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Chair Professor
Professor Adam Jaworski
MA, PhD Poznan
Chair Professor
Professor Adam Jaworski
MA, PhD Poznan
PROFILE
PROFILE

Adam Jaworski obtained his PhD (1985) and DPhil (1991) in English sociolinguistics from Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, where he taught as Assistant Professor until 1991. Between 1991–1992 he was Lecturer at the Department of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck, University of London. In 1993 he moved to the Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University and in 2012 he joined the University of Hong Kong. His research interests include discursive and multimodal approaches to tourism, mobility and globalization; display of languages in space; media discourse; nonverbal communication; and text-based art.

Adam serves as member of the editorial board for several journals including: Discourse, Context & MediaDiscourse & SocietyJournal of Language and PoliticsJournal of SociolinguisticsLanguage, Culture and SocietyLanguage and Intercultural CommunicationLanguage in Society; LinguaLinguistic LandscapeThe Mouth: Critical Studies on Language, Culture and SocietyMultilinguaVisual Communication

With Brook Bolander, he co-edits the book series Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics (Oxford University Press).

Course offered in 2019–2020
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3917-7274
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Room 842, 8/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
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Discourse analysis; Language and art; Language and globalization; Linguistic landscapes; Multimodality; Sociolinguistics