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Gender, Language and the Media

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START DATE 30 April 2014
START TIME 12:00am
LOCATION

Room H116, Hatchcroft building, Hendon campus.

END DATE 30 April 2014
END TIME 12:00am

The British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 7th Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig): 'Gender, Language and the Media'.

The British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)

7th BAAL Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig)

‘Gender, Language and the Media’

With six invited speakers:

  • Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (Middlesex University and weekly columnist for The Independent). ‘Where are we now? Have we travelled any distance?’

  • Judith Baxter (Aston University). 'Containing femininity: sexualised constructions of leading women in the news media'.

  • Deborah Cameron (Oxford University) and Tamar Holoshitz (Yale Law School). ‘News journalism, language and the representation of sexual violence in conflict settings’.  

  • Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam University) on behalf of the Discourses of Marriage research group. ‘Implicit Homophobia’.

  • Georgina Turner (Loughborough University and the Guardian). ‘Women on the back pages: gender, language and sports journalism’.

  • Joanna Thornborrow (University of Western Brittany). ‘Media discourse and research practice: Where do we go with gender, representation and the social media?’

Rates: £45 non-BAAL members; £40 BAAL members: £35 full-time students. This includes lunch, refreshments and the event programme.

The full programme will be available on the Gender and Language SiG website: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/organisations/galsig/events.htm from the end of March.

Twitter  #galsig7

Book online via the Middlesex Online store at: http://www.onlinestore.mdx.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=5&catid=68

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