Events

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  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014

    Symposium on Corpus Methods and Health Communication

    1:50pm - 5:00pmLancaster University, Faraday, Seminar Room 3

    The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) in association with the Lancaster University Department of Linguistics and English Language (LAEL) will be hosting a Symposium on Corpus Methods and Health Communication on 19 November 2014. The programme is as follows:

    1.50-2.00

    Opening: Elena Semino

    2.00-2.30

    Veronika Koller (Lancaster University) – Metaphor and end-of-life care

    2.30-3.00

    Gavin Brookes (University of Nottingham) – Discourses of Diabulimia: a corpus-based approach to online health communication

    3.00-3.30

    Tea/coffee

    3.30-4.00

    Karen Donnelly (Lancaster University) – "I've come to view myself as either a clinical patient, mother-without-a-baby, or complete failure." - representations of the infertile self

    4.00-4.30

    Elena Semino (Lancaster University) – Corpus methods and narratives of autism and schizophrenia

    4.30-5.00

    Nana Aba A. Amfo (University of Ghana) – Doctor-patient  discourses in psychiatric care in Akan speaking communities

    5.00-5.30

    General discussion and closing

    Fifteen places are available, and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact Elena Semino by 12th November: e.semino@lancaster.ac.uk