Room H116, Hatchcroft building, Hendon campus.
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.
Book online via the Middlesex Online store at: http://www.onlinestore.mdx.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=5&catid=68