LINGUIST List 14.1197

Mon Apr 28 2003

Confs: Sociolinguistics/Italy

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Message 1: Representing culture and constructing identity in talk on television

Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 17:39:40 +0000
From: haarman <haarmanlingue.unibo.it>
Subject: Representing culture and constructing identity in talk on television


Representing culture and constructing identity in talk on television

Date: 27-Jun-2003 - 28-Jun-2003
Location: Bologna, Italy
Contact: Louann Trudy Haarman
Contact Email: haarmanlingue.unibo.it 

Linguistic Sub-field: Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

A multidisciplinary approach to the analysis of broadcast talk in the
representation of culture and construction of identity. The invited
speakers, many of whom are members of the Ross Priory Broadcast Talk
Seminar, will address the topic of the conference with reference to a
wide variety of television genres, including documentaries and
cultural programs, political interviews, national and local television
news, a television series, reality shows and talk shows. Among the
speakers are Shoshana Blum-Kulka (Jerusalem), Adam Jaworski (Cardiff),
Tamar Liebes (Jerusalem), Peter Lunt (University College London),
Stephanie Marriott (Stirling), Martin Montgomery (Strathclyde), Andrea
Press (Illinois), Joanna Thornborrow (Cardiff), Andrew Tolson (De
Montfort), Bruce Williams (Illinois). A detailed program will be
posted in late May 2003. The conference is organised by the Centro
per lo studio dei linguaggi specifici, University of Bologna, Italy.
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