90th Annual Convention

April 1-5, 2020

Embassy Suites

Frisco, TX

91st Annual Convention

April 7-11, 2021

Hilton Norfolk The Main

Norfolk, VA

92nd Annual Convention

April 6-10, 2022

Hyatt Recency Greenville

Greenville, SC

93rd Annual Convention

April 12-16

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

St. Petersburg, Florida


Language and Social Interaction

The Language and Social Interaction (LSI) division brings together scholars interested in the study of language, discourse, and gesture in social context. The division is methodologically diverse, including conversation analysis, (critical) discourse analysis, ethnomethodology, ethnography of communication, rhetorical analysis of language, and quantitative studies of discourse. Members of the division research language and social interaction within a variety of communication contexts, including interpersonal, small group, organizational, health, public & political, and media.

Division Bylaws

Immediate Past-Chair / Nominating Committee Representative (2013-2014)

Craig O. Stewart

University of Memphis

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Linda Potter Crumley

Southern Adventist University

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Vice Chair / Program Planner

Bryan Crow

Southern Illinois University

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Vice Chair Elect

Linda Di Desidero

Marine Corps University

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Mark Ward

University of Houston-Victoria

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