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Women in Leadership: A Discourse Perspective

Women in Leadership Seminar
Helen Sauntson, Janet Holmes, Louise Mullany & Judith Baxter

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.

For further information please visit the project blog at http://leadershiptalk.blogs.aston.ac.uk/

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

 

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