REEL Day 2021

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

13.00 Welcome


"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)



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