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Thursday, June 15 • 1:45pm - 2:15pm
A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study of Online News in the Maghreb

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Divisive language is used by both Moroccans and Algerians to characterize the othr over the Western Sahara conflict between the two Maghreb countries. The Peace Sociolinguistics Framework is used to highlight the sociopolitical impact of such divisive language use and puts forth suggestions on how to overcome it.


Kamal Belmihoub

Purdue University

Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Sarimanok Room