Illinois Language and Linguistics Society

ILLS1 Videos

Friday, May 29
10:00 - 11:00 AM Session 1: Identity and Action watch entire session

Using pronouns to construct a European identity: The case of politicians at Davos 2008 watch
Jennifer Cramer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Actions that embody virtual space watch
Marla Bomersbach, University of Pittsburgh

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Invited Lecture (remote presentation)
Small stories as a paradigm for narrative analysis in online discourse watch
Dr. Alexandra Georgakopoulou, King's College London

1:45 - 3:15 PM Session 2: CA On- and Off-line watch entire session

The 'How are you?' sequence in telephone openings in Arabic watch
Eman Saadah, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Instant messenger conversations in Spanish watch
Yolanda Pangtay-Chang, University of Western Ontario

Instant messaging: A new method for collecting and analyzing errors in language production watch
Stefanie Kuchinsky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:30 - 4:30 PM Invited Lecture
From Lithuanian identity construction to English-Chamorro written codeswitching: Linguistic issues in tourism websites watch
Dr. Richard Hallett, Northeastern Illinois University

Saturday, May 30, 2009

10:00 - 11:00 AM Session 3: National and Social Discourses watch entire session

Constructing remorse: The preparation of social discourses for public consumption watch
Jill Hallett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

What a vacation to Somalia could tell us: A discourse analysis of a Somali tourism website watch
Kevin Scruggs, Northeastern Illinois University

11:15 - 12:15 PM Invited Lecture
Genre theory meets folk pragmatics: tracking a genre label through the ages watch
Dr. Theresa Heyd, University of Texas at Dallas

1:45 - 2:45 PM Session 4: South Asian Agreement and Politeness watch entire session

Interaction of number-sensitive items with agreement: A case from Hindi watch
Archna Bhatia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The grand strategy of politeness among Bengalis on Orkut watch
Anupam Das, Indiana University Bloomington

3:00 - 4:00 Session 5: Designing Virtual Utterances watch entire session

Epistemic modality in computer-mediated discourse: The case of AoIR-L watch
Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, Indiana University Bloomington

Effects of audience on orthographic variation watch
Josh Iorio, University of Texas at Austin

4:15 - 5:15 PM Invited Lecture
New directions in CMC research: CMCMC watch
Dr. Susan Herring, Indiana University Bloomington

Sunday, May 31

10:30 - 11:30 Session 6: Syntax On- and Offline watch entire session

Influence of English on Hindi embedded relative clauses watch
Vandana Puri, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Given by Archna Bhatia)

A comparison of CMC POS Trigrams watch
Craig Howard, Indiana University Bloomington

11:45 - 12:45 Invited Lecture
Strange new worlds: Opportunities and cautions in virtual world research watch
Dr. Randall Sadler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1:45 - 3:15 Session 7: CMC and Second Language Speakers watch entire session

'Dicke probs': Borrowed English in a German hip hop forum watch
Matt Garley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Triflin: Females in hip hop watch
Marjorie Perry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign