Aston Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Language and Diversity (InterLanD) held a seminar on 'Women in Leadership: A Discourse Perspective on 2nd June 2010. Guest speaker was award winning academic and writer Professor Janet Holmes from Victoria University, New Zealand.
The event looked at current research in the evolving field of gender, language and leadership with a specific focus on the diverse range of identities enacted by senior women in the business world.
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Presentations from the event
Introduction - Dr Helen Sauntson, University of Birmingham
Women leaders as archetypes?: Challenging the discursive boundaries - Dr Judith Baxter, Aston University
Women in leadership: Discourses of the body - Dr Louise Mullany, University of Nottingham
Women and leadership discourse: The difference that ethnicity makes - Prof. Janet Holmes, Victoria University