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CfP: BRNO Studies in English, Special Issue (proposed date, 2025) – Encounters with Water: An Ecolinguistic perspective

BRNO Studies in English, Special Issue (proposed date, 2025) Encounters with Water: An Ecolinguistic perspective Environmental issues have seldom ranked higher in the agendas of public debate. The emergent research paradigm of Ecolinguistics (Fill and Mühlhäusler 2001, Fill and Penz 2018) represents the response to the crisis by ecologically-minded linguists, who may critique underlying socio-cognitive […]

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CfP: Prospero, Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere – forthcoming general issue, volume XXIX (2024)

Prospero, Rivista di Letterature e culture straniere (A Journal of Foreign Literatures and cultures) University of Trieste, Italy, invites contributions for the forthcoming general issue, volume XXIX (2024). Prospero is a double-blind peer reviewed, printed and entirely openaccess journal, published annually by EUT, Trieste University Press. It is indexed by MLA, Erih+, DoAJ, ProQuest. It

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CfP Lingue “Culture Mediazioni/Languages Cultures Mediation Journal”: “The Language of War: Lexicon, Metaphor, Discourse”

Call for papers Lingue Culture Mediazioni/Languages Cultures Mediation Journal Vol 11 (2024) No 2: “The Language of War: Lexicon, Metaphor, Discourse” Issue nr. 2 vol. 11 (2024) will focus on the following theme: The Language of War: Lexicon, Metaphor, Discourse and will be edited by Dr. Anna Anselmo (Università di Ferrara). Professor Kim Grego (Università degli Studi

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Literary Voices of the Italian Diaspora in Britain: Time, Transnational Identity and Hybridity – Manuela D’Amore

Manuela D’Amore Literary Voices of the Italian Diaspora in Britain: Time, Transnational Identity and Hybridity Palgrave Macmillan, 2023, pp. 314. ISBN: 978-3-031-35437-3 This volume studies the literary voices of the Italian diaspora in Britain. They are mostly unknown to specialist and non-specialist readers, but deserve full recognition: they have recounted the history of the migrant

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Multimodality and Translanguaging in Video Interactions – Maria Grazia Sindoni

Maria Grazia Sindoni Multimodality and Translanguaging in Video Interactions Cambridge University Press, Elements in Applied Linguistics, 2023, pp. 75. ISBN: 9781009286947 This Element presents and critically discusses video-mediated communication by combining theories and empirical methods of multimodal studies and translanguaging. Since Covid-19 gained momentum, video-based interactions have become more and more ingrained in private and

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War in Travel Literature – Jeanne Dubino, Orkun Kocabıyık, Elisabetta Marino, Andrew Smyth (eds.)

Jeanne Dubino, Orkun Kocabıyık, Elisabetta Marino, Andrew Smyth (eds.) War in Travel Literature Cambridge Scholars, 2023, pp. 313. ISBN: 1-5275-0482-4 These twelve chapters show how war functions as a subject, theme, impetus—willing and not—and backdrop in travel writing. Literature about travel and war in tandem enables readers to rethink both categories. The forms of travel

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The Influence of English on Italian: Lexical and Cultural Features – Virginia Pulcini

Virginia Pulcini The Influence of English on Italian: Lexical and Cultural Features De Gruyter Mouton, 2023, pp. 285. ISBN: 9783110754957 Open Access The volume explores the history of language contact between Italy and Anglophone countries and illustrates the phenomenon of lexical borrowing. Types of English-induced borrowings are presented on the basis of quantitative and qualitative

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The Routledge Handbook of Discourse and Disinformation – Stefania M. Maci, Massimiliano Demata, Mark McGlashan, Philip Seargeant (eds.)

Stefania M. Maci, Massimiliano Demata, Mark McGlashan, Philip Seargeant (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Discourse and Disinformation Routledge, 2023, pp. 454. ISBN: 9781032124254 This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of research into discourses of disinformation, misinformation, post-truth, alternative facts, hate speech, conspiracy theories, and “fake news”. Divided into two sections, it provides a detailed look

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The Research-Practice Interface in English for Specific Purposes. Past, Present and Future – Ersilia Incelli, Renzo Mocini, Judith Turnbull (eds.)

Ersilia Incelli, Renzo Mocini, Judith Turnbull (eds.) The Research-Practice Interface in English for Specific Purposes. Past, Present and Future Cambridge Scholars, 2022, pp. 297. ISBN: 1-5275-8910-2 This volume, edited by Ersilia Incelli, Renzo Mocini and Judith Turnbull, is a Festschrift in honor of Professor Rita Salvi, acclaimed scholar of English and English linguistics in the

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Beyond Standard English. Variation and Change in Eastern England – Carmen Ciancia

Carmen Ciancia Beyond Standard English. Variation and Change in Eastern England Carocci, 2023, pp. 104. ISBN: 978-88-290-2028-7 When foreign learners of English take up an English course, they are commonly taught the standard form of the language. However, when they visit an English speaking country for the first time (e.g. the UK), they face difficulties

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