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!