Curriculum Vitae

Susan C. Herring

Photograph of Professor Susan Herring

Mailing Address:
Department of Information and Library Science
1320 E. 10th Street
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
Telephone: (812) 856-4919
Fax: (812) 855-6166
E-mail: herring@indiana.edu
Website: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/faculty/herring/

 

Degrees | Education Abroad | Employment | Honors | Grants | Media Interviews
Publications | Presentations | Symposia & Panels Organized | Languages | Courses Taught
Supervision of Dissertations & Theses | Service | Memberships in Professional Societies

 

Degrees

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Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, Linguistics, June 1991
M.A. University of California, Berkeley, Linguistics, June 1982
B.A. State University of New York, Potsdam, French, May 1976

 

Education Abroad

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Fulbright-Hays doctoral dissertation research, Madurai, India, 1986-87
American Institute of Indian Studies Tamil Language Program, Madurai, India, 1983-84
Junior Year Abroad Program, Tours, France. Concurrent enrollment, Faculté des Lettres and Institut de Touraine, 1975-76

 

Employment

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Professor, Department of Information and Library Science, School of Informatics and Computing (formerly School of Library and Information Science), Indiana University, Bloomington
Adjunct Professor, Linguistics Department
Fellow, Center for Social Informatics
Fellow, Center for Research on Learning Technologies
        Fall 2000 - Spring 2003, Associate Professor rank
        Promotion to Professor, Spring 2003
Associate Professor, Linguistics Program, University of Texas at Arlington
        Fall 1992 - Spring 2000
        Awarded tenure, Spring 1995
Assistant Professor, English Department, California State University, San Bernardino
        Fall 1989 - Spring 1992
        Promotion to Associate Professor, Spring 1992
Instructor, Special Languages Program, Stanford University
        Spring 1989
Graduate Student Instructor, Linguistics Department, University of California, Berkeley
        Spring 1986, Spring 1988
Graduate Student Instructor, French Department, University of California, Berkeley
        Spring 1981-Fall 1984

 

Honors

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  • 2013 ASIS&T Award for Research in Information Science.
  • Residential Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Stanford, CA, September 2012-July 2013.
  • Visiting Fellow, Cornell University, Department of Communication, Fall 2008.
  • Vice-Chancellor's Visiting Fellow, La Trobe University, Australia, August 2001.
  • Visiting Fellow, Centre for Communication Research, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, July-August 2001.
  • Visiting Fellow, Växjö University, Sweden, April 2000.
  • Visiting Fellow, Cornell University, Department of Modern Languages, Summer 1998, 1996.
  • Visiting Fellow, Cornell University, South Asia Center, Summer 1994.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Language@Internet, January 2008-present.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2004-2007.
  • Top four paper award, National Communication Association Annual Conference, for "Gender, communication, and self-presentation in teen chatrooms revisited: Have patterns changed?" (with S. Kapidzic), November 2010.
  • Best paper award, Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, for "Micro-longitudinal analysis of Web news updates" (with D. Kutz), January 2005.
  • Best paper award, Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, for "Designing for community: The effects of gender representation on a Web site" (with A. Martinson and R. Scheckler), January 2002.
  • Best paper award, Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, for "Interactional coherence in CMC," January 1999.
  • Listed in Madison's Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, 2008-2009 edition.
  • Listed in Dictionary of International Biography, 25th edition (1997).
  • Listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 24th edition (1995), 25th edition (1996), 26th edition (1997).
  • Listed in the Encyclopedia of Dravidian Languages and Linguistics, 1st edition. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (1993).

 

Grants

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  • Indiana University Bloomington, Research Leave Supplement; $45,000 (2012-2013).
  • National Science Foundation, "Quest Atlantis: Advancing a Socially-Responsive Meta-Game for Learning;" Co-PI; $1,516,075 (2004-2007).
  • National Science Foundation, "Toward Gender Equitable Outcomes in IT Higher Education: Beyond Computer Science;" Co-PI; $686,037 (2003-2007).
  • National Science Foundation, Research-Dissemination Workshop: "Toward Gender Equity in IT Education," Co-PI; $27,150 (January-September 2007).
  • MacArthur Foundation, "Questioning the Generational Divide: Technological Exoticism and Adult Construction of Online Youth Identity," PI; $10,000 (May 2006-January 2007).
  • Microsoft Research, Unrestricted Gift; PI; $18,000 (April 2003-November 2005).
  • National Science Foundation, "Learner Diversity and Technology Enhanced Learning: Different Questions, New Understandings." Science of Learning Center Catalyst Grant, with the Education Development Center, Inc.; Consulting Partner; $232,655 (2003-2004).
  • National Science Foundation, "Inquiry Learning Forum: Fostering and Sustaining Knowledge Networking to Support a Community of Science and Mathematics Teachers;" Co-PI; $1,561,303 (1999-2002).
  • University of Texas at Arlington, Faculty Development Leave; $23,098 (1997-1998).
  • University of Texas at Arlington, Program in Linguistics, Graduate Research Assistant Grant, "Conversational Mechanisms in Internet Relay Chat;" PI; $2,600 (1996-1997).
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend, "Politeness in Computer-Mediated Communication;" PI; $4,000 (Summer 1994).
  • University of Texas at Arlington, College of Liberal Arts Seed Grant, "Discursive Norms of Hackers on the Internet;" PI; $2,530 (Summer 1994).
  • California State University San Bernardino, Affirmative Action Research Grant, "Participation in Electronic Discourse in a 'Feminist' Field;" PI; $1,500 (1992).
  • California State University San Bernardino, Affirmative Action Research Grant; PI; $2,700 (1990).
  • Fulbright-Hays, Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant, "Tense and Aspect in Tamil Narrative;" PI; $23,200 (1986-87).
  • American Institute of Indian Studies, Junior Fellowship, "Tense and Aspect in Tamil Narrative;" PI; $19,000 (1986-87; declined).
  • Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, Tamil, UC Berkeley; $8,000 (1985-86).

 

Media Interviews (partial list)

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Interviewed on The Doppler Effect show, WNYU 89.1 FM New York, on "Internet language," October 8, 2013. http://dopplereffect.weebly.com/october-2013.html
Interviewed on The Kojo Nnamdi Show, Public Radio WAMU 88.5 Washington, DC, on "From :) To GIFs: Expressing ourselves with images online," March 19, 2013. http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2013-03-19/gifs-expressing-ourselves-images-online
Credited as a domain expert in a National Geographic article on "laughing online" in different languages, March 2012.
Interviewed on the Michael Eric Dyson show, Public Radio WEAA-FM Baltimore, on "Women in Wikipedia," June 29, 2011.
Interviewed and quoted in The New York Times, "Twitter's secret handshake," by Ashley Parker, June 10, 2011.
Invited essay in The New York Times Opinion Pages, "A difference in communication styles" (in response to the question: Where Are the Women in Wikipedia?), February 4, 2011.
Interviewed on American Public Media radio, the "Future Tense" show with John Moe, on the future of Facebook, May 25, 2010.
Interviewed and quoted in The New York Times, "World’s largest social network: The open web," by Randall Stross, May 15, 2010.
Interviewed and quoted in Planet S Magazine (Canada), "No LOLing matter: Facebook hoax and resulting threats expose seamy side of Internet," by Charles Hamilton, January 14, 2010.
Interviewed and quoted in The New Scientist, "Innovation: The psychology of Google Wave," by Tom Simonite, October 9, 2009.
Interviewed and quoted in Technology Review, "The evolution of retweeting," by Kristina Grifantini, August 26, 2009.
Research with Asta Zelenkauskaite featured in IU Home Pages, "Language of love: Women 'emoticon' more than men," by Steve Chaplin, February 2009. [Story picked up by news media in Austria, Germany, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the US in the weeks following publication.]
Interviewed and quoted in The Boston Globe, œ"A window into their lives: For teenage girls, writing about their lives online is another way to stay connected with friends," by Irene Sege, April 4, 2008.
Interviewed and quoted in USA Today, "Confession is just a keypad away," by Sharon Jayson, November 28, 2007.
Interviewed and quoted in Cosmopolitan Magazine, "Learning to decipher his love text messages," October 2007.
Interviewed and quoted in The San Francisco Chronicle, "Bad behavior in the blogosphere: Vitriolic comments aimed at tech writer made some worry about downside of anonymity," by Dan Fost, March 29, 2007.
Interviewed and quoted in The Boston Globe, "Do u txt ur kdz?," by Carolyn J. Johnson, December 17, 2006.
Interviewed and quoted in The Contra Costa Times, "Call them equal opportunity bloggers," by Jessica Guynn, May 21, 2006.
Interviewed in The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television documentary, "War of the Sexes," produced by Francine Bernard, aired March 12, 2006.
Interviewed on radio station 610 WTVN (Columbus, OH), "The Bob Conners Morning Show," on the global spread of English, February 28, 2006.
Interviewed on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" on young people's use of instant messaging slang in everyday English, by Neda Ulaby, February 18, 2006.
Interviewed and quoted in Intake Weekly (Indianapolis, IN), "Get linked to love in cyberspace," by Matt Gonzales, February 9, 2006.
Interviewed and quoted in The Arizona Republic, "ASU Uses Podcasts, Blogs to Inform," by Eugene Scott, February 3, 2006.
Interviewed and quoted in a Gannett News Service story on "Date Talk: IMers Can Sabotage Relationships by Losing that Personal Touch," by Juliet M. Beverly, September 30, 2005.
Interviewed and quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), "Pest Control," by Edmund Tadros, August 28, 2004.
Interviewed and quoted in The Los Angeles Times, "A Flaming Desire," by Bob Baker, December 12, 2003.
Interviewed on television station DR1 (Denmark) about text messaging on mobile phones, aired August 14, 2003.
Interviewed and quoted in The Christian Science Monitor, "As Stalkers Go Online, New State Laws Try to Catch Up," by Terry Costlow, September 3, 2002.
Interviewed and quoted in The New York Times, "An E-mail Affliction: The Long Goodbye," by Joyce Cohen, May 9, 2002.
Interviewed and quoted in The Minnesota Women's Press, "Feminine or Feminist," by Kim Pleticha, April 24, 2002.
Featured interview in Der Standard (Austria), "ITech Women," by Isabella Lechner, October 23, 2001.
Interviewed and quoted in The Industry Standard, "He Typed, She Typed", by Liz Krieger, July 16, 2001.
Interviewed and quoted in The New York Times, "He-Mails, She-Mails: Where Sender Meets Gender," by Joyce Cohen, May 17, 2001.
Interviewed and quoted in The Washington Post, "I Virtually Love You," by David Streitfeld, June 17, 2000.
Interviewed and quoted in The New York Times, "Internet Changes Language For :-) & :-( ," by Amy Harmon, February 20, 1999.
Interviewed on Blue Danube Radio (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) "Today at Six" show on language change on the Internet, by Genevieve Johnson, January 30, 1999.
Interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio on language change on the Internet, by Jon Gordon, January 10, 1999.
Featured in an Associated Press story on "Net Spurs Language Evolution," carried in hundreds of newspapers in the U.S. and abroad, December 28, 1998 - March 2000.
Interviewed on CNN about language change on the Internet, aired December 28-29, 1998.
Interviewed on The NBC Nightly News, documentary segment on "Gender and the Internet," produced by Tom Dawson, aired November 23, 1996.
Interviewed and quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Virtual Café Seeks Equal Access for Women," by Carrie Teegardin, February 22, 1996.
Interviewed and quoted in The Boston Globe, "Gender Wars in Cyberspace! Men, Women Type a Different Language On Line," by Nathan Cobb, March 8, 1995.
Quoted in Der Spiegel (Germany), "Machos im Internet," January 28, 1995.
Interviewed and quoted in Digital Media Perspective, "Netiquette is Sexist," December 19, 1994, and "No Place for Women: Internet is Flawed Model for the Infobahn" by Margie Wylie, January 2, 1995.
Interviewed and quoted in Newsweek, cover story on "Men, Women, and Computers," by Barbara Kantrowitz, May 16, 1994.
Interviewed on Australian Radio National, "Electronic Salons" documentary, produced by Rosie Cross, aired April 16, 1994.

