TUESDAY, 13th May

The programme in PDF format can be downloaded here

                   TUESDAY, 13th May

9.00-10.00:

PLENARY LECTURE 2:

Prof John Joseph

“Silencing”

Room: Aula Magna

10.00-10.30:

COFFEE BREAK

PANELS 

Language aggression and conflict in professional settings (1)

Chair: Reyes Gómez Morón

Room: Aula Magna

Language aggression and conflict across contexts (1)

Chair: Daniel Calvo-Carmona

Room: Aula de Grados

10.30-11.00

“Saudi interviews: Moving towards aggressiveness”

Abdulrahman Alfahad

“The origins of conflict on the threshold to language”

Tanja Staehler

11.00-11.30

“Questions in the Polish Sejm – Information seeking or conflict strengthening?”

Bartholomäus Nowak

“Aggression and conflict across contextual boundaries,
context accessibility and context selection”

Mª Ángeles Ruiz Moneva 

11.30-12.00

“Aggression and acccountability in the legal setting: A case of ‘reasonable’ aggression”

Alexander Kozin

“The conflicted language in Israeli society”

Malka Muchnik

12.00-12.30

“A contrastive analysis of the use of the war, violence and aggression source domain in English and Spanish popularisations on cancer”

Julia T. Williams Camus

“Insult formulas in improvised poetry duels in Latin America”

Adriana Orjuela

12.30-13.00

“How to do things with (taboo) words: Cursing as a means of coercing compliance in police-citizen street interactions”

Janet Ainsworth

“A new pragmatic approach to intentional miscommunications
in family discourse: Six types of actions”

Han Seung-Hoon

13.00-14.45

LUNCH

14.45-15.00

POSTER SESSION (location: Main Hall)

“Exploring small talk in Canarian Spanish: Topics and strategies” -María Isabel González Cruz

PANELS

Conflict in translation

Chair: Elena de la Cova

Room: Aula Magna

Language aggression and conflict in professional settings (2)

Chair: Mariola Hernández López

Room: Aula de Grados

Language aggression and conflict across contexts (2)

Chair: Lucía Fernández-Amaya

Room: Sala de Investigadores

15.00-15.30

“Pragmatic conflicts in the translation of technology language”

Elena de la Cova

“The mitigating strategies for interpersonal conflicts in official discourse”

Ran Yongping

“Understanding the Kinyarwanda concept of ‘inzigo’ as a cultural ethos of conflict and its implications for the reconciliation process in Rwanda”

Clene Nyiramahoro

15.30-16.00

“Conflict in digital media: Negotiation and management of translation projects”

Elisa Alonso Jiménez

“‘It looks good, I agree with you, but…’: Cooperative ways of resolving disagreement in meetings”

Alba Milà Garcia

“Types of taboos in the speech of three Danish generations: sexual vs. religious”

Marianne Rathje

16.00-16.30

“Fictional swearing in translation – opportunities, challenges, attitudes and controversies”

Minna Hjort 

“Mismanaged conflicts and their effects in intercultural business meetings”

Stefanie Stadler

Eipé moi as a parenthetical marker of directness. From Homer to Menander”

Samuel Zakowski

16.30-17.00

COFFEE TIME

PANELS

Language aggression and conflict across contexts

Chair: Reyes Gómez Morón

Room: Aula Magna

Conflict in the media

Chair: Regina Blass

Room: Aula de Grados

Speech acts and conflict (2)

Chair: Diana Boxer

Room: Sala de Investigadores

17.00-17.30

“Aggression and impoliteness in political discourse”

Monika Bogdanowska & Ewa Bogdanowska-Jakubowska

“The use of negative irony in Russian political TV debates”

Jekaterina Mazara

“Sociolinguistic negotiation of age: aggressive and direct speech among children in the Marshall Islands”

Elise Berman

17.30-18.00

“Smiling faces or pragmatic cues? Functions and gender of emoticons in social networking sites”

Carmen Maiz Arévalo 

“Defining language aggression through institutional cultures: A comparative study of English and French film classification policies”

Julie Villessèche

 

“Swedish insults in a historical pragmatic perspective”

Erik Falk

18.00-18.30

“‘There’s definitely gonna be some serious carnage in this house” or how to be genuinely impolite in Big Brother UK”

Valeria Sinkeviciute

“Argumentative strengthening in conflict in the media: Examples from Der Spiegel

Regina Blass

“Refusing in Uruguayan Spanish: Language aggression or conflict avoidance?”

Diana Boxer & Heather Kaiser

 

18.30-19.00

European Launching of the ‘Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict’

Presentation:

Researching and understanding the language of aggression and conflict“.

Pilar G. Blitvich, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Maria Sifianou, National and Kapodistrian Univesity of Athens

Aula Magna

21.00

Conference Dinner

Restaurant: Egaña Oriza