Friday, 28 December
203. Language Theory: Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, and Research on Language
10:15–11:30 a.m., Acapulco, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Language Theory
Presiding: Glenn M. Davis, Saint Cloud State Univ.
1. “How Does a Nation Really Speak? Language Ideology and Representations of National Languages,” Paola Gambarota, Harvard Univ.
2. “Signifier Matters: A Sample Case for the Use of Linguistic Concepts in Contemporary Cultural Studies,” Margarita Saona, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
3. “Metaphors We and They Live By: Samuel Johnson, Cognitive Linguistics, and the Cultural Matrix of Eighteenth-Century England,” Chris P. Pearce, Boston Univ.