687 The Language of Resistance: Social Change & Social Justice

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
OB 32 (Faculty of Economics)

RC25 Language and Society (host committee)

Session Organizer:
Melissa STEYN, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Roberta VILLALON, St. John's University, USA
Deafness and disability discourses: Implications for activism, policies and programs (Oral Presentation)
Sharon BARNARTT, Gallaudet University, USA

Conflict resolution, language and proverbs: An African perspective (Oral Presentation)
Veena SHARMA, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, India

Misinformed participation: The role of greenwash in excluding consumers from environmental decision-making (Oral Presentation)
Alon LISCHINSKY, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Las voces de piedra en saramago (Oral Presentation)
Madson DINIZ, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil