List of John Benjamins publications for which Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini plays a role.
Discursive portrayal of Islam as “a part of America’s story” in Obama’s presidential speeches. Journal of Language and Politics 18:6, pp. 915–9372019.
This article investigates the image portrayed of Islam and Muslims in official speeches of the former US President, Barack Obama during his two terms in office. Applying qualitative data coding procedures and based on a Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) approach, we examine 377 speeches delivered in… read more | Article
Discursive double-legitimation of (avoiding) another war in Obama’s 2013 address on Syria. Journal of Language and Politics 16:5, pp. 706–7302017.
This article explores legitimacy-building in United States President’s 2013 Address to the Nation on Syria. Based on a slightly modified version of Theo van Leeuwen’s (2008) model of the discursive construction of legitimation and with a view of the war in Syria as the super-macro context of the… read more | Article
Loving but not living the vernacular: A glimpse of Mazandarani-Farsi linguistic culture in northern Iran. Language Problems and Language Planning 39:2, pp. 154–1702015.
Traditional top-down conceptions of language policy and planning have been questioned by recent perspectives that advocate more localized accounts of language policy concerns in real-life social contexts. Schiffman’s (1996) conception of linguistic culture is one of these bottom-up approaches,… read more | Article