Topic of MA thesis: the discursive construction of femininity in women's conversations

Maria Cecilia de Lima cecilialima at RAS.UFU.BR
Wed Jul 20 18:15:54 UTC 2005


. My thesis is about linguistis and gender and I'll see here, im Brazil, if
I find something similar to send you.

Bie

CecĂ­lia

----- Original Message -----
From: Kiran <kiran at THISBE.DSL.RU.AC.ZA>
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Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 11:42 AM
Subject: Topic of MA thesis: the discursive construction of femininity in
women's conversations


> Hi everyone
>
> I am a new member to this list, indeed to the online dicussion list
> system, so please excuse me if I make any horrible faux pas!
>
> I am doing my MA (by full thesis) in Linguistics at Rhodes University,
> Grahamstown, South Africa. My thesis is provisionally entitled: "The
> Discursive Construction of the Ideal Female Body in the Conversation of
> Female Friends". So I'm interested in how one aspect of femininity,
> namely the ideal female body shape and size, is constructed in
conversation.
>
> Does anyone have a similar research interest? I'm looking to share and
> bounce ideas around on this topic.
>
> Thanks,
> Kiran Pienaar
>
> Department of English Language and Linguistics
> Rhodes University
> PO Box 94
> Grahamstown
> 6140
> South Africa
>



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