Awards

In connection with the journal Language, Discourse & and Society, the RC 25 has established two awards, the Academic Excellence Award and the Graduate Student Award.

Awards committee 2016

Erzsebet Barat, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, CEU, Budapest, Hungary

Irina Chudnovskaia, Department of Sociology of Communicative Systems, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Roland Terborg, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

Chair: Stéphanie Cassilde, Centre d’Études en Habitat Durable, Belgium

2016

Academic Excellence Award

Tiffany A. Dykstra
"Assemblages of Syrian suffering: Rhetorical formations of refugees in Western media" (in Language, Discourse & Society, Vol. 4, N. 1, June 2016) is awarded the Academic Excellence Award of RC 25 in 2016 (Vienna, 3rd Forum of Sociology).

Graduate Student Award

Tomoaki Miyazaki
"The Rhetorical Use of Anecdote in Online Political Discussion", (in Language, Discourse & Society, Vol. 4, N. 1, June 2016) is awarded the Graduate Student Award of RC 25 in 2016 (Vienna, 3rd Forum of Sociology).

Awards committee 2014

Nadezhda Georgieva, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Corrine Kirchner, Columbia University, United States

Anders Persson, Lund University, Sweden (RC25’s Academic Excellence Award 2012)

Chair: Stéphanie Cassilde, Centre d’Études en Habitat Durable, Belgium

2014

Academic Excellence Award

Raymond Oenbring and William Fielding
"Young Adults' Attitudes to Standard and Nonstandard English in an English-Creole Speaking Country: The Case of The Bahamas" (in Language, Discourse & Society, Vol. 3, N. 1, March 2014) is awarded the Academic Excellence Award of RC 25 in 2014 (Yokohama, XVIII ISA World Congress).

Graduate Student Award

Nassima Neggaz
"Syria’s Arab Spring: Language Enrichment", (in Language, Discourse & Society, Vol. 2, N. 2, July 2013) is awarded the Graduate Student Award of RC 25 in 2014 (Yokohama, XVIII ISA World Congress).

Awards committee 2012

Devorah Kalekin-Fishman, University of Haifa

Viviane Resende, University of Brasilia

Sergei Riazantsev, Institute of Social and Political Research, Moscow

Chair: Stéphanie Cassilde, CEPS/INSTEAD, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

2012

Academic Excellence Award

Anders Persson, Lund University
Anders Persson’s article “Front- and Backstage in Social Media” is awarded the Academic Excellence Award of RC 25 in 2012 (Buenos Aires, Second Forum of Sociology of ISA).

Graduate Student Award

Due to any eligible article regarding this award, no article is awarded the Graduate Student Award of RC 25 in 2012 (Buenos Aires, Second Forum of Sociology of ISA).