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This is a match-making section for CHANSE Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age.

General Information

  • Type: Partner looking for project
  • Organisation: Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty
  • Country: Lithuania (LT)

Research area

  • Call topics:
    • Cultural Transformations in the Digital Age
    • Digitalisation and Social Transformation
  • Keywords:

    humor; news media; public discourse; metaphor and multimodality

  • Brief description of your expertise / expertise you are looking for:

    We are two Associate Professors, Dovile Urboniene (Vengaliene) and Zivile Nemickiene, in the field of Linguistics, interested in humor, public discourse, advertising, metaphor and modality. We are interested in a number of questions, such as: What are the features of humor in the time of pandemics? How does digitalization of serious messages within the framework of humor contribute to the welfare of the society? How does the use of humor contribute to the dissemination of vital information and the development of well-informed society? etc.

  • Brief description of your project / the project you would like to join:

    We are looking for a project that aims to investigate how humor (user-generated content/social networks/municipality supported billboards, etc.) contributes to easing the tension in local societies and building up social relations within and across countries. We would like to contribute by investigating approaches to humor from the linguistic perspective and to investigate the trends and strategies in humor employment during the period of pandemics. We are looking for a project that deals with linguistic, psychological, sociological, healthcare related, or any other approaches to humor use.

Contact details

Dovile Urboniene

Submitted on 2021-03-12 09:04:53

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