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Dr Evangelia Litosseliti

Senior Lecturer in Linguistics

School of Health Sciences, Division of Language & Communication Science

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About

Overview

Lia is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics in the Division of Language and Communication Science at City, University of London (which she joined in 2003, from Royal Holloway, University of London).

She has held a number of leadership roles at City University London as Programme Director for the BSc in Speech and Language Therapy (2010-14); Module Leader in Speech and Language Sciences (2003-present); Postgraduate Admissions Tutor (2006-10); Educational Development Associate (2007-09) / Learning Development Fellow (2009-present); and more recently as Academic Lead for HEE/NIHR Internships (2015-present) and for Internationalisation (2014-present).

Lia has published widely on Gender, Language and Discourse, including two authored books, five edited/ co-edited books and many peer-reviewed journal papers. She has led on various international activities in this field, as elected member and President of the International Gender and Language Association (IGALA) between 2000-2016, Associate Editor of Gender and Language between 2011-2016, and as reviewer for a range of funding bodies and journals. She supervises PhD students and research projects which explore questions of gender and identity from a discursive perspective, particularly in the workplace.

Qualifications

PhD Linguistics, Lancaster University (1999)

MA Language Studies, Lancaster University (1994)

BA Hons English Language & Literature, University of Athens (1993)

Employment

Division of Language and Communication Science, City University London (2003-present)

School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London (2001-03)

Department of English, Nottingham Trent University (1999-2001)

Department of Linguistics & Modern English Language, Lancaster University (1996-98)

Other Professional Activities and Memberships

Executive Committee member, International Gender and Language Association (IGALA): Vice-President (2010-12), President Elect (2012-14), Past President (2014-16)

Advisory Council member of IGALA (2000 – 10)

Associate Editor, Gender and Language journal (2011 – 2016)
http://www.equinoxjournals.com/GL/index

Editorial Board member, Gender and Language journal (2006 – present)

Reviewer for the ESRC, SSHRC, British Academy, Journal of Applied Linguistics, Journal of Gender Studies, Language in Society, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Current Issues in Language Planning, Gender and Language, Feminism and Psychology, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, London Review of Education. Manuscript reviewer for Edinburgh University Press, Hodder Arnold, Palgrave and Continuum/ Bloomsbury publishers.

External adviser/ evaluator in the UK (e.g. for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, the University of Wales etc.) and the EU (e.g. for the Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education)

PhD External Examiner (e.g. King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, Lancaster University, National University of Ireland, University of Exeter, Birmingham University, Aston University)

Invited Visiting Lecturing (e.g.: Universitat Autonoma Barcelona 2013-2015, University of Granada 2007-2010/ 2015, Birkbeck University of London 2011-present, University of Houston Downtown 2006, Oxford University 2007)

Invited talks
Various (e.g. University of Valencia 2010, Lancaster University 2007, Istanbul 2004 & 2009, University of the West of England 2010, Aston University 2011, University of Winchester 2011, Universitat Autonoma Barcelona 2013, University College London 2015, Liverpool Hope University 2016).

Member of
- British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) and International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)
- BAAL LGaS (Language, Gender and Sexuality) SIG (Founding & Committee member)
- BAAL LiA (Language in Africa) SIG
- International Gender and Language Association (IGALA)
- Gender and Language in African Contexts Group
- Research Network on Applied Linguistics and Literacy in Africa and the Diaspora

Research

Research 0verview

Lia has been interested in mapping out the terrain of three interdisciplinary research areas below (while focusing primarily on the first two over the past two decades):


a. GENDER AND LANGUAGE; THE DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION OF GENDER IDENTITIES

See, for example:
- Litosseliti, L. (2006) 'Gender and Language Theory and Practice', London: Hodder Arnold
This book investigates theoretical and applied perspectives on gender and language. Shortlisted for the BAAL book prize (2007) and the IGALA book prize (2008). Click on the link above for a brief description, table of contents and reviews. Additional review can be found in the European Journal of Women's Studies (2007) http://ejw.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/14/2/171?rss=1

