publications - Prof. Dr. Miriam Locher

Monographien

Locher, Miriam A.: Reflective Writing in Medical Practice. A Linguistic Perspective, Bristol 2017. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Advice online : advice-giving in an American Internet health column, Amsterdam 2006 (=149). edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Power and politeness in action : disagreements in oral communication, Berlin 2004 (=12). edoc

Herausgeberschaften

Locher, Miriam A.; Jucker, Andreas H. (Hg.): Pragmatics of Fiction, Berlin and Boston 2017.
Pizziconi, Barbara; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness, Berlin 2015. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Bolander, Brook; Höhn, Nicole (Hg.): Relational Work in Facebook and Discussion Boards/Fora, Amsterdam 2015 (=25). edoc
Gygax, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines, Amsterdam 2015 (=vol. 20). edoc, URL
Angouri, Jo; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Theorising disagreement, Amsterdam 2012 (=vol. 44, no. 12(2012)). edoc
Limberg, Holger; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Advice in Discourse, Amsterdam 2012 (=221). edoc, URL
Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Politeness and impoliteness in computer-mediated communication, Berlin 2010 (=6). edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Graham, Sage L. (Hg.): Interpersonal pragmatics, Berlin 2010 (=6). edoc
Duchêne, Alexandre; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Travaux de jeunes chercheurs-e-s en linguistique appliquée, Université de Neuchâtel 2009 (=No. 91 (2010)). edoc, URL
Locher, Miriam A.; Strässler, Jürg (Hg.): Standards and norms in the English language, Berlin 2008 (=95). edoc
Bousfield, Derek; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice, Berlin 2008 (=21). edoc

Zeitschriftenaufsätze

Thurnherr, Franziska; Rudolf von Rohr, Marie-Thérèse; Locher, Miriam A.: The functions of narrative passages in three written online health contexts, in: Open Linguistics , 2016, H. 1, S. 450-470. edoc (Open Access)
Berger, Manuel; Jucker, Andreas H.; Locher, Miriam A.: Interaction and space in the virtual world of Second Life, in: Journal of Pragmatics , 2016, S. 83-100.
Locher, Miriam A.; Jucker, Andreas H.; Berger, Manuel: Negotiation of space in Second Life newbie interaction, in: Discoure, context and media , 2015, S. 34-45.
Locher, Miriam A.: Language and Communication in Computer-Mediated Contexts: A Rich and Challenging Research Field, in: Anglistik. Special issue: Focus on Twenty-First Century Literature , 2015, H. 2, S. 125-137.
Locher, Miriam A.; Bolander, Brook; Höhn, Nicole: Introducing relational work in Facebook, discussion boards and New Media events, in: Pragmatics , 2015, H. 1, S. 1-21. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: Interpersonal Pragmatics and its link to (im)politeness research, in: Journal of Pragmatics , 2015, S. 5-10.
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam A.: "Peter is a dumb nut": Status updates and reactions to them as 'acts of positioning' in Facebook, in: Pragmatics , 2015, H. 1, S. 99-122. edoc (Open Access)
Lorenza Mondada; Miriam A. Locher: Linguistics and the New Media, in: Dichtung-digital , 2014, S. no pages. edoc, URL
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam A.: Doing sociolinguistic research on computer-mediated data : a review of four methodological issues, in: Discourse, context & media , 2014, S. 14-26. edoc
Langlotz, Andreas; Locher, Miriam A.: The role of emotions in relational work, in: Journal of pragmatics , 2013, S. 87-107. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Relational work and interpersonal pragmatics, in: Journal of pragmatics , 2013, S. 145-149. edoc
Harvey, Kevin; Locher, Miriam A.; Mullany, Louise: "Can I Be at Risk of Getting AIDS?" A Linguistic Analysis of Two Internet Columns on Sexual Health, in: Linguistik online , 2013, H. 2/13, S. 111-132. edoc (Open Access), URL
Langlotz, Andreas; Locher, Miriam A.: Ways of communicating emotional stance in online disagreements, in: Journal of pragmatics , 2012, H. 12, S. 1591-1606. edoc
Angouri, Jo; Locher, Miriam A.: Theorising disagreement, in: Journal of Pragmatics , 2012, H. 12, S. 1549-1553. edoc
Duchêne, Alexandre; Locher, Miriam A.: Introduction: Travaux de jeunes chercheur-e-s en linguistique appliquée, in: Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée , 2010, S. 1-5. edoc, URL
Locher, Miriam A.: Introduction: Politeness and impoliteness in computer-mediated communication, in: Journal of politeness research , 2010, H. 1, S. 1-5. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: Health Internet sites : a linguistic perspective on health advice columns, in: Social semiotics , 2010, H. 1, S. 43-59. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Langlotz, Andreas: Relational work: at the intersection of cognition, interaction and emotion, in: Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée , 2008, S. 165-191. edoc, URL
Duman, Steve; Locher, Miriam A.: "So let's talk. Let's chat. Let's start a dialogue" : an analysis of the conversation metaphor employed in Clinton's and Obama's YouTube campaign clips, in: Multilingua , 2008, H. 3, S. 193-230. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.; Hoffmann, Sebastian: The emergence of the identity of a fictional expert advice-giver in an American Internet advice column, in: Text & Talk , 2006, H. 1, S. 69-106. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: The discursive approach to polite behavior : a response to Glick, in: Language in society , 2006, H. 5, S. 733-735. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Polite behavior within relational work : the discursive approach to politeness, in: Multilingua , 2006, H. 3, S. 249-267. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.; Watts, Richard J.: Politeness theory and relational work, in: Journal of politeness research , 2005, H. 1, S. 9-33. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: Das 36. Linguistische Kolloquium. Ljubljana, 12. bis 14. September 2001, in: Zeitschrift für germanistische Linguistik , 2002, H. 1, S. 126-128.

