Dear colleagues and friends of the DiscourseNet community,
We are very thankful for the result of the election and for your confidence in us as the old —and now new— legal representatives of DiscourseNet.
we are excited to extend an invitation to submit abstracts for the international and interdisciplinary conference
The next talk in our series on the Hostile Environment is tomorrow, Thursday 7 December at 4pm UK time, when Alisha Mathers will talk about representation of refugee homemaking in Remi Weekes’ horror film His House
Free and open to all so do please come along if you're interested:
Changing Discourses – Aspects of Linguistic, Social and Discourse Variation
International Conference organized by Károli Gáspár University
in cooperation with
DiscourseNet and DiPVaC Research Network
Budapest, 12th-14th June 2024
Suggested topics for DiscourseNet panels:
Dear members of the extended DiscourseNet community,
Voting started for the new President, Secretary and Treasurer of DiscourseNet during the online General Assembly on Friday.
Members of the association should have received a personalised email from balotilo.org with a link to vote.
Use your vote!
You can vote until 23:30 (CET) this Friday (24 Nov).
The next talk in our series on the 'hostile environment' is this Thursday, 23 November, at 4pm (GMT)
Marie Gillespie from the Open University will be talking about the challenges for migrants documented during the pandemic
Free and open to all (on Teams), so do please come along if you're interested
Dear DiscourseNet members,
This is a kind reminder that our General Assembly is taking place this Friday, 17th November at 12h00 (Central European Time).
You are vey much welcome to join us via this Zoom link:
On Friday, 17th November 2024 at 1-2 pm UK time we are pleased to welcome Professor Tom Bartlett (University of Glasgow) to our Discourse and Sustainability online seminar. He will talk about
Just Transitions to sustainable practice - Is there a role for discourse analysts?
I've got a new book out which might be of interest to some - looking at what's likely to happen to human language as we know it as the rise of the machines continues apace. (Please see attachment for full details.)
It deals with everything from dreams of universal communication, dystopian visions of increased surveillance and censorship, to Elon Musk's nonsensical predictions about AI-powered telepathy.