Presentations (selected, 1973-2010)

  • A Semantic Analysis of the French Tense System.  LSA Annual Meeting, 1973.
  • The Semantics of Syntax.  LSA Annual Meeting, 1974.
  • On the Nature of Linguistic Meaning.  Rochester Linguistics Group, 1976; SUNY-Binghamton Linguistics Program, l976; Harvard Linguistics Group, 1977.
  • The French Subjunctive. American Association of Teachers of French, 1976.
  • Discussion of papers by Houlihan and Iverson, and by Sanders: Remarks on Marked-ness. Conference on Current Phonological Theories, Indiana University, 1977.
  • Markedness and Speech Perception. Haskins Laboratory Seminar in Psycholinguistics, 1978.
  • Markedness in Semiotic Systems. Semiotic Society of America, 1978.
  • On the Sound Shape of Language. Annual Symposium of the Deseret Language and Linguistics Society: Featured Speaker, Brigham Young Univ., 1979.
  • The Relevance of Research into the Sound Shape of Language for Semiotics.  Second International Congress of Semiotic Studies, 1979.
  • La Charpente phonique du langage. Centro internazionale di Semiotica e Linguistica, Urbino, 1979.
  • Several Remarks on the Form Meaning Relation in Language. Bilateral Polish American Conference on Semiotics, Indiana University, 1979.
  • On the Nature of the Linguistic Sign. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Dept. of Linguistics, l980; Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, 1980.
  • Roman Jakobson's Science of Language. Englisches Seminar, Universität Bochum, 1980.
  • Advantages and Limitations of Verbal Communication: Language and Reality.  Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin: Conference on Verbal and Visual Semiotics, 1980.
  • La Multifonctionnalité des sons du langage. Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Université de Paris, 1980; Université de Paris III, Institut de phonétique et de linguistique, 1980.
  • Sur la nature du signe linguistique. Faculté des lettres, Université de Metz, 1980.
  • La Marque en sémantique. Université de Paris IV, Sorbonne, UER de langue française, 1980.
  • On the Sound Shape of Language. University of Copenhagen, Institute of Phonetics, 1980; Linguistics Circle, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1980; Stanford University, Linguistics Dept., 1980. 
  • Markedness in Phonology, Grammar, Semantics, and Semiotics. Universitat zu Köln, Institut für Sprachwissenschaft, 1980; Amsterdam Municipal University, Dept. of Linguistics, 1980; University of Reading, Dept. of Linguistic Science, 1980; University of London, University College, Dept. of Linguistics, l980; Auckland Linguistic Society, New Zealand, 1980; Research School of Pacific Studies, Dept. of Anthropology, Australia National University, Canberra, 1980.
  • Markedness in Semantics: Evidence from French. University of Auckland, New Zealand, Dept. of Romance Languages, 1980; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Dept. of French, 1980; University of Sydney, Dept. of French, 1980.
  • Speech Sounds, Sign Types, and the Brain. International Summer Institute for Structural and Semiotic Studies, University of Toronto, 1980.
    On Glossolalia. Conference on the Neurological Basis of Sign Processes, University of Toronto, 1980.
  • The Linguistic Foundation of Jakobson's Poetics.  American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Annual Meeting, 1980.
  • Panel Discussion and Official Discussant: Papers by A. J. Greimas, Nancy F. Rubin, and Umberto Eco, at Colloquia on Semiotics. Second International Institute of Semiotic and Structuralist Studies, Vanderbilt University, 1981.
  • From a Semiotic and Linguistic Point of View. Concluding Address: Symposium on the Anthropology of Spectacle and Entertainment, Tsukuba Univ., Tokyo, Japan, 1981.
  • What is Semiotics? (with Jonathan Culler). Opening Address to the Conference on the Semiotics of Culture, Cornell University, 1981.
  • On Iconicity. Invited Address, Japan Linguistic Society, Annual Meeting, 1982.
  • Invariance in Linguistic Theory (with Paul Hopper). Semiotic Society of America, Annual Meeting, l982; New York State Council on Linguistics, Annual Meeting, 1982.
  • A Tribute to Roman Jakobson. Memorial Symposium for Roman Jakobson, M.I.T, 1982.
    Speech Sounds, their Multifunctionality, and their Acoustic Patterning.  ITT, Advanced Technology Center, Shelton, CT, 1983.
  • Marking Time with the Passé Composé of French.  Université du Québec à Montréal, Département d'études littéraires, 1984; and Arizona State University, Dept. of Foreign Languages, 1984.
  • The Poetic Function of Language. Arizona State University, Dept. of For. Languages, 1984.
  • Aspect and Discourse Function: the French Simple Past in Newspaper Usage.  Dartmouth College, Depts. of French and Spanish, 1985; Melbourne University, Australia, Depts. of Psychology and French, 1985; Univ. of California, Berkeley, Depts. of Linguistics and French, 1986.
