Unmasking Conspiracy Theories, Fake News, and the Language That Shapes Our Reality!
Get ready for a thought-provoking episode as we delve into the intriguing world of conspiracy theories, fake news, and the powerful role of language in shaping our reality, opinions, and beliefs.
Meet the guests:
Angela Zottola: A renowned Researcher in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Torino, Italy. Angela’s expertise spans Critical Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Queer Linguistics, and Ecolinguistics, with a focus on media analysis and the representation of diverse identities. She’s also a champion of inclusive linguistic practices, as reflected in her recent book, „Transgender Identities in the Press“ (2021).
Rodrigo Borba: An accomplished professor at the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Rodrigo’s research interests encompass queer linguistics, linguistic landscapes, verbal hygiene, and discourse analysis, with a passionate commitment to exploring the intersections of discourse, gender, and sexuality.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from experts and unravel the mysteries of language and its impact on our perceptions.