Aufsätze in Sammelbänden

Locher, Miriam A.; Luginbühl, Martin: From speech acts to lay concepts of politeness. A multilingual and multicultural perspective, in: Ogiermann, Eva; Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Pilar (Hg.): From speech acts to lay concepts of politeness. A multilingual and multicultural perspective, Cambridge University Press 2018, S. t.b.a.
Locher, Miriam A.: Multilingualism in fiction, in: Locher, Miriam A.; Jucker, Andreas H. (Hg.): Pragmatics of fiction, Berlin 2017, S. 297-327. edoc
Rudolf von Rohr, Marie-Thérèse; Thurnherr, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A.: Linguistic expert creation in online health practices, in: Bou-Franch, Patricia; Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Pilar (Hg.): Analysing digital discourse: new insights and future directions, London and New York 2017 in press , S. t.b.a.
Jucker, Andreas H.; Locher, Miriam A.: Introducing Pragmatics of Fiction: Approaches, trends and developments, in: Locher, Miriam A.; Jucker, Andreas H. (Hg.): Pragmatics of Fiction, Berlin 2017, S. 1-21. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Interpersonale Pragmatik und (Un)Höflichkeitsforschung, in: Ehrhardt, Claus; Neuland, Eva (Hg.): Sprachliche Höflichkeit. Historische, aktuelle und künftige Perspektiven, Tübingen 2017, S. 77-88.
Angouri, Jo; Locher, Miriam A.: Interpersonal pragmatics and workplace interaction, in: Marra, Meredith; Warren, Paul (Hg.): Linguist at Work: Festschrift for Janet Holmes, Wellington 2017, S. 221-242.
Locher, Miriam A.; Bolander, Brook: Facework and identity, in: Hoffmann, Christian R.; Bublitz, Wolfram (Hg.): Pragmatics in Social Media, Berlin 2017, S. 407-434. edoc
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam A.: Consensual and conflictual disagreement, in: Hoffmann, Christian R.; Bublitz, Wolfram (Hg.): Pragmatics of Social Media, Berlin 2017, S. 607-632. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Schnurr, Stephanie: (Im)politeness in health settings, in: Culpeper, Jonathan; Haugh, Michael; Kádár, Dániel (Hg.): Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness, London 2017, S. 689-711. edoc
Langlotz, Andreas; Locher, Miriam A.: (Im)politeness and emotion, in: Culpeper, Jonathan; Haugh, Michael; Kádár, Dániel (Hg.): Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness, London 2017, S. 287-322. edoc
Gygax, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A.: Introduction to narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines, in: Gygax, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines, Amsterdam 2015, S. S. 1-14. edoc
Pizziconi, Barbara; Locher, Miriam A.: Introducing the 'teaching' and 'learning' of (im)politeness, in: Pizziconi, Barbara; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness, Berlin 2015, S. 1-19. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.; Bolander, Brook: Humour in microblogging : exploiting linguistic humour strategies for identity construction in two Facebook focus groups, in: Dynel, Marta; Chovanec, Jan (Hg.): Participation in public and social media interactions, Amsterdam 2015, S. S. 135-155. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Koenig, Regula; Meier, Janine: A genre analysis of reflective writing texts by English medical students : what role does narrative play? in: Gygax, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines, Amsterdam 2015, S. S. 141-164. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: "After all, the last thing I wanted to be was rude": Raising of pragmatic awareness through reflective writing, in: Pizziconi, Barbara; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness, Berlin 2015, S. 185-209. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: The relational aspect of language : avenues of research, in: Mergenthal, Silvia; Nischik, Reingard (Hg.): Anglistentag 2013 Konstanz : proceedings, Trier 2014, S. S. 309-322. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Bolander, Brook: Relational work and the display of multilingualism in two Facebook groups, in: Bedijs, Kristina; Held, Gudrun; Maaß, Christiane (Hg.): Face work and social media, Wien 2014, S. S. 157-191. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Electronic discourse, in: Schneider, Klaus P.; Barron, Anne (Hg.): Pragmatics of discourse, Berlin 2014, S. S. 555-581. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Koenig, Regula: "All I could do was hand her another tissue" : handling emotions as a challenge in reflective writing texts by medical students, in: Langlotz, Andreas; Soltysik Monnet, Agnieszka (Hg.): Emotion, affect, sentiment : the language and aesthetics of feeling, Tübingen 2014, S. S. 215-236. edoc, URL
