LISO conference cfp

David Boromisza-Habashi dbh at COLORADO.EDU
Tue Dec 4 05:11:17 UTC 2012


CALL FOR PAPERS

19TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, INTERACTION, AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
"POWER, CONFLICT, INEQUALITY"
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
MAY 10-12, 2013

The LISO conference promotes interdisciplinary research and discussion in the analysis of naturally occurring human interaction. Papers will be presented by national and international scholars on a variety of topics in the study of language, interaction, and culture. The papers primarily employ analysis of naturally occurring data drawing from methodologies that include conversation analysis, discourse analysis, ethnographic methods, ethnomethodology, interactional linguistics, and interactional sociolinguistics. We welcome abstracts from graduate students and faculty working in the areas of Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Communication, Education, Linguistics, Psychology, and Sociology.

Featured plenary speakers:
- Marjorie Harness Goodwin (UCLA, Linguistic Anthropology)
- Kira Hall (CU Boulder, Linguistics)
- Susan Speer (University of Manchester, Psychology)
- Kathryn Woolard (UCSD, Anthropology)


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts must be submitted via email to lisoconference at gmail.com. The body of the email should include name(s) of author(s), affiliation, and contact information. The attached abstract must be in doc, docx, or pdf format only, and must not include the author's name or any other identifying information. Abstracts have a 500 word maximum; those longer than 500 words may not be read in full by reviewers. The abstract should include the following:
1. a clear statement of the main point or argument of the paper
2. a brief discussion of the problem or research question with reference to previous research and the work's relevance to the area of study
3. a short piece of data to support the main point or argument
4. conclusions and/or implications of the research, however tentative

Deadline for submission of abstracts is January 15, 2013. Late submissions will not be accepted. Notification of (non-)acceptance will be sent no later than March 31, 2013. Accepted abstracts will have either* (a) 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion; or (b) 25 minutes for a data session (small group presentation/discussion of research and data). *to be determined by the abstract review committee

Conference presented by The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO) Graduate Student Organization at UCSB, and The Center for Language, Interaction and Culture (CLIC) Graduate Student Association at UCLA.

For additional information, please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/a/ucsblinguist.org/liso/


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