Victoria L. Bergvall

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Associate Professor of Linguistics, Humanities

  • PhD, Harvard University

Biography

Dr. Victoria L. Bergvall's fields of scholarship range across language and gender theory and practice, discourse analysis (especially critical discourse analysis), sociolinguistics, computer-mediated communication, and the study of the dialects of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Books

  • Bergvall, Victoria Lee, Janet Mueller Bing, and Alice F. Freed. Rethinking Language and Gender Research: Theory and Practice. Boston: Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1996. Print.

Recent Publications

  • Bergvall, V. L., "Hormones, hard-wiring, and headlines: The discursive construction of gender ideology", Discourse and Society. (peer-reviewed/refereed) (Revising to Resubmit)

Presentations

  • Bergvall, Victoria L., ""O Brave New Minds: Engaging iBrains in Critical Media Literacy Practices"", Elon University: Togetherness in Difference Lecture Series: Teaching Development Workshop, Elon University, Colleges of Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence Grant, Elon, NC, Oral. (April 8, 2011 - Present).
  • Bergvall, Victoria L., "“‘But Words Can Never Hurt Me?’: Critiquing media messages about sex, gender, & brain differences”", Elon University: Togetherness in Difference Lecture Series, Elon University, Colleges of Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence Grant, Elon, NC, Oral. (April 7, 2011 - Present).