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Wed Oct 26 2011

Calls: Text/Corpus Ling, Socioling, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis/UK

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        1.     Clare Burke Davies , Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View


Message 1: Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View
Date: 26-Oct-2011
From: Clare Burke Davies <clare.burkeshef.ac.uk>
Subject: Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View
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Full Title: Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View

Date: 28-Mar-2012 - 28-Mar-2012
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Clare Burke Davies
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.shef.ac.uk/journalismhistory

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Historical Linguistics; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2011

Meeting Description:

As part of the series of research seminars which will contribute to the Research Network we are inviting interested scholars to a seminar to be held at the University of Cardiff on 28 March 2012 entitled 'The Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View'. It aims to bring together scholars from media and journalism studies, social sciences, linguistics and English to consider the important of semiotics as a tool for exploring the content and context of Anglo-American newspapers between 1833 and 1988. There is no charge for the event and there will be a number of keynote speakers to be announced at a later date.

Call for Papers:

As part of the series of research seminars which will contribute to the Research Network we are inviting interested scholars to submit proposals of 300 words for a seminar to be held at the University of Cardiff on 28 March 2012 entitled 'The Social Semiotics of Popular Journalism: A Long View'. It aims to bring together scholars from media and journalism studies, social sciences, linguistics and English to consider the important of semiotics as a tool for exploring the content and context of Anglo-American newspapers between 1833 and 1988. There is no charge for the event and there will be a number of keynote speakers to be announced at a later date.

The proposals should be empirically-grounded and might draw upon textual analysis, discourse analysis, the political economy of newspapers, ethnography or combinations of these and/or other methods, to say something concrete about the nature of life in the societies represented by popular newspapers during this period. We plan to publish the best of the papers presented on the day in a special edition of the international, peer-reviewed journal Social Semiotics.

Please send your proposals or any questions you may have by the 30 November 2011 to the Research Assistant for the project Clare Burke:

Clare.Burkesheffield.ac.uk

Seminar Organizers:

Professor Martin Conboy, University of Sheffield and Dr David Machin, University of Cardiff

For further details of the project please visit the website of the Centre for the Study of Journalism and History:

http://www.shef.ac.uk/journalismhistory



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