Locher, Miriam A.: Politeness, in: Carol E. Chapelle (Hg.): The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, Malden 2013, S. S. 4457-4463. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Internet advice, in: Herring, Susan; Stein, Dieter; Virtanen, Tuija (Hg.): Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication, Berlin 2013, S. 339-362. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: Politeness research from past to future, with a special focus on the discursive approach, in: Lucía Fernández-Amaya et al. (Hg.): New perspectives on (im)politeness and interpersonal communication, Cambridge 2012, S. S. 1-22. edoc
Gygax, Franziska; Locher, Miriam A.; Koenig, Regula: Moving across disciplines and genres : reading identity in illness narratives and reflective writing texts, in: Bates, Benjamin R.; Ahmed, Rukhsana (Hg.): Medical communication in clinical contexts, Dubuque 2012, S. S. 17-35. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Limberg, Holger: Introduction to advice in discourse, in: Limberg, Holger; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Advice in discourse, Amsterdam 2012, S. S. 1-27. edoc (Open Access), URL
Locher, Miriam A.: Situated impoliteness: the interface between relational work and identity construction, in: Davies, Bethan; Haugh, Michael; Merrison, Andrew John (Hg.): Situated Politeness, London 2011, S. S. 187-208. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Englisch als Weltsprache, in: Babylon Europa : zur europäischen Sprachlandschaft, Basel 2011, S. 57-76. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.; Graham, Sage L.: Introduction to interpersonal pragmatics, in: Locher, Miriam A.; Graham, Sage L. (Hg.): Handbooks of pragmatics. Vol. 6, Interpersonal Pragmatics, Berlin 2010, S. S. 1-13. edoc (Open Access)
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam A.: Constructing identity on Facebook : report on a pilot study, in: Junod, Karen; Maillat, Didier (Hg.): Performing the self, Tübingen 2010, S. S. 165-185. edoc, URL
Locher, Miriam A.: The rise of prescriptive grammars in the 18th century, in: Locher, Miriam A.; Strässler, Jürg (Hg.): Standards and norms in the English language, Berlin 2008, S. S. 127-147. edoc (Open Access), URL
Locher, Miriam A.: Relational work, politeness and identity construction, in: Antos, Gerd; Ventola, Eija; Weber, Tilo (Hg.): Handbooks of applied linguistics : communication competence, language and communication problems, practical solutions. Vol. 2, Handbook of interpersonal communication, Berlin 2008, S. S. 509-540. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.; Watts, Richard J.: Relational work and impoliteness: negotiating norms of linguistic behaviour, in: Bousfield, Derek; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice, Berlin 2008, S. S. 77-99. edoc (Open Access), URL
Locher, Miriam A.; Strässler, Jürg: Introduction: standards and norms, in: Locher, Miriam A.; Strässler, Jürg (Hg.): Standards and norms in the English language, Berlin 2008, S. S. 1-20. edoc (Open Access), URL
Locher, Miriam A.; Bousfield, Derek: Introduction : impoliteness and power in language, in: Bousfield, Derek; Locher, Miriam A. (Hg.): Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice, Berlin 2008, S. S. 1-13. edoc (Open Access), URL
Locher, Miriam A.: You better keep quiet Steven : we're going to have a war : the exercise of power in a sociable argument among family members and friends, in: Bracic, Stojan; Cuden, Darko; Podgorsek, Sasa (Hg.): Linguistische Studien im europäischen Jahr der Sprachen : Akten des 36. Linguistischen Kolloquiums in Ljubliana 2001 = Linguistic studies in the European year of languages : proceedings of the 36th Linguistic Colloquium, Ljublijana 2001, Frankfurt 2004, S. 379-389. edoc

