Open DiscourseNet Seminar, London - monthly online seminar in Discourse Studies
Join us for monthly Friday lunchtime online English-language seminars from London, in collaboration with the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the Open University, UK.
To join our seminars, please log on to your DiscourseNet account (or create one for free) and click 'Join Group' on the top left-hand side. You will then receive seminar announcements via email. We will send out unique Zoom links via email to all members of this group on the day before each seminar is scheduled. Note that we will video record all seminars. By joining our seminars, all participants agree that the recording can be made public.
The first two sessions have now been scheduled and confirmed
Friday, October 29, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): "Discourse Studies in the UK today", Johannes Angermuller (The Open University), Michael Kranert (University of Southampton), Stefanie Schneider (The Open University), Jaspal Naveel Singh (The Open University)
Friday, November 26, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): "Visibility and accountability in citizen’s encounters with police: An applied linguistic perspective", Rodney Jones (University of Reading)
Friday, January 28, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): Stefanie Schneider (Open University)
Friday, February 25, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): Dawn Knight (Cardiff University)
Friday, March 25, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): Jan Zienkowski TBC (Brussels)
Friday, April 29, 2021, 10-11am (London time): Rick Iedema (King's College London)
Friday, May 27, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): Majid Khosravinik (Newcastle University)
Friday, June 24, 2021, 1-2pm (London time): Richard Bramwell (Loughborough University)
NB: Once people can travel again, participants will have the option to come and join us in the Open University's facilities in London. The seminars are open to everybody and free of charge but participants are encouraged to become members of the DiscourseNet Association. All sessions will be public, recorded and disseminated on social media. By joining our online session, all participants agree to being recorded. All recordings and the latest version of the programme will be posted on the group's page.
We are looking forward to stimulating discussions!
Johannes, Michael, Stefanie, Jaspal
PS: This seminar follows the format of our French-language discourse group in Paris, which has been running for seven years and is now held online: https://discourseanalysis.net/SEMLANSOC/group .
July 20, 2021, Jaspal Singh (The University of Hong Kong) "A sociolinguistic decolonisation of the Hindu right: ‘Purifying’ Hindi languaging from English and Urdu emblems"
May 10, 2021, 1-2pm BST: Martin Reisigl (University of Vienna), "Careless Car Culture - Critical Discourse Studies of car advertisements and car reviews"
April 12, 2021, 1-2pm GMT: Bogdana Huma (Free University of Amsterdam):"Language and persuasion"
March 15, 2021, 1-2pm GMT: Doris Schedlitzky (London Metropolitan University): "The absent follower or not becoming a leader"
February 15, 2021: Dominique Maingueneau (Sorbonne, Paris, France): “Ethos and 'entrepreneurial spirit'”
January 18, 2021: Rosina Márquez Reiter (The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK): Leverage in relationships. Recommendations among Latin American migrants in London
December 7, 2020: Andrea Whittle (Newcastle University): Jeremy Corbyn – the ‘authentic' leader? Making sense of the press coverage of Corbyn’s authenticity. Go to the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuS-t-R83yo
November 9, 2020: Lílian Pereira de Carvalho (Federal Institute of São Paulo/Federal University of São Carlos), Julia Lourenço Costa (Federal University of São Carlos/FAPESP), Mariana Morales da Silva (Federal University of São Carlos/CAPES), Júlio Bonatti (Universitat de València): COVID-19 Discursive Encyclopedia.
Go to the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eMLA5oBvBw
July 3, 2020: Nkululeko Mabandla (University of Cape Town), Ana Deumert (University of Cape Town)
Another Populism is Possible – Popular Politics and the Anti-Colonial Struggle
June 19, 2020: Adriana Bolívar (Universidad Central de Venezuela): "Emotions and ideology in times of political change".
Go to the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Qjr9yyia0.
May 22, 2020: Jens Maeße (University of Giessen): "Post-National Identities: How Discourses of Economics Create Social Positions in European Power/Knowledge Regimes". Go to the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtUib7CWyYo
April 24, 2020: Johannes Angermuller (The Open University) and Juliane Reinecke (King's College London): "Science and populism in the coronavirus controversy: the celebrity logics of expert discourses". Go to the recording here: https://youtu.be/5yL2QTGvTMo