 

Publications

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Books

Herring, Susan C., Stein, Deiter, & Virtanen, Tuija, Eds. (2013). Handbook of Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication. Handbooks of Pragmatics Series, 9. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 758 pages.
Danet, Brenda, & Herring, Susan C., Eds. (2007). The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online. New York: Oxford University Press. 464 pp.
Herring, Susan C., van Reenen, Pieter, & Schøsler, Lene, Eds. (2000). Textual Parameters in Older Languages. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory series. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 431 pp.
Herring, Susan C., Ed. (1996). Computer-Mediated Communication: Linguistic, Social and Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Pragmatics and Beyond New Series. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 324 pp.

 

Journal Issues

(2011). Computer-Mediated Conversation, Part II. Special issue of Language@Internet, 8. S. C. Herring, guest editor. http://www.languageatinternet.org/articles/2011/index_html/
(2010). Computer-Mediated Conversation, Part I. Special issue of Language@Internet, 7. S. C. Herring, guest editor. http://www.languageatinternet.org/articles/2010/index_html/
(2005). Minority Languages, Multimedia and the Web. Special issue of The New Review of Multimedia and Hypermedia, 11(2). D. Cunliffe & S. C. Herring, guest editors.
(2003). The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication in Instant Messaging, Email and Chat. Special issue of the Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 9(1). B. Danet & S. C. Herring, guest editors. http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol9/issue1/
(2003). Media and Language Change. Special issue of the Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 4(1). S. C. Herring, guest editor. 159 pp. http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=JHP_4_1
(1996). Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis. Special issue of the Electronic Journal of Communication, 6(3). S. C. Herring, guest editor. http://www.cios.org/www/ejc/v6n396.htm

 

Journal Articles

(In press, 2014). Race, gender, and self-presentation in teen profile photographs. With S. Kapidzic (first author). New Media & Society.
(2012). Language choice on university websites: Longitudinal trends. With E. Callahan (first author). International Journal of Communication, 6, 322-355. http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1451/703
(2011). Gender, communication, and self-presentation in teen chatrooms revisited: Have patterns changed? With S. Kapidzic (first author). Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(1), 39-59. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1083-6101.2011.01561.x/full
(2011). Cultural bias in Wikipedia articles about famous persons. With E. Callahan (first author). Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(10), 1899-1915.
(2010). Who's got the floor in computer-mediated conversation? Edelsky's gender patterns revisited. Language@Internet, 7, article 8. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/floor.2010.pdf
(2010). Computer-mediated conversation: Introduction and overview. Language@Internet, 7, article 2. http://www.languageatinternet.org/articles/2010/2801/index_html/
(2010). Project-based learning and student knowledge construction during asynchronous online discussion. With H. L. Koh (first author) & K. F. Hew. The Internet and Higher Education, 13, 284-291.
(2010). Functions of the non-verbal in CMC: Emoticons and illocutionary force. With E. Dresner (first author). Communication Theory, 20, 249-268.
(2009). Symbolic capital in a virtual heterosexual market: Abbreviation and insertion in Italian iTV SMS. With A. Zelenkauskaite. Written Communication, 26(1), 5-31. (Nominated for the 2009 John R. Hayes Award for Excellence in Writing Research.)
(2008). Implications of gender consciousness for students in information technology. With J. A. Marken. Women's Studies, 37(3), 229-256.
(2007). Being the same isn't enough: Impact of male and female mentors on computer self-efficacy of college students in IT-related fields. With D. Goh (first author), C. Ogan, M. Ahuja, & J. C. Robinson. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 37(1), 19-40.
(2007). Embodied curriculum: Relating formalisms to contexts. With S. Barab (first author), S. Zuiker, S. Warren, D. Hickey, A. Ingram-Goble, E-J. Kwon, & I. Kouper. Science Education, 91(5), 750-792.
(2007). Facilitation, interaction, and deep learning in cross-cultural chat: A case study. With G. Osman (first author). The Internet and Higher Education, 10, 125-141.
(2007). A faceted classification scheme for computer-mediated discourse. Language@Internet, 4, article 1. http://www.languageatinternet.org/articles/2007/761/
(2006). Gender and genre variation in weblogs. With J. C. Paolillo. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 10(4), 439-459.
(2005). Introduction to minority languages, multimedia, and the Web. With D. Cunliffe (first author). The New Review of Multimedia and Hypermedia, 11(2), 131-137.
(2005). Weblogs as a bridging genre. With L. A. Scheidt, S. Bonus, & E. Wright. Information, Technology & People, 18(2), 142-171.
(2005). Hyperlink obsolescence in scholarly online journals: JCMC reply. With J. C. Paolillo. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 10(3), article 17. http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol10/issue3/jcmc.html
(2004). Assessing gender authenticity in computer-mediated language use: Evidence from an identity game. With A. Martinson. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 23(4), 424-446.
(2004). Slouching toward the ordinary: Current trends in computer-mediated communication. New Media & Society, 6(1), 26-36.
(2003). Gender and turn allocation in a Thai chat room. With S. Panyametheekul (first author). Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 9(1). http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol9/issue1/panya_herring.html
(2003). Introduction: The Multilingual Internet. With B. Danet. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 9(1). http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol9/issue1/intro.html
(2003). Media and language change: Introduction. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 4(1), 1-17.
(2002). Searching for safety online: Managing "trolling" in a feminist forum. With K. Job-Sluder, R. Scheckler & S. Barab. The Information Society, 18(5), 371-383. http://www.slis.indiana.edu/TIS/readers/abstracts/18/18-5-Herring.html
(2002). Cyber violence: Recognizing and resisting abuse in online environments. Asian Women, 14 (Summer), 187-212. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/violence.html
(2002). Computer-mediated communication on the Internet. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 36, 109-168.
(2000). Gender differences in CMC: Findings and implications. Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility Journal, Winter 2000. http://www.cpsr.org/publications/newsletters/issues/2000/Winter2000/index.html
(1999). The rhetorical dynamics of gender harassment on-line. The Information Society, 15(3), 151-167. http://www.slis.indiana.edu/TIS/readers/abstracts/15/15-3 Herring.html
(1999). Interactional coherence in CMC. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 4(4). http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol4/issue4/
(1998). Le style du courrier électronique: variabilité et changement. Revue d'aménagement linguistique (formerly Terminogramme), 84-85, 9-16 (March 1998).
(1998). Die rhetorische Dynamik geschlechtsbezogener Belästigungen in Online-Kommunikation. Mitteilungen des Deutschen Germanistenverbandes, 3/98, 236-281.
(1996). Linguistic and critical research on computer-mediated communication: Some ethical and scholarly considerations. The Information Society, 12(2), 153-168. http://www.slis.indiana.edu/TIS/readers/abstracts/12/12-2 Herring.html
(1993). Gender and democracy in computer-mediated communication. Electronic Journal of Communication, 3(2). http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/ejc.txt
(1993). Functional stability in language change: The evolution of tense and aspect in Tamil. Studies in Language, 17(2), 313-341.
(1991). Nominalization, relativization, and attribution in Lotha, Angami, and Burmese. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 14(1), 55-72.

 

Book Chapters

(In press, 2014). Gender and (a)nonymity in computer-mediated communication. With S. Stoerger. In: S. Ehrlich, M. Meyerhoff, & J. Holmes (Eds.), The handbook of language, gender, and sexuality, 2nd edition. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
(2013). Discourse in Web 2.0: Familiar, reconfigured, and emergent. In D. Tannen & A. M. Tester (Eds.), Discourse 2.0: Language and new media (pp. 1-25). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
(2013). Introduction to the pragmatics of computer-mediated communication. With D. Stein and T. Virtanen. Handbook of pragmatics of computer-mediated communication (pp. 3-31). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
(2013). Relevance in computer-mediated conversation. In S. C. Herring, D. Stein, & T. Virtanen (Eds.), Handbook of pragmatics of computer-mediated communication (pp. 245-268). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
(2012). Emoticons and illocutionary force. With E. Dresner (first author). In D. Riesenfel & G. Scarafile (Eds.), Philosophical dialogue: Writings in honor of Marcelo Dascal (pp. 59-70). London: College Publication.
(2011). Participation in electronic discourse in a "feminist" field. With D. Johnson & T. DiBenedetto. In: J. Coates & P. Pichler (Eds.), Language and gender: A reader, 2nd edition (pp. 171-182). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
(2010). Web content analysis: Expanding the paradigm. In: J. Hunsinger, M. Allen, & L. Klastrup (Eds.), The International Handbook of Internet Research (pp. 233-249). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
(2008). Questioning the generational divide: Technological exoticism and adult construction of online youth identity. In: D. Buckingham (Ed.), Youth, Identity, and Digital Media (pp. 71-94). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
(2007). Multilingualism on the Internet. With B. Danet. In: M. Hellister & A. Pauwels (Eds.), Language and Communication: Diversity and Change. Handbook of Applied Linguistics, vol. IX (pp. 553-592). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
(2007). Introduction: Welcome to the multilingual Internet. With B. Danet. In: B. Danet & S. C. Herring (Eds.), The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online (pp. 3-39). New York: Oxford University Press.
(2007). Gender and turn allocation in a Thai chat room. With S. Panyametheekul. In: B. Danet & S. C. Herring (Eds.), The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online (pp. 233-255). New York: Oxford University Press.
(2006). Longitudinal content analysis of weblogs: 2003-2004. With L. A. Scheidt, I. Kouper, & E. Wright. In: M. Tremayne (Ed.), Blogging, Citizenship, and the Future of Media (pp. 3-20). London: Routledge.
(2006). Gender and the culture of computing in applied IT education. With C. Ogan, M. Ahuja, & J. C. Robinson. In: E. Trauth (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology. Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.
(2006). Gender differences among students in computer science and applied information technology. With C. Ogan, J. C. Robinson, & M. Ahuja. In: W. Aspray & J. McGrath Cohoon (Eds.), Women and Information Technology: Research on the Reasons for Under-Representation (pp. 279-300). Cambridge: MIT Press.
(2006). Gender and career choice determinants in information systems professionals: A comparison with computer science. With M. Ahuja, C. Ogan, & J. C. Robinson. In: F. Niederman & T. W. Ferratt (Eds.), IT Workers: Human Capital Issues in a Knowledge-Based Environment (pp. 277-303). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
(2004). Women and children last: The discursive construction of weblogs. With I. Kouper, L. A. Scheidt, & E. Wright. In: L. Gurak, S. Antonijevic, L. Johnson, C. Ratliff, & J. Reyman (Eds.), Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Community, and Culture of Weblogs. University of Minnesota. Online: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/blogosphere/women_and_children.html
(2004). Computer-mediated discourse analysis: An approach to researching online behavior. In: S. A. Barab, R. Kling, & J. H. Gray (Eds.), Designing for Virtual Communities in the Service of Learning (pp. 338-376). New York: Cambridge University Press.
(2004). Online communication: Through the lens of discourse. In: M. Consalvo, N. Baym, J. Hunsinger, K. B. Jensen, J. Logie, M. Murero, & L. R. Shade (Eds.), Internet Research Annual, Volume 1 (pp. 65-76). New York: Peter Lang.
(2004). Intaanetto Tsuushin: Seisa/Seisabetsu no Koozoo to Minshuka no Kanoosee. In: K. A. Reynolds & H. Nagahara (Eds.), Jendaa no Gengogaku [Current topics in the study of language and gender] (pp. 145-166). Tokyo: Akashi Shoten. (Japanese translation of: Gender and democracy in computer-mediated communication, Electronic Journal of Communication, 3 (2), 1993.)
(2003). Gender and power in online communication. The Handbook of Language and Gender, J. Holmes & M. Meyerhoff (Eds.). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 202-228.
(2001). Computer-mediated discourse. The Handbook of Discourse Analysis, D. Schiffrin, D. Tannen, & H. Hamilton (Eds). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 612-634.
(2000). On textual parameters and older languages. With P. van Reenen & L. Schøsler. In: Textual Parameters in Older Languages, S. C. Herring, P. van Reenen, & L. Schøsler (Eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1-31.
(2000). Poeticality and word order in Old Tamil. In: Textual Parameters in Older Languages, S. C. Herring, P. van Reenen, & L. Schøsler (Eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
(1999). Posting in a different voice: Gender and ethics in computer-mediated communication. In: Computer Media and Communication: A Reader, P. A. Mayer (Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, 241-265.
(1998). Participation in electronic discourse in a 'feminist' field. With D. A. Johnson & T. DiBenedetto. In: Language and Gender: A Reader, J. Coates (Ed.). Oxford: Blackwell.
(1996). Introduction. In: Computer-Mediated Communication: Linguistic, Social and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, S. C. Herring (Ed.). Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-10.
(1996). Two variants of an electronic message schema. In: Computer-Mediated Communication: Linguistic, Social and Cross-Cultural Perspectives, S. C. Herring (Ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 81-108.
(1996). Posting in a different voice: Gender and ethics in computer-mediated communication. In: Philosophical Perspectives on Computer-Mediated Communication, C. Ess (Ed.). Albany: SUNY Press, 115-145.
(1996). Bringing familiar baggage to the new frontier: Gender differences in computer-mediated communication. In: CyberReader, V. Vitanza (Ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 144-154. Online: Keynote presentation (1994), American Library Association: http://www.cpsr.org/cpsr/gender/herring.txt
(1996). Bringing familiar baggage to the new frontier: Gender differences in computer-mediated communication. In: Conversations, J. Selzer (Ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1069-1082.
(1996). Gender and democracy in computer-mediated communication. In: Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices, 2nd edition, R. Kling (Ed.). San Diego: Academic Press, 476-489.
(1995). 'This discussion is going too far!' Male resistance to female participation on the Internet. With D. A. Johnson & T. DiBenedetto. In: Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self, M. Bucholtz & K. Hall (Eds). New York: Routledge, 67-96.
(1995). Focus position in SOV languages. With J. C. Paolillo. In: Word Order in Discourse, P. Downing & M. Noonan (Eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 163-198.
(1994). Afterthoughts, antitopics, and emphasis: The syntacticization of postverbal position in Tamil. In: Theoretical Approaches to Word Order in South Asian Languages, M. Butt, T. King, & G. Ramchand (Eds.). Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 119-152.
(1991). The grammaticalization of rhetorical questions in Tamil. In: Approaches to Grammaticalization, Vol.1, E. Traugott & B. Heine (Eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 253-284.

