LTCSS 2014: Program

Thursday, June 26, 2014
   Welcome; Invited Talks, Style and Rhetoric
Chair: Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil
9:00    Welcome
9:05    Is It All in the Phrasing? Computational Explorations in How We Say What We Say, and Why It Matters
Lillian Lee
Cornell University
9:35    Creating and Destroying Party Brands
Justin Grimmer
Stanford University
10:05    Discussion
10:30-11:00    Coffee break
   Invited Talks, Sociolinguistics and Social Media
Chair: Jacob Eisenstein
11:00    Sociolinguistics for Computational Social Science
Sali Tagliamonte
University of Toronto
11:30    Location and Language Use in Social Media
Ed Chi
12:00    Discussion
12:30-2:00    Lunch break
2:00-2:30    Unshared task
2:00    Overview of the 2014 NLP Unshared Task in PoliInformatics
Noah A. Smith1, Claire Cardie2, Anne Washington3, John Wilkerson4
1Carnegie Mellon University, 2Cornell University, 3George Mason University, 4University of Washington
2:30-3:30    Poster session
3:30-4:00    Coffee break
   Invited Talks, Framing and Agenda-Setting
Chair: Noah A. Smith
4:00    Issue Framing as a Generalizable Phenomenon
Amber Boydstun
University of California at Davis
4:30    "I Want to Talk About, Again, My Record On Energy ...": Modeling Agendas and Framing in Political Debates and Other Conversations
Philip Resnik
University of Maryland
5:00    Discussion
5:30    Closing remarks