We are seeking a division group representative to ICA's Early Career Scholars Network. This position has a two year term, and will work as a liaison between the Intergroup Interest Group, the Early Career Scholars Network, and the Graduate Student Board to represent and advance the interests of early career scholars (i.e., graduate students, post-docs, and non-tenured faculty). If you are interested in this position, please contact Howard Giles.
See the 2014 Call for Paper Submisisons for next year's conference in Seattle, WA.
We had a great conference in London in June. Thank you to everyone who participated!
This year, the Intergroup Interest Group hosted its first ever preconference, ’Multilingual & Multicultural Communication’, which was a great success. For more information, check out:
We would also like to congratulate this year's top papers:
The Reference Frame Effect: An Intergroup Perspective on Language Attitudes. Marko Dragojevic, U of California - Santa Barbara; Howard Giles, U of California- Santa Barbara
The Irony Bias: How Verbal Irony Reflects and Maintains Stereotypic Expectancies. Christian Burgers, VU U - Amsterdam; Camiel J. Beukeboom, VU U - Amsterdam
Tuning in to the RTLM: Tracking the Evolution of Language Alongside the Rwandan Genocide Using Social Identity Theory. Brittnea Roozen, Marquette U; Hillary Cortney Shulman, North Central College
Does Virtual Diversity Matter? Effects of Avatar-Based Diversity Representation on Willingness to Express Offline Racial Identity. Jong-Eun Roselyn Lee, Ohio State U