 

Proceedings

(In press, 2014). Lifestyle teleworkers speak out! [panel description] With G. Venolia (first author), T. Erickson, J. Tang, and T. Lau. Proceedings of CSCW 2014, February 15-19, Baltimore, MD.
(2013). Telepresence robots for academics. Proceedings of ASIST 2013, November 1-6, Montreal, Canada. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/AM13.telepresence.robots.pdf
(2013). A computer-mediated discourse analysis of user commenting behavior on an online music distribution site. With H. Ishizaki (first author). Proceedings of Forum on Information Technology, September 4-6, Tottoro, Japan.
(2013). In-game marriage and computer-mediated collaboration: An exploratory study. With G. Zhang (first author). Selected Papers of Internet Research 14.0, October 23-26, Denver, CO. http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/860
(2012). Globalization or localization? A longitudinal study of successful American and Chinese online store websites. With G. Zhang (first author). In M. Strano, H. Hrachovec, F. Sudweeks, & C. Ess (Eds), Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2012 (pp. 430-445). Australia: Murdoch University.
(2009). Fast talking, fast shooting: Text chat in an online first-person game. With D. Kutz, J. C. Paolillo, & A. Zelenkauskaite. Proceedings of the 42nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/hicss.bzflag.2009.pdf
(2009). Beyond microblogging: Conversation and collaboration via Twitter. With C. Honeycutt (first author). Proceedings of the 42nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/honeycutt.herring.2009.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2009). Temporal patterns in student-advisor instant messaging exchanges: Individual variation and accommodation. With A. de Siqueira (first author). Proceedings of the 42nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/desiqueira.herring.2009.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2008). Television-mediated conversation: Coherence in Italian iTV SMS chat. With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Proceedings of the 41st Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-41). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/hicss08.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2008). Arabic and English news coverage on aljazeera.net. With M. Abdul-Mageed (first author). In: F. Sudweeks, H. Hrachovec, & C. Ess (Eds.), Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2008 (CATaC'08). Murdoch, Australia: Murdoch University Press. Preprint: http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/catac08.aljazeera.pdf
(2008). Gender differences in personal advertisements in Lithuanian iTV SMS. With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). In: F. Sudweeks, H. Hrachovec, & C. Ess (Eds.), Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2008 (CATaC'08). Murdoch, Australia: Murdoch University Press. Preprint: http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/catac08.ads.pdf
(2007). "Great job, Quester!" Assessing language skills on Quest Atlantis. With S. Stoerger (first author) & I. Kouper. Proceedings of SALSA XIV. Texas Linguistics Forum, 50. http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/salsa/proceedings/2006/Stoerger.pdf
(2007). Is interactivity important in information literacy tutorial sites? Comparison between highly-rated and randomly-selected online tutorials. With H. Koh (first author). Proceedings of the 18th International Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference (SITE 2007).
(2007). Language networks on LiveJournal. With J. C. Paolillo, I. Ramos Vielba, I. Kouper, E. Wright, S. Stoerger, L. A. Scheidt, & B. Clark. Proceedings of the 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-40). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. http://www.blogninja.com/hicss07.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2006). Gender encoding of typographical elements in Lithuanian and Croatian IRC. With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Culture 2006 (CATaC'06), F. Sudweeks & C. Ess (Eds.). http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/catac2006.pdf
(2006). Visualizing Dynamic Topic Analysis. With A. Kurtz. Proceedings of CHI'06: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: ACM Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/chi06.pdf
(2005). Micro-longitudinal analysis of Web news updates. With D. Kutz (first author). Proceedings of the 38th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/news.pdf (HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2005). Conversations in the blogosphere: An analysis "from the bottom up." With I. Kouper, J. C. Paolillo, L. A. Scheidt, M. Tyworth, P. Welsch, E. Wright, & N. Yu. Proceedings of the 38th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/blogconv.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2005). Collaborative authoring on the Web: A genre analysis of online encyclopedias. With W. Emigh (first author). Proceedings of the 38th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/wiki.pdf (Nominated for HICSS Best Paper award.)
(2004). Representations of indigenous language groups of North and South America on the World Wide Web: In whose voice? With Z. C. Estrada. Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2004 (CATaC'04), F. Sudweeks & C. Ess (Eds.), 377-381.

(2004). Exploring antecedents of gender equitable outcomes in IT higher education. With M. Ahuja, C. Ogan, & J. C. Robinson. Proceedings of the 2004 SIGMIS Conference on Computer Personnel Research: Careers, Culture, and Ethics in a Networked Environment, 120-123.
(2004). Bridging the gap: A genre analysis of weblogs. With L. A. Scheidt, S. Bonus, & E. Wright.  Proceedings of the 37th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37). Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. http://www.blogninja.com/DDGDD04.doc (2004 Edublog Award, "Best Blogged Paper.")
(2002). Designing for community: The effects of gender representation in videos on a Web site. With A. Martinson & R. Scheckler. Proceedings of the 35th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. (HICSS Best Paper award.) http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/HICSS_35/HICSSpapers/PDFdocuments/DDPTC07.pdf
(2002). A comparison of computer-mediated and face-to-face discussions of a multimedia case study of mathematics teaching. With Y. Koc (first author) & C. Brown. In: D. A. Willis, J. Price & N. Davis (Eds.), Technology and Teacher Education Annual, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (pp. 2039 - 2043). Nashville, TN: Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Computing.
(1999). Interactional coherence in CMC. Proceedings of the 32nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society Press. (HICSS Best Paper award.) http://www.computer.org/proceedings/hicss/0001/00012/00012022.PDF
(1999). Pedagogical implications of synchronous computer chat: Coherence or equality? JILA'99: Journées internationales de linguistique appliquée. Nice: Faculté des Lettres Arts et Sciences humaines de l'Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis.
(1995). Men's language on the Internet. Nordlyd 23: 1-20. (Proceedings of the 2nd Nordic Language and Gender Conference, November 2-4, 1994.)
(1994). Politeness in computer culture: Why women thank and men flame. Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley Women and Language Group, 278-94.
(1994). Discourse functions of demonstrative deixis in Tamil. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS-20), Parasession in Honor of Charles F. Fillmore. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
(1993). Aspectogenesis in South Dravidian: On the origin of the 'compound continuative' KONTIRU. In: Historical Linguistics 1989: Papers from the Proceedings of the IXth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, H. Aertsen & R. Jeffers (eds). Amsterdam: Benjamins, 167-185.
(1992). Men's language: A study of the discourse of the LINGUIST list. In: Les langues menacées: actes du XVe congrès international des linguistes, Vol. 3. A. Crochetière, J-C. Boulanger, & C. Ouellon (eds). Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 347-350.
(1992). Participation in electronic discourse in a 'feminist' field. With D. A. Johnson & T. DiBenedetto. In: Locating Power: Proceedings of the 1992 Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group, 250-262.
(1990). Information structure as a consequence of word order type. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS-16). Berkeley Linguistics Society, 163-174.
(1989). Verbless presentation and the discourse basis of ergativity. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS-25). Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 123-137. Abstract included in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (1990).
(1988). Aspect as a discourse category in Tamil. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS-14). Berkeley Linguistics Society, 280-293.

 

Encyclopedia Articles

(In press, 2014). Teens, gender, and self-presentation in social media. With S. Kapidzic. In: J. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
(In press, 2014). Ebooks, ereaders, and ebook device design. With H. Koh (first author). In: M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (3rd ed.). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
(In press, 2014). Language and the Internet. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The concise encyclopedia of communication. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
(2012). Grammar and electronic communication. In: C. Chapelle (Ed. ), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
(2010). Digital media. In: P. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
(2008). Virtual community. In: L. M. Given (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods (pp. 920-921). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
(2008). Language and the Internet. In: W. Donsbach (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers.