See also:
- Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2002) Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. 'Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture' Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins
- Harrington, K., Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H., and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2008) Gender and Language Research Methodologies. Basingstoke: Palgrave
- Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2013) Gender and Language in African Contexts: Tradition, Struggle and Change. Amsterdam: Benjamins http://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/impact.33/main

Within this area of interest also fall collaborative activities on Gender and Language in African Contexts and Methodological Approaches to Gender and Language. Hosted and co-organised research seminars in these areas include:
•    British Association of Applied Linguistics/ 'Gender & Language' SIG seminar: 'Language and Gender in African Contexts II' , City University, UK, 14 November 2008 (Hosted).
•    British Association of Applied Linguistics/ Joint 'Gender & Language' and 'Language in Africa' SIG seminar: 'Language and Gender in African Contexts', University of Leeds, UK, 17 November 2007 (Co-organised).
•    British Association of Applied Linguistics/ Cambridge University Press (BAAL/CUP) research seminar: 'Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Gender and Language Study' , University of Birmingham, UK, 18-19 November 2005 (Co-organised).


b. RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES; FOCUS GROUPS

See, for example:
- Litosseliti, L. (ed.) (2010) Research Methods in Linguistics, London: Continuum.
- Litosseliti, L. (2003) Using Focus Groups in Research. London: Continuum.
The links above provide brief descriptions, tables of contents and reviews of these books.


c. ARGUMENTATION

See, for example:
- SCALE project (2001-2003) SCALE (Internet-based intelligent tool to Support Collaborative Argumentation-based LEarning in secondary schools): 5th Framework European Commission project No IST-1999-10664, in six participating countries.
- Litosseliti, L. (1999) Moral Repertoires and Gendered Voices in Argumentation. PhD thesis, Department of Linguistics, Lancaster University, UK [awarded forthwith].

Current project

'Gendered Discourses in Speech and Language Therapy'

This project was initiated with the support of a grant through the Research Sustainability Fund at City University London. The research brings a discourse analytic perspective to the gender imbalance in the speech and language therapy profession in the UK (where men account for 1-2% of Speech and Language Therapists/ Pathologists). Interviews and focus groups were conducted with SLTs, recent SLT graduates, SLT teachers, and careers advisors in London, with a theoretical/ methodological focus on discourses that 'represent, reconstitute, maintain and contest gendered social practices' (Litosseliti, 2006). Results of this research have been disseminated in various publications in 2013, 2014 and 2017. Fieldwork in this area is currently being extended to other 'gendered professions' and new sites for the discursive construction of gender within gender segregated occupations.

Publications

Authored Books

Litosseliti, L. (2006). Gender and Language: Theory and Practice. London: Hodder Arnold.

Litosseliti, L. (2003). Using Focus Groups in Research. London: Continuum.



Edited & Co-edited Books

Litosseliti, L. (ed.) (in progress). Research Methods in Linguistics 2nd Edition. London: Bloomsbury.

Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2013) Gender and Language in African Contexts: Tradition, Struggle and Change. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Litosseliti, L. (ed.) (2010). Research Methods in Linguistics. London: Continuum.

Harrington, K., Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H., and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2008). Gender and Language Research Methodologies. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2002). Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. ‘Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture’ Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins.



Special Issues in Peer-reviewed Journals

Atanga, L, Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2012) Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan African Contexts: Research Agendas [A Special Issue]. Gender and Language, 6(1).



Papers in Peer-reviewed Journals

McEntee-Atalianis, L. and Litosseliti, L. (2017). Narratives of Sex-Segregated Professional Identities. Narrative Inquiry 27 (1).

Leadbeater C., and Litosseliti L. (2014) The Importance of Cultural Competence for Speech and Language Therapists. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders 5 (1), 1-26.

Litosseliti L. and Leadbeater C. (2013a). Speech and Language Therapy: Perspectives on a Gendered Profession. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders 48 (1), 90-101.

Litosseliti L., and Leadbeater C. (2013b) Gendered Discourses in Speech and Language Therapy. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice 8 (3) [2011], 295-314.

