Monika Bednarek’s Report from the 6th New Zealand Discourse Conference (NZDC2017)

Written by Monika Bednarek, Department of Linguistics, The University of Sydney Late last year I participated in the 6th New Zealand Discourse Conference, held in Auckland from 6-9 December 2017 (http://www.nzdc2017.co.nz/). The conference hosts included the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), AUT Multimodal Research Center, AUT Institute of Culture Discourse & Communication, and Massey University. The New Zealand Discourse conference series is a regular event for researchers applying various types of discourse analysis, with this 6th conference including an emphasis on multimodal discourse analysis. This emphasis was reflected in the plenary speakers (Sigrid Norris, Theo van Leeuwen, Michael Bamberg,...

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