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Dr Sally Hunt

Undergraduate teaching

Areas of interest

Sally's main areas of interest are discourse analysis, combined with corpus linguistics, with a focus on identity, especially gender as it is represented in children's literature.

Teaching

Sally teaches the following modules:

  • LS1ELS: English Language in Society
  • LS2DAN: Discourse Analysis.

Research centres and groups

National Research Foundation (South Africa) Rated Researchers Incentive Funding R30 000 per annum.

Selected publications

  • Hunt, Sally and Jaworska, Sylvia (2019) Intersections of nationality, gender, race and crime in online news: the case of Oscar Pistorius: Olympian and murderer. Discourse, Context & Media, special issue on "Mediatizing Intersectionality". Marie Maegaard, Kristine Mortensen and Tommaso Milani (Eds). Vol 30 pp. 100299-100306.
  • Hunt, Sally and Jaworska, Sylvia (2019) Intersections of nationality, gender, race and crime in online news: the case of Oscar Pistorius: Olympian and murderer. Discourse, Context & Media, special issue on "Mediatizing Intersectionality". Marie Maegaard, Kristine Mortensen and Tommaso Milani (Eds). Vol 30 pp. 100299-100306.
  • Hunt, Sally (in press) The South African news media and representations of gender and sexuality, in Baxter, Judith and Angouri, Jo (Eds). Handbook of Language, Gender and Sexuality. Routledge.
  • Hunt, Sally, De Vos, Mark, Motinyane, Mantoa and Mesthrie, Rajend (2018) Language Studies In Times Of Transformation: Multiple Perspectives in Raj Mesthrie (Ed.) The Dynamics of Language, UCT Press. isbn 9781775822363
  • Jaworska, Sylvia and Hunt, Sally (2017) Differentiations and Intersections: a corpus-assisted discourse study of gender representations in the British press before, during and after the London Olympics 2012. In Gender and Language 11(3) pp. 336-364.
  • Hunt, S.A. (2015) "Mother of the Nation": representations of womanhood in South African media in Dedaic, Mirjana (Ed) Singing, Speaking and Writing Politics: South African Political Discourses . John Benjamins Ltd. Pp. 169 - 199.
  • Dedaic, Mirjana and Hunt, S.A. (2015) Politics and Discourse in South Africa in Dedaic, Mirjana (Ed) Singing, Speaking and Writing Politics: South African Political Discourses. John Benjamins Ltd. Pp. 1 - 20.
  • Hunt, Sally (2015) Representations of gender and agency in the Harry Potter series. In Baker, Paul and McEnery, Tony (ed.) Corpora and Discourse Studies: Integrating Discourse and Corpora. Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics Series, pp. 266-284.
  • Hunt, S.A. and Hubbard, B.E. (2015) Sex work in the South African media: representations of 'deviant' sexuality. SPIL Plus (Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics) Vol. 46. pp 19-43.
  • Bock, Zannie and Hunt, Sally (2015) "It's just taking our souls back": discourses of apartheid and race. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 33(2) 141-158 DOI:10.2989/16073614.2015.1056196
  • Hunt, S.A. (2011) The Discoursal Construction of Female Physical Identity in Selected Works in Children's Literature. Unpublished PhD thesis: Rhodes University, Grahamstown. January 2011. 

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