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Hanna Weis & the class American Accents (Mainz)
Hanna Weis & the class American Accents (Mainz)
== 13.30-13.45 ==
== 13.30-14.00: The linguistics of CoVid-19 ==
== 13.45-14.00 ==
== 13.45-14.00 ==

Revision as of 19:22, 5 February 2021


Please also check the program page in the English Linguistics blog.

13.00 Welcome

13.15-13.30: American accents

"Ahm jast fahn or I’m just fine?" Auditory and acoustic analyses of young Southern speakers’ pronunciation of PRICE

Hanna Weis & the class American Accents (Mainz)

13.30-14.00: The linguistics of CoVid-19


14.15-15.30 Parallel sessions

Room 1: Euphemism

  • 14.15-14.30: Is a loser always a loser? How use-conditional meanings of apparent insults vary in different syntactic environments and emotionally-loaded contexts
Form, Muris, & Hessberger (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 14.30-14.45 The euphemism in political speeches: An analysis of the use of the word war and the meaning behind it
Preissler, Buera, Franke, Loth & Agirbas (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 14.45-15.00: "Just use the nice words” – Society’s idea of sex as a taboo topic and the resulting usage of euphemism in different age groups
Fleckenstein, Uddin, Mecks & De Nobile (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 15.00-15.15: “I am not pro-abortion; I am pro-choice”: How euphemisms shape political discussions of abortion
Khúc, Mahmud, Ockernahl, Salewski, Spellerberg & Stoddard (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides

Room 2: Emotion

  • 14.15-14.30: Determining sentiment: A sentence sentiment analysis in political discourse from speeches by Boris Johnson regarding SARS-CoV-2
Jung, Koloper, Landzettel & Wenzel (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 14.30-14.45: Emotional collocates of lockdown tweets
Hillenbrand, Bechtel, Kypraki, Zang & Bückner (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 14.45-15.00: “Yuck, that’s disgusting.” – Emotion harmony after interjections
Adam, Nordhausen, & Bodensohn (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides
  • 15.00-15.15: “Don‘t be afraid, Hermione!“? Gender and emotional expressions in female and male characters in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”
Ivanova & Beierlein (Frankfurt)
Abstract, slides

15.15-15.30 Closing