List of John Benjamins publications for which Adam Jaworski plays a role.
Language, Culture and Society (LCS)
General Editor: Alfonso Del Percio, Patricia Baquedano-López, Miguel Pérez-Milans and Cécile B. Vigouroux
ISSN 2543-3164 | E-ISSN 2543-3156
ISSN 2214-9953 | E-ISSN 2214-9961
X . X-Scapes: New horizons in Linguistic Landscapes, Thurlow, Crispin and Kellie Gonçalves (eds.), pp. 115–1412019.
The grapheme and symbol x has been documented as relatively indeterminate and polysemic (e.g. Gale, 2015). Yet, various typographic, orthographic and other design choices make it particularly salient in the contemporary semiotic landscape. The paper starts by outlining briefly the history of the… read more | Article
Itineraries of protest signage: Semiotic landscape and the mythologizing of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement. Occupy Hong Kong: Historicizing Protest, Flowerdew, John and Rodney H. Jones (eds.), pp. 609–6422016.
The pro-democracy occupation of three commercial and retail areas in Hong Kong that lasted over two months in the fall of 2014 – known as the Umbrella Movement – created a myth of Utopia (Barthes 1984 ). In this paper, we track the itineraries (Scollon 2008) and resemiotizations (Iedema 2003)… read more | Article
Word cities and language objects: ‘Love’ sculptures and signs as shifters. Linguistic Landscape 1:1/2, pp. 75–942015.
The focus of this paper is on language objects in contemporary ‘word cities’, or urban landscapes, shaped by art and consumer culture. I define ‘language objects’ as two- or three-dimensional pieces of writing (e.g. needlework samplers, fridge magnets, wooden or metal sculptures, etc.) that do not… read more | Article
9. Political silencing: A view from Laurie Anderson’s performance art. Discourse and Silencing: Representation and the language of displacement, Thiesmeyer, Lynn (ed.), pp. 279–2962003.
The discourses of war photography: Photojournalistic representations of the Palestinian-Israeli war. Journal of Language and Politics 1:2, pp. 255–2752003.
Photography has a long history of (de-)legitimation of wars. In this paper we examine the visual rhetoric of two newspapers, the British Guardian and the Polish Gazeta Wyborcza in their representation of the Palestinian-Israeli war in October 2000. Although both newspapers have access to the same… read more | Article
Review of Kachru (1992): The Other Tongue: English across Cultures. Language Problems and Language Planning 19:1, pp. 83–851995.
Review of Horvath & Vaughan (1991): Community Languages: A Handbook. Language Problems and Language Planning 17:2, pp. 175–1781993.
Against extensive sound symbolism: another short argument for prototype linguistics. (Some evidence from English and Polish). Further Insights into Contrastive Analysis, Fisiak, Jacek (ed.), pp. 55 ff.1991.
Review of Jernudd & Shapiro (1989): The Politics of Language Purism. Language Problems and Language Planning 15:2, pp. 211–2161991.