7th Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) 2018 – Day 3

6 July 2018 This is the last day of the conference, and although it could have been nice to spend more time getting to know new colleagues, chat over delicious food and enjoy the sun, I feel I have already gained so much, founds new avenues to explore in my research and forged some really […]

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7th Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) 2018 – Day 2

5 July 2018 I woke up to a cloudy day 2 of the conference here in Aalborg, which meant I would experience less of the FOMOS effect, fear of missing out of sunshine. Although Arran Stibbe, who presents later today would argue that we should see all types of weather positively. This day is a… Continue reading 7th Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) 2018 – Day 2

7th Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) 2018 – Day 1

First of all I would like to thank the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures and my supervisors, Prof. Jill Atkins and Dr. Robert McKay for their support and encouragement. I would also like to thank Lise-Lotte Holmgreen and the team for organising this excellent event. As always in my conference reports, I include an ongoing evaluation… Continue reading 7th Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines (CADAAD) 2018 – Day 1

I spy on my way to #CADAAD2018… Integration support or gatekeeping?

The Times, 3rd July Although The Times is not my first choice of newspaper, it does provide interesting news and pieces to examine linguistically. Taking a free copy of The Times at Gatwick airport to read on the plane on my way to CADAAD (Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines)  (on which… Continue reading I spy on my way to #CADAAD2018… Integration support or gatekeeping?

Join the 1st International Ecolinguistics Reading Group!

Research clusters My interdisciplinary PhD, situated between social and environmental accounting, sustainability, ecolinguistics, critical discourse studies, critical animal studies, and sociolinguistics, provided an excellent opportunity to join quite a few research clusters at my university. At Lings Lunch, a research cluster run by Dr Chris Montgomery and Dr Jane Hodson, I get to hear about… Continue reading Join the 1st International Ecolinguistics Reading Group!

The British National Corpus 2014

On Saturday, 12th May, I had the excellent opportunity to join the CASS team and dedicated volunteers in contributing to the building of the new #BNC 2014 corpus, which will be sampling the new emerging language of British English. This corpus will be an updated version of the first BNC built in 1994 in collaboration… Continue reading The British National Corpus 2014

Extinction Network: Northern Animals: Extinction in the Anthropocene Workshop

24 April 2018, University of York Cover image: Tammy MacKay, ‘Rhinoceros (State III)’, Photopolymer Print, Rhinoceros Series (2017) in Extinction Network (2018) ‘Northern Animals #3: Extinction in the Anthropocene’, University of York As my project centres on species extinction, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend this one-day workshop, organised by the Extinction Network Project… Continue reading Extinction Network: Northern Animals: Extinction in the Anthropocene Workshop