Rezensionen

Locher, Miriam A.: Review of: Real Talk. Reality Television and Discourse Analysis in Action. Nuria Lorenzo-Dus and Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich (Eds), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2013, 296 pp. ISBN 978-0-230-36871-2, £74, EUR 100, USD 88 (hardback; paperback available), in: Journal of pragmatics , 2015, S. 25-27. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: [Rezension von] Cyberpragmatics, Internet-Mediated Communication in Context, Francisco Yus, Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, Volume 213 : John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 2011, in: Journal of pragmatics , 2013, H. 1, S. 128-130. edoc
Locher, Miriam A.: Review of: Jonathan Culpeper and Dániel Z. Kádár (eds.). Historical (Im)Politeness. (Linguistic Insights 65.) 2010. Bern: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-3-03911-496-2. 300 pp, in: Journal of Historical Pragmatics , 2012, H. 1, S. 169-172.
Locher, Miriam A.: [Rezension von:] Guy Ramsay, Shaping minds : a discourse analysis of Chinese-language community mental health literature, in: Multilingua , 2010, H. 1, S. 129-132. edoc (Open Access)
Locher, Miriam A.: Review of: Janet Holmes and Maria Stubbe. Power and Politeness in the Workplace, in: Journal of Sociolinguistics , 2004, H. 4, S. 616-620.

Veröffentlichungen in der Tagespresse

Gygax, Franziska; Koenig, Regula; Locher, Miriam A.; Tischler, Victoria: Interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt: «Life (Beyond) Writing: Illness Narratives», in: Bulletin SAGW: Dossier Gesundheitsforschung. Perspektiven der Sozialwissenschaften 07.09.2013, S. 60-61. URL

