Programme schedule

CHINED IV – Final programme

All sessions in Metsätalo, 3rd floor, lecture hall 6

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Thursday, 5 June

13.30- Registration (Metsätalo 3rd floor, in front of lecture hall 6)
14.10-14.15 Welcome & conference opening
14.15-16.15 Nicholas Brownlees
(University of Florence)
“Advertisement Extraordinary”: Features and functions of parody advertising in the 18th-century British press
Howard Sklar and Irma Taavitsainen
(University of Helsinki)
A modest proposal in The Gentleman’s Magazine: Making sense of a peculiar 18th-century advertisement
Anna Stermieri
(University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
Exploiting humour meanings in the expression of personal stance: The case of newspaper theatre criticism in the 19th century
Isabel Ermida
(University of Minho)
Newspaper funnies at the dawn of modernity: Multimodal humour in early American comic strips
16.15-16.45 Coffee/Tea
16.45-17.45 Birte Bös (University of Duisburg-Essen) Of hopes and struggles – newsmakers’ metadiscourse at the dawn of the newspaper age
18.00-20.00 Reception by the University of Helsinki, Metsätalo 5th floor

Friday, 6 June

 9.15-10.45 Ying Wang
(Uppsala University)
A corpus-based analysis of lexical bundles in 19th-century news editorials
Samuli Kaislaniemi
(University of Helsinki)
“Litle newes I heare worth the writing”: Introducing news in Early Modern English letters
Brian Walker
(University of Huddersfield)
Discourse presentation in Early Modern English print news
10.45-11.15 Coffee/Tea
11.15-12.45 Karoliina Laitinen
(University of Helsinki)
More immigrants, more negativity? – Comparison of the use of numbers in immigration discourse in 1847 and 2007
John M. Ryan
(University of Northern Colorado)
Astride two worlds: The struggle between cultural preservation and assimilation, and the evolution of an integrated Italian-American identity in the Massachusetts immigrant press
Minna Nevala
(University of Helsinki)
The public identity of Jack the Ripper in 19th-century newspapers
12.45-14.15 Lunch
14.15-15.15 Jan Chovanec
(Masaryk University)
Announcements of sports matches in The Times in the 1860s
Taru Nordlund and Ritva Pallaskallio
(University of Helsinki)
Letters, announcements, edicts, broadsheets – the shift of discourses in 19th-century Finnish newspapers
15.15-15.45 Coffee/Tea
15.45-16.45 Martin Conboy
(University of Sheffield)
British popular newspaper traditions: From the 19th century to the first tabloid
18-19 Reception by the City of Helsinki, Bock House, Senate Square

Saturday, 7 June

9.15-10.45 Carla Suhr
(University of Turku)
We now turn to processing popular news pamphlets
Jorge Pedro Sousa, Elsa Simões Lucas Freitas, and Sandra Gonçalves Tuna
(Fernando Pessoa University)
Diffusing political knowledge in illustrated magazines: A comparison between the Portuguese O Panorama and the British The Penny Magazine in the 1837-1844 period
Claudia Claridge
(University of Duisburg-Essen)
Writing for the working class: The Poor Man’s Guardian
10.45-11.15 Coffee/Tea
11.15-12.45 Elisabetta Cecconi
(University of Florence)
Religious lexis and political ideology in Mercurius Aulicus and Mercurius Britanicus: Evidence from the FEEN corpus
Ellen Valle
(University of Turku)
”A most rebellious, wicked, sinful, hardhearted people”: Rhetorical strategies in three debates over the position of the Jews in a civil society
Maija Stenvall
(University of Helsinki)
Narrative vs. ‘objective’ style – comparing news (agency) reports on the Siedlce Pogrom, September 1906
12.45-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.30 Andreas H. Jucker and Daniela Landert
(University of Zurich)
Historical pragmatics and early speech recordings – Diachronic developments in turn-taking and narrative structure in radio talk shows
14.30-15.30 Roberta Facchinetti
(University of Verona)
The birth and development of multimodality in news reporting
15.30-16.00 Discussion
16.00-16.15 Conference closing
18.00-19.00 Sightseeing + transport to conference dinner (bus pickup at the Senate Square)
19.00- Conference dinner, Restaurant Blue Peter

Sunday, 8 June

Post-conference excursions

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