 

Invited Essays

(In press, 2014). Computer-mediated communication. ASIS&T Bulletin, February/March.
(2011). A difference of communication styles. [Where Are the Women in Wikipedia?] The New York Times, February 4. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/02/02/where-are-the-women-in-wikipedia/communication-styles-make-a-difference
(2011). Commentary. In: C. Thurlow & K. Mroczek (Eds.), Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media (pp. 340-347). New York: Oxford University Press.
(2008). Foreword. In: S. Kelsey & K. St. Amant (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Computer-Mediated Communication. Idea Group, Inc.
(2004). Computer-mediated communication and woman's place. In: Robin Tolmach Lakoff [M. Bucholtz (Ed.)], Language and Woman's Place: Text and Commentaries (pp. 216-222). New York: Oxford University Press.
(2001). Foreword. In: C. Ess & F. Sudweeks (Eds.), Culture, Technology, Communication: Towards an Intercultural Global Village (pp. vii-x). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
(1997). Ethics in cyberresearch: To cite, or not to cite? The College (magazine of the UTA College of Liberal Arts) 1(2): 18-23.
(1995). Freedom of speech or freedom of harassment? The College (magazine of the UTA College of Liberal Arts) 1(1): 8-9. http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~herring/cola1.html

 

Working Papers and Other Publications

(2008). Gendered typography: Abbreviation and insertion in Italian iTV SMS. With A. Zelenkauskaite. In: J. F. Siegel, T. C. Nagel, A. Laurente-Lapole, & J. Auger (Eds.), IUWPL7: Gender in language: Classic questions, new contexts (pp. 73-92). Bloomington, IN: IULC Publications.
(2004). Content analysis for new media: Rethinking the paradigm. New Research for New Media: Innovative Research Methodologies Symposium Working Papers and Readings (pp. 47-66). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
(2003). Dynamic topic analysis of synchronous chat. New Research for New Media: Innovative Research Methodologies Symposium Working Papers and Readings. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
(2003). Review of Naomi Baron (2000), Alphabet to Email: How Written English Evolved and Where It's Heading. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 4(1), 153-158.
(2002). Searching for safety: Managing "trolling" in a feminist discussion forum. With K. Job-Sluder, R. Scheckler, & S. A. Barab. Center for Social Informatics Working Papers. http://www.slis.indiana.edu/csi/WP/WP02-03B.html
(2001). Gender and power in online communication. Center for Social Informatics Working Papers. http://www.slis.indiana.edu/csi/WP/WP01-05B.html
(1994). UTA Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 1. S. C. Herring & J. C. Paolillo (Eds.) University of Texas at Arlington: Program in Linguistics.
(1993). Sex of LINGUISTs: Results of survey. LINGUIST List Vol. 4.517, June 30, 1993. http://www.linguistlist.org/issues/4/4-517.html
(1992). Gender and participation in computer-mediated linguistic discourse. Washington, D.C.: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, document ED345552.

 

Invited Presentations (partial list)

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2013. "Telepresence robots and robot-mediated communication." Cornell University Department of Communication and School of Information Science, Ithaca, NY, August 7.
2013. "Better living through telepresence robotics." [Presentation and demo]. With P. Goebel. Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA, May 15.
2013. "Teaching about social media through social media." Keynote speech, Social Media: Implications for the University. York University, York, Canada, May 4.
2013. "Telepresence robotics for a mobility-impaired academic." Invited talk, Microsoft Research, Mountain View, CA, April 16.
2013. Panelist, Analyzing Microtext Symposium. AAAI 2013 Spring Symposia, Stanford, CA, March 26.
2012. Discussant, panel on "Computer-Mediated Communication and Language Variation," New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, October 27.
2012. "Special Internet language varieties: Culture, creativity, and language change." Cornell University School of Information Science and Department of Communication, Ithaca, NY, August 14.
2012. "Special Internet language varieties: Culture, creativity, and language change." LETiSS Centre 2nd International Workshop: Languages go Web: Standard and non-standard languages on the Internet, Pavia, Italy, April 4-5.
2012. "“Interactive multimodal platforms: A research prospectus." College of Communication and Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, March 21.
2011. "Gender and computer-mediated language: Then and now." Keynote speech, Gender and Language Workshop, Peking University, Beijing, China, October 14.
2011. "Mode choice in multimodal comment threads: Effects on participation and language use." Cornell University Departments of Communication and Information Science, Ithaca, NY, August 18.
2011. "Automating analysis of social media communication: Insights from CMDA." Keynote speech, Workshop on Language in Social Media, Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Conference, Portland, OR, June 23.
2011. "Context in computer-mediated discourse analysis." Plenary speech, i-Mean: Meaning in Context Conference, Bristol, UK, April 13-15.
2011. "Discourse in Web 2.0: Familiar, reconfigured, and emergent." Plenary speech, Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media, Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC, March 10-13.
2011. "Russian language use in two multilingual Internet contexts." With E. Callahan. Keynote speech, F3: The Russian Internet in a Global Context, Passau, Germany, February 3-6.
2010. "Gender, communication, and self-presentation in teen chatrooms revisited: Have patterns changed?" With S. Kapidzic. Department of Communication, University at Albany, State University of New York, December 3.
2010. "Internet multilingualism, social network sites, and language networks." Plenary speech, AFinLA Autumn Symposium 2010, November 12.
2010. "Cultural variation in Wikipedia articles." Department of Communication and Program in Information Science, Cornell University, July 23.
2009. "New analytical lenses for new media: Web 2.0 and CMCMC." School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, November 2.
2009. "Gender preferences in mate selection in Lithuanian iTV SMS personal ads." With A. Zelenkauskaite. Department of Communication, Cornell University, July 15.
2009. "New directions in CMC research: CMCMC." Plenary speech, Illinois Language & Linguistic Society Conference (ILLS 1), Urbana, IL, May 31.
2009. "Computer-mediated communication, culture, and language." Plenary speech, 6th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (MICOLLAC), Serdang, Malaysia, April 28.
2009. "New analytical lenses for new media." Humanities Lecture Series, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, March 10.
2008. "Convergent media computer-mediated communication: New trends in media coactivity." Department of Communication, Cornell University, October 23.
2008. "Perversely conversational: Convergent media computer-mediated communication." Invited colloquium, Department of Communication, University of Washington, May 28.
2008. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis: An interdisciplinary toolkit." Graduate seminar, University of Washington, May 28.
2008. "The global Internet." Invited presentation in supersession on The Many Uses of the Internet: Approaches to Research in Communication and English Composition, Rhetoric Society of America conference, Seattle, WA, May 24.
2008. "Text chat in a multiplayer online game." With John Paolillo. Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, May 23.
2007. "The pragmatics of computer-mediated communication." Plenary speech, International Pragmatics Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 10.
2007. Discussant, panel on Corpora and Methods in Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis, International Pragmatics Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 8.
2007. "Analyzing interactional coherence in convergent media: Orkut scraps and iTV SMS." Invited presentation, workshop on Studying Interaction in Online Communities: From Data Sources to Research Results, Communities & Technologies 2007 Conference, East Lansing, MI, June 28.
2007. "Content analysis for new media: Rethinking the paradigm." Cornell University School of Information Science, Ithaca, NY, June 12.
2007. "Language, culture, and communication on the Internet." Keynote speech, Fourth Annual University of Illinois Communication Collaboration Conference, Urbana, IL, March 2.
2006. "How to become an interdisciplinary CMC researcher without really trying." With John Paolillo. Keynote speech, New Media Research at UMN Conference, Minneapolis, MN, September 15.
2006. "Critical discourse analysis of the World Wide Web." With Anna Martinson. Invited presentation, Research & Teaching Talk Series, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, May 9.
2006. "Linguistic perspectives on persistent conversation: Towards a morphology of Instant Messaging." Keynote speech, Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA XIV), Austin, TX, April 7.
2006. "Doing gender in computer-mediated communication: The Blogosphere." With Lois Ann Scheidt. Plenary speech, Cyberworld Unlimited? Digital Inequality and New Spaces of Informal Education for Young People, Bielefeld, Germany, February 10.
2006. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis: Past, present, and future." Communication Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, January 9.
2005. "Multilingualism on the Internet." With Brenda Danet. Invited presentation, American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, panel on Language on the Internet: Usage Patterns, Global Issues, Future Trends, Washington, DC, February 18.
2004. "Conversation in the Blogosphere." Community Technologies Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, October 15.
2004. "Content analysis for new media: Rethinking the paradigm." Invited presentation, New Research for New Media: Innovative Research Methodologies Symposium, Tarragona, Spain, October 1.

