Programme

Excessive language in public discourse

March 10-11, 2022

Program, latest update 9.3.2022

 

Thursday, March 10th

Helsinki time zone (UTC +2)

 

 

Zoom: main hall

10.00-10.15

Welcome

10.15-11.15

Keynote: Konstanze Marx

Quoting violence in Social Media. A metapragmatic approach.

Chair: Hartmut Lenk

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/excessive-language-in-public-discourse/keynote-speakers

 

Zoom: Room 1

Zoom: Room 2

11.30-12.00

Dominique Dias

#politiquementcorrect : entre désamorçage et crispation des polémiques métalangagières sur Twitter

Chair: Mari Wiklund

Reeta Pöyhtäri, Aleksi Knuutila, Urho Tulonen, Kaarina Nikunen, Tuija Saresma, Paula Haara & Heidi Kosonen

Networks of hate: Hate speech as an affective digital practice

Chair: Anton Granvik

12.00-12.30

Mélanie Buchart

Florian Philippot, catalyseur de violence verbale et pyromane de la révolte

Chair: Mari Wiklund

Valentina Bianchi & Silvio Cruschina

Context and content of online hate speech

Chair: Anton Granvik

12.30-12.45

Break

12.45-13.15

Laurie Dekhissi

Sensibiliser à la violence verbale en classe de FLE

Chair: Samuel Vernet

Mattia Retta

Hate speech on social media: hate words and denigratory speech in the Italian political discourse during the Covid-19 pandemic

Chair: Anton Granvik

13.15-13.45

Sabine Kraenker & Satu Annala

La question de la honte et du rejet dans les textes autobiographiques d’écrivains dits transclasses

Chair: Samuel Vernet

Anna Dyda & Alicja Paleta 

Vocabulary of Hatred in Social Media: the Example of Italian Language

Chair: Anton Granvik

13.45-14.45

Break

14.45-15.15

Sébastien Quenot

La violence verbale des supporters : le cas de Bastia

Chair: Claire Hugonnier

Mari Pakkala-Weckström

When your neighbour becomes a threat – how COVID-19 divided a community

Chair: Minna Hjort

15.15-15.45

No presentation

Stefan Hartmann, Rolf Kailuweit, Eva Satudinger & Alexander Ziem

Excessive language in “diagonalism”: A comparison of the German and French discourse of Covid denialists and anti-vaccinationists 

Chair: Minna Hjort

 

15.45-16.00

Break

16.00-16.30

LaReina Hingson

Religious Rhetoric in Excessive Language Environments: Influences of marketing strategies, group communication, and authority claims 

Chair: Albin Wagener

Hans Giessen

Rechte Popsongs aus den frühen und mittleren achtziger Jahren in der ,alten’ Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Die komplexe Genese einer neuen sozialen Bewegung, ihrer Themen und ihrer exzessiven Sprache

Chair: Hartmut Lenk

16.30-17.00

Erzsébet Barát

Excessive Language in Right-wing Political Discourse in Hungary

Chair: Albin Wagener

Georg Schuppener

Aggression gegen Institutionen – Machtanspruch und ‑fantasien in reichsbürgerlichen Texten

Chair: Hartmut Lenk

17.00-17.30

Zhuo Jing-Schmidt & Jun Lang

Fury and vitriol: Polarization of mask wearing on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic

Chair: Albin Wagener

Sabine Ylönen

Gegenrede triggernde Diskurse in Finnland und Deutschland

Chair: Hartmut Lenk

 

Zoom: main hall

17.35-18.35

Keynote: Simo Määttä

Linguistic properties of hate speech

Chair: Mélanie Buchart

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/excessive-language-in-public-discourse/keynote-speakers

 

Friday, March 11th

Helsinki time zone (UTC +2)

 

 

Zoom: Room 1

Zoom: Room 2

10.00-10.30

Hanna Acke

Excessive language in German media debates on gender-fair language 

Chair: Konstanze Marx

Ilias Vierendeels & Laurence Mettewie

“Mind your language, that would be so nice" Intensification strategies in parliamentary debates of the 1963 Belgian Language Act  

Chair: Mari Pakkala-Weckström

10.30-11.00

Mattia Zingaretti, Maria Garraffa & Antonella Sorace

The impact of bilingualism on hate speech perception and slur appropriation: A first study on Italian UK residents

Chair: Konstanze Marx

Jūratė Ruzaitė

Impoliteness strategies in racist comments targeting migrants in Lithuania

Chair: Mari Pakkala-Weckström

11.00-11.15

Break

 

Zoom: main hall

11.15-12.15

Keynote: Sahana Udupa

Extreme Speech and the (In)Significance of Artificial Intelligence

Chair: Anton Granvik

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/excessive-language-in-public-discourse/keynote-speakers

 

Zoom: Room 1

Zoom: Room 2

12.30-13.00

Taieb Bendakfal

Échanges conversationnels et violence verbale dans le discours au quotidien des Algériens

Chair: Lotta Lehti

Albin Wagener

Semiotic excess in memes:  from postdigital creativity to social violence  

Chair: Hans Giessen

13.00-13.30

Claire Hugonnier & Samuel Vernet

Entre atténuation et détours : dire l'homosexualité dans les discours contre la loi « PMA pour toutes » en France

Chair: Lotta Lehti

Matti Nikkilä

Ethnography in hostile environments

Chair: Hans Giessen

13.30-14.30

Break

14.30-15.00

Nolwenn Lorenzi Bailly & Claudine Moïse

D’un discours de haine directe et individuelle à une radicalité politique. La lettre de Patrick Jardin suite aux attentats du 13 novembre 2015

Chair: Simo Määttä

Dámaso Izquierdo-Alegría

Hedges that may turn into boosters, and vice versa? Mitigating one’s responsibility in potentially defamatory texts

Chair: Erzebet Barát

15.00-15.30

Amal Ben Ismaïl & Geneviève Bernard Barbeau

De la mémoire à la haine : les discours entourant la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre l’islamophobie

Chair: Simo Määttä

Kristina Pahor de Maiti, Jasmin Franza & Darja Fišer

Haters in the spotlight: impoliteness strategies in socially unacceptable online comments

Chair: Erzebet Barát

15.30-15.35

Break

15.35-16.05

Laura Ascone

The Legitimisation of Antisemitic Content through Authoritative Discourse: a corpus-analysis of French Facebook comments 

Chair: Mari Wiklund

Marco Trigoso

Parody against hate speech: On how political hate speech can be fought with humor

Chair: Lotta Lehti

16.05-16.35

Margarita Borreguero Zuloaga

A typology of insult: A corpus-based study on Italian political debates on Twitter

Chair: Mari Wiklund

Minna Hjort & Hanna Lantto

Language of Aggression in the Urban Linguistic Landscape - Observations from Turku

Chair: Lotta Lehti

 

 

Zoom: main hall

16.40-17.40

Keynote: Simon Meier-Vieracker

Corpus approaches to racist discourse in German right-wing extremist blogs

Chair: Silvio Cruschina

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/excessive-language-in-public-discourse/keynote-speakers

17.40

Closing words