Sociology and Language. Advances on Theory and Methods

Friday, 20 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC25 Language and Society (host committee)

Language: Spanish, French and English

This session explores the conference Research Committee theme of “The Power of Language: Reflections on Current Issues of Justice, Violence and Regimes of Truth” by raising broad disciplinary questions around  studies of language and production of knowledge. As such it is a session focusing on the constitution and transformation of sociological studies of language and the social and sociological importance of such studies. Themes for paper submissions may include but are not limited to: Recent developments, strategies, and trends in studies of language; Controversies and debates regarding sociological studies of language; Innovative, cross-disciplinary studies of language; Methodological problems and critique; Studies of language concerned with the discourses of social sciences; Relevance of sociological studies of language to broader cultural debates and concerns.

Session Organizers:
Federico FARINI, University of Northampton, United Kingdom and Amado ALARCON ALARCON, University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Oral Presentations
The Media of (Qualitative) Methods
Ruth AYASS, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Critical Discourse Approaches and Modernity: Some Reflection
Emmanuel H. Souza RODRIGUES, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
Les Modeles De Conflits Dans Le Discours De Patients : Une Etude Des Recits De Maladie (Conflict Patterns in Patient Stories: A Study of Illness Narratives)
Maud MAZANIELLO-CHEZOL, Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, Canada