Focus Publication — November 2019

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for November 2019 is: Holtgraves, T., & Kraus, B. (2018). Processing scalar implicatures in conversational contexts: An ERP study. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 46, 93-108. ABSTRACT Scalar expressions are words that have both a semantic meaning (e.g., the semantic meaning of “some” is “more than one”) and a pragmatic meaning (e.g., the pragmatic meaning… Read more »

Job Call—Tenure Track Position in Communication & Diversity at UC Santa Barbara

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  Dear IALSP members, please see announcement below about a new, tenure-track faculty position at UC Santa Barbara.   COMMUNICATION & DIVERSITY JOB # COMM21A (JPF01652) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA   The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of communication and diversity. The… Read more »

Job Call — Tenure Track Position at Saint Mary’s College

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Saint Mary’s College of California (located in Moraga, about ten miles southeast of Berkeley and Oakland) has announced an open full-time tenure-track faculty position. The position is in the area of Relational Communication with an emphasis in Quantitative Methods that might be of interest to IALSP members. The position description and link to apply can be found… Read more »

Focus Publication — October 2019

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for October 2019 is: Cavallaro, F., Seilhamer, M. F., Ho, Y. Y., & Ng, B. C. (2018). Attitudes to Mandarin Chinese varieties in Singapore. Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, 28(2), 195-225. ABSTRACT This study aims to shed light on the attitudes of Chinese Singaporeans and Chinese nationals residing in Singapore to varieties of… Read more »

Focus Publication — September 2019

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for September 2019 is: Sampasivam, S., Collins, K., Bielajew, C., & Clément, R. (2018). Intergroup threat and the linguistic intergroup bias: A stress biomarker study. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 36(6), 632-655. doi:10.1177/0261927X18799807 ABSTRACT This study investigates the physiological consequences of derogation. In the face of an ingroup threat, an opportunity to… Read more »