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Identity, Community, Discourse

English in Intercultural Settings


Guiseppina Cortese and Anna Duszak

Contents: Giuseppina Cortese/Anna Duszak: Introduction – Ron Scollon/Suzie Wong Scollon: Fast English, Slow Food, and Intercultural Exchanges: Social Problems and Problems for Discourse Analysis – Suresh Canagarajah: Shuttling between Discourses: Textual and Pedagogical Possibilities for Periphery Scholars – Anna Duszak: Between Styles and Values: An Academic Community in Transition – Christer Laurén: On the Border: Writing Scientific Texts and Fiction – John Douthwaite: Community, Values, Action and Discourse: Language and Bureaucracy in Colonial to Post-colonial Literary Settings – Maurizio Gotti: English in Intercultural Settings: Globalising Trends and Local Resistance – Philip Riley: Ethos and the Communicative Virtues in Exolinguistic Service Encounters – Maria Grazia Guido: Context Misconstructions in Professional Entextualizations of «Asylum» Discourse – Paola Evangelisti Allori: Metaphors they Report by: The Construction of National Identity through Sports Commentaries in Different Cultural Communities – Edith Esch: Representations of English among French Adolescents in Senegal – Anna Mauranen: English as Lingua Franca: An Unknown Language? – Elizabeth Rowley-Jolivet/Shirley Carter-Thomas: Scientific Conference Englishes: Epistemic and Language Community Variations – Małgorzata Sokół: Academic Identity Construction in E-discussion Lists: A Case Study – Kristina Svartholm: Teaching Literacy to Deaf Learners – Gigliola Sacerdoti Mariani: The Power of the Language in Delineating the Boundaries of Power: The US Constitution Interpreted by the first ‘Federalist Community’ – Giuditta Caliendo/Gabriella Di Martino/Marco Venuti: Language and Discourse Features of EU Secondary Legislation – Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli/Elena Di Giovanni/Ira Torresi: Visual and Verbal Aspects of Otherness: From Disney to Coppola – Nicoletta Vasta: «Profits & Principles: Is There a Choice?» The Multimodal Construction of Shell’s Commitment to Social Responsibility and the Environment in and across Advertising Texts – Giuseppina Cortese: On Children’s Right to Life: Virtuous Management of Intercultural Conflict.