John W. Du Bois
Professor
Department of Linguistics Office: South Hall 3520
University of California, Santa Barbara E-mail: dubois@linguistics.ucsb.edu
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3100 Department: (805) 893-7488

Fax: (805) 893-7492
 
SPECIALIZATIONS

Discourse and Grammar
Sociocultural Linguistics
Linguistic Anthropology
Spoken Corpus Linguistics
Mayan Linguistics
English Linguistics
Evolutionary Linguistics

 
CURRENT RESEARCH
Stance
Dialogic Syntax
Argument Structure
Referential Pragmatics
Discourse Representation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2012

Du Bois, John W. & Kärkkäinen, Elise. “Taking a Stance on Emotion: Affect, Sequence, and Intersubjectivity in Dialogic Interaction.” Text and Talk 32(4): 433–451.

2012

Hobson, R. Peter, Jessica A. Hobson, Rosa M. García-Pérez, & John W. Du Bois. “Dialogic Linkage and Resonance in Autism.” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 42(12): 2718-2728.

2011

Du Bois, John W. “Co-Opting Intersubjectivity: Dialogic Rhetoric of the Self.” The rhetorical emergence of culture, eds. Christian Meyer and Felix Girke, 52-83. Oxford: Berghahn.

2009

Du Bois, John W. “Interior Dialogues: The Co-Voicing of Ritual in Solitude.” Ritual Communication, ed. by Ellen B. Basso and Gunter Senft, 317-340. Oxford: Berg.

2007

Du Bois, John W. “The Stance Triangle.” Stancetaking in Discourse: Subjectivity, Evaluation, Interaction, ed. by Robert Englebretson, 139-182. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

2006

Du Bois, John W. “The Pear Story in Sakapultek Maya: A Case Study of Information Flow and Preferred Argument Structure.” Haciendo Lingüística: Homenaje a Paola Bentivoglio, eds. Mercedes Sedano, Adriana Bolívar and Martha Shiro, 191-221. Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela.

2000-2005

Du Bois, John W., Wallace L. Chafe, Charles Meyer, Sandra A. Thompson, Robert Englebretson, and Nii Martey. Santa Barbara Corpus of Spoken American English, Parts 1-4. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium.

2003

Du Bois, John W., Lorraine E. Kumpf, and William J. Ashby, eds. Preferred Argument Structure: Grammar as Architecture for Function. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

2003

Du Bois, John W. “Argument Structure: Grammar in Use.” Preferred Argument Structure: Grammar as Architecture for Function, ed. by John W. Du Bois, Lorraine E. Kumpf, and William J. Ashby, 11-60. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

2003

Du Bois, John W. “Discourse and Grammar.” The New Psychology of Language: Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Vol. 2, ed. by Michael Tomasello, 47-87. London: Erlbaum.


TEACHING
Spring 2013
Linguistics 170: Language in Social Interaction
Linguistics 217: Discourse and Grammar

Fall 2013
Linguistics 212: Discourse Transcription

Winter 2014
Linguistics 227: Language as Culture

CURRICULUM VITAE [PDF]
 Du Bois CV 2013

LINKS
Santa Barbara Corpus of Spoken American English
Pear Film World Corpus
Representing Discourse
Transcription in Action
VoiceWalker