Session Schedule

Friday, May 13, 9am-10:30am

Session 1: PANEL: Approaches to Extremism and Polarisation in Discourse
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: E. Hidalgo-Tenorio

Muslims in jihadist magazines: a corpus-based analysis
Pascual Pérez-Paredes,  Universidad de Murcia

"A school of patience, faithfulness, and steadfastness": Ideal womanhood in the propaganda magazines of IS
Carmen Aguilera-Carnerero,  University of Granada

"I am proud to be a traitor": A critical discourse analysis of pathos in online jihadist propaganda magazines
Miguel-Angel Benitez-Castro,  University of Zaragoza
Encarnacion Hidalgo,  University of Granada

Session 2: Pino, Mu, Marino
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

The case of the M-word and its variants in Venezuelan Spanish: A Twitter-based analysis
Blanca Romero Pino,  Arizona State University

Multimodality and Transnational Identities of Chinese Overseas Students on WeChat and Instagram
Yuxuan Mu,  University of South Florida

#Twospirit. Sociolinguistic construction of identity on TikTok
Francesca Marino,  University of South Florida

Friday, May 13, 11am-12:30pm

Session 3: PANEL: Approaches to Extremism and Polarisation in Discourse II
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: E. Hidalgo-Tenorio

Persuasion and hyperbole on the path to Jihad: A discourse analysis of religious metaphor in online extremist propaganda
Katie Patterson,  Universidad de Granada

Extracting relevant expressions to help characterise user profiles in Social Networking Sites
Manuel Francisco,  University of Granada

Populism and the 2020 American presidential election: An analysis of emotion on Twitter
Ana Albalat Mascarell,  Universitat Politècnica de València

Session 4: Diemer, Bruner, Thompson, Bridges
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

Analyzing digital discourse across platforms
Stefan Diemer,  Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Marie-Louise Brunner,  Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Reflective Approaches to Analyzing Digital Discourse
Riki Thompson,  University of Washington Tacoma

The Raciolinguistics of Whitesplain, metapragmatics, and morality in social media
Judith Bridges,  University of South Florida

Friday, May 13, 2pm-3:30pm

Session 5: PANEL: A License to Hate: Anti-Asian Prejudice in Digital Communication
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: N. Knoblock

From Coronavirus to Kung Flu: Expressions of Sinophobia in the US CMC
Natalia Knoblock,  Saginaw Valley State University

'It appeared because of the stupid Chinese. They destroyed everything we had. ;(': Affective and judgemental evaluation of the Chinese in Macedonian internet forum discussions on COVID-19
Fevzudina Saračević,  AUE-FON University in Skopje
Angela Eftimovska,  Independent Scholar

The Chinese Ate the Bat: COVID 19 Racist Discourse in the Egyptian Social Media
Nihad Fottouh,  Universite Francaise d'Egypte

Session 6: Wikstrom, Sandlund, Bou-Franch, Salmela
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair:

The Male Bumbler Epidemic: Gender and membership categorization in rejections of #MeToo-related public apologies
Peter Wikström,  Karlstad University, Sweden
Erica Sandlund,  Karlstad University, Sweden

Twitter as a site for mourning and protesting: the discursive construction of place
Patricia Bou-Franch,  Universitat de València

Polarized digital discourses on climate change and housing
Eveliina Salmela,  University of Vaasa
Merja Koskela,  University of Vaasa
Henna Syrjälä,  University of Vaasa

Friday, May 13, 4pm-5:30pm

Session 7: SPECIAL SESSION: How to get published
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: TBD

Caroline Tagg, Editor in Chief, DC&M,  The Open University

Pilar Blitvich, Editor in Chief, JLAC, University of North Carolina at Charlotte,  

Session 8: Rodríguez, Herring, Hallett, Salomaa, Lehtinen
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

From transgressive to seductive: The construction of the online persona of a Spanish social media beauty influencer
Enrique Rodriguez,  Indiana University
Susan C. Herring,  Indiana University

