Covid-19 Panel

Find further details of each talk in the Book of Abstracts here.

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Panel chaired by Elena Semino (@elenasemino).

A Corpus-based Analysis of Frames and Metaphors in the Media Reports of COVID-19 ★

Shuyi Amelia SunThe University of Queensland, Australia

shuyi.amelia.sun@uq.net.au
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shuyi_Sun4

[short paper]

A Corpus-based Comparative Research on Covid19 News Discourse Representation in Voice of America and China Daily

Yuying HuGuangdong University of Foreign Studies

200511444@oamail.gdufs.edu.cn
https://www.gdufs.edu.cn/

[short paper]

[withdrawn]

Address term and of stance-taking in the discussion of Wuhan Diary in Weibo ★

Yingnian Tao Lancaster University

y.tao4@lancaster.ac.uk
@Daphne68947756
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yingnian_Tao2

[short paper]

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Coronavirus in Translated Media Discourse

Dr. Fahad OtaifKing Khalid University
Dr. Waleed AlsubhiJeddah University

Otaiff@kku.edu.sa
@Otaiff

woalsubhi@uj.edu.sa
@WaleedALSubhi‬

[short paper]

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Corpus-Based Critical Discourse Analysis of the Covid-19 Pandemic Discourse in the World Health Organization Director-General’s Speeches

Baramee Kheovichai Silpakorn University

kiao_ra@yahoo.com
http://www.arts.su.ac.th/คณาจารย์ภาควิชาภาษาอังกฤษ/บารมี-เขียววิชัย

[short paper]

Covid-19 and social media: a diachronic discourse analysis for the modeling of linguistic patterns during crises

Louise-Amélie CougnonUniversité catholique de Louvain
Louis de VironDatatext

louise-amelie.cougnon@uclouvain.be
@Amelaaay
https://uclouvain.be/en/research-institutes/ilc/miil

louis@datatext.eu
@devironl
https://www.datatext.eu/

[short paper]

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COVID-19 memorials

Mark McGlashanBirmingham City University

Mark.McGlashan@bcu.ac.uk
@Mark_McGlashan
http://www.MarkMcGlashan.org

[short paper]

COVID-19 pandemic in Polish social media: a mixed methods approach to analysis of collective emotions in digital communication

Maja Sawicka & Agnieszka KarlińskaUniversity of Warsaw

[short paper]

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Exploring the relationship between COVID-19-related sinophobia and representations of Chinese food culture in the UK press

Ursula Kania University of Liverpool

ursula.kania@liverpool.ac.uk
@instantlinguist
https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/english/staff/ursula-kania/

[short paper]

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Intermarium goes viral: a corpus-driven approach to Twitter-based political communication on COVID-19 pandemic of Austrian, Croatian, Polish, and Serbian political leaders ★

Piotr MirochaJagiellonian University, Cracow

[short paper]

Metaphor Use and Efficacy of Science Communication [planned multidisciplinary project]

Saskia Kersten, Alana Jelinek & Naomi Forrester-SotoUniversity of Hertfordshire / Keele University

s.kersten@herts.ac.uk
@Saskia_Kersten

[short paper]

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Military frames for the pandemic in Central and Eastern Europe: A corpus-linguistic perspective on figurative battles, historical battles, and the rhetorical potential of WAR

Ksenija Bogetić University of Belgrade, Serbia / Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

ksenija.bogetic@zrc-sazu.si
@ksenijabogetic

[short paper]

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Pandemics and metaphor: A historical perspective

Charlotte TaylorUniversity of Sussex

@_ctaylor_
https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p329327-charlotte-taylor/grants

[short paper]

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Risk communication and covid-19: affect and nationalist/xenophobic discourse

Katherine Russo Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

[short paper]

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Social media discourse and conspiracy theories during the COVID-19 pandemic ★

Natalie Dykes & Stefan Evert FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

[short paper]

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The balance between reassuring and scaring: the discourse of government health advisers and politicians during the pandemic in the UK

Roberta Piazza & Ivor GaberUniversity of Sussex

[short paper]

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The Development of COVID-19 Word List from the Perspective of Emergency Language Services ★

Longxing LiUniversity of Macau

[short paper]

[withdrawn]

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The good and the bad of Italian pandemic pedagogy: a corpus-driven analysis of the representation of Covid-19 emergency online teaching in the newly developing discourse of the Italian media

Giovanna Carloni L’Università di Urbino Carlo Bo

[short paper]

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‘The more we restrict contact, the more we slow the spread of infection’: Ambiguity, responsibility and political action in the UK coronavirus briefings

Jamie Williams & David Wright Nottingham Trent University

Jamie.Williams@ntu.ac.uk
@jamie_wil52

[short paper]

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Wake Up It’s a #Plandemic: Covid-19 and Conspiracy Clique Communities on Twitter

Dr. Joseph FlanaganUniversity of Helsinki

[short paper]

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Weaponising coronavirus online

Nicole BaumgartenUniversity of Sheffield

[short paper]