Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Watch ILLS 1: LOL Streaming Online!

To researchers in linguistics, computer-mediated communication, and
related fields:
This coming weekend, May 29-31, 2009, the Linguistics Student
Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is
proud to present Illinois Language and Linguistics Society 1: Language
Online. Through a partnership with ATLAS Digital Media, we are now
able to offer a live stream of the conference online at
http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/ILLS.

Tune in this weekend to participate in this exciting new conference!
Online participants will have the opportunity to submit questions in
real time for the moderator to convey to the presenters.

Invited presentations:
*Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Kings College London
'Small stories as a paradigm for narrative analysis in online discourse'

*Richard Hallett, Northeastern Illinois University
'From Lithuanian identity construction to English-Chamorro
written codeswitching: Linguistic issues in tourism websites'

*Susan Herring, Indiana University Bloomington
'New directions in CMC research: CMCMC'

*Theresa Heyd, University of Texas-Dallas
'Genre theory meets folk pragmatics: tracking a genre label
through the ages'

*Randall Sadler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
'Strange new worlds: Opportunities and cautions in virtual world research'

Please take a moment to have a look at our full program, available at
our website:
http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/ILLS

Thanks, and hope to see you online (or in person?) next weekend!
For more information, please don't hesitate to contact me:
mgarley2 [at] illinois.edu, or my co-organizer, Benjamin Slade:
bslade - at - illinois.edu.

Matt Garley
Ph.D. Student, Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Comments:
i just saw this posted to languse, and i'll be checking out the online portion. i'm totally interested in what herring's cmcmc is :)
 
I have joined that society and really it is very beneficial in making Language good. It improves my conversation power.
 
I have joined so many language community and they all have given me good experience about language.
 
Great guys..you all are learning languages....

imparare l inglese all estero

 
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