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6th BAAL Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig)

Language, Gender and Sexuality

Date: April 10th 2013; 10.00am to 4pm

Place: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Language and Diversity (InterLand), Aston University, Birmingham, UK.


Talks will include:

  • Veronika Koller, Lancaster University

Language and masculinities in queer discourse

  • Jodie Clark, Sheffield Hallam University

'I wish there didn't have to be gay people': Logics of homophobia

  • Liz Morrish, Nottingham Trent University and Helen Sauntson, York St John University  

    ‘How gay is football this year?’ Identity and intersubjectivity in a women’s university sports team

  • Lucy Jones, University of Hull

Dealing with 'community' in queer linguistics research 

Main Building Entrance

The day will comprise papers by the above speakers who will present their work and at the end of the day, we will hold a roundtable discussion on some of the key issues raised.

For more details contact Judith Baxter: j.a.baxter@aston.ac.uk

Events fees:

  • Full-time students: £20 

  • BAAL members: £30

  • Non-BAAL members: £35

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