In my qualifying paper, I will explore if and how sexual interest influences the use of politeness strategies in speed dating. During my presentation in lab, I will talk about the corpus I am going to use, the different variables I am interested in, and how I am planning to operationalize them. I’m hoping to get feedback on the project idea and the methodology I am proposing. Also, I would like to discuss what statistical models I can use to analyze my data.
This week we’ll hear from Katharina Pabst about her QP research. Here is her brief description of the discussion topic: