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Name: Elizabeth  Rowley-Jolivet
Institution: Université d'Orléans
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State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Visual discourse in scientific conference papers, a genre-based study
Science in the making: scientific conference presentations and the construction of facts
Different visions, different visuals.
A genre study of if in medical discourse
Genre awareness and rhetorical appropriacy: manipulation of information structure by NS and NNS scientists in the international conference setting.
The rhetoric of conference presentation introductions. Context, argument and interaction
Scientific conference Englishes: epistemic and language community variations
Announced on LINGUIST :  Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP
 Evolving Genres in Web-mediated Communication
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Evolving Genres in Web-mediated Communication

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