The Politics of Fear: Analysing Right-wing Populist Rhetoric - A presentation by Ruth Wodak

Join us for a presentation by Ruth Wodak, Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, UK. Wodak is serving as Royden B. Davis, S.J., Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies at Georgetown University for the Spring 2014 academic semester. Ruth's main research agenda focus the development of theoretical approaches in discourse studies (combining ethnography, argumentation theory, rhetoric, and text linguistics); organizational communication; identity politics and politics of the past; language and/in politics; racism, prejudice and discrimination. Combining several fields in discourse studies, she continues to develop the Discourse-Historical Approach in CDA, an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented approach which analyses the changes of discursive practices over time and in various genres.

When 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Monday, February 24, 2014
Building Department of International Relations, 154 Bay State Road, 1st floo
Contact Name Elizabeth Amrien
Phone 617-358-6915
Contact Email
Contact Organization Center for the Study of Europe
Fees Free
Speakers Ruth Wodak