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Panel chaired by Roberta Piazza (@RobertaPiazzaSx).
East, West and Westminster: A Corpus-Based Study of UK Parliamentary Discourse about the Unification of Germany ★
Stephen Appleton – University of Birmingham
Political discourse in the era of digital communication: a corpus-assisted discourse analysis of Italian and American populism on Twitter ★
Ester di Silvestro – University of Catania
Strategic presupposition in the U.S. Congressional reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
Kristen Fleckenstein – Coastal Carolina University
The Russian adjectives antiasadovskij, antibuševskij, antilukašenkovskij, antiputinskij, antisaddamovskij and antitrampovskij in Russian media in the beginning of the 21st Century ★
Thomas Samuelsson – Stockholm University
“The truth is, as you know, I’m definitely not lying, believe me.” The linguistics of Donald Trump’s epistemic management strategies. A corpus-based study
Georg Marko – Karl-Franzens-University Graz
“There’s only one pot of money it can come from”: A corpus based analysis of the International Baccalaureate in Canada’s provinces
Saira Fitzgerald – Lancaster University
Understanding Populism: A Linguistic Analysis of Czech Parliamentary Discourse
Martina Berrocal, Václav Cvrček & David Lukeš – Institut für Slawistik und Kaukasusstudien
US State Departments press briefings and China Foreign Affairs Ministry. Differences and similarities in what they say and how they say it.
Alison Duguid – Siena University
Alan Scott Partington – Bologna University