2015 Dissertation Award Nominations

Dissertation of the Year Award for 2015 Language and Social Interaction Division of NCA The Language and Social Interaction Division of the National Communication Association (http://www.nca-lsi.org/) will recognize the outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of language and social interaction. Nominations should reflect the division’s focus on situated language usage and social interaction. Analyses of both institutional and everyday interaction, in face-to-face and mediated contex...
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2017 NCA Convention

Submission Deadline Dates:  Mon, 1/16 2017 12:00 AM - Thu, 3/30 2017 3:00 AM EDT Language and Social Interaction Division NCA 103rd Annual Convention Division Call The Language and Social Interaction (LSI) Division promotes research and teaching on language and discourse processes in social interaction. The LSI Division invites submissions of individual papers, paper sessions, and panel discussions for the 103rd Annual Convention of the National Communication Association (NCA) to be...
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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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2011 Dissertation Award Nominations

Deadline: September 15, 2011 The Language and Social Interaction Division of the National Communication Association will recognize the outstanding dissertation in the field of language and social interaction. Appropriate topics include situated conversation, language use, and embodied interaction in settings such as: classrooms, doctors’ offices, public meetings, work and home, as well as interactions between and across cultural borderlines. Previous awards have gone to studies of discourse p...
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Call for Papers: Electronic Journal of Communication

Special Issue: Social Construction: Re-Opening the Conversation, Re-Constituting the Possibilities Issue Editor: Mariaelena Bartesaghi, University of South Florida Over the last five years, members of our field have intensified their discussion of social construction with renewed force and purpose. The 2006 National Communication Summer Institute on Social Construction, the creation of a “Communication as Social Construction” division at NCA, a new handbook, an edited collection, and a chapt...
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