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LRDG Seminar

Date: 30 January 2007 Time: 1.00 pm

Literacy Research Centre Seminar Series Tuesday 30 January 2007 (Week 3) 1.00 - 2.15 pm in IAS Meeting Room 1Redefining waste disposal: A study in the textual construction of compliance Roz Ivanič, Lancaster UniversityRecent local initiativeshave redefined 'waste management' as 'recycling', and have co-opted everyone into a project of improving performance indicators for the council and for the country. This project has generated a change in discourse, and a mass of paper and associated literacy practices to furtherburden household bureaucracy for us all. A photographic presentation on this issue will providefodder for a discussion of 'textually mediated social worlds', of texts as boundary objects between domains,of the place of text/discourse analysis within the analysis of literacy practices, and more.Everyone welcome

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