Events

Here you will find information about the regular research seminars, workshops, and lectures of the series entitled the Jyväskylä Discourse Studies Forum. In addition, you will find information about upcoming conferences and seminars at other institutions that may be of interest to you.

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Recent events:

Discourse hub seminars autumn 2018

October 3, 2018 - November 19, 2018
These seminars are for discussing key texts, new elaborations and critique around Critical Discourse Studies and related fields. Session dates and times: October, 3 (12.15-15.00, L207). Presenters: Sari Pietikäinen, Sigurd D`hondt, topics: why discourse then and now, critical debates, planning. Reading: Sari Pietikäinen, 2016, Critical debates: Discourse, boundaries and social change. October, 29 (12.15-15.00, AgC134). [...]

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Discourse hub seminars spring 2018

March 5, 2018 - May 14, 2018
These seminars are for discussing key texts, new elaborations and critique around Critical Discourse Studies and related fields. Session dates and times: February, 12 (13-15, AgC133; presenter: Sigurd D`hondt) March, 5 (13-15, Ag C133; presenters: Jari Parkkinen, Anna-Liisa Ojala) April, 9 (13-16, OPK 238; presenters: Saija Peuronen, Minna Tiainen, Anna Kavoura) May, 14 (13-16, S304; [...]

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Producing work, language and (in)equalities: Ethnographic and discourse analytical approaches

November 20, 2017 - November 21, 2017
Programme Monday 20.11.2017 Lea Pulkkinen’s room, Agora 9.00–11.45 Round-table discussion: Producing language, work and inequalities  Introduction / Sari Pietikäinen & Maiju Strömmer, Cold Rush project and ReCLaS Round-table discussion: invited talks Ingrid de Saint-Georges, University of Luxembourg: Undervalued and unrecognised: valuation at work Kellie Gonçalves, University of Oslo (MultiLing): Work in hidden domains Eeva Jokinen, [...]

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Discourse Hub Seminars fall 2017

October 2, 2017 - November 27, 2017
These seminars are for discussing key texts, new elaborations and critique around Critical Discourse Analysis.   Session dates and times: September, 11 (14-16; presenter: Monica Heller) October, 2 (14-16, Ag B301; presenters: Sari Pietikäinen, Maiju Strömmer & Anna-Liisa Ojala /Cold Rush project) October, 16 (13-16, Ag D213.1; presenters: Sanna Tapionkaski, Nettie Boivin) November, 13 (13-16, [...]

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Discourse Hub Seminars spring 2017

January 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017
These seminars are for discussing key texts, new elaborations and critique around Critical Discourse Analysis.   Session dates and times: February, 2 (14.00-16.00, L208) – start of the term February, 16 (14.00-16.00, L208) March, 9 (14.00-16.00, Puutarhurin talo) March, 23 (14.00-16.00, L207) April, 24 (13-16) May, 22 (13-16) Discourse Hub leaders and info: Sari Pietikäinen [...]

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Discourse Hub Writing School

November 3, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Discourse writing school: Writing your journal article in 12 weeks. An intensive writing school for 12 weeks, led by prof. Lindsay Bell.   First class: September 8, 2016 (for registrated writers only)   Discourse Hub Writing Retreat: November 3-5, 2016 Dedicated time and peer support to give the "final push" to your article. The retreat [...]

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Discourse Hub Seminars 2016

September 30, 2016 - October 7, 2016
These seminars are for presenting and discussing the most recent developments in our work and field. Each session is led by 1-2 researchers.   Session dates and times: September, 2 (14.00-16.00, Puutarhurin talo) - starts of the term September, 15 (11.00-13.00, L207) - discussing work by Florian Hiss and Sini Lemmetty September, 22 (13.00-15.00, Ag [...]

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Workshop: Writing and peer review sessions 2015-16

May 26, 2016
Discourse Hub writing and peer review sessions. During the 2015-16 academic year, members of the Jyväskylä Discourse Hub have been meeting regularly to share working papers meant for publication, to provide peer reviews on the papers circulated, and to participate in dedicated writing sessions. Session dates: October 2, 2015 (10:00-12:00, F203) - discussing work by [...]

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Thick Description and Telling Discourse: An Ethnographic Writing Workshop

December 11, 2015 - December 12, 2015
Thick Description and Telling Discourse: An Ethnographic Writing Workshop with Dr. Lindsay Bell Assistant Prof. Anthropology, SUNY Oswego, and Associate Editor, North American Dialogue University of Jyväskylä, December 11 & 12, 2015 Sponsored by the Peripheral Multilingualism research project and the Jyväskylä Discourse Hub How do I know what I think until I see what [...]

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Seminar: Tracing mobility across boundaries – ethnography, go big?

September 18, 2015 10:00 - 16:00
Jyväskylä Discourse Hub Think Tank Seminar Puutarhurin Talo (J building, in the centre of the Main Campus), University of Jyväskylä The Jyväskylä Discourse Hub invites researchers and students to participate in an interdisciplinary think tank seminar to discuss and debate the concepts of mobility, boundaries and ethnography. Mobility is a hot topic at this moment [...]

