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Sally Hunt


Associate Professor‌ Sally Hunt

BJourn, BA (Hons), MA, PhD (Rhodes)
Email address: s.hunt@ru.ac.za

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Research interests:

  • Corpus linguistics
  • (Critical) Discourse Analysis
  • Language and gender

 

Teaching:

  • Linguistics 1 Language in Conversation
  • Linguistics 2&3 (Critical) Discourse Analysis
  • Postgraduate Language and Gender
  • Postgraduate Corpus Linguistics

 

Selected Publications

  • Jaworska, Sylvia and Hunt, Sally (2017) Differentiations and Intersections: a corpus-assisted discourse study of gender representations in the British press before, during and after the London Olympics 2012. In Gender and Language 11(3) pp. 336-364.
  • Hunt, Sally (2015) “Mother of the Nation”:  representations of womanhood in South African media in Dedaic, Mirjana (Ed) Singing, Speaking and Writing Politics: South African Political Discourses. John Benjamins Ltd.  pp. 169 – 199.
  • Dedaic, Mirjana and Hunt, Sally (2015) Politics and Discourse in South Africa in Dedaic, Mirjana (Ed) Singing, Speaking and Writing Politics: South African Political Discourses. John Benjamins Ltd.  pp. 1 – 20.
  • Hunt, Sally (2015) Representations of gender and agency in the Harry Potter series. In Baker, Paul and McEnery, Tony (ed.) Corpora and Discourse Studies: Integrating Discourse and Corpora. Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics Series, pp. 266-284.
  • Hunt, Sally and Hubbard, Beatrice (2015) Sex work in the South African media: representations of 'deviant' sexuality.  SPIL Plus (Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics) Vol. 46.  pp 19-43.
  • Bock, Zannie and Hunt, Sally (2015) “It’s just taking our souls back”: discourses of apartheid and race.Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 33(2) 141-158 DOI: 10.2989/16073614.2015.1056196
  • Hunt, Sally (2011) The Discoursal Construction of Female Physical Identity in Selected Works in Children's Literature. Unpublished PhD thesis: Rhodes University, Grahamstown. January 2011.
  • Hunt, Sally, Dowse, Ros and La Rose, Chris. (2008)  Health Literacy Assessment: Relexicalising a U.S. Test for a South African Population  Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 2008, 26 (2): 267–281
  • V. de Klerk, R. Adendorff, M. de Vos, S. Hunt, T. Niesler, S.R. Simango and L. Todd. (2006) Educated mother-tongue South African English: a corpus approach. Language Matters 37(2) pp 206-226
  • Hunt, Sally (2005) Some (more) features of Conversation amongst Women Friends South African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 23(4) Nov 2005 pp. 445-458



Selected Conferences 

 

  • Jaworska, Sylvia and Hunt, Sally (2017) Intersections of (trans)nationalism, gender, race and crime in online news: the case of Oscar Pistorius: Olympian and murderer. Language in the Media 7 Conference, Cape Town October 2017
  • Hunt, Sally (2017) Boast and bellow, giggle or chatter: gender and verbs of speech in children's fiction. Corpus Linguistics Conference, Birmingham, UK July 2017
  • Hunt, Sally and De Vos, Mark (2016) Linguistics in a transforming South Africa: perspectives on curriculum, research and disciplinary practice. Joint conference of SAALA/LSSA/SAALT, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, SA, July 2016.
  • Hunt, Sally and De Vos, Mark (2016) (convenors and presenters) Linguistics in a transforming South Africa: perspectives on curriculum, research and disciplinary practice. First Summit on Transformation in Linguistics in South Africa. Rhodes University. Grahamstown, SA. January 2016
  • Hunt, Sally and Bowker, Richard (2015) New South African English - from braai to chisa nyama. Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster, UK 21-24 July 2015.
  • Hunt, Sally (2015) Shriek, yell, giggle or cry: gender and speech verbs in children's fiction. Joint conference of SAALA/LSSA/SAALT, University of the North West, Potchefstroom, SA, June 2015.
  • Hunt, Sally (2014) First steps in research: generating research topics and questions. Invited seminar: Wits Language School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Hunt, Sally and Jaworska, Sylvia (2014) Identity representations during global sports events: Nation, race and gender in media reporting on the London Olympics in 2012 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Paper presented at CADAAD, Budapest, 1 – 3 September (by SJ).
  • Kerford, Justine and Hunt, Sally (2014) Mr Twit & Miss Honey: the representation of 'good' and 'bad' characters in Roald Dahl's literature. Joint conference of SAALA/LSSA/SAALT, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Hunt, Sally and Jaworska, Sylvia (2014) Nation, race and gender in media reporting on the London Olympics in 2012 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.  Joint conference of SAALA/LSSA/SAALT, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, June 2014.
  • Jaworska, Sylvia and Hunt, Sally (2014) Identity representations during global sports events: Nation, race and gender in media reporting on the London Olympics in 2012 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. ICAME 35, University of Nottingham, UK, May 2014.
  • Bock, Zannie & Hunt, Sally (2013)  Imagining a Post-racial Future: The Discourses of Young South African Students. Joint conference of SAALA/LSSA, 2 July 2013, Stellenbosch.
  • Hunt, Sally (2013) Software for Corpus Linguistics.  Full-day Invited Workshop 1 July 2013 at Stellenbosch University.
  • Hunt, Sally (2012) Representations of womanhood in the South African media: Winnie and Albertina. Joint conference of SAALA, LSSA and SAALT, Bloemfontein,  July 2012.
  • Hunt, Sally (2011) Blood, sweat and tears: using corpus techniques to critically analyse children's literature. UWC seminar: September 2011.
  • Hunt, Sally (2011) Corpus Linguistics and CDA: workshop presented at UWC. Cape Town September 2011.
  • Hunt, Sally (2011) Why Hermione is not the hero: using corpus methods to analyse the discoursal representation of female physicality in children's literature. Corpus Linguistics 2011 Birmingham, July 2011
  • Hunt, Sally (2011) Corpus Linguistics and CDA: workshop presented at SAALA, LSSA, SAALT, EPIP joint conference. Grahamstown June 2011.

 

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