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Representation at IPrA 2017 (Belfast)

Huddersfield staff and students are in action at the 15th International Pragmatics Association conference in Belfast this week:

Yongping Ran (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies) & Huddersfield Professor Daniel Kádár are running a panel on Ritual and ritualisation in interpersonal pragmatics, including the following talks:

Daniel Z. Kádár: Ritual, Pragmatics, and the Moral Order of Things - An overview

PhD student May Asswae & Daniel Kádár: Religious Rituals in Arabic

Yongping Ran & Dániel Z. Kádár: Chinese rites of bystander intervention

Rebecca Clift (Essex) & Senior Lecturer Elizabeth Holt are running a panel on The Pragmatics-Conversation Analysis Interface, including the following talk:

Elizabeth Holt: Free indirect reported speech in interaction

PhD student Elizabeth Marsden is also presenting her talk, Business and Pleasure; a Multimodal Approach to (Im)politeness in Email Data in the Multimodal (im)politeness panel.

Great stuff, everyone!

*Senior Lecturer Jim O'Driscoll was to present on Goffmanian ritual in an unexpected place: a pre-trial courtroom hearing, but couldn't travel due to illness. Get better soon, Jim!