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[Xmca-l] Re: cognitive linguistics and Re: a new Ph.D. program at UC San Diego with a focus on Transforming Education in a Diverse Society



I also would like to see a copy of the article, Minna
mike


On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Henry G. Shonerd III <hshonerd@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Minna,
> Perhaps you have seen the articles by Langacker that I just sent out to
> the XMA community. I would certainly be interested in a copy of your
> article.
> Henry
>
> On Aug 30, 2014, at 10:53 AM, Helle Merja <merja.helle@aalto.fi> wrote:
>
> >
> > A new article written with my colleagues combining activity theory
> (change
> > laboratory) and cognitive linguistics
> > will be published in the September issue of Discourse & Society
> >
> > Minna Jaakola, Maija Töyry, Merja Helle, Tiina Onikki-Rantajääskö
> >
> > Construing the reader:
> > A multidisciplinary approach
> > to journalistic texts
> >
> > Abstract
> > In order to compare the relationship between the intended aims of
> > journalists and the journalistic
> > texts produced, this article develops further the notion of the reader in
> > two directions: first,
> > as an intended Œmodel reader¹ of a media concept that is collectively
> > construed in the editorial
> > process and, second, as a Œconstrued reader¹ that is analyzed from the
> > texts. Media concept and
> > model reader are concepts and tools for making visible and analyzing the
> > goals, values, content
> > and organization of work in media organizations, whereas with the concept
> > of a construed reader
> > it is possible to assess the texts as outcomes of the editorial process
> > and in this way compare
> > them with the intentions. The construed reader in the text is analyzed
> > from the viewpoint of
> > cognitive grammar theory and its Œdimensions of construal¹ in which
> > Œspecificity¹, Œfocusing¹ and
> > Œperspective¹ are used as linguistic tools for analysis. The case study
> > data come from a Finnish
> > third-sector magazine.
> > Keywords
> > cognitive grammar, construed reader, dimensions of construal, discourse
> > analysis, Finnish,
> > focusing, implied reader, intentions, magazine texts, media concept,
> media
> > studies, model
> > reader, perspective, specificity
> >
> > E-mail me if you want a copy of the article
> >
> > Br
> >
> > merja
> >
> >
> > Dr. Merja Helle
> >
> > Head of Research, Media Concepts Research Group, Aalto School of Arts,
> > Design and Architecture
> > Hämeentie 135 C, 00560 Helsinkimerja.helle@aalto.fi
> > tel. +358 50 4485 111
> > http://www.mediaconceptsrg.net/
> > http://mediaconceptsrg.blogspot.com/
> > http://taik.academia.edu/MerjaHelle
> >
> >
> > On 30.8.2014 19.37, "mike cole" <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The answers to both questions are yes. Grants are very difficult to
> >> obtain,
> >> but not impossible. Constructive suggestions from XMCA are not
> guaranteed
> >> but frequently obtained.  :-)
> >> mike
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 9:16 AM, Rohini Nag <rohini.ng@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hello professor,
> >>>
> >>> Thank you for replying.
> >>> Can grants be applied for and obtained at the UCSD doctoral programs
> for
> >>> international students specific to a research area? I'm sure the
> >>> attainment
> >>> of which shall be highly competitive.
> >>>
> >>> Also, can I send the abstract, or the concept I was trying to address
> on
> >>> Vygotsky and discourse analysis here on the mailing list?
> >>> Rohini
> >>> On Aug 30, 2014 9:26 PM, "mike cole" <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hello Rohini--
> >>>>
> >>>> Jim can answer more definitively concerning the new grad program. In
> >>>> general, non-citizens are welcome in our graduate programs but the fee
> >>>> structure works heavily against them. Even for native Californians,
> >>>> higher
> >>>> education has become expensive, but for not residents, and then
> >>>> non-citizens it is very expensive. As a rule, sadly, money speaks with
> >>>> a
> >>>> louder voice than talent in many cases.
> >>>>
> >>>> Concerning Vygotsky and discourse analysis. It is not clear to me what
> >>>> precisely you have been writing about and how, but why not send it
> >>>> around
> >>>> to xmca to see what you can learn from the extensive expertise on the
> >>>> list?
> >>>> mike
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM, Rohini Nag <rohini.ng@gmail.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Dear Professors,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I have been following the xmca mail for quite a while now and the
> >>>>> conversations always keep me interested. This reply is to ask Prof.
