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Gender, Language and the Media

7th BAAL Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig)

Registration now open, details on the GalSig Website:


Keynote papers:

1. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (Middlesex University and weekly columnist for The Independent).

‘Where are we now? Have we travelled any distance?’

2. Judith Baxter (Aston University)

'Containing femininity: sexualised constructions of leading women in the news media'.

3. Deborah Cameron (Oxford University) and Tamar Holoshitz (Yale Law School)

‘News journalism, language and the representation of sexual violence in conflict settings’

4. Sara Mills (Sheffield Hallam University) on behalf of the Discourses of Marriage research group

‘Implicit Homophobia’

5. Georgina Turner (Loughborough University and the Guardian)

‘Women on the back pages: gender, language and sports journalism’

6. Joanna Thornborrow (University of Western Brittany)

‘Media discourse and research practice: Where do we go with gender, representation and the social media?’

The full programme will be available from the end of March on the Gender and Language SiG website:


For further information, please contact the organisers:

Sylvia Shaw s.k.shaw@mdx.ac.uk

Jo Angouri j.angouri@warwick.ac.uk

Twitter: #galsig7


Professor Yasmin Alibhai-Brown | talks | www
Professor Judith Baxter | talks | www
Professor Deborah Cameron | talks | www
Tamar Holoshitz | talks
Professor Sara Mills | talks | www
Dr. Georgina Turner | talks | www
Professor Joanna Thornborrow | talks | www


Date and Time:

30 April 2014 at 10:00 am


Full Day



English, Middlesex University
The Burroughs
+44 20 84 11 65 55

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£45 non-BAAL members; £40 BAAL members: £35 full-time students

Available from:


Additional Information:

All welcome. This talk takes place in Room H116, Hatchcroft, Building, Directions to campus here:


Contact the organisers for further details:

Sylvia Shaw s.k.shaw@mdx.ac.uk

Jo Angouri j.angouri@warwick.ac.uk

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