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MONDAY, 12th May

8.30-9.00:

 

9.00-0.30:

REGISTRATION

Main Hall, Faculty of Philology, Ground Floor

CONFERENCE OPENING SESSION

Room: Aula Magna

9.30-10.30:

PLENARY LECTURE 1:

Prof Jonathan Culpeper

“Impoliteness strategies”

Room: Aula Magna

10.30-11.00:

COFFEE BREAK

PANELS 

The rhetorics of political conflict (1)

Conveners: Cornelia Ilie & Daniel Weiss

Room: Aula Magna

 

Language aggression against women in the media: unveiling discourses of gender (in)equalities

Conveners: Sergio Maruenda-Bataller & Patricia Bou-Franch

Room: Aula de Grados

11.00-11-30

“Contesting arguments: Hard-hitting questions in political interviews”

Cornelia Ilie

“Language aggression against women: gender identity and inequality in online discourse”

Patricia Bou Franch, Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich & Nuria Lorenzo Dus

11.30-12.00

“Threat or risk? The potential effects of lexical choice. Case study: the Iraq war and the Chilcott enquiry”

Lesley Jeffries

 

“Meaning and evaluation in construing media discourses of gender violence: ‘woman’ and the representation of affect in the Spanish contemporary press”

José Sataemilia Ruiz & Sergio Maruenda Bataller

12.00-12.30

“Political instability, economic crisis and linguistic aggressivity in Portuguese Parliament”

Maria-Aldina Marques

“Rape taboos, stance, and the privatization of the public secret”

Shonna Trinch

 

12.30-13.00

“‘He has impugned my integrity’: How politicians in conflict pursue apologies”

James Murphy

“Linguistic sexism in the digital media”

Sandra Vázquez Hermosilla

 

13.00-15.00

LUNCH

PANELS

The rhetorics of conflict (2)

Conveners: Cornelia Illie & Daniel Weiss

Room: Aula Magna

Conflict in the virtual world (1)

Chair: Mariola Hernández-López

Room: Aula de Grados

Cognitive issues (1)

Chair: Manuel Padilla-Cruz

Room: Sala de Investigadores

15.00-15.30

“Metacommunication and language aggression in British, German and Russian parliamentary debates, political interviews, blogs and webchats”

Maria Sivenkova

“Questions and impoliteness in online settings”

Dimitra Vladimirou & Juliane House

 

“The cultural dimensions of power and identity and the use of aggressive language at work by Peninsular Spanish and American English speakers”

Rosa Mª Pacheco Baldó

15.30-16.00

“How to attack by quotes in Russian political discourse”

Daniel Weiss

“Policing provocation and provoking policing on a Danish online discussion forum”

Sharon Millar 

“‘A man is known by the gadget he keeps’: aggression as cognitive (re)construction”

Alexey Yavetskiy & Natalia Yavetskaya

16.00-16.30

“Manipulative processes as derailments of strategic maneuvering in political speech: A case study of Obama-McCain and Rajoy-Rubalcaba political debates”

Ana Belén Cabrejas Peñuelas & Mercedes Díez Prados

“Perceptions and displays of Polish and British rudeness in an online discussion forum”

Eva Ogiermann

 

“Visualization of conflictive political discourse and pragmatic interpretation of satirical editorial ‘calligrams’”

Vicente López Folgado & Manuel Balsera Fernández

16.30-17.00

COFFEE TIME

PANELS

Conflict in education (1)

Chair: Gerrard Mugford

Room: Aula Magna

Conflict in the virtual world (2)

Chair: Lucía Fernández Amaya

Room: Aula de Grados

Cognitive issues (2)

Chair: Renia López Ozieblo

Room: Sala de Investigadores

17.00-17.30

“‘Are you going to answer or what?’ Reproaches and directives in students’ online collaborative tasks”

Carmen Maíz Arévalo & Marta Carretero Lepeyre

“The use of hyperbole for aggression and conflict on social networking sites”

Carmen Santamaría García

“Logical and linguistic aspects of verbal abuse: Pragmatic and cognitive interactions”

Marla Perkins

17.30-18.00

“Coming across in one’s own way: Confronting foreign-language aggression”

Gerrard Mugford

“Putting one’s footing in it: how unintended offence is caused in email”

Jim O’Driscoll

“Understanding inner cognitive conflict through the analysis of gestures”

Renia López Ozieblo

PANELS

Conflict in education (1)

Chair: Gerrard Mugford

Room: Aula Magna

Speech acts and conflict (1)

Chair: Lucía Fernández Amaya

Room: Aula de Grados

Political aggression (1)

Chair: Renia López Ozieblo

Room: Sala de Investigadores

18.00-18.30

“Aggravating, teasing and teaching”

Gonzalo Martínez Camino and  Manuel Pérez Saiz

 

 

“You mofu!/Du Arsch! Che merda! Ty zlamasie!: Derogatives or supportives? Some remarks about the illocutionary structure, the cultural relevance and the prosodic realization of utterances in banter-function (mock impoliteness and mock insults)”

Bistra Andreeva & Silvia Bonacchi

“Walking the line between aggression and assertion: Political impoliteness and the journalistic field”

Victoria Faris

 

18.30-19.00

“Language aggression in the classroom: Is Content and Language Integrated Learning the antidote?”

Jill Surmont 

“Insults: verbal and bodily, direct and indirect acts of discredit in Italian politics”

Isabella Poggi, Francesca D’Errico & Laura Vincze

 

“Manipulative arguments in political speech”

Ronald F. Lunsford

 

19.15-20.15

 

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