LISO 2013 CfP Extended deadline

Elliott Hoey elliotthoey at
Sun Jan 13 20:46:16 UTC 2013

Apologies for cross-posting.

The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization group at UCSB has
extended the deadline for abstracts for its annual conference to **January
31, 2013**. Please distribute the following updated Call for Papers widely
to colleagues and students interested in the study of language,
interaction, and culture.

In addition, please note that the conference's dates have been changed to **May
11 - 12, 2013**. Please feel free to contact us at
lisoconference at with
any questions.





 MAY 11-12, 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)


Abstracts must be submitted via email to lisoconference at 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

   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 has been extended to *January 31, 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:

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