Activism, Media and Justice

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 62
RC25 Language and Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Roberta VILLALON, St. John's University, USA and Natalie BYFIELD, St. John's University, USA
Systemic Gender Discrimination or Psychopathic Gangs? Media Representations of Femicide in Guatemala (Oral Presentation)
Sarah ENGLAND, Soka University of America, USA

Fukushima, Tsunamis and Earthquakes: The Meanings of Risk in the 21st Century (Oral Presentation)
Celine-Marie PASCALE, American University, USA

The Resistance of Bare Life: Media Narratives on Mapuche Hunger Strikes in Chile (Oral Presentation)
Trinidad VALLE, Fordham University, USA

A Pragma-Semiotic Analysis of “Occupy Nigeria Group” Online Posts on the 2012 Fuel Subsidy Removal in Nigeria (Oral Presentation)
Ebuka IGWEBUIKE, Covenant University, Nigeria; Taiwo ABIOYE, COVENANT UNIVERSITY, Nigeria; Lily CHIMUANYA, Covenant University, Nigeria

10th Anniversary of Hakka Television: A Study to Examine the Ethnic Broadcasting Policy in Taiwan (Oral Presentation)
Shih-Shiang LIAO, University of Tokyo, Japan

Social Discourse about the King of Spain and Freedom of Speech. Pragmalinguistic Analysis of Slander (Distributed Paper)
Rebeca QUINTANS LOPEZ, ALD (Asociación de Lingüística del Discurso), Spain