AIS at Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics (GURT)
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Two AIS graduate students presented at the 2015 Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics (GURT) annual conference. This year’s conference was titled Diversity and Super-Diversity: Sociocultural Linguistic Perspectives.
Nazir Harb presented “3 heights of focus on Egypt’s 2011 “sōwra” (‘Revolution’): a multimodal analysis of engroupment in Tahrir Square”, a paper discussing processes of constructing revolutionary identities in the Arab Spring and specifically interested in large protest formations as meta-systems.
Francesco Sinatora delivered a paper titled “Hybridity on Syrian Facebook Pages”.