Atanga, L, Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2012). Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan African contexts: Issues and Challenges. Gender and Language 6 (1), 1-20.

Kerr J., Hilari K. and Litosseliti L. (2010). Information needs after stroke: what to include and how to structure it on a website. A qualitative study using focus groups and card-sorting. Aphasiology, 24 (10).

Litosseliti, L. (2006). Gender and Language: Theoretical and methodological approaches. Language Teaching, 40 (1).

Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L., Litosseliti, L. and Lund, K. (2005) Argumentation skills as prerequisites for collaborative learning among Finnish, French and English secondary school students. Educational Research and Evaluation, 11(4), 365-384.

Litosseliti, L., Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L. and Salminen, T. (2005). Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation at secondary school in the UK and in Finland. Education Communication Information, 5(2),131-146.

Litosseliti, L., Hirsch, L., Cornillon, J. and Saeedi, M. (2004). A collaborative tool for argumentation-based learning: examining face-to-face and computer-based approaches in a UK secondary school. Educational Innovation in Economics and Business, IX, 195-219.

Hirsch, L., Saeedi, M., Cornillon, J., and Litosseliti, L. (2004). A structured dialogue tool for argumentative learning. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 20(1), 72-79.




Book chapters

Edley, N. and Litosseliti, L. (in progress). 'Critical perspectives on using interviews and focus groups’. In Litosseliti, L. (ed.) Research Methods in Linguistics 2nd Edition. London: Bloomsbury.

Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2013) ‘Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan Africa: a Valid Epistemology?’. In Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. Gender and Language in African Contexts: Tradition, Struggle and Change. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Edley, N. and Litosseliti, L. (2010). ‘Contemplating interviews and focus groups’. In Litosseliti, L. (ed.) Research Methods in Linguistics. London: Continuum. pp. 155-179.

Sunderland, J. and Litosseliti, L. (2008). Current Research Methodologies in Gender and Language Study: Key Issues. In Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H., Segall, K., and Sunderland, J. (eds.) Language and Gender Research Methodologies. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Litosseliti, L. (2007). Going back to basics: The Discursive Construction of Moral Panics. In Sauntson, H. and Kyratzis, S. (eds) Language, Sexualities and Desires: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. pp. 204-22. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Litosseliti, L. (2006). Constructing Gender in Public Arguments: the Female Voice as Emotional Voice. In Baxter, J. (ed.) Speaking Out: The Female Voice in Public Contexts. pp. 40-58. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Litosseliti, L. (2002). The Discursive Construction of Morality and Gender: Investigating Public and Private Arguments. In Benor, S., Rose, M., Sharma, D., Sweetland, J. and Zhang, Q. (eds.). Gendered Practices in Language. 45-63. Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University.

Sunderland, J. and Litosseliti, L. (2002). Theorising Relationships between Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity: an Introduction. In Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Litosseliti, L. (2002). Head to Head: the Construction of Morality and Gender Identity in Newspaper Arguments. In Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Litosseliti, L., Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L. and Salminen, T. (2002). Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation: Analysing secondary school students’ interaction in the UK and in Finland. Educational Technology, Sociedad de la Information Series, Vol 1, pp. 360-5.

Litosseliti, L. (2001). Language, Culture and Gender Identities: Examining Arguments about Marriage. In Stroinska, M. (ed.) Relative Points of View: Linguistic Representations of Culture. 119-140. London/ New York: Berghahn.



Other publications

- Leadbeater, C. and Litosseliti, L. (2012) 'Equity in healthcare: the issue of cultural competence' Feature article in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy Bulletin, January 2012, p. 13-14.

- Litosseliti, L. and Leadbeater, C. (2011) 'Where are all the men?' Feature article in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy Bulletin, April 2011, p. 21.

- Baughan, P., Duncan, N., Dymiotis-Wellington, C., Halsall, S., Litosseliti, L., and Vielba, C. (2008). ‘Promoting good academic practice through the curriculum and project work’. Access via the Higher Education Academy website: www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/ourwork/evidencenet/baughan_et_al

- Papers in International Conference Proceedings

- Book reviews

- Working papers

- SCALE project Deliverables (collaborative), European Commission project No IST-1999-10664.