2004. "Gender and politeness in computer-mediated communication: A decade of new evidence." Plenary speech, International Conference on Language, Politeness and Gender: The pragmatic roots, Helsinki, Finland, September 6.
2004. “Relating historical discourse genres and new media genres: The case of weblogs.” Plenary speech, Conference on Historical News Discourse, Florence, Italy, September 3.
2004. Invited panel discussant, “Bringing the weblog back down to earth: Content, processes and structures in the Blogosphere.” 54th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, New Orleans, LA, May 28.
2004. “Feminism, pornography and the World Wide Web.” Center for Women and Information Technology's Speakers Series, University of Maryland Baltimore County, April 21.
2004. “Weblogs as genre, weblogs as sociability.” Invited speaker, Social Computing Symposium, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, March 30.
2004. "Representational diversity and viewer choice in Web pornography: The case of SexTracker.” Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University Bloomington, February 25.
2004. “L’analyse du discours médié par ordinateur dans une perspective globale.” Keynote speech, La communication électronique: Approches linguistiques et anthropologiques, Paris, France, February 5.
2003. Invited panel participant, "Broadening options and raising standards for qualitative Internet research." Internet Research 4.0, Toronto, Canada, October 19.
2003. "Dynamic topic analysis of synchronous chat." Plenary speech, Symposium on New Research for New Media, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, September 5.
2003. "Gender, sex and power on the Internet." Invited talk, Dortmund University, Germany, May 13, 2003 and Heinrich Heine Universiteit, Düsseldorf, Germany, May 14.
2003. "On the pragmatic notion of 'relevance' in multi-participant chat conversations." Keynote speech, Symposium: Chat-Kommunikation in Beruf, Bildung und Medien: Konzepte - Werkzeuge - Anwendungsfelder, Dortmund University, Germany, May 9.
2003. "When rich media are opaque: Spatial reference in a 3-D virtual world." Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, March 17.
2002. "The Internet and the global linguistic ecology." Linguistics Department, Göteborg University, Sweden, December 20.
2002. "The Internet and the global linguistic ecology." Keynote speech, Annual Conference of the Michigan Linguistics Society, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, October 19.
2002. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis: An interdisciplinary approach to studying online behavior." Keynote speech, Annual Conference of the Association for Integrative Studies, Drury University, Springfield, MO, October 4.
2002. "Cyber-differences, cyber-harassment." Featured speaker, Gender Convocation, Drury University, Springfield, MO, October 3.
2002. "Using discourse analysis to investigate online behavior: Applications to distance education." Keynote speech, Instructional Technology Institute, Utah State University, Logan, UT, August 30.
2002. "The language of the Internet: English dominance or heteroglossia?" Keynote speech, International Conference on Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 12.
2002. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis for system designers." IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, July 9.
2002. "Gender issues in design and use of video in Internet professional development for teachers." With A. Martinson & R. Scheckler. Treasure Mountain Research Institute, Excelsior Springs, MO, June 1.
2002. "Cyber violence: Recognizing and resisting abuse in online environments." Plenary speech, UNESCO Chair Conference on Women's Rights, Cyber Rights, Seoul, Korea, May 31.
2002. "CMDA: An approach to understanding computer-mediated communicative behavior." Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, May 3.
2002. "Gender and power in online communication." Featured speaker, Mellon Foundation Series on the Nature and Impact of Electronic Communication, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, May 2.
2002. "The Internet and language change." Plenary speech, Oxford-Kobe Symposium on Language Change and Historical Linguistics, Kobe, Japan, April 8.
2001. "IT democracy: What's in it for women?" Keynote speech, ITech Women Conference, Vienna, Austria, October 23. (Delivered via videotape and broadcast live on the Internet.)
2001. "Ethical challenges to doing research on the Internet: The CMDA perspective." Invited presentation, panel on the Ethics of Internet Research, Internet Research 2.0, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 14.
2001. "Is 'relevance' relevant in computer-mediated conversation?" Linguistics Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, September 14.
2001. "Linguistic diversity on the Internet." Keynote speech, International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Melbourne, Australia, August 16.
2001. "Gender and the Internet." Invited lecture, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, August 2.
2001. "Language diversity on the Internet", "Gender and the Internet", and "Homogenization and diversification in English on the Internet." Invited lecture series, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, July 30-August 3.
2001. "The relevance of relevance in computer-mediated conversation." Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 11.
2001. "The Internet and language change" and "Linguistic diversity on the Internet". Virginia Technical Institute, Blacksburg, VA, April 23.
2001. "Current frontiers in computer-mediated communication." Keynote speech, Computer-Mediated Communication Day, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, March 2.
2001. "Gender and CMC research on the Internet: The state of the art." Keynote speech, Gender and the Internet Day, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, February 12.
2000. "Linguistic approaches to computer-mediated communication." Keynote speech, Jornada sobre Communicació Mediatitzada per Ordinador en Català, Universitat de Barcelona, December 1, 2000 and "Computer-mediated discourse analysis: The state of the art." Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 29, 2000 and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, November 30.
2000. "Nicks, scripts, and masks: Doing gender in Internet Relay Chat." Department of Feminist Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, October 17.
2000. "The relevance of relevance in computer-mediated conversation." Linguistics Program, University of Copenhagen, October 12.
2000. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis." Invited workshop, Center for Research on Learning Technologies, Indiana University, Bloomington, September 25.
2000. "Computer-mediated discourse analysis: The state of the art." Keynote speech, Internet Research 1.0, University of Kansas, Lawrence, September 15.
2000. "Gender in cyberspace: Implications for Internet research." Invited workshop, Hall Humanities Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, September 13.
2000. "'Doing gender' on the Internet"; "Change over time in e-mail style: Use of contraction"; "The importance of 'importance': Salience and text typology revisited." Invited lecture series, Växjö University, Sweden, April 10-14.
2000. "Who's got the floor? Gender, power, and interaction style in computer-mediated communication." Library Forum, University of Texas at Arlington, February 28.
1999. "Structural reduction in English on the Internet." Department of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, November 15.
1999. "The future of the Internet." Invited panelist, Media2000 Conference, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX, November 1.
1999. "Can the medium go the distance? On the limitations of synchronous CMC for instructional computing." School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington, October 11.
1999. "Cyber-sociology: 'Doing gender' in recreational computer chat." American Communication Association Conference, Lafayette, LA, October 2.
1999. "Incoherence in computer-mediated communication: Liability or asset?" Psychology Department Colloquium, University of Texas at Arlington, September 10.
1999. "Real language in virtual societies: A reflection on (im)perfection." Symposium in Honor of Umberto Eco, University of Leuven, Belgium, February 26.
1999. "Real language in virtual societies: A reflection on (im)perfection." Keynote speech, UTA Student Conference in Linguistics (UTASCiL-5), Arlington, TX, February 19.
1999. "When functional explanations fail: Contractions on the Internet." Linguistics Department, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., February 9.
1998. "Variation and change in e-mail style." Invited talk, the 114th Convention of the Modern Language Association, panel on The Media and Language Change, San Francisco, December 28.
1998. "Gender codes in cyberspace." Chicago Humanities Festival, panel on He/She in Cyberspace, Chicago, November 8.
1998. "Virtual gender performances." English Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, September 25.
1998. "Variability and change in e-mail style." Invited talk, series on Electronic Rhetorics, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, May 29.
1998. "Variation and change in e-mail style: The case of an early discussion list." Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, March 31.
1997. "Evaluating computer-mediated communication as a force in language change." 13th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 14.
1997. "The nature and uses of e-mail." Plenary speech, STEP Forum on Who's Reading Your E-Mail?, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, March 12.
1997. "Computer technology, gender and women's voices." Invited session leader, American Bar Association conference on Technology and its Impact on Privacy, Civic Discourse and Higher Education, Charleston, SC, March 8.
1997. "Who pays for 'free speech' on the Internet?" Invited talk, Department of Language, Literature, and Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, January 29.
1996. "Text, action and interaction: Computer-mediated language in the cyber age." Plenary speech, Symposium on CultureMorph: Perspectives on Art, Culture & Society in the Cyberage. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, November 13.
1996. "Why women thank and men flame: Gender differences on the Internet." Plenary speech, Symposium on Gender and Communication, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, November 7.
1996. "Metaphors we do linguistics by: Ideology and morality in generative and functional-typological grammar." Invited talk, Department of Linguistics, Rice University, Houston, March 21.
1996. Symposium on "Addressing bias in linguistic example sentences: Are guidelines necessary?" Invited discussant, Linguistic Society of America, San Diego, January 6.
1995. "The discursive marginalization of women on the Internet." Speech Communication Association conference, panel on "Domesticating the Electronic Frontier: The Gendered Interaction Patterns of Cyberspace," San Antonio, TX, November 18.
1995. "Category indeterminacy and the evolution of finiteness in Old Dravidian." Plenary speech, 12th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Manchester, England, August 16.
1995. "Gender and democracy in computer-mediated communication." Plenary speech, Symposium on Internet in the Classroom, Southern Methodist University, May 18.
1995. "Preferred argument structure in Tamil." Invited talk, Conference on Preferred Argument Structure, University of California, Santa Barbara, May 13.
1995. "No stereotypes, please: Women drivers on the information superhighway." Plenary speech, Women's History Month Lecture Series, UT Arlington, April 19.
1995. "Gender and democracy in computer-mediated communication." Plenary speech, Symposium on the Convergence of Science and the Humanities: Internet Technologies and Scholarly Resources, SUNY Buffalo, March 28.
1994. "Men's Language on the Internet." Keynote speech, 2nd Nordic Conference on Language and Gender, University of Tromsø, Norway, November 3.
1994. "Politeness on the Internet: The gendering of netiquette." Department of Language, Literature, and Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, July 11.
1994. "Gender and computer-mediated discourse: Bringing familiar baggage to the new frontier." Keynote speech, American Library Association Conference, Panel "Making the Net*Work*: Is there a Z39.50 for gender communication?", Miami, June 27.
1993. "Sources of grammar." Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara, March 18.
1993. "Gender and computer-mediated discourse: Bringing familiar baggage to the new frontier." University of California, Berkeley, April 9.
1992. "Where does emergent grammar emerge from?" Plenary speech, International Seminar on the Role of Communication in Grammatical Theory, with Special Reference to Indian Languages, Aligarh University, Aligarh, India, November 27.
1992. "The evolution of tense and aspect in Tamil." Invited talk, Linguistics Department, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India, November 25.
1992. "Functional stability in language change." Linguistics Colloquium Series, University of California, Santa Barbara, May 13.
1992. "On the necessity of discourse analysis in grammatical description" Linguistics Forum Series, University of Texas, Arlington, February 10.
1989. "Accounting for verbless sentences in Tamil narrative: A discourse-functionalist approach." English Department, California State University, San Bernardino, February 28.
1989. "Accounting for verbless sentences in Tamil narrative: A discourse-functionalist approach." Linguistics Program, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, February 2.

 

