[Air-l] The Multilingual Internet

herring at slis.indiana.edu herring at slis.indiana.edu
Tue Dec 2 21:34:25 PST 2003

We are pleased to announce the publication of:

Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring, Eds. (2003, November). The
Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture and Communication in
Instant Messaging, Email and Chat. Special issue, Journal of
Computer-Mediated Communication, volume 9, issue 1.

Table of Contents:

Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring
        `"Introduction: The Multilingual Internet"

David Palfreyman and Muhamed Al-Khalil
        "'A Funky Language for Teenzz to Use:' Representing Gulf
        Arabic in Instant Messaging"

Yukiko Nishimura
        "Linguistic Innovations and Interactional Features of
        Casual Online Communication in Japanese"

Hsi-Yao Su
        "The Multilingual and Multi-orthographic Taiwan-based
        Internet: Creative Uses of Writing Systems on College-
        affiliated BBSs"

Dimitris Koutsogiannis and Bessie Mitsikopoulou
        "Greeklish and Greekness: Trends and Discourses of

Mercedes Durham
        "Language Choice on a Swiss Mailing List"

Salvador Climent, Joaquim More, Antoni Oliver, Miriam Salvatierra,
Imma Sanchez, Mariona Taule and Lluisa Vallmanya
        "Bilingual Newsgroups in Catalonia: A Challenge for
        Machine Translation"

Sandi Michele de Oliveira
        "Breaking Conversational Norms on a Portuguese Users
        Network: Men as Adjudicators of Politeness?"

Siriporn Panyametheekul and Susan C. Herring
        "Gender and Turn Allocation in a Thai Chat Room"


The issue can be accessed at no cost at:


Susan C. Herring
Professor of Information Science
Adjunct Professor of Linguistics
Indiana University Bloomington
Email:  herring at indiana.edu

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