*Talks in Term 2 are held at 2pm unless otherwise stated*

Date/Time Place Presenter/Topic
Friday 15th January County South C89 Natalia Krzyżanowska (Örebro) – The commodification(s) of motherhood: Mediated discourses of consumerism and celebrity culture
**MONDAY 25th January** tbc **Joint with LRC**

Rodney Jones (University of Reading) – ‘Have you swiped your Nectar card?’: Pretextuality and practices of surveillance

Friday 29th January County South C89 Olivia Knapton (Birmingham) – Framing the onset of mental health problems: clinical versus personal descriptions
Friday 5th February County South C89 Kevin Harvey (Nottingham) – Medicalising the everyday: A critical examination of pharmaceutical rhetoric
Friday 12th February County South C89 Nadilla Mohamad-Jamil (Loughborough) – Selling God in the marketplace of ideas: A Critical Discourse Analysis  of  editorials  and  columns  during  the  Malaysian  General Election in 2013  **CANCELLED**
Friday 19th February County South C89 Janina Wildfeuer (Bremen) – Multimodal film analysis and its strata: Material, analysis, interpretations
**THURSDAY 25th February, 4pm** Bowland North SR2 Michal Krzyzanowski (Örebro) – Discursive shifts and social/online media:On mediatisation and politicisation of the ‘Refugee Crisis’ 2014-15
Friday 26th February County South C89 Marta Wróblewska (Warwick) – Safety in numbers’ and other strategies of providing evidence for research impact in REF 2014 – a discourse analytical approach
Friday 11th March County South C89 Bronislaw Szerszynski (Lancaster) – Acting ahead of the future: Towards an embodied, cognitive, social theory of anticipation


Date/Time Place Presenter/Topic
Monday 5th October County Main SR4 Elise Fénart (Neuchatel) – Shaping the American mind to go to war: A cognitive-pragmatic account of American war rhetoric post-Vietnam
Monday 19th October County Main SR4 Veronika Koller (Lancaster) – Gendered semiotics of cancer charity campaigns
Monday 2nd November County Main SR4 Allyson Jule (Trinity Western) – Land of our fathers: Linguistic space and gender performance in a West African primary classroom
Monday 16th November County Main SR4 Christopher Hart (Lancaster) – Experiments in critical discourse studies: An exploration
Monday 30th November County Main SR4 Majid KhosraviNik (Newcastle) – Discourse, identity and legitimacy: Self and Other in representations of Iran’s nuclear programme