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TIMELINE OF THE PROJECT

2008/11

Enfield submits proposal to European Research Council for Starting Grant on “Human Sociality and Systems of Language Use”. One of the three proposed subprojects is to compare how requests and similar actions are done across languages and cultures.

 

2009

ERC Starting Grant (€2m) “Human Sociality and Systems of Language Use” (HSSLU) awarded to Enfield.

 

2010/01

ERC project begins, hosted by the Max Planck Society, embedded within the Language and Cognition Group at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, the Netherlands.

 

2010/10/7-9

ERC project participates in joint Language and Cognition Group and CLIC workshop “Action Ascription in Social Interaction Workshop”, UCLA.

 

2011/03/18-19

Workshop on Action Ascription in Conversation including Session on Recruitments in HSSLU huddle: one-week intensive data survey and analysis on recruitments (with Paul Drew as invited participant).

 

2011/03/21-25

“Session on Recruitments” HSSLU huddle: one-week intensive data survey and analysis on recruitments (with Paul Drew as invited participant).

 

2011/04

IFL/HSSLU retreat, with session on recruitments

Summary of IFL-HuSSLe meeting 2011-04-20

 

2011/10/25

First draft of coding scheme (written by Floyd and Rossi)

 

2012/03/27

Group meeting to present and discuss first draft of coding scheme

 

2012/04/16

Updated coding draft (written by Floyd and Rossi)

 

2012/10

Pre-pilot coding by sub-group (Enfield, Floyd, Rossi, Dingemanse) (based on coding scheme version 1.1)

 

2012/10/02

Blurb on ‘Recruitments’ subproject added to IFL website (written by Enfield)

 

2012/11/02

Floyd presents at Schloss Ringberg retreat: Human Systems of Sociality and Language Usage (HSSLU): Recruitments Subproject

 

2012/11/20

Group meeting to present and discuss pilot coding; coding scheme version 1.3 and instructions circulated on 2012-11-16

 

2012/11/20-27

Pilot coding by whole group (based on coding scheme version 1.3)

 

2012/12

Project participants collect cases of recruitments from corpora

150 Instructions collecting recruitment cases (2012-12-12)

 

2013/01/20

Finalisation of coding scheme (version 2.2)

 

2013/01/21-25

Main coding work: a week devoted to coding (based on coding scheme version 2.2); instructions circulated by Floyd on 2013-01-16 and 2013-01-21)

 

2013/02/21

Coding consistency check instructions sent out by Floyd and Rossi

 

2013/10/02-07

Reliability test on a sample of 40 cases from English (based on coding scheme version 3.0)

 

2013/12/04

Recoding of unreliable questions (based on coding scheme version 3.1)

 

2014/02

First presentation of results at UCLA Workshop ‘About face’; given by Floyd and Rossi on behalf of the whole group

 

2014/06

Presentation at International Conference of Conversation Analysis at UCLA