LANSI Call for Papers: Deadline for Electronic Submission May 15, 2011

| February 17, 2011

THE 1ST MEETING OF THE LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTION WORKING GROUP (LANSI)
TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK CITY
OCTOBER 14-15, 2011 (Friday and Saturday)

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Anita Pomerantz (University at Albany)
Joan Kelly Hall (Pensylvania State University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. We welcome abstracts from colleagues using a variety of discourse analytic approaches that include but are not limited to conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and critical discourse analysis. Abstracts should be no longer  than 250 words with a 50 word summary and should include descriptions of the following aspects of the study: (1) problem(s)  being addressed; (2) central claim(s); (3) data source(s) and analytic approach(es); (4) implication(s) of the findings. Papers will be presented within a 15-minute slot with an additional ten minutes for discussion.

Deadline for electronic submission is May 15, 2011. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by July 1, 2011.

For additional information, please visit:

www.tc.edu/lansi/

Questions can be sent to:lansi@tc.columbia.edu
Conference Co-chairs:
Hansun Zhang Waring
Sarah Creider
Drew Fagan