  • Introduction to the Conference: Invariance and Variation. Conference on New Vistas in Grammar: Invariance and Variation.  New York University, 1985.
  • Verbal Categories and Discourse Structure. Conference on New Vistas in Grammar: Invariance and Variation.  New York University, 1985.
  • Tense-Aspect and Discourse Structure: the French Imparfait, Passé Composé, and Passé Simple.  Stanford Humanities Center, 1986.
  • Dynamic Synchrony: Discourse Functions of the Past Tenses of French.  New York State Council on Linguistics, Annual Meeting, 1986; International Conference on Linguistics and Poetics, Univ. of Rome, 1986; Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, Dept. of French, 1987 (delivered in French); Ohio State Univ., Dept. of French, 1987.
  • Multiple Meanings in Context: the French Present Tense.  The 21st Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Feb. 1991.
  • Let's Take the Con out of Iconicity: Constraints on Iconicity in the Lexicon.  Presidential Address, Semiotic Society of America Annual Meeting, Oct. 1991.
  • Lexique: Iconicité diagrammatique. Roundtable on "Iconicité et motivation", Université de Paris III, June 1992.
  • Degrees of Diagrammatic Iconicity in the Lexicon. 15th International Congress of Linguistics, Université Laval, Québec, August 1992.
  • Against Arbitrariness: Imitation and Motivation Revived.  The 1993 Invitational Lecture, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, Feb. 1993.
  • Iconicity in the Lexicon: its Relevance for a Theory of Morphology; its Relation to Lexical and Textual Meaning.  Vilém Mathesius International Research and Teaching Center in Linguistics and Semiotics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Sept. 1993; University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Linguistics, Oct. 1993.
  • Roman Jakobson: Intellectual Biography and Influence on American Linguistics.  Vilém Mathesius International Research and Teaching Center in Linguistics and Semiotics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Sept. 1993; University of California, Berkeley, Colloquium Series in Historical Linguistics, Nov. 1993.
  • Reported Speech in French Journalistic and Literary Discourse.  Dept. of French, University of California, Berkeley, March 1994.
  • Reported Speech in (French) Journalistic Discourse: The Relation of Function and Text.  Dept. of Linguistics, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, May 1994; Australian Linguistic Society Annual Mtg., July 1994; Modern Language Association Annual Mtg., Dec. 1994; Depts. of Modern Languages and English, Carnegie Mellon University, Feb. 1995.
  • Reported Speech in (French) Journalistic Discourse: the Nature of Direct and Indirect Discourse.  Australian French Studies Meeting, Melbourne, July 1994.
  • The Semiotic Nature of Reported Speech in Journalistic Discourse.  International Association of Semiotic Studies Meeting, Berkeley, June 1994.
  • Le temps verbal et le discours journalistique: le future simple et le futur périphrastique.  Colloque international: Temps et langage.  Paris, France, Jan. 1995.
  • Roman Jakobson's Intellectual Influence on Linguistics and Related Fields in America, International Symposium on 70th Anniversary of the Prague Linguistic Circle, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, March 1996.
  • Roman Jakobson: Dialogue as the Basis of Language and Dialogue as the Basis of Science. Conference Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Roman Jakobson's Birth, Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 1996.
  • Lexicon and Local Discourse Organization: French Speech Act Verbs and Journalistic Texts. International Symposium on Functional Approaches to Grammar, University of New Mexico, July 1995 (short, early version); Rice University, Nov. 1996 (longer, revised version); Cornell University, April 1998 (longer, last version).
  • Lexicon and Local Discourse Organization: Comparison of French Speech Act Verbs in Different Genre Types.  Conference on Spoken and Written Language.  University of Nottingham, England, July 1998.
  • Lexicon and Local Discourse Organization: French Speech Act Verbs in Comparison with Conjunctions (with Monique Monville-Burston).  International Pragmatics Association Meeting, France, July 1998.
  • Cornell Corpora for English and Other Languages.  International Conference on Corpora, Oxford, England, July 1998 (presented by co-author, Hongyin Tao); updated version (presented by co-author, Irene Mittelberg).  International Conference on Corpora, Northern Arizona University, March 2000.
  • Actual Usage of Pronouns in Spoken French and Consequences for Teaching the Real Spoken Language (with Bonnie Fonseca-Greber).  SLAT Colloquium, University of Arizona, October 2000.
  • On the Radical Difference between the Subject Personal Pronouns in Spoken and Written French (presented by co-author, Bonnie Fonseca-Greber). Third North American Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching.  Boston, Mass.  March 2001.
  • On Changes in the French Pronominal System (presented by co-author, Bonnie Fonseca-Greber). the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, XXXI.  Chicago, Ill.  April 2001.
