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Final Workshop. 18th–20th October 2018, Zurich

University of Zurich, KO2-F-152 (Karl Schmid-Strasse 4 cf. Google Maps)

Attendance is free, no inscription necessary

 

Thursday, 18/10/2018

09.00 – 09.15   Elisabeth Stark: Welcome
09.15 – 10.00   Ana Deumert (University of Cape Town): Sociolinguistics and Mobile Communication - Looking back and looking ahead, a view from the global south
10.00 – 10.30   COFFEE BREAK
10.30 – 11.15   Vanessa Jaroski: Beyond ideological and linguistic borders? A critical discourse analysis of news stories about digital communication
 11.15 – 12.00   Rodney Jones (University of Reading): GDPR, digital surveillance, and the semiotic coercion of consent
 12.00 – 13.30   LUNCH BREAK
 13.30 – 14.15   Christina Siever: Emojis in Digital Communication: Facts and Figures from Linguistic Empirical Research
 14.15 – 15.00   Jürgen Spitzmüller (University of Vienna):Mediatised Lifeworlds - Young people's narrative constructions, connections and appropriations: Introducing a Research Platform
15.00 – 15.30   COFFEE BREAK
 15.30 – 16.15   Michael Beißwenger and Steffen Pappert (both University of Duisburg/Essen): Use of emojis in a didactic peer-feedback setting: A pragmatic analysis and description framework
18.30   Conference Dinner
 

Friday, 19/10/2018

9.45 – 10.30   Samuel Felder: Individuals in WhatsApp. Stylistic Variation, Accommodation, Real – Time Change
10.30 – 11.00   COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45   Silvia Natale: Understanding of norm(s) in the new media: Attitudes, expectations and habits
11.45 – 12.30   Etienne Morel: Language Design in WhatsApp: Graphical aspects
12.30 – 14.00   LUNCH BREAK
14.00 – 14.45   Liliane Haegeman (Ghent University): Aspects of subject omission in the diary register
14.45 – 15.30   Franziska Stuntebeck: Argument drop in Swiss WhatsApp messages: Descriptive results
15.30 – 16.00   COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 18.00   TEAM MEETING
 

Saturday, 20/10/2018

9.00 – 9.45   Monique Flecken (Max-Plank-Institute, Nijmegen): Influences of aspect on event processing
9.45 – 10.30   Rossella Maraffino: The progressive in language contact. Morphosyntactic variations in a multilingual CMC corpus
10.30 – 11.00   COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45   Christiane von Stutterheim (University of Heidelberg): Event unit formation under a cross linguistic perspective
11.45 – 12.45   Elisabeth Stark / all: Closing remarks
12.45   END OF CONFERENCE
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