Author Archive | Michael Wolfe

2017 DSCA winner: Susan Goldman

It is my distinct pleasure to bring you the news that Dr. Susan Goldman is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. A committee of senior researchers, chaired by Dr. Joe Magliano, selected Dr. Goldman from a list of renowned nominees. This is the Society’s most prestigious award, which honors scholars who have […]

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Second call for proposals for 2017 conference

2nd Call for Proposals: ST&D 2017 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse Philadelphia, PA, USA July 31 – August 2, 2017 *Submissions now being accepted*   Submit a Proposal: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=std2017 Call for Proposals: https://easychair.org/cfp/std2017 Conference Website: https://www.ets.org/c/36181/text-discourse-annual-meeting.html Submission Deadline: February, 17, 2017   27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text […]

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ST&D 2017 conference: First call for proposals

First Call for Proposals: The Society for Text & Discourse (ST&D) announces the 27th Annual Meeting July 31 – August 2, 2017 Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA https://www.sonesta.com/us/pennsylvania/philadelphia/sonesta-philadelphia-rittenhouse-square Conference rate: (Single/Double Occupancy): $159.00/night Submission Website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=std2017 Conference Website: Forthcoming About The Society for Text & Discourse is an international society of researchers who investigate […]

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Workshop on Writing Analytics Literacy

Are you interested in Writing?   Consider attending: The 2nd Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) pre-conference workshop, to be held in Vancouver March 13-17th. Where Simon Knight, Laura Allen, Andrew Gibson, Danielle McNamara, and Simon Buckingham Shum are organizing the  Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) pre-conference workshop on Writing Analytics Literacy  See: http://wa.utscic.edu.au/events/lak17wa/ The 1-page application to […]

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Renew your ST&D membership for 2017

Dear members and former members of the Society for Text & Discourse, It’s the time of year for membership renewal. Whether your membership is active for 2016 or it has been a couple of years, we hope you will renew for 2017. Membership advantages include a subscription to Discourse Processes, reduced conference registration fees, and […]

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Job announcement: University of Arkansas

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY/COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE The Department of Psychological Science in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in cognitive psychology/cognitive neuroscience. Appointment is set to begin August 2017. We are open to applicants in […]

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Request for papers for reading meta-analysis

Your help needed: Metanalysis on effects of print and digital reading Dear colleagues from the ST&D, Within the COST action Evolution of reading in the age of digitisation (E-READ)  (http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/isch/IS1404) we are running a meta-analysis on the comprehension effects of reading on paper vs. digital formats. Apart from our systematic search in databases, we have […]

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FABBS: News updates

CAPITOL HILL HIGHLIGHTS   Congress Returns to Face Unfinished Business   After a seven-week recess, Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with a sense of urgency. With 16 legislative working days left before the beginning of the new federal fiscal year, Congress must pass a spending measure to keep the government operating on October […]

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FABBS: National Security Committee

Call for Nominations: Study Committee for the Social and Behavioral Sciences for National Security The Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences (BBCSS) is seeking suggestions for individuals to consider for membership on the committee for a new study at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine titled, The Social and Behavioral Sciences for National […]

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FABBS: Webinar on Funding for Cognitive Neuroscience

Webinar on Funding for Cognitive Neuroscience in Behavioral Research September 14, 2016 The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Behavioral Research Program will host a webinar onWednesday, September 14, 11:00 a.m. to noon EST. Register today! This webinar will provide key information about the new R01 and R21 funding opportunity announcement, Leveraging Cognitive Neuroscience Research to Improve Assessment of Cancer Treatment […]

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