"High quality and culturally-appropriate foods:" A critical analysis of food security information systems
Richard Hallett,  Northeastern Illinois University

Ideals and reality - Digital facilitation on paper and in practice
Elina Salomaa,  University of Jyväskylä
Esa Lehtinen,  University of Jyväskylä

Saturday, May 14, 9am-10:30am

Session 9: PANEL: Tinder talk: Communicative practices in online dating I
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: W. Gibson

Social differentiation in the sequential organization of Tinder chat-based initial conversations
Christian Licoppe,  Telecom Paris

Formulating location and distance in post-match Tinder chats.
Lynn de Rijk,  Radboud University
Wyke Stommel,  Radboud University

Introducing the prospect of online meetings in Tinder chats
Elisaeth Andersen,  University of Southern Denmark

Session 10: Kreis, Egerland, China, Dainas
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair:

"Sexismus nothing else." Twitter discussions about sexism and politics in the case of Chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock
Ramona Kreis,  University of Bremen

"Q Who?": Digital Discourse Practices and Subliminal Ideologies in QAnon Forum Posts
Hanson Egerland,  University of North Carolina - Wilmington
Addie Sayers China,  University of North Carolina - Wilmington

The GIF that Keeps on Giving: Functions of GIFs in Personal Text Messages
Ashley Dainas,  Indiana University Bloomington

Session 11: Rychkova, Koteyko, van Driel, Clarke
Room: Coral Room, Chair:

Negotiation of Leadership and Power Relationships in Digital Collaborative Talks among Multilingual Graduate Students
Iuliia Rychkova,  University of Mississippi

Identity construction by autistic social media users: A digital discourse analysis perspective
Nelya Koteyko,  Queen Mary University of London
Martine Van Driel,  Queen Mary University of London

Modal commitment in online citizen science discussion forums
Ben Clarke,  University of Gothenburg

Saturday, May 14, 11am-12:30pm

Session 12: PANEL: Tinder talk: Communicative practices in online dating II
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: W. Gibson

Membership categorization analysis and post-match Tinder conversations
Carles Roca-Cuberes,  Pompeu Fabra University
Michael Mora Rodriguez,  Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Where to start? Initiating post-match Tinder chat conversations.
Lynn de Rijk,  Radboud University
Wyke Stommel,  Radboud University

Emoji use in Tinder: the ordinary ambiguities of aubergines and flowers
Will Gibson,  University College London, Institute of Education

Session 13: Tagg, Herring, Dainas, Kenalemang-Palm, Eriksson
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

Mobile conversations in context: a new perspective on digital discourse
Caroline Tagg,  The Open University

#duetme: Constructing Conversational Coherence in TikTok Videos
Susan Herring,  Indiana University
Ashley Dainas,  Indiana University

How cosmetic apps recontextualize aesthetic labour: A multimodal critical discourse analysis
Lame Maatla Kenalemang-Palm,  Örebro University
Göran Eriksson ,  Örebro University

Session 14: Nguyen, Demir, Hanke
Room: Coral Room, Chair: TBD

#StopAsianHate: Minority Group Advocacy and the Making of Stop Anti-Asian Hate Discourse on Twitter
Minh Nghia Nguyen,  University of Massachusetts Boston

Generational Positionality and Digital Discourse: An Exploration of Pre- and In-service Teachers' Self-identification in the Time of Obligatory Technology.
Asiye Demir,  University of South Carolina

Gender representation in sports - A qualitative critical discourse analysis of the 2020 CrossFit Games
Judith Sophie Marie Hanke,  University of Bremen, Germany

Saturday, May 14, 2pm-3:30pm

Session 15: Koh, Frantz, Kovacova
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair:

"Date me date me date me": AI Chatbot Interactions as a Resource for the Online Construction of Hegemonic Masculine Identity
Jungyoon Koh,  Georgetown University

Virtual Gesture in Video-Mediated Writing Consultations: The Case of Text Selection
Kelly Frantz,  Teachers College Columbia University

Swiping left for more details: The construction of newsworthiness in the Instagram carousel posts of news organizations
Dominika Kovacova,  Masaryk University

