s) of the panel convenors and the names of the expected speakers should be submitted by email to contact@iiemca-conference.org<mailto:contact@iiemca-conference.org> as a Microsoft Word or PDF document.

– second, if the panel is accepted, abstracts of the panel’s papers (400 words) should be submitted individually by the speakers through the Conference website. Abstracts are to be submitted anonymously and should indicate the title of the panel to which they belong.

Individual presentations:

Spoken presentation time for papers will be 20 minutes + 10 minutes of discussion.

Individual presentations should be submitted with an anonymous abstract of 400 words. The submission will be done through the Conference website.

Posters:

A specific slot will be provided within the program for poster sessions.

Poster proposal should be submitted with an anonymous abstract of 400 words. The submission should be done through the Conference website.

Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author will be accepted from any one individual.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.

Deadlines

Deadline for panel announcements: September 1, 2010

Notification of panel acceptance/refusal: September 15, 2010

Deadline for abstract submission for papers in panels, individual papers and posters: November 1, 2010

Notification of acceptance/refusal: beginning of January, 2011

For any information you may contact:  contact@iiemca-conference.org<mailto:contact@iiemca-conference.org>

Organizers:

Esther González-Martínez (Univ. of Fribourg, Applied Univ. ARC), co-chair

Lorenza Mondada (University of Lyon 2), co-chair

Elwys De Stefani (University of Berne)

Vassiliki Markaki (University of Lyon)

Florence Oloff (University of Lyon)

Philippe Sormani (University of Neuchâtel)

Scientific Committee (to be completed):

Tim Berard (Kent State University), Jörg Bergman (Universität Bielefeld), Alain Bovet (University of Neuchâtel & EHESS Paris), Fabienne Chevalier (University of Nottingham), Baudoin Dupret (ENS-Cachan), Thomas Eberle (University of Saint-Gall), Giolo Fele (Università di Trento), Dave Francis (University of Manchester), Angela Garcia (Bentley College), Christian Greiffenhagen (University of Manchester), Makoto Hayashi (University of Illinois), Steve Hester (Bangor University), Michael Lynch (Cornell University), Maurice Nevile (The Australian National University), Aug Nishizaka (Meiji Gakuin University), Simona Pekarek Doehler (University of Neuchâtel), George Psathas (Boston University), Anita Pomerantz (University at Albany), Marc Relieu (Telecom Paris-Tech), Marja-Leena Sorjonen (University of Helsinki), Tanya Stivers (UCLA), Jan Svennevig (University of Oslo).

The 7th Australasian Symposium on Conversation Analysis and Membership Categorisation Analysis

November 24th-25th 2010
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The 7th Australasian Symposium on Conversation Analysis and Membership Categorisation Analysis is being organised by Wellington’s Conversation Analysis Group and supported by Vicotira University of Wellington. The two and a half day symposium is designed to build upon and enhance the emerging profile and scope of CA/MCA work being done within Australasia and to make and develop connections with those working in this field. The symposium aims to support the emerging strength of Australasian CA/MCA work nationally and internationally as well as further develop the unique collaborative interests that have potential for the strengthening the approach into the future.

Keynote speaker: To be announced

Registration:

Registration fees are likely be minimal (less than $100) to cover the costs of refreshments only

To facilitate planning we invite those who wish to attend to pre-register. To do this please send an email to Ann.Weatherall@vuw.ac.nz

Include the following information:
– Name
– Institution

Paper Submission:

We invite researchers doing CA/MCA work to submit an abstract for a paper presentation or a proposal for a data workshop.

Abstracts of 200 words should be sent as an attachment to Ann.Weatherall@vuw.ac.nz before August 31st, with “Abstract Submission” as the subject.

Authors will be notified of the outcome by end of September.

More information and a website will available on the website soon.

Loughborough Symposium on Categories, Identities and Persons in Interaction

An invititation to another symposium – although a bit further afield. May be of interest to anyone who is attending ICCA10.
Symposium on CATEGORIES, IDENTITIES AND PERSONS IN INTERACTION
Loughborough University
Tuesday 29th June 2010
The Discourse and Rhetoric Group at Loughborough University are running an informal one-day symposium on ‘Categories, Identities and Persons in Interaction’ on Tuesday 29th June, 2010.
We’d like this to be the first of an annual summer event with a specific focus on categories, identities and persons, within the context of debates about conversation analysis, sequential organization and membership categorization analysis.
The day will be organized around short presentations by speakers and informal roundtable discussions and debates.
Provisional speakers include:
• Rod Watson
• Stephen Hester
• Richard Fitzgerald
• Nick Llewellyn
• Elizabeth Stokoe
• Charles Antaki
To register for the symposium, please send an email with your name, contact details, and affiliation by Friday June 18th. Registration will be £15 to be paid on the day.
Any queries please contact Carly Butler (c.w.butler@lboro.ac.uk) or Elizabeth Stokoe (e.h.stokoe@lboro.ac.uk)
WEBSITE: http://www-staff.lboro.ac.uk/~sscwb/Symposium.html

TAG (Brisbane) Semester 2

TAG would like to say a big thank you to everyone who presented and participated in the TAG and Scientific Panel sessions in Semester 1 2010.

In order to achieve the same level of interest and input in semester 2, we would like to invite everyone to share their ideas for TAG sessions or share their data to be the subject of a Scientific Panel data session. Please send through your ideas, suggestions and responses to the new times (below) to this email address (transcriptanalysisgroup@gmail.com) and put the following dates in your diary:

2pm – 4pm 13 August Scientific Panel Data Session at University of Queensland

12.30pm – 1.30pm 27 August TAG at the University of Queensland
2.00 pm – 4.00pm 27 August Scientific Panel Data Session at the University of Queensland

2pm – 4pm 10 September Scientific Panel Data Session at Queensland University of Technology

12.30pm – 1.30pm 24 September TAG at Queensland University of Technology
2.00 pm – 4.00pm 24 September Scientific Panel Data Session at Queensland University of Technology

2pm – 4pm 8 October Scientific Panel Data Session at Griffith University

12.30pm – 1.30pm 22 October TAG at Griffith University
2.00 pm – 4.00pm 22 October Scientific Panel Data Session at Griffith University