Unpublizierte Vorträge

Locher, Miriam: Interpersonal pragmatics: a relational lens on online health practices (plenary talk). New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics, Lodz. 2017.
Locher, Miriam; Luginbühl, Martin: Meta-discussions on Swiss politeness in German speaking online newspaper commentaries. Paper presented at the LIAR - Linguistic Impoliteness and Rudeness Conference, University of Manchester, UK, 2016.
Locher, Miriam: Language and Health Online: Welcome and opening. Paper presented at the Language and Health Online: Typing yourself healthy, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2016.
Locher, MiriamThurnherr, Franziska: Language and Health Online: Trust, credibility, information- and advice-giving. Paper presented at the Language and Health Online: Typing yourself healthy, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2016.
Locher, Miriam: Interpersonal Pragmatics and Advice in E-Health Contexts. Paper presented at the Research School for Methods in Empirical Pragmatics, University of Bonn, Germany, 2016.
Locher, Miriam: Interpersonal pragmatics - Beziehungsarbeit - (Un)Höflichkeit: Synergien und neue Fragen. Paper presented at the Sprachliche Höflichkeit: Historische, aktuelle und künftige Perspektiven, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany, 2016.
Locher, Miriam: A mixed methodology approach for studying interpersonal pragmatics in computer-mediated health practices. Paper presented at the Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation, Sultan Qaboos University, Muskat, Oman, 2016.
Locher, MiriamThurnherr, Franziska: “How can people be so angry with me when I’m so harmless?” or how language impacts identity construction in email counseling. Paper presented at the i-mean, University of Warwick, UK, 2015.
Locher, Miriam: Typing yourself healthy. Online health communication from an interpersonal pragmatics perspective. Paper presented at the MOOD-Z Conference University of Zürich. [keynote], 2015.
Locher, Miriam: Questions in and about Interpersonal Pragmatics. Paper presented at the Politeness Symposium, University of Athens, Greece, 2015.
Locher, MiriamThurnherr, Franziska: Linguistic expert creation in online health practices. Paper presented at the ADDA, Universitat de Valencia, Spain, 2015.
Locher, Miriam: Interpersonal Pragmatics – Relational Work – (Im)politeness. Paper presented at the Language, Literature & CULTURE in a Changing Transatlantic World III, University of Presov, Slovakia. [keynote], 2015.
Locher, MiriamThurnherr, Franziska: "beau, me and hubby quit cold turkey too": The functions of 'narratives' in two written online health contexts, presentation. Paper presented at the Personal Narrative Online, University of Bayreuth Germany, 2015.
Locher, MiriamThurnherr, Franziska: Studying identity construction in written health practices with a mixed methodology approach. Paper presented at the 4th ALAPP (Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice) Conference, Geneva, 2014.
Jucker, Andreas H.; Locher, Miriam: Space and virtual interaction in second life. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 20, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2014. URL
Locher, Miriam: Interpersonal pragmatics: Studying the relational aspect of language. Paper presented at the Invited presentation at the University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany , 2014.
Locher, Miriam: The relational aspect of language. Avenues of research. Deutscher Anglistentag, Konstanz. September 18-21, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: Teaching communication skills at a medical school: From keeping eye contact to creating rapport. In Symposium of Politeness: Teaching and Learning (Im)Politeness. SOAS, London, UK. July 8 -11, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: Relational work and the display of multilingualism in two Facebook groups. In Facework and Social Media. University of Hildesheim, Germany. May 21-23, 2013.
Locher, Miriam; Meier, Janine: Reflective writing texts by medical students: A genre analysis. In Narrative Matters in Literature, Linguistics, Psychology and Medicine. English Department, University of Basel. 15 April, 2013.
Locher, Miriam; Miondada, Lorenza: Linguistik 2.0. Zum Sprachgebrauch in den Digital Humanities, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: Humor in microblogging: Exploiting humor strategies for identity construction in two Facebook Groups. In Linguistic Approaches to Funniness, Amusement and Laughter. 3rd International Symposium: Entertainment Discourse beyond Humour Studies. Lodz. 21-23 March, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: Handling emotions as a challenge in reflective writing texts by medical students. In SAUTE conference: Emotion, Affect, Sentiment: The Language and Aesthetics of Feeling. Lausanne. 19-20 April, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: Forty Years of Politeness Research. In The History of Pragmatics Lecture Series. University of Zurich. April 12, 2013.