Session 16: Valentinsson, Ge-Stadnyk, Herring, Liska, Vásquez, Chamberlain
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair:

First!: Qualia of firstness/earliness in the comment sections of celebrity social media posts
Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson,  Appalachian State University

User creativity and preference in computer-mediated multimodal discourse: Customized stickers in WeChat conversations
Jing Ge-Stadnyk,  UC Berkeley
Susan Herring,  Indiana University, Bloomington

When I was a kid in the eighties...: Narrative stancetaking and collective remembering in r/BuyItForLife
Dacota Liska,  University of South Florida
Max Chamberlain,  University of South Florida
Camilla Vásquez,  University of South Florida

Session 17: Mitchell, Bridges, Chovanec
Room: Coral Room, Chair:

Queer Tok: A Multimodal Analysis of LGBTQ+ Discourse on Tik Tok
Madisyn Mitchell,  University of South Florida
Judith Bridges,  University of South Florida

Identity and Queer Narratives in Coming Out Videos on TikTok
Sean Farrell,  University of South Florida

Amogus: Meme virality, internet geeks and insider humour
Jan Chovanec,  Masaryk University

Saturday, May 14, 4pm-5:30pm

Session 18: Jiang, West, El Gody
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair:

Learner or expert? Identity co-construction and English learning vlogs on Douyin
Yaqian Jiang,  University of South Florida

A tale of two genres: Narrative analysis of digital stories told by youth
Gordon West,  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sweden Democrats representation of immigrants on Social media: A critical Multimodal Analysis
Ahmed El Gody,  Örebro University

Session 19: Blitvich, Vessey, Girón-García, Bernad-Mechó
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair:

Karen; Stigmatized social identity and face-threat in the on/offline nexus
Pilar Blitvich,  University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Language and gender in the Canadian Chief Medical Officers' tweets during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rachelle Vessey,  Carleton University

Using research dissemination YouTube videos in the EMI classroom: A multimodal analysis of engaging strategies and genre definition in the digital era
Carolina Girón-García,  Universitat Jaume I (Spain)
Edgar Bernad-Mechó,  Universitat Jaume I

Sunday, May 15, 9am-10:30am

Session 20: PANEL: The hidden forces shaping digital discourse: Analysis and activism I
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: C. Tagg

"I'd blush if I could": Addressing gender bias in Artificial Intelligence voice assistants
Maria Grazia Sindoni,  University of Messina

Discourse, Context and Media in Digital Surveillance
Rodney Jones,  University of Reading

Dominant ideologies and the affinity spectrum
Rachelle Vessey,  Carleton University

Session 21: Lewandowska, Liebeskind, Trojszczak, Terwege
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

An offensive language taxonomy and a web corpus discourse analysis for automatic offensive language identification
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk,  State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, Poland
Marcin Trojszczak,  University of Bialystok and State University of Applied Sciences in Konin
Chaya Liebeskind,  Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel

Search Engine Usage as a Mode of CMD: The Role of Variation
Phillip Terwege,  Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Sunday, May 15, 11am-12:30pm

Session 22: PANEL: The hidden forces shaping digital discourse: Analysis and activism II
Room: Ballroom 3, Chair: C. Tagg

The hidden forces shaping the digital discourse of quality assurance and teaching
Per Ledin,  Södertörn University

Discourse Analysis and the Political Economy of Digital Communication
Ana Deumert,  University of Cape Town

Social activism and the self as moral project
Gwen Bouvier,  Shanghai International Studies University

Session 23: Basterretxea Santiso, Gazzardi, Mattei
Room: Ballroom 1, Chair: TBD

Monolingual vs Bilingual Ideologies on Twitter: 2020 Basque Autonomous Community General Election
Gorka Basterretxea Santiso,  Georgetown University

Uses of English in Italian contexts: dominant language ideologies and counter discourses on YouTube
Antonella Gazzardi,  University of South Florida

Multimodal Tourism Narratives in the Instagram Era
Elena Mattei,  University of Verona