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MODL2250 Reading List

Digital Communications Across Cultures, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Elisabetta Adami
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Lectures readings (please note the list will expand as the lectures proceed):

  1. Adami, E. (2017) Multimodality. In O. Garcia, N. Flores and M. Spotti The Oxford Handbook of Language and Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pp.451-472)  
  2. Jones, Rodney H. (2016) Discourse analysis : a resource book for students ISBN: 9780415610001 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9780415609999 (hbk.) : £65.00; 0415609992 (hbk.) : £65.00; 0415610001 (pbk.) : £18.99. London: Routledge. Sections: A9. Multimodal Discourse Analysis (pp.36-39); B9. Modes, Meaning and Action (pp.89-95); C9. Analyzing multimodality (pp.139-145); D9. Two Perspectives on Multimodality (pp.220-230). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  3. Williams R (1976/1984) ‘communication’ (p.72-73) ‘media’ and ‘mediation’ (p. 203-207) and ‘culture’ (p. 87-93) in Keywords. A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. OUP  
  4. Kress G and van Leeuwen T (2001) Multimodal Discourse: The modes and media of contemporary communication London: Arnold. Introduction pp.1-23  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  
  5. Thea Pitman, ‘Warriors and Weavers: The Poetics and Politics of Indigenous Appropriations of New Media Technologies in Latin America’, Modern Languages Open, 1:14, 1–31, (2018).  

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Further readings:

  • Jones, Hafner. 2012. Understanding digital literacies : a practical introduction ISBN: 9780415673167 (hbk.); 041567316X (hbk.); 9780415673150 (pbk.); 0415673151 (pbk.), London & New York: Routledge, pp. 1-15; 115-128.  
  • Jenkins, Jennifer (2006). Current Perspective son Teaching World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca. In TESOL quarterly. ISSN: 0039-8322 40/1, pp. 157-181.  

This list was last updated on 26/09/2019