Presentations at Professional Meetings

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2013. "Telepresence robots for academics." [Demo] Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology, Montreal, Canada, November 5.
2013. "In-game marriage and computer-mediated collaboration: An exploratory study of Audition." With G. Zhang (first author). Association of Internet Researchers 14.0, Denver, CO, October 24.
2012. "The pragmatics of use of special internet language varieties." 1st International Pragmatics Conference of the Americas, Charlotte, NC, October 19-21.
2012. "Globalization or localization? A longitudinal study of successful American and Chinese online store websites." With G. Zhang (first author). Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication Conference, Arhus, Denmark, June 18-20.
2012. "Linguistic creativity online: A cross-cultural study of special Internet language varieties." With I. Kouper, D. O. Kutz, C. Vaisman, & G. Zhang. Pragmatics Festival, Indiana University, Bloomington, April 19-21.
2011. "Mode choice in multimodal comment threads: gender, metadiscourse, and evaluative stance." With B. Demarest. Internet Research 12.0, Seattle, WA, October 10-13.
2010. "Gender, communication, and self-presentation in teen chatrooms revisited: Have patterns changed?" With S. Kapidzic. National Communication Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 15. (Top Four Paper Award, Human Communication & Technology Division.)
2009. "Convergent media computer-mediated communication: Introduction and theory." Panel on Convergent Media Computer-Mediated Communication, Internet Research 10.0, Milwaukee, WI, October 9.
2009. "Cultural bias in Wikipedia content on famous persons." With E. Callahan (first author). Internet Research 10.0, Milwaukee, WI, October 9.
2009. "Nonstandard typography and the virtual marketplace: Gender expression in Italian iTV SMS." With A. Zelenkauskaite. Panel in honor of Brenda Danet, Internet Research 10.0, Milwaukee, WI, October 10.
2009. "Evaluating claims of cross-modal similarity: Nonstandard typography in Italian IRC and iTV SMS." With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Language in the (New) Media Conference, Seattle, WA, September 4.
2009. "Fast talking, fast shooting: Text chat in an online first-person game." With D. O. Kutz, J. C. Paolillo, & A. Zelenkauskaite. Forty-Second Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 7.
2009. "Beyond microblogging: Conversation and collaboration via Twitter." With C. Honeycutt (first author). Forty-Second Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 7.
2009. "Temporal patterns in student-advisor Instant Messaging exchanges: Individual variation and accommodation." With A. de Siqueira (first author). Forty-Second Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 8.
2008. "Wikipedia entries on famous persons in Polish and English." With E. Callahan (first author). Annual meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Columbus, OH, October 29.
2008. "Gender differences in personal advertisements in Lithuanian iTV SMS." With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2008 (CATaC'08), Nimes, France, June 27.
2008. "Arabic and English news coverage on aljazeera.net." With M. Abdul-Mageed (first author). Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2008 (CATaC'08), Nimes, France, June 26.
2007. "Multilingual websites: Language choice, audience, and international identity." With E. Callahan (first author). Internet Research 8.0, Vancouver, CA, October 20.
2007. "Text messaging via interactive television: Gender, abbreviation, and expression." With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Internet Research 8.0, Vancouver, CA, October 19.
2007. "Abbreviation, audience, and gender in iTV SMS." With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). International Communication Assocation Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 28.
2007. "Educational blogs for children: A new conversation space." With B. Stuckey, A. de Siqueira, & I. Kouper. American Education Researchers Association (AERA) annual conference, Chicago, IL, April 13.
2007. "Language networks on LiveJournal." With J. Paolillo, I. Ramos-Vielba, I. Kouper, E. Wright, S. Stoerger, L. A. Scheidt, & B. Clark. Fortieth Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 4.
2006. "Gender encoding of typographical elements in Lithuanian and Croatian IRC." With A. Zelenkauskaite (first author). Conference on Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Culture 2006 (CATaC'06), Tartu, Estonia, June 30.
2006. "Linguistic diversity and language networks on LiveJournal." With J. Paolillo, I. Ramos-Vielba, I. Kouper, E. Wright, S. Stoerger, L. A. Scheidt, & B. Clark. International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Vancouver, Canada, April 28.
2006. "Visualizing Dynamic Topic Analysis." With A. J. Kurtz. CHI 2006 Workshop on Social Visualization, Montreal, Canada, April 22.
2006. "Implications of gender consciousness for students in IT programs." With J. A. Marken. American Education Researchers Association (AERA) annual conference, San Francisco, CA, April 10.
2006. "The role of metacognitive load and the expertise reversal effect in navigating a 3-D virtual world." With B. M. Scott (first author), A. Arici, & C. Heiselt. American Education Researchers Association (AERA) annual conference, San Francisco, CA, April 10.
2006. "Being the same isn't enough: Same-sex mentoring and students' self-efficacy in computer science." With D. Goh (first author), C. Ogan, M. Ahuja, & J. C. Robinson. American Education Researchers Association (AERA) annual conference, San Francisco, CA, April 8.
2006. "Great job, Quester!" Assessing language skills on Quest Atlantis." With S. Stoerger & I. Kouper. Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA XIV), Austin, TX, April 7.
2005. "Adult-child discourse in a multi-user virtual environment: Scaffolding complexity." With A. Das & S. Penumarthy. Internet Research 6.0, Chicago, IL, October 7.
2005. "Conversation and connectivity in the blogosphere." With J. Paolillo, B. Clark, I. Kouper, S. Mercure, L. A. Scheidt, S. Stoerger, P. Welsch, & E. Wright. Internet Research 6.0, Chicago, IL, October 7.
2005. "The more things change, the more they stay the same: Gender differences in attitudes and experiences related to computing among students in computer science and applied information technology programs." With C. Ogan, J. C. Robinson, & M. Ahuja. International Communication Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 28.
2005. "Social network dynamics in the blogosphere." With I. Kouper, S. Mercure, J. Paolillo, L. A. Scheidt, P. Welsch, & E. Wright. International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Redondo Beach, CA, February 18.
2005. "Conversations in the blogosphere: An analysis 'from the bottom up'." With I. Kouper, J. Paolillo, L. A. Scheidt, M. Tyworth, P. Welsch, E. Wright, & N. Yu. Thirty-Eighth Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 6.
2005. "Micro-longitudinal analysis of Web news updates." With D. Kutz. Thirty-Eighth Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 5. (HICSS Best Paper Award.)
2005. "Collaborative authoring on the Web: A genre analysis of online encyclopedias." With W. Emigh. Thirty-Eighth Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 5.
2004. "Collaborative authoring on the Web: Quality vs. democracy?" With W. Emigh. Internet Research 5.0, University of Sussex, England, September 20.
2004. “Representations of indigenous language groups of North and South America on the World Wide Web: In whose voice?” With Z. C. Estrada. 2004 Conference on Cultural Attitudes Toward Technology and Communication (CATaC’04), Karlstad, Sweden, June 29.
2004. “Assessing gender authenticity in computer-mediated interaction." 54th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, New Orleans, LA, May 28.
2004. “Bridging the gap: A genre analysis of weblogs." With L. A. Scheidt & E. Wright. 37th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 7.
2003. "Female sexuality in the Internet Age: Kinsey and Web pornography." With A. Martinson. Conference on Women's Sexualities: Historical, Interdisciplinary, and International Perspectives, Indiana University, Bloomington, November 15.
2003. Panel participant, "Broadening options and raising standards for qualitative Internet research." Internet Research 4.0, Toronto, Canada, October 19.
2003. "Representational bias on SexTracker." With A. Martinson. Internet Research 4.0, Toronto, Canada, October 18.
2003. "Beyond the unusual: Weblogs as genre." With L. A. Scheidt, E. Wright, & S. Bonus. Internet Research 4.0, Toronto, Canada, October 16.
2003. "Weblogs: Structure and origins of an emergent genre." 16th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 12.
2003. "Designing for gender equity: The case of the Inquiry Learning Forum." American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, April 22.
2002. "Diversity and choice in web-based pornography." With A. Martinson. Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 7.
2002. "Collaboration and communication in a 3D virtual world." With K. Börner & M. Swan. British Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 13.
2002. "Whose community? Gender dynamics of questioning and answering in an online professional development tool designed to promote inquiry." With R. Scheckler & A. Martinson. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, April 9.
2002. "Designing for community: The effects of gender representation in videos on a Web site." With A. Martinson & R. Scheckler. 35th Hawai'i Interantional Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawai'i, January 11. (HICSS Best Paper award.)
2001. "Gender deception games on the Internet." With A. Martinson & L. Nyboe. Internet Research 2.0, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 11.
2001. "Homogenization and diversification in English on the Internet." With J. C. Paolillo. Workshop on Media and Language Change, 15th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Melbourne, Australia, August 16.
2001. "A multi-modal Web-based community for math and science educators: A feminist critique." With A. Martinson & R. Scheckler. National Women's Studies Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 18.
2001. "Extending computer-mediated discourse analysis to multi-modal CMC." Workshop on Integrating Diverse Research and Development Approaches to the Construction of Social Cyberspaces, CHI 2001, Seattle, Washington, April 3.
2000. "Norms of computer-mediated conversation: Whither relevance?" 7th International Pragmatics Conference, Budapest, Hungary, July 9.
1999. "Salience revisited: The view from text typology." With G. Humber. 28th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), San Antonio, TX, October 1.
1999. "Actualization of a counter-change: Contractions on the Internet." 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Vancouver, Canada, August 13.
1999. "Implications pédagogiques de la discussion synchrone par ordinateur: Cohérence ou egalité?" (In French.) Journées internationales de linguistique appliquée, Nice, France, June 25.
1999. "Interactional coherence in CMC." 32nd Hawai'i Interantional Conference on System Sciences, Maui, Hawai'i, January 8. (HICSS Best Paper award.)
1998. "Ideologies of language use on the Internet: The case of 'free speech'." 6th International Pragmatics Conference, Reims, France, July 21.
1998. "The discourse of harassment on the Internet: Gender dynamics in two modes of CMC." Sociolinguistics Symposium 12, London, England, March 27.
1997. "Variation and change in e-mail style." 26th Annual Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAVE), Quebec, Canada, October 25.
1997. "Humor that binds: Joking on Internet Relay Chat." International Society for Humor Studies Conference, Edmond, OK, July 13.
1997. "Is 'serious chat' an oxymoron? Academic vs. social uses of Internet Relay Chat." With C. G. Nix. Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Orlando, FL, March 11.
1996. "Beyond 'free speech' on the Internet." Discourse as Mosiac: The Re/production of Identities and Ideologies in Discourse, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., October 11.
1996. "Who's got the floor in computer-mediated conversation? Edelsky's gender patterns revisited." 5th International Pragmatics Conference, Mexico City, July 8.
1996. "Metaphors we do linguistics by: Politics and ideology in grammatical theory." 21st UWM Linguistics Symposium on Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, April 21.
1995. "Politeness and gender of computer hackers." With R. Lombard. 24th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), Las Cruces, NM, October 23.
1995. "Categoriality and finiteness in Old Dravidian." 17th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Texas, Austin, June 4.
1995. "Requests and disagreements among computer hackers on the Internet." With R. Lombard. Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) Presession on Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., March 8.
1994. "An ethnographic analysis of ritual insults in the 1992 presidential debates." With D. A. Johnson. 23rd Annual Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAVE), Stanford University, October 18.
1994. "On determining word order in Old Tamil." 16th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, May 23.
1994. "Politeness in computer culture: The gendering of 'netiquette'." Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference, University of California, Berkeley, April 3.
1994. "Discourse functions of demonstrative and pronominal deixis in Tamil." 20th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society, University of California, Berkeley, February 19.
1993. "Adversariality in the 1992 presidential debates." With D. A. Johnson. 22nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), University of Texas at Arlington, October 16.
1993. "Diachronic word order variation in a strict verb-final language." 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, UCLA, August.
1993. "Culture vs. technology, or why computer-mediated communication is still sexist." 4th International Pragmatics Conference, panel on Linguistic and Cultural Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication, Kobe, Japan, July.
1993. "'This-he' or 'that-he': Deixis and reference in Tamil narrative discourse." 15th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, Panel on Discourse Grammar in South Asian Languages, University of Iowa, May.
1993. "Macrosegmentation in postings to two electronic lists." Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) Presession on Discourse Analysis: Written Texts, Georgetown University, March.
1992. "Men's language." XVth International Congress of Linguists, Université Laval, Québec, August.
1992. "'Afterthought' postposing in Tamil." 14th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, Stanford University, May.
1992. "Participation in electronic discourse in a 'feminist' field." With D. A. Johnson & T. DiBenedetto. Second Berkeley Women and Language Conference, UC Berkeley, April.
1992. "Gender and participation in computer-mediated linguistic discourse." Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Philadelphia, January.
1991. "From aspect to tense in Tamil: Evidence from discourse." 10th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Amsterdam, Holland, August.
1991. "From aspect to tense in Old Tamil: Evidence from narrative discourse." 13th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, May.
1991. "Presentational focus in SOV languages." With J. C. Paolillo. 20th UWM Linguistics Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, April.
1990. "Topic and focus positions as a consequence of word order type: What is universal?" 3rd International Pragmatics Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July.
1990. "Be ing ... the Tamil way." 12th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of California, Berkeley, June.
1990. "Information focus as a consequence of word-order type." 16th Annual Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California, Berkeley, February.
1989. "Is sentence-final 'focus' position universal?" Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington, D.C., December.
1989. "Aspectogenesis in South Dravidian." 9th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Rutgers University, August.
1989. "Aspectogenesis in South Dravidian." 11th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Wisconsin at Madison, June.
1989. "Accounting for verbless sentences in Tamil narrative: A discourse-functionalist approach." 11th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, June.
1989. "Verbless presentation and the discourse basis of ergativity." 25th Annual Chicago Linguistics Society, University of Chicago, April.
1988. "Rhetorical questions in Tamil oral narrative." 10th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Washington, Seattle, July.
1988. "Aspect as a discourse category in Tamil." 14th Annual Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California, Berkeley, February.
1986. "The present tense in narration: Developmental implications of a unified Historical Present account." Chicago Linguistics Society Parasession on the Development of Temporality, University of Chicago, April.

 

Symposia and Panels Organized

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2012. "Computer-Mediated Communication and Language Variation." Invited panel organized for the New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference (NWAV 41), Bloomington, IN, October 27.
2010. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 43rd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 5-8.
2009. "Convergent Media Computer-Mediated Communication." Panel organized for Internet Research 10.0, Milwaukee, WI, October 9.
2009. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 42nd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 5-8.
2008. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 41st Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 7-10.
2007. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 40th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 8-11.
2006. "Analyzing Social Interaction in Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Systems." One-day tutorial co-developed with M. Smith (Microsoft Research) for CSCW 2006: Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Banff, CA, November 5.
2006. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 39th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 4-7.
2005. "The Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication." Panel co-organized with D. Stein & T. Virtanen for the 9th International Pragmatics Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy, July 12.
2005. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 38th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 3-6.
2004. "Analyzing Social Interaction in Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Systems." One-day tutorial co-developed with M. Smith (Microsoft Research) for CSCW 2004: Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Chicago, IL, November 7.
2004. "Content and Discourse Analysis." Panel coordinated for the New Research for New Media: Innovative Research Methodologies Symposium, Tarragona, Spain, October 1.
2004. “The Multilingual Internet.” Panel co-organized with B. Danet (Yale University) for 2004 Conference on Cultural Attitudes Toward Technology and Communication (CATaC’04), Karlstad, Sweden, June 29.
2004. "Analyzing Social Interaction in CMC Systems: Tools and Concepts." One-day tutorial co-developed with M. Smith (Microsoft Research) for CHI 2004: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vienna, Austria, April 24.
2004. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 37th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 5-9.
2003. "Language and Media." Invited thematic section for the XVIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 11-15.
2002. "Language and the New Media." Invited colloquium for the annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics, Cardiff, Wales, September 12-14.
2002. "Discourse Architectures: Designing and Visualizing Computer-Mediated Conversation." Workshop co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) & W. Sack (UC Berkeley) for CHI 2002, Minneapolis, MN, April 22.
2002. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design", workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with T. Erickson (IBM) for the 35th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Hawai'i, January 7-11.
2001. "Media and Language Change." Workshop organized for the XVth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Melbourne, Australia, August 16.
2001. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with Thomas Erickson (IBM) for the 34th Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, Hawai'i, January 7-10.
2000. "Persistent Conversation: Research and Design." Workshop and one-day minitrack co-organized with Thomas Erickson (IBM) for the 33rd Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, Hawai'i, January 4-5. Led workshop on "CMC Research: Conversation Analysis".
1997. "Electronic Fools: What's So Funny About Computer-Mediated Communication?" Panel organized for the International Society for Humor Studies Conference, Edmond, OK, July.
1996. "Computer-Mediated Conversation." Two panels organized for the 5th International Pragmatics Conference, Mexico City, July.
1995. "Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis." One-day presession of the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT), Georgetown University, March.
1993. "Cultural and Linguistic Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication." Panel organized for 4th International Pragmatics Conference, Kobe, Japan, July.
1993. "Discourse Grammar in South Asian Languages." Panel organized for 15th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, University of Iowa, May.