Berger, Manuel; Jucker, Andreas H.; Locher, Miriam: "Raum und Interaktion im Second Life". In Interaktion im virtuellen Raum – Raum in der virtuellen Interaktion. University of Zurich, 2013.
Locher, Miriam: ‘Life (beyond) writing: Illness narrative’: Reflective writing for BA medical students – First results. In English Department Colloquium. UBC, Vancouver, Canada. October 5, 2012.
Locher, Miriam: The interpersonal aspect of language use -- or why politeness matters. In St. John’s College Fellow Speaker Series. St. John’s College, UBC, Vancouver. October 16, 2012.
Locher, Miriam; University of Zurich, Brook Bolander: Relational work and the display of multilingualism in two Facebook groups. In Linguistics Colloquium. University of Victoria, Canada. November 16, 2012.
Langlotz, AndreasLocher, Miriam: Relational work and emotions. In LIAR III. Experimental and empirical approaches to politeness and impoliteness. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. August 29-31, 2012.
Langlotz, AndreasLocher, Miriam: Emotions and relational work. In Linguistics Department Colloquium. UBC, Linguistics Department, Vancouver. October 19, 2012.
Locher, Miriam: Discussant: "Wissen über Handlunsmuster" / "Sprachliche Effizienz". In Workshop Sprachdiversität in Arbeitsprozessen: Lingua franca Deutsch/ Lingua franca Englisch in internationalen Unternehmen II. ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Departement Angewandte Linguistik. 27 January, 2012.
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam: “(Name) is a dumb nut”: Status updates and reactions to them as 'acts of positioning' in Facebook. Paper presented at Georgetown Round Table 2011: "Discourse 2.0 Language and New Media", Washington, D.C. 2011.
Locher, Miriam; Langlotz, Andreas: The role of emotions in a discursive approach to relational work, Conference: Towards a Discursive Pragmatics. Sheffield, UK. , 2011.
Locher, Miriam: Lingua Franca Englisch, diskutiert anhand eines Sprachbeispiels aus der Arbeitswelt. Paper presented at Workshop Sprachdiversität in Arbeitsprozessen: Lingua franca Deutsch/ Lingua franca Englisch in internationalen Unternehmen, ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Departement Angewandte Linguistik. 2011.
Bolander, Brook; Locher, Miriam: Language and acts of positioning in Facebook . Paper presented at the conference on "Sprache als soziale und kulturelle Praxis. Neue Ergebnisse aus der Linguistik", Basel, 2011.
Locher, Miriam; Tischler, Victoria: Koenig, Regula, Tischler, Victoria and Locher, Miriam A. 'Is it okay if I ask you a few questions?' Reflective writing on a memorable patient encounter by medical students. Paper presented at the COMET, Nottingham. , 2011.
Locher, Miriam: Gygax, Franziska, Koenig, Regula, & Locher, Miriam A. (2011). Moving Across Disciplines and Genres. Paper presented at the SAUTE: On the Move, Bern. 2011.
Locher, Miriam; Bolander, Brook: Facebook status updates in two focus groups. Paper presented at Blockseminar „Sprache & Medialität“, 7./8. Februar 2011, Zürich. 2011.
Locher, Miriam; Tischler, Victoria: Dilemmas of identity construction in reflective writing on a memorable patient encounter by medical students. Paper presented at the ALAPP, Cardiff. , 2011.
Locher, Miriam: Politeness research from past to future, with a special focus on the discursive approach. Paper presented at EPICS IV, Seville, Spain. 2010.
Bolander, Brook: Language, identity and 'acts of positioning' in Facebook: Preliminary results of a pilot study. Paper presented at Fifth International Symposium on Politeness, Basel, 2010.
Langlotz, AndreasLocher, Miriam: Emotional display in online disagreements. Paper presented at Fifth International Symposium on Politeness, Basel. 2010.
Locher, Miriam; Angouri, Jo: Disagreement Panel. Fifth International Symposium on Politeness, Basel. 2010.
Locher, Miriam: Introduction to panel on politeness in computer-mediated communication, IPRA 09, Melbourne, Australia, 2009.
Locher, Miriam: Introduction to panel on impoliteness in computer-mediated communication, LIAR II. Lancaster, UK, 2009.
Locher, Miriam: Internet health advice columns: How to study relational work online, Sociolinguistic Festival, Lecture Series. Wellington, NZ. 2009.
Locher, Miriam: Health on the Web: Computer-mediated Communication, Invitation to speak at the Colloquium of the Institute of Communication and Health, University of Lugano, January 27, 2009.
Locher, Miriam: Health Communication Online, 2009 , Guest Lectue, ES Uni ZH .
Locher, Miriam: Facebook and relational work: A report on a pilot study, Sociolinguistic Festival, Lecture Series. Wellington, NZ. 2009.
