KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

        

Michelle Lazar is Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore. She received her PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University, UK. Her area of specialisation is critical discourse analysis with a focus on (post)feminism, gender, sexuality, multimodality, media and politics. She is the author of Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis: Gender, Power and Ideology in Discourse (Palgrave). She sits on the editorial board for Gender and Language, Discourse & Society and Critical Discourse Studies and she is also the founding editor of the Routledge Critical Discourse Studies monograph series. 

     

Susan Ehrlich is Professor of Linguistics at York University, Canada. Her research focuses on the relationship between language, gender and the law. She is currently completing a monograph that aims to shed light on how patterns of social inequality permeate legal discourses from an intertextual perspective. Some of her landmark publications include Representing Rape: Language and Sexual Consent, The Handbook of Gender, Language and Sexuality and Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process. 

     

Jose Santaemilia is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Valencia, Spain. He is also a legal and literary translator and member of the funded project NEWSGEN. He has published widely in the areas of translation, critical discourse analysis and the media from a feminist standpoint. The discursive representation of violence against women in media outlets is a particular focus. His most recent academic writing appears in the Routledge series Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies and in the journal Research in Corpus Linguistics. 

     

Ann Weatherall is Professor in Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She is also currently based at the University of Roehampton, UK. She has written extensively on the intersection of discursive psychology and feminism. She is currently working on Talk and the Body, a project that studies how talk and the body are used in self-defence classes to prevent gender-based violence. Recent publications feature in Discourse & Society, Language and Communication and The Routledge Handbook of Gender, Language & Sexuality