Word as Image: The Sociolinguistics of Art


Grant Data
Project Title
Word as Image: The Sociolinguistics of Art
Principal Investigator
Professor Jaworski, Adam   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-06-30
Completion Date
2019-06-29
Amount
589000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
text-based art, sociolinguistics, creativity, performance, language ideology
Discipline
Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17600415
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To broaden the scope of theorizing of key concepts in sociolinguistics: creativity in discourse; linguistic performance; indexicality; language ideologies; mediation and materiality. 3) To bridge the gap between art historical and sociolinguistic approaches to text-based art. 4) To complete up to two journal papers and a book manuscript on ‘language and art’.