Locher, Miriam; Mundwiler, Vera (Deutsches Seminar): Constructing identity on Facebook. Paper presentation at the biannual SAUTE conference (Swiss Association of the University Teachers of English), University of Fribourg, 2009.
Langlotz, AndreasLocher, Miriam: Cognition, interaction and emotion: Exploring their intersection in relational work, i-mean, Bristol, UK, 2009.
Locher, Miriam: 'Relational work’and its usefulness for applied linguistics, Sociolinguistic Festival, Lecture Series. Wellington, NZ. 2009.
Locher, Miriam; Klapproth, Danièle: The story of the president, University of Basel, Uninacht, 2008.
Locher, Miriam; Strässler, Jürg: Standards and Norms in the English Language, Organizer of a colloquium in honor of Richard J. Watts, Berne, 2008.
Locher, Miriam; Duman, Steve: Online Democracy: Clinton’s and Obama’s Use of Metaphor in their YouTube Campaign Clips, 5. Tage der Schweizer Linguistik, Winterthur, 20.-21. November, 2008.
Locher, Miriam; Mullany, Louise; Harvey, Kevin: Identity performance in online health columns: The linguistic construction of the expert persona, BAAL 08, Swansea, UK, 2008.
Locher, Miriam: Identity construction, Invitiation to speak in Prof. Marilyn Merritt's class at The George Washintong University, Washington D.C. USA, 2008.
Locher, Miriam: Health issues online form the perspective of lay people, Part of a special training module for third year BA medical students at the University of Basel, 2008.
Locher, Miriam: Advice Online: How to study variation in advice-giving, Invitation to the Cross-institutional Research Group, Language in Professions, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham, UK, 2008.
Locher, Miriam: Advice Online, Invitation to speak on corpus linguistics methodology with respect to "Advice Online" for CLARET, a post-graduate workshop, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham, UK. 2008.
Locher, Miriam; Mullany, Louise; Harvey, Kevin: 'Is the aids virus difficult to catch?”: A linguistic analysis of two Internet advice columns on sexual health, COMET 08, Cape Town, South Africa, 2008.
Locher, Miriam: Investigating Impoliteness: the Interface between Relational Work and Identity Construction, Invitated plenary for the Third International Symposium on Politeness in Leeds, UK, 2007.
Locher, Miriam: Impoliteness in Language: New Perspectives on ‘politeness issues, Panel convener, the 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, Sweden (with J. Culpeper and D. Bousfield), 2007.
Locher, Miriam: 'Troubled by attraction to tall women': Advice-giving in an American online health column, Invitation to speak in the Colloquium, University of Bayreuth, Germany, 2007.
Locher, Miriam: 'Introduction' to the panel on “Impoliteness in Language: New Perspectives on ‘politeness issues'", the 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 2007.
Locher, Miriam: The case of an Internet health column: Discursive practice, community of practice, discourse community? Sociolinguistics Symposium (SS16), Limerick, Ireland, 2006.
Locher, Miriam: Advice Online. Advice-Giving in an American Internet health column, Berner Zirkel für Sprachwissenschaft, (invited lecture), 2006.
Locher, Miriam: The exercise of power in public contexts, Invited talk in Didier Maillat's seminar on 'Power' in Neuchatel, 2005.
Locher, Miriam: Politeness as relational work: The discursive approach to polite behaviour, 9th International Pragmatics Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy (with Richard J. Watts), 2005.
Locher, Miriam: Politeness and Relational Work, Cardiff University staff exchange, 2004.
Locher, Miriam: Managing the private and public dimension in Internet advice columns, Sociolinguistic Symposium (SS15), Newcastle, UK, 2004.
Locher, Miriam: Discourse markers and grammaticalization theory: The case of *in terms of*, ICAME 25, Verona (with S. Hoffmann), 2004.
Locher, Miriam: Advice in a popular Internet advice column - Work in progress, Cardiff University staff exchange, 2004.
Locher, Miriam: Addressing the private and public readership in an American advice column, 3. Tage der Schweizer Linguistik, Bern, 2004.
Locher, Miriam: Identity and its linguistic realizations: establishing authority in two Internet advice columns, SWELL, Fribourg, 2003.
Locher, Miriam: Constructing authority in Internet advice columns, Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics (GURT), Washington D.C. 2003.
Locher, Miriam: The Latest on Politeness, Research Colloquium, English Department, University of Zurich, 2002.
Locher, Miriam: Markedness in Politeness Reseach, Sociolinguistics Symposium (SS14), Gent, 2002.
Locher, Miriam: 'You Better Keep Quiet Steven': The Exercise of Power during a Family Dinner, 36th Linguistics Colloquium, Ljubljana, 2001.
Locher, Miriam: Power Manifestations in Narratives and Disagreement, a Relevance-Theoretical Approach, SWELL, Bern, 2000.

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