Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 09:13:45 -0500 From: Shari Kendall Subject: GLS 1995: Developments in Discourse Analysis updated 1/10/95 (includes speakers and paper titles) ********** The Georgetown Linguistics Society presents GLS 1995: DEVELOPMENTS IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ********** February 17-19, 1995 Georgetown University, Washington D.C. GLS 1995: DEVELOPMENTS IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS is an interdisciplinary conference featuring presentations and colloquia focusing on a variety of topics in discourse analysis, ranging from discourse analytic theory to the use of discourse analysis as a tool in other disciplines. Papers address discourse in the media, the workplace, the classroom, everyday conversation, and in therapeutic, political, legal, religious, and other institutional contexts, addressing such areas as gender,identity, argument, authority, and narrative. The discourse analytic approaches include interactional sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis, ethnography, conversation analysis, and cognitive science. The conference presenters, paper titles, and plenary speakers are provided below in this announcement. **HOW TO CONTACT GLS 1995** Requests for information, including information about TRANSPORTATION, ACCOMODATIONS, and a DISCOUNT ON AIRFARE, may be addressed to the Georgetown Linguistics Society: GLS 1995 gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Georgetown University gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet Department of Linguistics 202-687-6166 479 Intercultural Center Washington, D.C. 20057-1068 Regularly updated information about GLS 1995 is also available through the World-Wide Web Georgetown Linguistics Home Page: **REGISTRATION** ____________________________________________________ PRE-REGISTRATION FORM FOR **GLS 1995** Please complete and print this form or provide the required information on another sheet of paper and mail to GLS 1995, Georgetown University, Department of Linguistics, 479 Intercultural Center, Washington, D.C. 20057-1068 Name: Affiliation: Mailing address: E-mail address: Phone number: Registration Fee. Please remit the appropriate registration fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to "Georgetown University": Student Non-Student Preregistration (through Feb. 10) $20.00 $30.00 On-site registration $30.00 $40.00 Attendance Needs ( ) American Sign Language interpretation ( ) crash space (first-come basis) ( ) other (please specify) ______________________________________________________ **CONFERENCE SCHEDULE** Friday, February 17 2:00 pm to 7:45 pm, Reception at 8:00 pm Saturday, February 18 9:30 am to 7:15 pm Sunday, February 19 9:30 am to 5:00 pm **PLENARY SPEAKERS** *Frederick Erickson, University of Pennsylvania *Charles Goodwin, University of South Carolina *Heidi Hamilton, Georgetown University *Deborah Schiffrin, Georgetown University *Roger Shuy, Georgetown University *Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University **COLLOQUIA** DISCOURSE AND CONFLICT (Coordinator: Christina Kakava) *Faye C. McNair-Knox Discourse and conflict in African-American English womantalk: Patterns of grammaticalized disapproval in narratives *Christina Kakava Evaluation in personal and vicarious stories: Mirror of a Greek man's self *Patricia E. O'Connor 'You can't keep a man down': Positioning in conflict talk and in violent acts *Laine Berman Life stories from the streets: Homeless children's narratives of violence and the construction of a better world DEVELOPMENTS IN CONVERSATION ANALYSIS: OH, WHAT,OR, PARDON (Coordinator: Maria Egbert) *Paul Drew 'What'?: A sequential basis for an 'open' form of repair initiation in conversation (and some implications for cognitive approaches to interaction) *Maria Egbert The relevance of interactants' eye gaze to the organization of other-initiated repair: The case of German 'bitte?' ('pardon?') *Anna Lindstrom 'Or'-constructed inquiries as a resource for probing the relevance of prior talk in Swedish conversation *John Heritage 'Oh'-prefaced responses to inquiry DEVELOPMENTS IN SIGNED LANGUAGE DISCOURSE (Coordinator: Melanie Metzger) *Ruth Morgan The interplay of place and space in a Namibian Sign Language narrative *Kathleen Wood Negotiating literate identities: Life stories of deaf students *Susan M. Mather Adult-deaf toddler discourse *Tina M. Neumann Figurative language in an American Sign Language poem: Personification and prosopopoeia *Scott Liddell and Melanie Metzger Spatial mapping in an ASL Narrative: Examining the use of multiple surrogate spaces *Elizabeth A. Winston Spatial mapping in comparative discourse frames in American Sign Language FRAMES THEORY (Coordinator: Janice Hornyak) *Janice Hornyak Personal and professional frames in office discourse *Susan Hoyle Negotiation of footing in play *Carolyn Kinney The interaction of frames, roles and footings: Conversational strategies of co-leaders in a long-term group *Yoshiko Nakano Interplay of expectations in cross-cultural miscommunication: A case study of negotiations between Americans and Japanese *Suwako Watanabe Framing in group discussion: A comparison between Japanese and American students **PAPER SESSIONS** NEGOTIATING AUTHORITY AND STATUS *Cynthia Dickel Dunn The language of the tea teacher: Shifting indexical ground in a Japanese pedagogical context *Lena Gavruseva 'What