University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track position in linguistic anthropology at the assistant professor rank. Applicant must have Ph.D. in hand at time of application. Open to all areas of scholarship within linguistic anthropology. Preference will be given to scholarship that attends to the detailed analysis of languages, literacies, and/or situated communicative practices as related to contemporary geopolitical contexts. Ple...
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Loughborough University

Loughborough University is seeking to recruit to eight positions in the new Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences. The Centre will enhance the defining characteristic of our work at Loughborough: namely, the investigation of a broad spectrum of communication and culture informed by an extensive, interdisciplinary intellectual base. Our research ranges across journalism, new and social media, cultural sociology, dis...
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Syracuse University

The Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the area of language and social interaction/discourse analysis at the level of assistant professor, to begin fall 2016. Application instructions: Syracuse University has an online application process. For more information and to apply visit www.sujobopps.com (JOB#072143). Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015 and continue until the positi...
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2015 Call for Nominations – Vice Chair Elect

The Language and Social Interaction division of National Communication Association is seeking nominations for the role of VICE CHAIR ELECT. This is a 4-year commitment to the division, with different responsibilities in each year. The vice chair-elect supervises the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year award; the vice-chair serves as the conference planner; the chair supervises the Outstanding Scholarly Publication award; the past chair serves in a consultative role, ensuring continuity in proce...
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2015 Call for Nominations – Information Officer

The Language and Social Interaction division of National Communication Association is seeking nominations for the role of INFORMATION OFFICER. This is a 2-year commitment to the division and the responsibilities are shared amongst two officers. Responsibilities include taking minutes at the business meeting, managing and updating the LSI website and Facebook page, developing and distributing the quarterly newsletter, and being the point of contact for members who have announcements to share with...
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Jessica Robles, University of Washington

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I am a currently a lecturer in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington and will be starting a new position at Loughborough University in the fall. I received my PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Since graduating I taught for a couple years at the University of New Hampshire before coming to Seattle.   What LSI pieces of writing have inspirational to you as a researcher? I have been inspired by work that I don’t necessarily cite much (e.g., Mic...
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2014 Outstanding Dissertation

Joshua Raclaw, currently an honorary fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison: Indexing inferables and organizational shifts: ‘No’-prefaces in English conversation. Dissertation chair: Barbara Fox of University of Colorado. Reviewers wrote that:  This research employs theories and methods well-grounded in the LSI historical community, but makes strong, clear contributions to that literature as well. The author ably employs complimentary analytic concepts that span sub-disciplinary boundaries...
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