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LINGUIST List 20.1271

Sun Apr 05 2009

Calls: Anthropological Ling,Discourse Analysis,Socioling/Germany

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Rose Marie Beck, CA in Non-Western Settings: Review and Conceptual Challenges

Message 1: CA in Non-Western Settings: Review and Conceptual Challenges
Date: 03-Apr-2009
From: Rose Marie Beck <r.m.beckem.uni-frankfurt.de>
Subject: CA in Non-Western Settings: Review and Conceptual Challenges
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Full Title: CA in Non-Western Settings: Review and Conceptual Challenges

Date: 04-Jul-2010 - 08-Jul-2010
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Contact Person: Rose Marie Beck
Meeting Email: r.m.beckem.uni-frankfurt.de

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis;

Call Deadline: 24-Apr-2009

Meeting Description:

CA in Non-Western Settings: Review and Conceptual Challenges

Call for Papers

Interested scholars should hand in a title and short abstract (max. 350 words)
until April 24th 2009.

Panel proposed for the ICCA 10
Rose Marie Beck & Christian Meyer

Though still infrequent, there is a growing interest in CA as an
anthropological, sociological and linguistic method for the study of non-western
cultures and societies. In recent years, it has also increasingly been used by
non-native researchers. With this panel we intend to provide a forum for
conversation analysts who do research in this area. Addressing this issue, this
panel has two general aims:
(1) First, we intend to provide space for a critical inventory of work that has
been done or that is going on at present. Future projects may also be presented
and discussed in this panel.
(2) Secondly, as such research is met with particular epistemological
challenges, theoretical, conceptual and methodological gaps in CA resulting from
its overly strong focus on Western societies shall be addressed. Drawing on
experiences from ethnographic fieldwork, the notorious question of context and
contextualization comes into focus again, as well as analysts' practices of
sense-making and reconstruction.

Dr. Rose Marie Beck
Institut für Afrikanische
University of Frankfurt

Dr. Christian Meyer
Dept. for Qualitative Methods
Faculty of Sociology
University of Bielefeld
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