Angela Smith



University of Sunderland

Kate Adie Collection, Sociolinguistics, Children’s fictions

Angela has interests in sociolinguistics, particularly in the areas of gender, media discourses and children’s fictions. Angela’s interests are in the way language operates in its social context. In particular, the way discriminatory discourses operate in media representations of 'gender' and ‘race’, and how these areas are subject to social change. She is also interested in exploring the historical development of media discourses in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. She led an AHRC-funded project that looked at the linguistic aspects of journalistic practice based on the Kate Adie Collection, held at the University of Sunderland. Angela is more...

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  1. Smith, Angela (2018) Slow TV: the mesmerising antidote to political maelstroms. In: 26th Ross Priory International Broadcast Talk Seminar, 16-18 Jul 2018, Ross Priory, Scotland. (Unpublished)
  2. Smith, Angela (2018) