Programme 2021-22

TERM 1 – all talks Mondays 2pm OR 4pm. Mixed delivery.

25th October

 

4pm

Online only

Stephen Flusberg (Purchase, State University of New York)

How language shapes social attitudes: The role of labels, syntax, and pragmatics

MS Teams link

15th November

 

2pm

Dual mode

Tara Coltman-Patel (Lancaster)

Personal stories of obesity and weight loss in news discourse: Challenging linguistic strategies of representation

MS Teams link

6th December

**Double bill**

2pm

Dual mode

Bodo Winter (Birmingham)

Workshop: Working with multimodal corpus data

4pm

Dual mode

Chris Hart (Lancaster) and Bodo Winter (Birmingham)

Gesture and legitimation in the anti-immigration discourse of Nigel Farage

MS Teams link

 

TERM 2 – all talks Mondays 2pm. Mixed delivery.

31st January

 

2pm

Online only

Nelya Koteyko (Queen Mary, London) and Martine van Driel (Queen Mary, London)

Autistic sociality on Twitter: Enacted affordances and affiliation strategies

21st February

 

2pm

Online only

Marianna Bolognesi (Bologna)

Abstract concepts in images and language

14th March

 

2pm

Dual mode

Elena Semino and the QuoVaDis team (Lancaster)

Researching online vaccination discourse