  • Genre and Lexicon: From Index to Speech Act Verb of Clarification.  Eleventh Annual Meeting of the society for Text and Discourse.  Santa Barbara, CA.  July 2001.
  • Iconicity in the Lexicon: Now You See It, Now You Don't.  Workshop on Iconicity.  Summer Linguistic Institute of the Linguistic Society of America, University of California, Santa Barbara, July 2001.
  • The Personal Pronouns of Spoken French: Grammaticalization, Grammatical-Semantic Change, and Change in Progress (with Bonnie Fonseca-Greber).  The 7th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, ICLC 2001.  Santa Barbara, CA.  July 2001.  
  • Change in the Use and Structure of French Person Marking (with Bonnie Fonseca-Greber).  Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), XXX.  Albuquerque, NM.  Sept. 2001.
  • Iconicity and Anti-Iconicity in the Lexicon: Structure, Function, Use.  Department of Anthropology.  University of Arizona.  Oct. 2001.
  • Discourse and Grammar: Interrelation of Grammatical Categories and Discourse Type.  SLAT Colloquium, University of Arizona.  Dec. 2001.
  • An Appraisal of the Work of Roman Jakobson: Jakobson and Dialogue.  "First Fridays Colloquium Series".  Department of English.  University of Arizona.  Dec. 2001.
  • Roman Jakobson in America: What He Brought to America, What America Brought to Him.  Annual Meeting, North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences. Jan. 2002.
  • How Authentic are Authentic Materials. First Annual SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable 2002 [co-authored and co-presented with Drs. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber and Kyoko Masuda, and Senta Goertler], April 2002.
  • History of Linguistics in the 20th Century. University of Paris 7, May 2002.
    Iconicity in English (a Presentation of Peirce’s Theory).  University of Paris, May 2002.
    Jakobson’s Poetics.  University of Paris, May 2002. 
  • L1 Corpora, Input, and French as a Foreign Language: The Case of Conversational European French (CEF). EUROSLA 12 (European Second Language Association Meeting), Basel, Switzerland, Sept. 2002 [presented by co-author, Dr. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber].
  • Authentic French Oral Discourse: Evidence from Corpus Linguistics, SLRF [Second Language Research Forum], Toronto, Oct. 2002 [presented by co-author Dr. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber].
  • Plenary Address: Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona.  2003 Western Consortium Multi-Language Conference, Theory and Practice: Making the Connection.  University of Arizona, April 2003.  [co-presented with Kirk Belnap, Brigham Young University].
  • Conversational European French: Implications for American Classrooms. 23rd Annual Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, April 2003 [presented by co-author Dr. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber].
  • Textbooks, Authentic Language, and Spoken French: What Every French Teacher Should Know. Ohio Foreign Language Association, Cleveland, April 2003 [presented by co-author Dr. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber].
  • Linguistics and Literature, at Interdisciplinary Roundtable on “The Challenge of Interdisciplinary Scholarship”, French Department, University of Arizona, May 2003.
  • Welcoming Address, at 26th Annual Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), University of Arizona, Oct. 2003.
  • Multiple Empirical Paths to a Complex Analysis of Discourse, American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Meeting, May 2004 [co-presented with Drs. Bonnie Fonseca-Greber and Caroline Vickers].
  • Iconicity and Indexicality, Metaphor and Metonymy in Multimodal Communication, 9thInternational Pragmatic Conference, July 2005 [with Irene Mittelberg].
  • Jakobson and Dialogue: From Russian Roots through Prague to a Full-fledged Theory of Communication in America. 10th International Congress on the History of the Language Sciences, September 2005.
  • The metaphoric and metonymic othering of U.S. Latino populations in Spanish heritage  Language textbooks: A critical discourse analysis perspective”.  American Association of  Applied Linguistics/Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, Montreal, June 2006. [with Cynthia Ducar]
  • Pronominal Choice in French Conversational Interaction: Change in Progress, Indices of Linguistic and Cultural Identity, and Markers of Ideological Stance.  Invited Plenary Address.  Conference on Organization in Discourse III: The Interactional Perspective. University of Turku, Finland: August 9-13, 2006.
  • Indices of Identity and Markers of Ideological Stance by Proficient L2 Speakers in their L1: Evidence from French Conversational Interaction.  Invited address, Pennsylvania State University, Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Educational Research (CALPER) and Department of Second Language Studies.  Sept. 22, 2006.
  • Shifting Identities and Differentiated Ideologies: a Corpus-Based Approach.  7th Meeting of the American Association of Applied Corpus Linguistics, Oct. 20-22, 2006, NAU, Flagstaff.
  • Shifts in Identity in Everyday Conversation According to Topic.  8th Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language: Language in Action.  University of California, San Diego, Nov. 3-5, 2006. 