 

Languages

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English (native), French (fluent), Tamil, Spanish, German, some Japanese.

 

Courses Taught

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One asterisk indicates a new course developed.
Two asterisks indicate a required/core course.

Indiana University, Bloomington

L565/S543/Z543: Computer-Mediated Communication*
L567/S545/Z544: Gender and Computerization*
L665/S641/Z641: Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis*
L597/S642/Z642: Content Analysis for the World Wide Web*
L701/S701/Z701: Introduction to Doctoral Research in Information Science**

University of Texas at Arlington

HUMA 5302: Theories of Discourse: Discourse and Ideology*,**
LING 2301: Introduction to Linguistic Science**
LING 4318/4389: Language and Gender*
LING 5306: Grammatical Theory II: Functional-Typological Grammar*,**
LING 5313: Linguistic Typology and Language Universals**
LING 5317: Introduction to Sociolinguistics**
LING 5318: Language and Gender*
LING 5340: Structure of a Non-Indo-European Language: Tamil*,**
LING 5346: Spoken Discourse*
LING 5348: Text Analysis**
LING 6300: Professional Writing for Linguists*,**
LING 6310: Computer-Mediated Discourse*

California State University, San Bernardino

ENG 311: The English Language**
ENG 420: Grammar and Linguistics
ENG 523: English Syntax*
ENG 524: Sociolinguistics*
ENG 615: Discourse Analysis: Theory and Practice**
HUM 312: Theories of Language Acquisition

Stanford University

LING 662: Beginning Tamil

University of California, Berkeley

FREN 1: Introductory French
FREN 2: Intermediate French
FREN 3: Advanced French
LING 5: Introduction to Human Language**
LING 100: Introduction to Languages and Linguistics**

 

Supervision of Dissertations and Theses

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Ph.D.

Committee Chair or Research Director

Completed:
Ewa Callahan, "Cultural Differences in the Design of Human-Computer Interfaces: A Multinational Study of University Websites." School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. August 2007.
Anupam Das, "Linguistic Politeness and Interpersonal Ties among Bengalis on the Social Network Site Orkut: The Bulge Theory Revisited." Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. December 2010.
Courtenay Honeycutt, "Examining the Diffusion of CMC Technologies in Minority Languages: A Case Study of Welsh Language Blogging and Twittering." School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. June 2011.
Craig Howard, "Higher Order Thinking in Collaborative Video Annotations: Investigating Discourse Modeling and the Staggering of Participation." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. November 2012.
Kirk Job-Sluder, "Location and Gender as Variables Affecting Social Networks in a Children's Multi-User Virtual Environment." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. May 2009.
Deborah Ann Johnson-Evans, "A Discourse Analysis of the 1998 United States Senate Candidates' Pre-election Debates." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. August 2000.
Xiaojing Kou, "Discourse Analysis of Rhetorical Collaborative Inquiry". Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University, July 2011.
Andrew Kurtz, "The Influence of Aesthetics on the Learnability and Memorabil ity of Website Interfaces". School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, May 2010.
Anna Martinson, "Identifying Gender Ideology in Web Content: Debates about Feminism." School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. May 2009.
Clive W. McClelland III, "Interrelations of Prosody, Clause Structure and Discourse Pragmatics in Tarifit Berber." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Carol Ann Greb Nix, "The Impact of E-mail Use on Fourth Graders' Writing Skills." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1998.
Ernie C. Ricketts, Jr., "Discourse Functions of Tense, Aspect and Mood in Ancient Greek Hortatory Epistles." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. August 1999.
Sharon Stoerger, "Pedagogical Practices in a Virtual World: An Ethnographic and Discourse Analysis Approach". School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, May 2010.
Jeyashree Venkatesan, "Reference and Aging in Tamil." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1994.
Susan Clark Wykel, "A Contrastive Study of the Rhetorical Structure Employed in English Texts by Native Speakers of English and Native Speakers of Spanish." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Asta Zelenkauskaite, "Between Interactivity and Gatekeeping: Audience Participation Via Mobile Texting and Facebook in Italian Radiovision RTL 102.5." Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University. September 2012.
In progress:
Dua'a Abu-Elhij'a Mahajna (no topic chosen yet). Department of Linguistics. Coursework in progress.
Elli Bourlai (no topic chosen yet). School of Library & Information Science, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.
Muhammad Abdul-Mageed ("Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis of Arabic"). Department of Linguistics and School of Library & Information Science, Indiana University. Dissertation in progress.
Bradford Demarest (no topic chosen yet). School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. Qualifying paper in progress.
HyunSeung Koh ("Understanding Reader-Text Interaction in Active Reading: Implications for E-book Design"). School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. Dissertation in progress.
Lois Ann Scheidt ("Scholarly vs. Producer Perceptions of Genre in Adolescent Weblogs"). School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. Dissertation in progress.
Amaury de Siqueira ("Temporal Harmonization in Text-Based Synchronous Interactions under Controlled Conditions"). Instructional Systems Technology. Dissertation in progress.
Andrew Tsou (no topic chosen yet). School of Library & Information Science, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.
Guo Zhang ("Dance Like No One is Watching, Love Like You Will Never Get Hurt: In-game Marriage as Intimacy-Mediated Collaboration"). School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. Dissertation in progress.

Committee Membership

Completed:
Deborah Chung, "Interactivity in 45 News Websites." School of Journalism, Indiana University. June 2004.
Eleanor Daniels, "The Writer-Reader Relationship: The Author, the Text, and the Second Language Interpreter." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. August 1997.
Zilia Estrada, "Activism, Aesthetics, Sustainability and Worldview on Display: Bloomington, Indiana’s Wild and Fruitful Vernacular Gardens." Department of Folklore, Indiana University. December 2012.
Charlotte Ford, "An Exploratory Study of the Differences between Face-To-Face and Computer-Mediated Reference Interactions." School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University. May 2003.
Caisey Hung, "National Cultural Orientations and Perceptions of Task-Technology Fit: A Longitudinal Study." Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. June 2004.
Eunseong Kim, "Political and Non-Political Bloggers in the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election: Motivations and Activities." School of Journalism, Indiana University. August 2006.
Kyong-Jee Kim, "Adult Learners’ Motivation in Self-Directed e-Learning." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. August 2005.
Nari Kim, "Scaffolding Engagement, Critical Thinking, Collaborative Learning, and Satisfaction during Wikibook Development in Cross-Institutional Environments." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. August 2009.
Adam King, "Affective Dimensions of Internet Culture." Department of Sociology, Indiana University. May 2003.
Yusuf Koc, "An Examination of How People with Diverse Backgrounds Talk About Mathematics Teaching and Learning Face-to-Face and On-Line." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. August 2005.
Dorothea Moore, "Lucy Stone, 19th Century Feminist." Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1996.
Gihan Osman, "Scaffolding Critical Discourse in Online Problem-Based Scenarios: An Examination of Individual Articulation and Argumentation." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. May 2008.
Indeok Song, "Elaboration Likelihood Model of Interactive Media (ELMIM): Effects of Interactivity on Attitude Formation on Political Websites." Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University. August 2007.
Trena Paulus, "The Impact of Group Size and Synchronicity on Collaboration and the Social Construction of Knowledge in Online Learning Environments." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. June 2003.
Valerie Saugera, "Lexical Borrowing in a French-English Email Corpus: Integration of English Words in the Electronic Discourse of French Immigrants in America." Department of French and Italian, Indiana University. August 2007.
Ashley Tan, "Does Scaffolded Blogging Promote Preservice Teacher Reflection? Examining the Relationships Between Learning Tool and Scaffolding in a Blended Learning Environment." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. August 2006.
Elizabeth Viall, "Hyper-Local Citizen Journalism Sites and Traditional Media Sites: Similarities and Contrasts in Theme, Objectivity, and Watchdog Function." School of Journalism, Indiana University. December 2009.
Theano Yerasimou, "Examining Interactivity and Flow in a Blended Course to Advance Blended Learning Practices." Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University, May 2010.
In progress:
Will Allendorfer, Department of Second Language Studies, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.
Yanqin Lu, School of Journalism, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.
Zihang Shao, Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.
Shuo Tang, School of Journalism, Indiana University. Coursework in progress.

External Examiner

Ylva Hård af Segerstad, "The Use and Adaptation of Swedish Written Language to Computer-Mediated Communication." Department of Linguistics, University of Göteborg, Sweden. Completed December 2002.
Margaret Murphy, "Politeness in Email." School of Education, Griffith University, Australia. Completed November 2006.
Joan Waldvogel, "The Role of Email in Workplace Communication." School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. Completed May 2005.

Master's

Committee Chair

Completed:
Richard Lee Boutwell, "Iconicity and tense-aspect-modality morphology in SOV languages." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. August 2000.
Syo-Wen Chen, "Chinese students' misunderstandings in American university lectures." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1994.
Karen Chadbourne Daley, "The discourse functions of classifiers in Vietnamese." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1995.
Julia Dieterman, "Participant reference in Mixe narrative discourse." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1995.
Shih-Jen Huang, "Functions of Hausa aspects." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1994.
LiChien Hung, Written comprehensive examination. Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1996.
Douglas Kasten, "A salience scheme for Biblical Hebrew." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1994.
Jonathan Kern, "Participant reference in Wari', a VOS language of the Amazonian lowlands." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Yoon Sook Kim, "Clause combining in Korean." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. August 2000.
Peter Knapp, "Pragmatic functions of the Vorfeld in German." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1994.
Brent Alan Koehn, "Verb morphology and discourse function in Hellenistic Greek narrative texts." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1998.
Kofi Ron Lange, "Grammaticalization in Nawuri." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Michael Lothers, "Deixis in Kalam Kohistani narrative discourse." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Kevin Makice, "Politicwiki: Building a Political Platform." School of Informatics, Indiana University. May 2006.
Justin Tabler, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. Spring 2007.
Virginia Vinton, "The variable (th) in Dallas African American Vernacular English." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1994.
Dennis Walters, "Discourse evidence for an ergative analysis of Cebuano." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1995.
Thomas Wendel, "A preliminary grammar of Hanga Hundi." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1993.
Emily J. Young. "Alt-SHIFT: Queer online discourses on coming out in Serbia." Russian & East European Institute and School of Library & Information Science, Indiana University. December 2012.
Susanne Zachik-Smith, "A morphology of the popular romance novel." English Department, California State University, San Bernardino. December 1993.
Asta Zelenkauskaite, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. Spring 2007.

