Date: Thu, 19 Jan 1995 10:53:11 -0500 From: Shari Kendall Subject: GLS 1995 Schedule (updated 1/19/95) updated 1/19/95 (includes session times) ********** The Georgetown Linguistics Society presents GLS 1995: DEVELOPMENTS IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS February 17-19, 1995 Georgetown University, Washington D.C. ********** **CONFERENCE SCHEDULE** *FRIDAY, February 17* 2:00 - 3:30 Colloquium: Developments in Signed Language Discourse Part I (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 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 3:45 - 5:15 Colloquium: Developments in Signed Language Discourse Part II (Coordinator: Melanie Metzger) *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 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 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 class-room literacy event *Myriam Torres Why teachers do not engage in co-construction of knowledge: A critical discourse analysis 5:30 - 6:30 Plenary Speaker: ROGER SHUY 6:45 - 7:45 Plenary Speaker: DEBORAH SCHIFFRIN 8:00 - 11:00 Reception *SATURDAY, February 18* 9:30 - 10:30 Plenary Speaker: HEIDI HAMILTON 10:45 - 12:45 Colloquium: 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 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 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 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 12:45 - 2:45 Theme lunch 2:45 - 4:45 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 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 *Bethany K. Dumas Complex narratives in Ozark discourse 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 5:00 - 7:00 Colloquium: 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 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 Interactional Construction of Cognitive Understanding *Pamela W. Jordan and Megan Moser Multi-level 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 7:15 - 8:15 Plenary Speaker: CHARLES GOODWIN *SUNDAY, February 19* 9:30 - 10:30 Plenary Speaker: FREDERICK ERICKSON 10:45 - 12:45 Colloquium: Frames Theory and Discourse (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 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 Professional and gendered identities in the discourse of two public television directors *Donna Trousdale Social languages and privileging: Gender and school science discourse Discursive Enactments of Cultural Ideologies *Isolda Carranza Stance-making in oral interviews *Shari E. Kendall Religion and experience: Constructed dialogue, narrative, and life story in religious testimonies *Agnes Weiyun He Stories as interactional resources: Narrative activity in academic counseling encounters *Orla Morrissey Discourse analysis as an evaluation methodology for technology assessment in pre-competitive R and D environments 12:45 - 2:15 lunch 2:15 - 3:45 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 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? Fine-tuning Conversation *Hiroko Spees How aizuchi 'back channels' shape and are shaped by the interaction in Japanese conversations *Toshiko Hamaguchi Manifestation of shared knowledge in conversation *Yrjo Engestrom Discursive disturbances as bridge between the micro and the macro: Evidence from activity-theoretical studies in collaborative work settings 4:00 - 5:00 Plenary Speaker: DEBORAH TANNEN **HOW TO CONTACT GLS 1995** Please send registration and requests for information regarding special discounts on airfare, accommodations, and transportation to the Georgetown Linguistics Society: GLS 1995 internet: gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Georgetown University bitnet: gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet Department of Linguistics voice: (202) 687-6166 479 Intercultural Center Washington, D.C. 20057-1068 Regularly updated information is 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. 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