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CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
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phone:
212-678-8128
e-mail: hz30@columbia.edu

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • B.A. English Literature, Beijing University
  • MA. TESOL, Central Missouri State University
  • M.Ed. TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Ed.D. Applied Linguistics, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Invited participant of the Conversation Analysis Advanced Studies Institute (CAASI-2004) at UCLA, organized and run by Emanuel Schegloff and Gene Lerner.
  • Invited Participant of the Rutgers Conversation Analysis Summer Workshop led by Emanuel Schegloff, John Heritage, Anita Pomerantz, and Gene Lerner, May 24-26, 2005.

COURSES

  • Speaking Practicum
  • Pedagogical English Grammar
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Advanced Conversation Analysis
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Doctoral Seminar in Discourse

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Language and Social Interaction:
  • Interactional resources deployed to manage competing demands in various social contexts
  • Advice giving and receiving
  • Second language instructional practices and learning opportunities
  • Cross-cultural and interlanguage pragmatics

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Articles in Refereed Journals

Book Chapters

Book Reviews

  • Waring, H. Z. (2008). [Book note for Reported task: Reported speech in interaction edited by Elizabeth Holt and Rebecca Clift].  Language in Society, 37(5), 773.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2004). [Review of the book The News Interview: Journalists and Public Figures on the Air by Steven Clayman and John Heritage]. Discourse & Society, 15(1), 135-137.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2001). [Review of the book Conversation Analysis by Numa Markee]. Language in Society, 30(2), 289-291.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Waring, H. Z. (2012, March). "Any questions?": Understanding the nature of understanding-check in the language classroom. Paper presetned at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference (AAAL-12): Boston, Massachussetts.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2011, August). Learner initiatives in the language classroom. Paper presented at the 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA): Beijing, China.
  • Waring, H. Z., & Hruska, B. (2011, July). Problematic directives in pedagogical interaction. Paper presented at the 12th International Pragmatics Conference: Manchester, UK.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2010, September). Promoting self-discovery in the language classroom. Temple University Language and Linguistics Speaker Series. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Waring, H. Z. & Hruska, B. (2010, March). Managing child resistance in an after-school literacy program. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference (AAAL-10): Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Wong, J., & Waring, H. Z. (2010, March). Conversation analysis and intercultural communication. Paper presented at the International TESOL Convention: Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2009, November). A conversation analytic look into feedback practices in the language classroom. The Fifth QCC Colloquium on Second Language Acquisition. New York, New York.
  • Waring, H. Z., & Wong, J. (2008, April). Conversation analysis and giving feedback in the language classroom. Discussion Session presented at the International TESOL Convention: New York City.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2008, March). Doing “withholding” in the language classroom. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference (AAAL-08): Washington, D.C.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2007, July). The not very good "very good": IRF, feedback, and learning opportunities. Paper presented at the 10th International Pragmatics Conference: Goteborg, Sweden.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2006, June). Using accounts in advice giving. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference (AAAL-06): Montreal, Canada.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2006, May). Understanding the advising sequence in graduate peer tutoring. Paper presented at the International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA-06): Helsinki, Finland.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2005, July). Uncovering the complexities of advice acceptance. Paper presented at the 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics: Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2005, July). 'Yeah yeah yeah' as a state-of-knowledge response. Paper presented at the 9th International Pragmatics Conference: Riva del Garda, Italy.
  • Beebe, L. M., & Waring, H. Z. (2004, May). Understanding the perception of tone: A cross-cultural study. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference: Portland, Oregon.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2003, November). Resisting a tutor's advice in a graduate writing center. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 2003 Convention: Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2003, October). Teaching speech to ESL students from Latin America. Paper presented at New York State Communication Association (NYSCA) 61st Annual Conference: Kerhonkson, New York.
  • Waring, H. Z (2003, March). Measuring the speaking abilities of college ESL students: The case of an in-house placement test. Paper presented at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA): Boston.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2003, February). The unofficial businesses of repair initiation: Vehicles for affiliation and disaffiliation. Paper presented at Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2003: Washington D.C.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2002, May). Some other cases of delayed repair initiation. Paper presented at the International Conference of Conversation Analysis 2002 (ICCA-02): Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Beebe, L.M., & Waring, H. Z. (2002, April). The pragmatics of interlanguage pragmatics: The case of tone. Paper co-authored with Leslie M. Beebe and presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference: Salt Lake City.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2001, March). Expressing noncomprehension in seminar discussion. Paper presented at Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2001: Washington, D.C.
  • Waring, H. Z. (2001, February). Displaying understanding through substantive listening strategies. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference: St. Louis.

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