Committee Membership

In progress:
Completed:
Karen Bradley, "A peak and profile analysis of li and ka in Zairian Swahili." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1994.
Barbara Cameron, "Language attitudes in Sierra Leone Krio." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.
Chia-Huan Chang, "A contrastive study of English and Chinese rhetoric." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1994.
Monica Chiu, "Can the Chinese Eight-Legged Essay help ESL students write in English?" English Dept., California State University, San Bernardino. June 1993.
Jacklyn Farris, written and oral comprehensive exam. Department of Telecommunications M.S. program, Indiana University. May 2011.
Caroline Fleming, "Selected topics in Mona grammar." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1995.
Melanie Getzler, "Othering among Otherkin: The discursive negotiation of the face-threat of exclusionary othering in a demarginalizing internet community." Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University. December 2012.
Laura Gillette, "Postposing in Hindi narrative discourse." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1999.
Sanja Kapidzic, "The influence of personality and internalization of media ideals on Facebook image selection." Department of Telecommunications M.A. program, Indiana University. December 2011.
Esther Kim, "Korean romanization in computer-mediated communication." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1997.
Jeffrey McMurtry, Written comprehensive examination. Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1997.
Kathryn Partridge, "Biblical Hebrew narrative poetry." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1995.
Lucy Spiro Peal, "Personality and second language learning strategies." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1993.
Caron Peck, Oral comprehensive examination. Interdisciplinary Studies Program, May 1995.
Suzann Saltzman, Written comprehensive examination. Humanities Program, University of Texas at Arlington, May 1994.
Christine Bobbitt Voth, "The facts about FAQs: Assumption, expectation, and audience in Frequently Asked Questions on the Internet and Usenet." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. December 1998.
Jonathan Wilson, "Binandere nominal structures." Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington. May 1996.

External Supervision

Sanja Kapidzic, "The language of teen chatrooms." Fulbright Scholar hosted by the Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. Thesis successfully defended in Sarajevo, Bosnia. December 2010.

 

Service

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Academic Service

University

Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington Faculty Council Distributed Education Committee
        September 2006-June 2008
Bloomington Faculty Council Research Affairs Committee
        September 2006-June 2007
Academic Misconduct Inquiry Committee
        September 2004-March 2005
Steering Committee, Institute for the Study of Women in Higher Education feasibility study
        January 2004-April 2005
Co-PI, Office for Women's Affairs initiative to develop NSF proposal to fund research on women in IT educational programs
        Fall 2001-November 2002
Office of Women's Affairs Mentorship Program, Mentor for Sarah Van der Laan, Assistant Professor, Department of English
        September 2009-March 2010
Office of Women's Affairs Mentorship Program, Mentor for Beth Plale, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
        October 2001-June 2006
Volunteer Instructor, IUB Mini University
         June 2003, June 2004
Faculty Judge, Women in Science Research Day
        March 3, 2004

University of Texas at Arlington

University Research Committee
        Chair, Fall 1998-Spring 2000
        Member, Fall 1994-Spring 2000
Status of Women and Minorities Committee
        Spring 1996-Spring 1997
Graduate Assembly
        Fall 1995-Spring 1998
Program and Policy Committee
        Fall 1995-Spring 1998
Chancellor's Teaching Awards Committee
        Spring 1995

California State University, San Bernardino

International Programs Advisory Committee
        Fall 1989-Spring 1990
Judge, Undergraduate Student Research Competition
        Fall 1991-Spring 1992

College/School

School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

Promotion and Tenure Committee
        August 2013-present

School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University (service home August 2000-July 2013)

Director, SLIS Doctoral Program
        July 2001-June 2002; August 2011-May 2012
Doctoral Steering Committee
        Chair, July 2001-June 2002; August 2011-May 2012
        Member, July 2000-June 2002; July 2007-June 2008; July 2009-July 2012
Tenure and Promotion Committee
        January 2001-July 2012
Curriculum Steering Committee
        July 2002-June 2003
Admissions and Scholarship Committee
        July 2003-June 2005; July 2006-June 2007
Diversity Committee
        July 2005-June 2007
Standing Sub-Committee on Review of Students on Probation
        July 2006-June 2007
Mission Committee for ALA Accreditation Review
        September 2003-June 2004
HCI Faculty Search Committee
        Co-chair, October 2001-June 2002
Faculty Mentor for John Walsh, Assistant Professor
        May 2011-July 2012
Faculty Mentor for Stasa Milojevic, Assistant Professor
        March 2011-July 2012
Faculty Mentor for Katy Börner, Assistant Professor
        September 2001-June 2005

College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington

College of Liberal Arts Research Committee
        Chair, Fall 1994-Fall 1995
        Member, Fall 1993-Fall 1995
Women's Studies Advisory Board
        Fall 1994-Spring 1998
Humanities Graduate Studies Committee
        Fall 1995-Spring 1998
Chancellor's Teaching Awards Committee, College of Liberal Arts Representative
        Spring 1995
Search Committee for Sociology/Anthropology Department Chair
        Spring 1995

Department

Department of Information and Library Science, Indiana University (service home August 2013-present)

Merit Review Committee
        August 2013-present
Doctoral Steering Committee
        August 2013-present
Promotion and Tenure Committee
        August 2013-present
Faculty Mentor for Stasa Milojevic, Assistant Professor
        August 2013-present

Program in Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington (service home August 1992-July 2000)

Acting Director
        Summer 1993; December 1994; Fall 1995
Assistant Director
        Fall 1995-Spring 1996
Curriculum Committee
        Chair, Fall 1993-Fall 1997
        Member, Fall 1993-Spring 2000
Research Committee
        Chair, Fall 1993-Spring 1996
        Member, Fall 1993-Spring 2000
Student Support Committee
        Chair, Spring 1995-Spring 1997
        Member, Spring 1995-Spring 2000
Space Committee
        Chair, Fall 1998-Spring 2000
Search Committee (2 tenure-track faculty searches)
        Member, Fall 1992-Spring 1993
Comprehensive Exam Committee
        Co-chair, Fall 1998-Spring 1999
        Member, Fall 1992-Spring 2000
Grievance Committee
        Member, Fall 1993-Spring 2000
Course supervisor, LING 3311 (Introduction to Language and Linguistics)
        Fall 1992

English Department, California State University, San Bernardino (service home August 1989-July 1992)

Graduate Advisor, Master's Program in Composition and TESL
        Fall 1991-Spring 1992
Graduate Committee
        Fall 1989-Spring 1992
Interviewer, student assessment exams (for prospective teachers of high school English)
        Fall 1990; 1991-1992
Search Committee (1 tenure-track hire)
        Fall 1991-Spring 1992
Co-organizer, English Department Colloquium Series
        Fall 1991-Spring 1992
Faculty Advisor, Graduate English Student Association
        Fall 1991-Spring 1992

 

Professional Service

Editorial

Editor-in-Chief, Language@Internet, January 2008-present
http://www.languageatinternet.de/
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2004-2007
http://jcmc.indiana.edu/

Editorial and Advisory Boards

Asian Women
http://asianfem.sookmyung.ac.kr/english/journal.htm
Discourse & Communication
http://www.discourses.org/Discourse%20&%20Communication.htm
Discourse, Context & Media
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/discourse-context-and-media/
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (since January 2008)
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/jcmc/
Linguistik Online
http://www.linguistik-online.org/english/index.html
Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, John Benjamins Publishers
http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_seriesview.cgi?series=P&bns
Pragmatics and Society
http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_seriesview.cgi?series=PS
The Information Society
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/tf/01972243.html
The Linguist List
http://www.linguistlist.org/
Writing Systems Research
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/writsy/

Committees and Taskforces

Program Committee for the 8th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2012), held in Linz, Austria, August 2012.
Program Committee for the 6th International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym 2010), held in Gdańsk, Poland, July 7-9, 2010.
Program Committee for the 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems, held in Chicago, IL, May 17-21, 2010.
Program Committee for the 2010 iSchools iConference, held in Urbana, IL, February 3-6, 2010.
Program Committee for the 5th International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym 2009), held in Orlando, FL, October 25-27, 2009.
Program Committee for the 18th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2009), held in Madrid, Spain, April 20-24, 2009.
Program Committee for the 4th International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym 2008), held in Porto, Portugal, September 8-10, 2008.
Program Committee for the 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems, held in Irvine, CA, May 19-23, 2008.
Program Committee for the 1st International Workshop on Intercultural Communication, held in Kyoto, Japan, January 24-26, 2007.
Program Committee for the 3rd International Conference on Communities and Technologies, held at Michigan State University, June 28-30, 2007.
Program Committee for the 2nd International Conference on Communities and Technologies, held in Milan, Italy, June 13-16, 2005.
Taskforce on Language and Communication Technology for the International Association for Language and Social Psychology, 2004.
International taskforce on violence against women in cyberspace, in association with the Research Institute of Asian Women, Sookmyung University, Seoul, Korea, 2002.
Taskforce of the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (an advisory body of the Linguistic Society of America) to develop an award for student research on language and gender, 1993.

Reviewing

External program reviewer for the Center for Language and Cognition, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Spring-Summer 2004.
External promotion reviewer for colleagues at Syracuse University, Fall 2005; University of Illinois, Fall 2007; The London School of Economics and Political Science, Fall 2007; University of Kansas, Fall 2010.
External tenure reviewer for colleagues at York University (Canada), Fall 1993; Mills College, Spring 2003; Purchase College, Fall 2003; Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Spring 2005; University of Washington, Spring 2007; University of California at Berkeley, Spring 2011; University of Texas at Austin, Summer 2012.
Reviewer for: Asian Women, British Journal of Developmental Psychology; CHI; Communication Theory; Communications of the ACM; Communities and Technologies Conference; Computer-Supported Cooperative Work; Convergences; CSCW; Diachronica; Discourse and Communication; Discourse and Society; Discourse Processes; Discourse Studies; Electronic Journal of Communication; Electronic Journal of Sociology; Feminism & Psychology; Handbook of Information Security; HICSS; Human Ethology Bulletin; Humor; IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication; Information, Communication, & Society; Interacting with Computers; International Journal of Applied Linguistics; International Journal of Electronic Governance; International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems; International Workshop on Intercultural Communication; International World Wide Web Conference; Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology; Journal of Communication; Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication; Journal of Contemporary Ethnography; Journal of Intercultural Communication; Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development; Journal of Pragmatics; Journal of Sociolinguistics; Language; Language@Internet; Language in Society; Language Learning and Technology; Linguistik Online; MIS Quarterly; New Media & Society; Pragmatics; Signs; Studies in Language; Southwest Journal of Linguistics; Text and Talk; The Information Society; WikiSym Conference; Women's Studies International Forum; Writing Systems Research; American Council of Learned Societies; Arts and Humanities Research Board (UK); Austrian Science Fund; Economic and Social Research Council (UK); Edinburgh University Press (UK); Fonds zur Förderung des wissenschaftliches Forschung (Austria); the Fulbright Foundation; Fund for Scientific Research (Belgium); Indiana Economic Development Corporation; Israel Science Foundatian; John Benjamins Publishers; Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers; Louisiana State Board of Regents; Palgrave Macmillan Publishers; MIT Press; National Science Foundation; Oxford University Press; Research Grants Council (Hong Kong); Routledge Publishers; Rowman and Littlefield Publishers; Schweizerischen Nationalfonds zur Förderung Switzerland der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (Switzerland); SUNY Press; University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Graduate School.

 

Memberships in Professional Societies

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American Society for Information Science & Technology
Association for Computing Machinery
Association of Internet Researchers
International Communication Association
International Pragmatics Association
Linguistic Society of America (1989-2000)

 

 

References Available Upon Request

 

 

 

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