is this drivel about garages?': The construction of authoritative self in the cover letter discourse *Geoffrey Raymond The voice of authority: Sequence and turn design in live news broadcasts *Hideko Nornes Abe Discourse analysis on distal and direct styles of Japanese women's speech WILL THE REAL AUTHOR PLEASE STAND UP?: EXPLOITING THE SPEECH OF OTHERS *Richard Buttny Talking race on campus: Reported speech in accounts of race relations at a university campus *Akira Satoh Reported speech in English and Japanese: A comparative analysis *Joyce Tolliver Evidentiality and accountability in literary narrative INTERPRETING, CHALLENGING, EVALUATING GENDER *Jennifer Curtis Contestation of masculine identities in a battering intervention program *Keller S. Magenau More than feminine: Attending to power and social distance dimensions in spoken and written workplace communication *Keli Yerian Male and female TV directors talking on the air and off *Donna Trousdale Social languages and privileging: Gender and school science discourse DISCOURSE INFLUENCES ON SYNTACTIC CATEGORIES AND STRUCTURES *Jennifer Arnold The interaction between discourse focus and verbal form in Mapudungun *Rajesh Bhatt Information status and word order in Hindi *Paul Hopper Discourse and the category 'verb' in English DISCURSIVE ENACTMENTS OF CULTURAL IDEOLOGIES *Isolda Carranza Stance-making in oral interviews *Agnes Weiyun He Stories as interactional resources: Narrative activity in academic counseling encounters *Shari E. Kendall Religion and experience: Constructed dialogue, narrative, and life story in religious testimonies POLITICAL, INTELLECTUAL, INSTITUTIONAL IDENTITIES *Anna De Fina Pronominal choice, identity and solidarity in political discourse *Charlotte Linde Other people's stories: Third person narrative in individual and group identity *Karen Tracy The identity work of questioning in intellectual discussion COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE ANALYSIS *Megan Moser and Johanna D. Moore An approach to the study of discourse cues *Yan Qu A computational approach for automatically extracting discourse rules *Donald Lewis Theme and eventline in a Classical Hebrew narrative: A computer-assisted analysis COMPETING DISCOURSES AND DOMINANCE *Tony Hak 'She has clear delusions': The production of a factual account *Catherine F. Smith Democratic discourses *John Clark Standard and vernacular: Persuasive discourse styles in conflict *Kathryn Remlinger Keeping it straight: The socio-linguistic construction of a heterosexual ideology in a campus community INTERACTIONAL CONSTRUCTION OF COGNITIVE UNDERSTANDING *Pamela W. Jordan and Megan Moser Global coordination in computer-mediated conversation *Claudia Roncarati Repetition and cognition in the information flow: A case-study in Brazilian Portuguese database *Andrea Tyler and John Bro Examining perceptions of text comprehensibility: The effect of order and contextualization cues *Toshiko Hamaguchi Manifestation of shared knowledge in conversation HUMOROUS FACES *Nancy K. Baym Humorous performance in a computer-mediated group *Diana Boxer and Florencia Cortes-Conde Teasing that bonds: Conversational joking and identity display CONVERSATIONAL MOVES *C. Antaki, F. Diaz, A. Collins Participants' orientation to footing: Evidence from conversational completion *Peter Muntigl Saving face in argument: An analysis of face-threatening disagreements *Martin Warren How do conversations begin and end? INTERACTIONAL EXPLANATIONS FOR PATTERNS OF VARIATION *Scott Fabius Kiesling Using interactional discourse analysis to explain variation *Sylvie Dubois The coherent network of effects on discourse PRIVILEGED VIEWS IN MEDIA DISCOURSE *Gertraud Benke News about news: Textual features of news agency copies and their usage in the newsproduction *Debra Graham Racism in the reporting of the O.J. Simpson arrest: A critical discourse analysis approach *Ian Hutchby Arguments and asymmetries on talk radio *Joanna Thornborrow Talk shows and democratic discourse NARRATIVE STRUCTURES ACROSS LANGUAGES *Viola G. Miglio Tense alternations in medieval prose texts *Asli Ozyurek How children use connectives to talk about a conversation *Marybeth Culley Rhetorical elaborations of a Chiricahua Apache comic narrative genre PRIOR DISCOURSES AND THE STRUCTURE OF CLASSROOM INTERACTION *Mary Buchinger Bodwell "Now what does that mean, 'first draft'?": Adult literacy classes and alternative models of editing a text *Deborah Poole The effects of text on talk in a classroom literacy event *Myriam Torres Why teachers do not engage in co-construction of knowledge: A critical discourse analysis **UPCOMING GEORGETOWN CONFERENCES** Georgetown Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1995. "Linguistics and the Education of Second Language Teachers: Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic, and Sociolinguistic Aspects." Pre-sessions and conference, March 6-11, 1995. Contact: Carolyn A. Straehle, 202-687-5726, gurt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], GURT 1995, 303 ICC, Washington, D.C. 20057-1067. (This announcement). Georgetown Linguistics Society (GLS) 1995: Developments in Discourse Analysis. February 17-19, 1995. Contact: Coordinators of GLS 1995, 202-687-6166, gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], GLS 1995, 479 ICC, Washington, D. C. 20057-1068. End of announcement. Please distribute as widely as possible. Thank you.