‘The three faces of Bill’ (and Ickes on rudeness)

William Ickes is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington, US, and is an expert on empathic accuracy, intersubjective social cognition, and unstructured dyadic interaction paradigms. The university faculty publishes, via their website, some curious photographs (reproduced here, below) of the professor, under the heading: ‘The three faces of Bill’ (link […]

Impoliteness And Rudeness in Lancaster: A coming event

Geoffrey Leech invites you to a celebration of impoliteness and rudeness: Linguistic Impoliteness And Rudeness II (LIAR II) The 2009 International Conference of The Linguistic Politeness Research Group Lancaster University, United Kingdom 30 June – 2 July 2009 This three-day conference focuses is on language and communication that might be described as ‘impolite’, ‘rude’, ‘aggressive’, […]