- UK press & online
e.g.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/02/use-gender-sensitive-language-lose-marks-hull-university-students-told

Conferences

Lia has presented her research in over 30 international conferences in the UK and Europe, North and South America, Asia, New Zealand, and in developing countries. Selected conference presentations include:

• IGALA 9, Ninth International Gender and Language Association Conference, 19-21 May 2016, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ('Twin set and pearls’: Narrative constructions of gender-segregated professional identities, with Lisa McEntee-Atalianis; When 'impact' isn't just a buzzword: how can gender and language research make a difference on practices at work, with Gabriella Caminotto).
• 6th BAAL Language Gender and Sexuality Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig): LGS Methodologies Revisited, 8 April 2016, Liverpool Hope University, UK (Invited plenary talk: ‘Diversity of approach in language and gender study: affordances and tensions').
• IGALA 8, Eighth International Gender and Language Association Conference, 5-7 June 2014, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada ('Occupational Sex Segregation: Why it Matters').
• IGALA 7, Seventh International Gender and Language Association Conference, 20-22 June 2012, UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil ('Gendered discourses in gendered professions: the case of Speech and Language Therapy'; also joint paper with Jo Angouri, Judith Baxter, Louise Mullany and Sylvia Shaw: 'Researching gender at work: possibilities and constraints).
• 5th BAAL Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig): Gender and Language in the Public Space, 20 September 2011, Aston University, UK (Invited plenary talk: ''Caring', 'Helping' and 'Relating': Gendered Discourses in Speech and Language Therapy').
• GENTEXT, Gender Violence: Contexts, Discourses and Representations conference, 25-26 November 2010, Universitat de València, Spain (Invited plenary talk: 'From gender discourses to gender politics: Critical perspectives').
• IGALA 6, Sixth Biennial International Gender and Language Association Conference, 18-20 September 2010, Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan (‘Men need not apply: Gendered discourses in speech and language therapy'; also joint paper with Jo Angouri: 'Life here is difficult for women: The discursive construction of gender norms in male dominated workplaces’).
• IGALA 5, Fifth Biennial International Gender and Language Association Conference, 3-5 July 2008, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (‘Gendered discourses in advertising’).
• IGALA 4, Fourth Biennial International Gender and Language Association Conference, 8-10 November 2006, University of Valencia, Spain (‘Gender and language and the scope for a feminist politics’).
• Annual BAAL / IRAAL conference (British Association of Applied Linguistics and Irish Association of Applied Linguistics), 7-9 September 2006, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (‘Gender and language: theoretical and methodological approaches’; with Jane Sunderland) .
• 12th International Conference on Learning, 11-14 July 2005, University of Granada, Spain (‘Learning in focus groups’).
• 7th conference of EARLI’s JURE (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction), 5-9 July 2004, Istanbul, Turkey (Invited talk: ‘Using Focus Groups in Research’).
• IGALA 3, Third Biennial International Gender and Language Association Conference, 5-7 June 2004, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (‘Constructing gender in public arguments’).
• 10th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, 26-30 August 2003, Padova, Italy (‘Collaborative argumentation at secondary school’).
• 9th International EDiNEB (Educational Innovation in Economics & Business) conference, 19-21 June 2002, Guadalajara University, Mexico (‘Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation’).
• IGALA 2, Second Biennial International Gender and Language Association Conference, 12-14 April 2002, Lancaster University, UK (‘Gendered discourses in argumentation: examples from education and the mass media’).

