Conference & Seminar Papers

INVITED TALKS

01/2018                               Inequality Discourse in the News, University of Birmingham
Exploitation and Wealth Inequality: Representations of Corporate Fraud and Modern Slavery by British Newspapers

05/2015                                Headingley Rotary Club
Courts and inquiries in Doctor Who

PAPERS

2018:

  • PALA, University of Birmingham: “The Representations of Child Victims of Human Trafficking in British Newspapers”
  • 13th Corporate Responsibility Research Conference, University of Leeds: “Against expectations: Mapping the modern slavery statements of clothing retailers against governmental and NGO guidance”

2017:

  • English: Shared Futures, Newcastle: “Interdisciplinarity and ECAs”

2016:

  • PALA, University of Cagliari: “The Construction of Corporate Fraud News” (revised)
  • Crime, Media and Capitalism, University of Winchester, 2016: “The Construction of Corporate Fraud News”

2015:

  • PALA, University of Kent: “‘The alleged fraud’: Modality in a corpus of corporate fraud news”
  • Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference, University of Birmingham: “Death and Taxes: A critical discourse analysis of a corpus of corporate fraud news”

2014:

  • PALA, University of Maribor: “The Wolves of Wall Street: A critical discourse and corpus analysis of UK newspapers’ reporting of corporate fraud 2007-2016”
  • Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference, Queen’s University Belfast: “Regulatory Minefields and Exploding Companies: Conceptual metaphors in a corpus of corporate fraud news”
  • The Politics and Law of Doctor Who, University of Westminster: “Ideology and Power in Gallifreyan Justice: An analysis of the legal discourse in Time Lord trials, hearings and inquiries”

2013:

  • PALA, Ruprechts-Karls University Heidelberg: “Black, No Sugar: The criminalisation of corporate tax evasion by UK newspapers over autumn 2012”

2012:

  • PALA, University of Malta: “The Death of Dorian Gray: A stylistic analysis of the final chapter of The Picture of Dorian Gray”
  • Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference, Queen’s University Belfast: “The Death of Dorian Gray: A stylistic analysis of the final chapter of The Picture of Dorian Gray” (revised)
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