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Full Title: 5th International Language in the Media Conference

      
Short Title: LiM2013
Location: London, United Kingdom
Start Date: 28-Sep-2013 - 30-Sep-2013
Contact: Colleen Cotter
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.sllf.qmul.ac.uk/LangMedia2013
Meeting Description: 5th International Language in the Media Conference
28-30 September 2013
Queen Mary, University of London

2013 Theme: Redefining journalism: Participation, practice, change

Pre-session Workshops (tbc): Friday 27 September

Plenary Speakers:

Allan Bell (Auckland University of Technology, NZ)
Martin Conboy (University of Sheffield, UK)
Helen Kelly-Holmes (University of Limerick, Ireland)
Daniel Perrin (Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland)

This is the fifth in a biennial series of international conferences organized around the role of the media in relation to the representation, construction and production of language.*

The primary theme of the 2013 conference will be on journalism - in its many historical and contemporary manifestations - and its redefinition in the face of social media and established practice, taking its cue from the confluence of historic Fleet Street and new media and digital innovation in London.

*Background:

The first two international Language in the Media conferences were held at the University of Leeds (in 2005: Language in the Media: Representations, Identities, Ideologies; in 2007: Language Ideologies and Media Discourse: Texts, Practices, Policies). The 2009 conference was at the University of Washington in Seattle (Language in the [New] Media: Technologies and Ideology). The 2011 conference was in Limerick, Ireland (Language(?) in the Media(?): Rethinking the Field).
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1669


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