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PhD dissertation: Sámi languages as capital at the Skábmagovat Film Festival

May 29, 2015 12:00 - 15:00
Public defense: Reetta Karjalainen (Faculty of Humanities, Applied Linguistics) Seminaarinmäki, S212 The study examines the value and function of the Sámi languages used in Finland at Skábmagovat, an international indigenous people’s film festival Individuals can commodify their linguistic and other skills in the niche markets, such as the one in which Skábmagovat positions itself, created by [...]

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Workshop: So, you're Ph.inisheD. - what next? (19.1.15)

January 19, 2015
So, you're Ph.inisheD. - what next? Workshop by Dr. Helen Kelly-Holmes, University of Limerick, Ireland Monday, January 19, 2015 at 13.00-14.00 University of Jyväskylä, Agora, room Delta Jyväskylä Discourse Hub is an initiative of Discourse Studies at the University of Jyväskylä and Peripheral Multilingualism -project (SA). The hub is intended as a space for showcasing [...]

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Sign Language Interpreter Professional Development Workshop Series 2014

November 18, 2014
Sign Language Interpreter Professional Development Workshop Series 2014 Pathways into sign language communities As part of the JDH's Discourse Knowledge Mobilisation Lab, the three workshops in this series of sign language interpreter professional development were designed for participants to reflect on the pathways through which sign language users have become members of various (signed and spoken) [...]

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Nexus analysis reading group (2014)

June 5, 2014
Jyväskylä Discourse Hub Engaging with Nexus Analysis Reading Group Spring 2014 The Nexus Analysis Reading Group was one of the discourse knowledge mobilisation activities of the Jyväskylä Discourse Hub (http://www.discoursehub.fi), itself an initiative of Discourse Studies at the University of Jyväskylä and the Peripheral Multilingualism (Academy of Finland) research group. The hub is intended as [...]

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Discourse for all - Diskurssia kaikille (mostly in Finnish)

May 14, 2014
Discourse for all - Discourse Studies Knowledge Mobilization Lab* Diskurssia kaikille -ajatushautomo: tutkimustiedosta yhteiskunnalliseen vuorovaikutukseen Jyväskylä Discourse Hub, Monikielisyys & periferia -hanke Jyväskylän yliopisto *Most of the events in this series were organized in Finnish in 2014. For more information contact the coordinator Kati Dlaske: kati.dlaske@jyu.fi. Diskurssia kaikille -ajatushautomossa kohtaavat teoreettisen tutkimustiedon ja käytännön tiedon [...]

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Writing Talk II: Ethnographic Possibilities for the Linguistically Inclined

April 14, 2014 - April 15, 2014
Jyväskylä Discourse Hub presents: Writing Talk II: Ethnographic Possibilities for the Linguistically Inclined Two day Workshop led by scholar in linguistic anthropology Dr. Lindsay Bell, University of Toronto & fiction and screenwriter Genevieve Scott, Canada Ylioppilastalo, OPK141, Jyväskylä University Main Campus April 14-15, 2014, 10-16 The Jyväskylä Discourse Research Hub (http://www.discoursehub.fi) is an initiative of [...]

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Sign Language Interpreter Professional Development Workshop 1

March 4, 2014
Jyvaskyla Discourse Research Hub: Discourse Knowledge Mobilisation Lab Sign Language Interpreter Professional Development Workshop Series 2014 Pathways into sign language communities This workshop series of interpreter professional development trainings was designed to reflect on the pathways through which sign language users have become members of various (signed and spoken) language communities and how participation in these communities [...]

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Discourse Studies Article Writing Programme (2014-15)

February 18, 2014 - February 28, 2015
Discourse Studies Article Writing Programme Jyväskylä Discourse Hub & Peripheral Multilingualism Project February 2014 - February 2015 Publishing is becoming an ever bigger part of academic life. Getting your research published in internationally ranked, peer reviewed journals is an important requirement for funding and future jobs. It is also a significant way to make your [...]

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Writing Talk: Ethnographic Possibilities for the Linguistically Inclined

December 5, 2013 10.00:00 - 16:00:00
Jyväskylä Discourse Studies Forum Writing Talk: Ethnographic Possibilities for the Linguistically Inclined by Dr. Lindsay Bell, University of Toronto University of Jyväskylä, main campus, building M, room M216 The hub organises a guest lecture and a working seminar on writing strategies and analysis of ethnographic data led by a visiting scholar Lindsay Bell. The seminar [...]

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Invisible Multilingualisms - Open Seminar (2013)

October 31, 2013 10:00 - 14:15
Invisible multilingualisms is a concept that can be used to refer to a lack of recognition of linguistic diversity in new or changing situations. Intensified mobility of people, goods, and languages has resulted in new speakers of national, regional, and minority languages, as well as unexpected spaces for lingua francas. During a one-day open seminar held on October 31, 2013, researchers, [...]

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Jyväskylä Discourse Studies Forum

January 24, 2013 - January 25, 2013
Ethnography in the Language Disciplines Discourse Master Class Jyväskylän yliopisto, main campus, building L (Lyhty) prof. Monica Heller, University of Toronto Jyväskylän yliopisto, Kielten laitos, diskurssintutkimus Monikielisyys ja periferia – tutkimushanke (SA)

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