> >>>>> Levin
> >>>>> about the flyer I just read on the doctoral program in educational
> >>>>> studies.
> >>>>> Are international students eligible to apply too?
> >>>>> I'm a research scholar in educational studies in JNU, New Delhi,
> India
> >>>>> and happen to be trained in Linguistics, MA. I wish to work in the
> >>>>> area of
> >>>>> cognition and language in future and well, just writing to know if I
> >>>>> could
> >>>>> at least apply?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Another question- I had written a course paper last year trying to do
> >>>>> a
> >>>>> discourse analysis on Vygotsky's Thought and Language, commenting on
> >>>>> Vygotsky's own discourse as much as read in light of its translation
> >>>>> to be
> >>>>> developmental, as in a developmental discourse. I just wanted to
> >>>>> know, if
> >>>>> such work has been previously done including the tools for discourse
> >>>>> analysis? I wanted to build on this conceptually, any suggestions if
> >>>>> this
> >>>>> can at all be pursued?
> >>>>> I have only started reading a lot of Vygotsky a year ago, and most of
> >>>>> your comments/conversations have dealt with many theories of Vygotsky
> >>>>> that
> >>>>> have been insightful.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Warmly,
> >>>>> Rohini Nag
> >>>>> MPhil-II
> >>>>> Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies
> >>>>> Jawaharlal Nehru University
> >>>>> New Delhi-110067
> >>>>> India
> >>>>> On Aug 30, 2014 6:32 AM, "mike cole" <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Hi Henry--  As you will see from the attachment that Jim sent around
> >>>>>> that
> >>>>>> the developing education department here at UCSD is really
> >>>>>> interesting
> >>>>>> and
> >>>>>> should be of interest to a lot of MCA members.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On the issue of Langackerr and Vygotsky, it would be great to see
> the
> >>>>>> articles you are referring to. His work along the with the work of
> >>>>>> Giles
> >>>>>> Faulconier are clearly relevant to people who are interested in
> >>>>>> Vygotsky's
> >>>>>> ideas and those of related scholars such as Halliday, all coming
> from
> >>>>>> different national traditions.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Nice idea for a review article in MCA.
> >>>>>> But more proximaly, what should we be reading?
> >>>>>> mike
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Henry G. Shonerd III <
> >>>>>> hshonerd@gmail.com>
> >>>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hi Jim,
> >>>>>>> Nothing attached, I think. Sounds very interesting, so I sure would
> >>>>>> like
> >>>>>>> to get the flyer. By chance, I am in an email correspondence with
> >>>>>> Ronald
> >>>>>>> Langacker, emeritus prof in linguistics at UCSD. Are you familiar
> >>>>>> with is
> >>>>>>> work in Cognitive Linguistics? In several articles he just sent
> >>>>>> me, he
> >>>>>>> agrees with me that Vygotsky and his work are highly compatible. It
> >>>>>> seems
> >>>>>>> to me that CG and Vygotsky could help provide a great theoretical
> >>>>>>> foundation for a doctoral program such as the one you are
> >>>>>> developing.
> >>>>>> I
> >>>>>>> have been a teacher educator in New Mexico for 25 years and have
> >>>>>> been
> >>>>>>> thinking about the connection between CG and Vygotsky from the
> >>>>>> beginning.
> >>>>>>> My dissertation is on L2 learning, so the focus of your new
> >>>>>> program is
> >>>>>>> inspiring to me.
> >>>>>>> Henry
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On Aug 28, 2014, at 5:21 PM, Jim Levin <jalevin@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Hi XMCA folks,
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Education Studies at UC San Diego is starting a new Ph.D. program
> >>>>>> with a
> >>>>>>> focus on Transforming Education in a Diverse Society - a flyer is
> >>>>>> attached.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> If you know of students who you think might be interested in this
> >>>>>>> doctoral program, please encourage them to consider applying this
> >>>>>> fall for
> >>>>>>> our inaugural cohort to start in Fall 2015 - the application
> >>>>>> deadline
> >>>>>> is
> >>>>>>> December 1, 2014. I¹m happy to answer any questions they may have.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thanks!
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Jim Levin
> >>>>>>>> Professor
> >>>>>>>> Department of Education Studies, UC San Diego
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >
> > <jaakola et al 2014 construing the reader.pdf>
>
>
>