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Dr Carol Marley

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programmes / Senior Lecturer in English

Carol Marley
  • BA (Hons) English Language & Literature, University of Birmingham
  • MPhil (English Language), University of Birmingham
  • PhD (English Language), University of Birmingham
  • LE3029 Multimodal Analysis

  • Media discourse
  • Narrative analysis - verbal and visual
  • Written Dating Advertisements
  • Metaphors in Discourse
  • Interaction in Writing

Presentations

  • March 2008 Plenary speaker, A-S Level Sixth Form Conference, Newcastle University, 19th March 2008
  • 1999 - 2001 Speaker at two national circuits of conferences for sixth form students of English language, speaking to audiences of up to 1,000.
  • January 2001 Presentation on language & gender at a Linguistics Consortium of A Level English Language Teachers, run by Cheshire County Council.

Research Seminars

  • Trainspotter, homemaker, lover: Gendered identities in print-medium dating ads, English Language Research Seminar, University of Birmingham, 28 October 2008
  • 1999 Critical Discourse Analysis Meeting, University of Birmingham, 6-7 April, 1999 - Moderator of the Gender session for the first in a series of annual meetings of Critical Discourse Analysts.
  • November 2008, ECREA's European Communication Conference, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, 25-28 November, 2008 - Migration, Movement, Narrative (with Chris Gilligan).
  • September 2006, BELP Conference, University of Birmingham - plenary talk.
  • 2006 TESOL Spain, Universidad de Complutense, Madrid, 24-27 March, 2006 - Co-text as clue to metaphorical meaning
  • 2002 29th International Systemic Functional Congress, University of Liverpool, 15-19 July, 2002 - ‘Pauper seeks millionairess: Projecting roles and negotiating identity in dating ads’.
  • 1999 North West Centre for Linguistics, 2nd international conference: Questions, University of Liverpool, 12-14 November, 1999 - ‘Trading Talk? Interaction in written dating advertisements’.
  • 1997 BAAL: Language At Work, University of Birmingham, 11-13 September, 1997 - ‘Journalism & “Story”: Narrative & Expository discourse in international news’.
Room: NW 917
Phone: 0121 204 3808
Email: c.n.marley@aston.ac.uk 

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