Research Students

Name
Gabriella Caminotto
Thesis Title
Doing ‘Women’s Work’: Gendered Discourses in UK Higher Education Administration
Further Information
First supervisor
Name
Laura Garcia Favaro
Thesis Title
Technologies of Gender and Sexuality in a Transnational Postfeminist Climate: The Case of Spain and UK - Based Commercial Community Websites for Women
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Second supervisor
Name
A note for prospective PhD students
Further Information
Lia welcomes applications from prospective PhD students with an interest in gender and language and the discursive construction of identities (including professional identities), as well as critical perspectives on research methodologies.
Name
Roberta Iacovelli
Thesis Title
Gendered discourses in Speech and Language Therapy and Nursing
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First Supervisor

Publications

Books (7)

  1. Litosseliti, L. (2014). Gender and language: Theory and practice. ISBN 978-0-203-78479-2.
  2. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2006). Gender and Language: Theory and Practice. London: Hodder Arnold.
  3. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2003). Using Focus Groups in Research. London: Continuum.
  4. Litosseliti, E. Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds)(in prep.) Gender and Language in African Contexts: Tradition, Struggle and Change. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Atanga, L., Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (Eds.),
  5. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (ed.) (2010). Research Methods in Linguistics. London: Continuum.
  6. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2002). Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. 'Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture' Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (Eds.),
  7. Litosseliti, E. Harrington, K., Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H., and Sunderland, J. (eds.) (2008). Gender and Language Research Methodologies. Basingstoke: Palgrave. Harrington, K., Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H. and Sunderland, J. (Eds.),

Chapters (12)

  1. Atanga, L., Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2013). Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan Africa: a Valid Epistemology? In Atanga, L.,Ellece, S., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds) Gender and Language in African Contexts: Tradition, Struggle and Change. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  2. Edley, N. and Litosseliti, E. (2010). Contemplating interviews and focus groups. In Litosseliti, L. (Ed.), Research methods in linguistics (pp. 155–179). Continuum Intl Pub Group. ISBN 978-0-8264-8993-7.
  3. Sunderland, J. and Litosseliti, E. (2008). Current Research Methodologies in Gender and Language Study: Key Issues. In Harrington, K., Litosseliti, L., Sauntson, H. and Sunderland, J. (Eds.), Gender and language research methodologies Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN 978-0-230-55069-8.
  4. Litosseliti, E. (2007). Going back to basics: The Discursive Construction of Moral Panics. In Sauntson, H. and Kyratzis, S. (Eds.), Language, sexualities and desires (pp. 204–222). Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN 978-1-4039-3327-0.
  5. Litosseliti, L. (2007). Going 'Back to Basics': Moral Panics about Heterosexual Relationships. In Sauntson, H. and Kyratzis, S. (Eds.), (pp. 204–222). PALGRAVE. ISBN 978-0-230-62513-6.
  6. Litosseliti, L. (2005). Constructing Gender in Public Arguments: The Female Voice as Emotional Voice. In Baxter, J. (Ed.), (pp. 40–58). PALGRAVE. ISBN 978-0-230-52243-5.
  7. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2006). Constructing Gender in Public Arguments: the Female Voice as Emotional Voice. In Baxter, J. (ed.) Speaking Out: The Female Voice in Public Contexts. pp. 40-58. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  8. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2002). The Discursive Construction of Morality and Gender: Investigating Public and Private Arguments. In Benor, S., Rose, M., Sharma, D., Sweetland, J. and Zhang, Q. (eds.). Gendered Practices in Language. 45-63. Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University.
  9. Sunderland, J. and Litosseliti, L. Sunderland, J. and Litosseliti, L. (2002). Theorising Relationships between Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity: an Introduction. In Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  10. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2002). Head to Head: the Construction of Morality and Gender Identity in Newspaper Arguments. In Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (eds.) Discourse Analysis and Gender Identity. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  11. Litosseliti, L., Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L. and Salminen, T. Litosseliti, L., Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L. and Salminen, T. (2002). Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation: Analysing secondary school students' interaction in the UK and in Finland. Educational Technology, Sociedad de la Information Series, Vol 1, pp. 360-5.
  12. Litosseliti, E. Litosseliti, L. (2001). Language, Culture and Gender Identities: Examining Arguments about Marriage. In Stroinska, M. (ed.) Relative Points of View: Linguistic Representations of Culture. 119-140. London/ New York: Berghahn.

