[PLing] Invitation: Guest lectures by Guy Cook 6.12., 11:00 and 7.12., 12:30

Barbara Seidlhofer barbara.seidlhofer at univie.ac.at
Wed Nov 28 23:03:04 CET 2018

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend the guest lectures that *Guy Cook* 
(King's College London) will be giving at the Department of English and 
American Studies next week. The titles of his talks are:

*People, Products, Pests and Pets: language about animals* (Friday 7 Dec 


*#LedaToo: stylistics and the teaching of sexual ethics* (Thursday 6 Dec 

For more info see the attached abstracts and short bionote below.

With best wishes
(and apologies for any cross-postings)

Barbara Seidlhofer
Guy Cook* is an Emeritus Professor of Language in Education at King’s 
College London in the UK.  He is an applied linguist with particular 
interests in:

• discourse analysis
• the discursive representation of animals
• English language teaching
• language in public debates about the environment
• literary stylistics and literature teaching
• language play
• the language of advertising and public relations

He was co-editor of the Journal /Applied Linguistic//s/ from 2004-2009.  
He is an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) and was 
Chair of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) from 

Univ.Prof. Dr. Barbara Seidlhofer
Institut fuer Anglistik der Universitaet Wien
Universitaetscampus, Spitalgasse 2,  A-1090 Vienna, Austria
phone (+431) 4277 424 42, fax (+431) 4277 9424

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