  • Symbolic Power, and its Effects on Shifting Identities in Interaction: The Case of a Bilingual Speaker of French and English.  Invited Plenary Address, SLAT Roundtable, March 3, 2007.
  • Shifting Linguistic and Cultural Identities in Interaction: The Case of a French-English Bilingual.
     International Society for Language Studies Conference, Honolulu, Hawai’i, April 2007.
  • Symbolic Power and its Effects on Identity and Ideology for Generation 1.5 ESL Speakers in their L1. 
     Colloquium on Exploring Local, Micro-Interactional Processes in Face-to-Face Interactions that Contribute to Constructions of Power and Identity.  American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) annual conference, Costa Mesa, CA, April 2007.
  • Crossmodal Metonymy: Perceptual and Conceptual Saliency in Metaphoric Gestures.  Second International AFLiCo Conference, Lille, France, May 2007.  [With Irene Mittelberg.   Given by co-author].
  • Iconicity in the English Lexicon: Structure, Function, Use.  Semana del Humanismo, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, October 2007.
  • First Metonymy, Then Metaphor.  First part of joint talk for session on Metaphor and Metonymy in Spontaneous, Co-Speech Gestures.  Annual Sociocultural Theory Conference, October 2007, University of Arizona. [other speakers were Elizabeth Specker and Jun Zhao].
  • Attitudes about English and local languages expressed on tourist websites.  American Association for applied Linguistics (AAAL), March 2008 [co-presented with Cheryl Traiger].
  • Shifting Linguistics and National Identities in Conversational Interaction : Discursive Struggle, Power and Identity Acts.  Rice University.  April 17, 2008.
  • Ojectivity/subjectivity in on-line gossip blogs: Construction and (Non-)Maintenance of a Communityof Practice.  AZANLI Conference, Univerity of Arizona, May 2008.  [co-presented with Bryan Meadows].
  • Innovative Technology Tools for the Foreign Language Classroom.  Annual Partnership Across Languages Symposium, Sept. 2008 [co-presented with Garry Forger]; Annual Arizona Language Association Conference, Sept. 2008 [co-presented with Garry Forger, Ken McAllister, Judd Ruggill, Ahmet Okal]; SLAT Colloquium Series, Oct. 2008 [co-presented with Garry Forger and Kate Mackay]; Annual Conference of the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Nov. 2008 [co-presented with Beatrice Dupuy and Garry Forger].
  • Metonymy first, metaphor second : A two-step model for the Interpretation of metaphoric gestures. Ninth Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language, Oct. 2008. Abstract published as SSRN eLibrary #1299286.  [co-presented with Irene Mittelberg].
  • Symbolic power and its effects on identity and ideology in conversational interaction for bilinguals.  Semana académica y cultural del departamento de lenguas extranjeras, Universidad de Sonora, México.  Nov. 2008.
  • Workshop on “Using a corpus of natural conversation for work on grammar of the spoken language, grammatical variation and change, identity and ideology”.  Semana académica y cultural del departamento de lenguas extranjeras, Universidad de Sonora, México.  Nov. 2008.
  • Linda Waugh, Beatrice Dupuy and Kate MacKay. Innovative technology-based pedagogies for the foreign language classroom.  Conference on Title VI Centers Funded by the Department of Education, Washington, D. C., March 2009.
  • Helena Guerrero and Linda R. Waugh. “Colombia bilingue en 10 anos”: the symbolic power of English.  For the annual conference of the American Applied Linguistics Association, Denver, Colorado, March 2009.
  • Bryan Meadows and Linda R. Waugh. Verbal and Visual Co-contextualization in Newspaper Reports and Web Blogs: Indexing Distance/Objectivity vs. Involvement/Subjectivity  Annual conference of the International Society for Language Studies, Orlando, FL, June 2009.
  • Linda R. Waugh.  Talk on the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy.  Summer Seminar West, of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, Tucson.  June 2009.
  • Linda R. Waugh.  The Positive and Negative Symbolic Power of English.  44th Annual  Conference of the Asociacion colombiana de profesores de ingles (ASOCOPI), Medellin, Colombia. Oct. 2009.  Also given as an invited talk at the Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.  Oct. 2009.
  • Linda R. Waugh.  Seminar on Semiotics: The Founding Ideas of the Three Major Traditions in Semiotics: Saussure and structuralism, Jakobson and functionalism, and Peirce and pragmaticism.  Universidad nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.  Oct. 2009.
  • Linda R. Waugh and Beatrice Dupuy.  Online Learning Environments for Foreign Language Learning: Strategies for Use and Implementation.  For the Annual National Meeting of  Hebrew Teachers, sponsored by the National Middle Eastern Language Resource Center, Brigham Young University, held at UA, Nov. 2009.
  • Linda R. Waugh.  The Role of Indefinite Pronouns in Conveying (Switches in) Ideological Stance.  Annual Meeting of the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), March 2010.