Internet Publication

  1. Litosseliti, L. Home Page..

Journal Articles (11)

  1. McEntee-Atalianis, L. and Litosseliti, L. (2017). Narratives of sex-segregated professional identities. Narrative Inquiry, 27(1), pp. 1–23. doi:10.1075/ni.27.1.01mce.
  2. Leadbeater, C. and Litosseliti, L. (2014). The Importance of Cultural Competence for Speech and Language Therapists. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 5(1), pp. 1–26.
  3. Litosseliti, L. and Leadbeater, C. (2013). Gendered Discourses in Speech and Language Therapy. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, 8(3), pp. 295–314.
  4. Litosseliti, L. and Leadbeater, C. (2013). Speech and language therapy/pathology: Perspectives on a gendered profession. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 48(1), pp. 90–101. doi:10.1111/j.1460-6984.2012.00188.x.
  5. Atanga, L., Ellece, S.E., Litosseliti, L. and Sunderland, J. (2012). Gender and language in sub-Saharan African contexts: Issues and challenges. GENDER AND LANGUAGE, 6(1), pp. 1–20. doi:10.1558/genl.v6i1.1.
  6. Litosseliti, L. and Bollinger, A. (2012). Language, Gender and Politics: A Festschrift for Yisa Kehinde Yusuf. GENDER AND LANGUAGE, 6(1), pp. 141–151. doi:10.1558/genl.v6i1.141.
  7. Kerr, J., Hilari, K. and Litosseliti, L. (2010). Information needs after stroke: What to include and how to structure it on a website. A qualitative study using focus groups and card sorting. APHASIOLOGY, 24(10), pp. 1170–1196. doi:10.1080/02687030903383738.
  8. Litosseliti, E. (2006). Gender and Language: Theoretical and methodological approaches. Language Teaching. , 40(1) .
  9. Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L., Litosseliti, L. and Lund, K. (2005). Argumentation skills as prerequisites for collaborative learning among Finnish, French, and English secondary school students. Educational Research and Evaluation, 11(4), pp. 365–384. doi:10.1080/13803610500110588.
  10. Litosseliti, L., Marttunen, M., Laurinen, L. and Salminen, T. (2005). Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation at secondary school in the UK and in Finland. Education Communication Information. , 5(2), pp. 131–146.
  11. Hirsch, L., Saeedi, M., Cornillon, J. and Litosseliti, L. (2004). A structured dialogue tool for argumentative learning. J. Comp. Assisted Learning, 20, pp. 72–80. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2729.2004.00068.x.

Reports (3)

  1. Baughan, P., Duncan, N., Dymiotis-Wellington, C., Halsall, S., Litosseliti, L. and Vielba, C. Baughan, P., Duncan, N., Dymiotis-Wellington, C., Halsall, S., Litosseliti, L., and Vielba, C. (2008). 'Promoting good academic practice through the curriculum and project work'. At Higher Education Academy website: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/evidencenet/baughan_et_al
    Taken from Fanghanel, J., Rege Colet, N. & Bernstein, D. (eds) (2009) London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 7th International Conference (2008) Proceedings, Volume 4, City University London, ISBN-978-0-9543742-4-2.
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  2. Litosseliti, L. and Leadbeater, C. Litosseliti, L. and Leadbeater, C. (2011) 'Where are all the men?' Feature article in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy Bulletin, April 2011, p. 21..
  3. Leadbeater, C. and Litosseliti, L. Leadbeater, C. and Litosseliti, L. (2012) 'Equity in healthcare: the issue of cultural competence' Feature article in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy Bulletin, January 2012, p. 13-14..

