CFP: 14th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Culture

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Sun Jan 20 16:13:28 UTC 2008

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14th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Culture
May 22-24, 2008
University of California, Los Angeles

Presented by the Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture
Graduate Student Association (CLIC-GSA) at the University of
California, Los Angeles, and the Language, Interaction, and Social
Organization Graduate Student Association (LISO-GSA) at the University
of California, Santa Barbara

Plenary Speakers:
Asif Agha, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
Kris GutiƩrrez, Education, University of California, Los Angeles
Douglas Maynard, Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Suzanne Wertheim, Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles;
University of Maryland

Submissions should address topics at the intersection of language,
interaction, and culture. Approaches include, but are not limited to,
conversation analysis, discourse analysis, ethnography of
communication, ethnomethodology, interactional sociolinguistics,
language ideologies, and language socialization.

Abstracts for presentations and posters are welcome from graduate
students and faculty. Presentations that include video and/or audio
recordings of naturalistic interaction are encouraged.  Speakers will
have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. A
subset of papers presented at the conference will be published in the
conference proceedings, Crossroads of Language, Interaction, and
Culture, Volume 7, 2009.

Abstracts are due no later than Friday, February 15, 2008, by
electronic submission only. The submission guidelines are provided
below and on the CLIC-GSA website


Abstracts should be submitted through the CLIC-GSA website
Please provide the following information:

- Whether the abstract is for a presentation or a poster
- The name(s) of the author(s)
- The affiliation(s) of the author(s)
- The preferred mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address for
- The title of the paper
- Any equipment requirements
- An abstract no longer than 500 words
- Any additional comments

Abstracts should clearly state the main point or argument of the
paper; briefly discuss the problem or research question with reference
to previous research and the work's relevance to developments in the
field; and may include a short example to support the main point or
argument. Conclusions should be stated, however tentative.

Abstracts should be accessible to a wide audience, as they will be
reviewed by scholars from a variety of language-related fields, such
as anthropology, applied linguistics, education, and sociology.
Presentations and posters will be accepted based on reviewers'
evaluations of the anonymous abstracts.

The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is Friday, February 15,
2008. Late submissions will not be accepted. Notification of
acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via e-mail in March 2008.

Conference registration is free at the CLIC-GSA website:

Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture Graduate Student
Association (CLIC-GSA)
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Applied Linguistics
P.O. BOX 951531 3300 Rolfe Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1531
clicgsa at

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