Focus Publication – September/October 2015

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for September/October 2015 is: Sercombe, P.G. & Young, T.J. (2015). Student Adjustment: Diversity and Uniformity of Experience. In Fabricius A.H. and Presisler,B. (Eds.), Transcultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education (pp. 34-55). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. Abstract: Internationalisation of higher education has become a global phenomenon, as reflected by the fact… Read more »

Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Interpersonal/Intergroup Communication at UC Santa Barbara

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The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of interpersonal and/or intergroup communication. The search is at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2016. Candidates should be ABD (with a degree expected by June 2016) or have a Ph.D. preferably in communication, have a strong social… Read more »

Focus Publication – August 2015

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The (randomly selected) focus publication for August 2015 is: McKenzie, R.M. (2015). The sociolinguistics of variety identification and categorisation: Free classification of varieties of spoken English amongst non-linguist listeners. Language Awareness, 24(2), 150-168. Doi: 10.1080/09658416.2014.998232  Abstract: In addition to the examination of non-linguists’ evaluations of different speech varieties, in recent years, sociolinguists and sociophoneticians have afforded… Read more »

IALSP Member Publications – April to June 2015

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As part of an effort to promote the research conducted by IALSP members, this is a quarterly post highlighting member publications. Here, you can download a list of research by IALSP members that was published between April and June of 2015. IALSP Member Publications April – June 2015

Focus Publication – July 2015

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Our focus publication for July 2015 is: Harwood, J., & Vincze, L. (2015). Ethnolinguistic identity, vitality, and gratifications for television use in a bilingual media environment. Journal of Social Issues, 71, 73-89. ABSTRACT: This article tests a model predicting minority language television consumption. We examine how four media gratifications (diversion, ethnolinguistic identity, surveillance, parasocial companionship)… Read more »