This is a preliminary schedule subject to change.

Thursday, 30 March 2023

8:30

Conference registration desk opens

Room: SP17/00.12

09:45-10:00

Conference opening – Cecelia Cutler, Andrew Moody & Valentin Werner

Including a welcome note by Prof. Pascal Fischer (director of the Institute of English and American Studies)

Room: SP17/00.13

10:00-11:00

Keynote 1 – Robin Queen: The performance and performativity of taboo language in fictional audiovisual media

Room: SP17/00.13
Chair: Cecelia Cutler

11:00-11:15

Coffee break (on site)

Session 1a: Enregisterement and stereotyping of regional varieties

Room: SP17/01.05
Chair: Dionysis Goutsos

Session 1b: Multimodal discourse-analytic approaches

Room: SP17/01.18
Chair: Barbra Meek

11:15-11:45

Sofia Lampropoulou, Paul Cooper, Camila Montiel McCann & Rachel Byrne
The “Scouse bird”: Enregistered dialect, gender and social identity on Twitter

Mie Hiramoto & Vincent Pak
Uncritically queer: Queer speech and visual semiotics of okama characters in shōnen anime

11:45-12:15

Natalie Braber
“Ey up mi duck?”
Awareness and commodification of local dialect in the East Midlands
[ONLINE]

Maeve Eberhardt
Fat and fabulous? Body positivity on the neoliberal screen

12:15-12:45

Shane Walshe
Brogues and blarney: The representation of Irish speech in American comics

Paul Flanagan & Harry Parkin
“Love no-one but your children”: An analysis of multimodal meaning-making in the construction of powerful female characters in HBO’s Game of Thrones [HYBRID]

12:45-14:15

Lunch break (University canteen – Mensa Austraße)

Session 2a: Enregisterement, stereotyping, and humor

Room: SP17/01.05
Chair: Irene Ranzato

Session 2b: Stylization and representation of identity in lyrics

Room: SP17/01.18
Chair: Paul Flanagan

14:15-14:45

Anika Gerfer & Lisa Jansen
“Di game show bout spellin’ and ting”: Performance, production, and parody of stereotypes in Jamaican Countdown

Andy Gibson
The Phonetics of Popular Song (PoPS) corpus: Exploring sociophonetic variation in pop and hip hop from New Zealand and the USA
[ONLINE]

14:45-15:15

Johanna Gerwin
The role of dialect in comedy performances: Focus on humour and enregisterment

Ayano Watanabe
Grammatical variability of British pop music: Competing explanatory models
[ONLINE]

15:15-15:45

Luca Valleriani
“Am I bovvered?” Accent enregisterment through humour in The Catherine Tate Show

Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza
Singing to a genre: Multimodal indexing and variable rhoticity in British Americana

15:45-16:15

Coffee break (on site)

Session 3a: Multimodal stylization

Room: SP17/01.05
Chair: Christian Mair

Session 3b: Stylization and representation of identity in lyrics (ctd.)

Room: SP17/01.18
Chair: Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza

16:15-16:45

Derek Denis & Vidhya Elango
Stylized performance, mediation, and the circulation of Multicultural Toronto English
[HYBRID]

Daniel Duncan & Mary Robinson
If Blink-182 went country: Genre convention and stylization in cover songs

16:45-17:15

Susan Reichelt
Computer mediated communication as telecinematic discourse

Paul Flanagan
Common People: Institutional and vernacular norms in the vocal performances of Jarvis Cocker and James Dean Bradfield during the Britpop era 1994–1998

17:15-17:45

Irene Theodoropoulou
“Let me be Giannis”: Styl(iz)ing NBA’s Greek Freak in pop culture

Monika Konert-Panek
The sociolinguistic bricolage of punk rock: Identity performance, localism vs. globalism and frequency effects in stylisation

17:45-18:15

Manfred Krug
“It don’t matter if ya black or white” – or does it? A multimodal approach to Michael Jackson

Marina Dossena
Ghost riders in the text: Lyrics and language profiles through time
[ONLINE]

19:00

Networking event/informal get-together (Fässla brewery pub)

Friday, 31 March 2023

09:45-10:00

Announcements

Room: SP17/00.13

10:00-11:00

Keynote 2 – Joe Trotta: Scripted speech: The data speaks, but what does it say?

Room: SP17/00.13
Chair: Valentin Werner

11:00-11:15

Coffee break (on site)

Session 4a: Variation, change, and globalization

Room: SP17/01.05
Chair: Manfred Krug

Session 4b: Multilingualism, language ideology, and raciolinguistics

Room: SP17/01.18
Chair: Susan Reichelt

11:15-11:45

Dionysos Goutsos
Politeness devices in film language: Diachronic evidence from the Corpus of Greek Film Dialogue

Barbra Meek & Monika Bednarek
Language use in Indigenous-authored television series: A comparison of US and Australian contexts
[HYBRID]

11:45-12:15

Tianxiao Wang & Yuhan Lin
Variation is the way to perfection: Imperfect rhyming in Chinese hip-hop
[ONLINE]

Christoph Schubert
Social stereotypes of Hispanics in Hollywood: A cognitive-linguistic look at popular comedy films

12:15-12:45

Christian Mair
Migration, media, and the globalisation of Nigerian Pidgin in the 21st century

Irene Ranzato
(Non)standard voices in films and TV: The case of butlers and governesses

12:45-14:15

Lunch break (University canteen – Mensa Austraße)

Session 5a: Pop culture, youth language, and applied aspects

Room: SP17/01.05
Chair: Shane Walshe

Session 5b: Discourse analysis, folk linguistics and prescriptivism

Room: SP17/01.18
Chair: Anika Gerfer

14:15-14:45

Anastasia Stamou
From the demonization to the “celebration” of youth voices? Evidence from Greek audiovisual fiction

Nadiya Kiss
"Be brave like Ukraine": Traditional ethnic and western elements in the pop-culture resistance against Russia's war in Ukraine

14:45-15:15

Jamie Shinshee Lee
K-pop stars and Korean language teaching on YouTube

[ONLINE]

Jane Hodson
Sherlock the “Grammar Nazi”: Using YouTube comments to explore popular attitudes towards prescriptivism

15:15-15:45

Conference closing and coffee

Room: SP17/00.13

17:00

Guided tour (Meeting point: Grüner Markt)

19:30

Conference dinner (Restaurant Kleehof in der Gärtnerstadt)