Education

Educational Leadership

Programme Director for BSc Speech and Language Therapy (2010-14)

Postgraduate/ Undergraduate Module Leader):
Speech and Language Sciences: Linguistics (2003-12)
Language and Gender: Critical Approaches (2012-present)Sociolinguistics (2015-present)

Educational Development Associate (School of Health Sciences) (2007-09)
Learning Development Fellow (2009-present)

Current Teaching

MSc in Speech and Language Therapy:
Language Sciences: Linguistics and Language Development


BSc (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy:
Language Sciences: Linguistics and Language Development


BSc in Speech and Language Sciences:
Language and Gender: Critical Perspectives (Module Leader)
Sociolinguistics (Module Leader)

MSc in Research Design:
Qualitative methodologies/ Interview Methods/ Discourse Analysis

Health Education England / National Institute for Health Research Internship programme (School of Health Sciences)

Other Activities

Editorial Activity

  1. Associate Editor of 'Gender and Language' journal (2011-16).

Events/Conferences (17)

  1. IGALA 9, Ninth International Gender and Language Association Conference. City University of Hong Kong (2016).
    Description: 'Twin set and pearls’: Narrative constructions of gender-segregated professional identities (with Lisa McEntee-Atalianis)

    When ‘impact’ is not just a buzzword: Gender and language research impact on workplace practices (with Gabriella Caminotto)
  2. British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 9th Language, Gender and Sexuality Special Interest Group conference: Language, Gender and Sexuality Research Methodologies Revisited. Liverpool Hope University, UK (2016).
    Description: Diversity of approach in language and gender study: affordances and tensions (invited talk)
  3. IGALA 8, Eighth International Gender and Language Association Conference. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (2014).
    Description: 'Occupational Sex Segregation: Why it Matters'
  4. IGALA 7, Seventh International Gender and Language Association Conference. UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil (2012).
    Description: 'Gendered discourses in gendered professions: the case of Speech and Language Therapy'; also joint paper with Jo Angouri, Judith Baxter, Louise Mullany and Sylvia Shaw: 'Researching gender at work: possibilities and constraints
  5. 5th BAAL Gender and Language Special Interest Group Event (GaLSig): Gender and Language in the Public Space. Aston University, UK (2011).
    Description: Invited plenary talk: ''Caring', 'Helping' and 'Relating': Gendered Discourses in Speech and Language Therapy'
  6. GENTEXT, Gender Violence: Contexts, Discourses and Representations conference. Universitat de València, Spain (2010).
    Description: Invited plenary talk: 'From gender discourses to gender politics: Critical perspectives'
  7. IGALA 6, Sixth International Gender and Language Association Conference. Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan (2010).
    Description: 'Men need not apply: Gendered discourses in speech and language therapy'; also joint paper with Jo Angouri: 'Life here is difficult for women: The discursive construction of gender norms in male dominated workplaces'
  8. 7th conference of EARLI's JURE (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction). Istanbul, Turkey (2009).
    Description: Invited talk: 'Using Focus Groups in Research'
  9. IGALA 5, Fifth International Gender and Language Association Conference. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (2008).
    Description: 'Gendered discourses in advertising'
  10. IGALA 4, Fourth International Gender and Language Association Conference. University of Valencia, Spain (2006).
    Description: 'Gender and language and the scope for a feminist politics'
  11. Annual BAAL / IRAAL conference (British Association of Applied Linguistics and Irish Association of Applied Linguistics). University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2006).
    Description: 'Gender and language: theoretical and methodological approaches'; with Jane Sunderland
  12. 2th International Conference on Learning. University of Granada, Spain (2005).
    Description: 'Learning in focus groups'
  13. IGALA 3, Third International Gender and Language Association Conference. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (2004).
    Description: 'Constructing gender in public arguments'
  14. 10th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction. Padova, Italy (2003).
    Description: 'Collaborative argumentation at secondary school'
  15. 9th International EDiNEB (Educational Innovation in Economics & Business) conference. Guadalajara University, Mexico (2002).
    Description: 'Computer-based and face-to-face collaborative argumentation'
  16. IGALA 2, Second International Gender and Language Association Conference. Lancaster University, UK (2002).
    Description: 'Gendered discourses in argumentation: examples from education and the mass media'
  17. IGALA 1, First International Gender and Language Association Conference. Stanford University, California, USA (2000).
    Description: 'The discursive construction of morality and gender in argumentation'

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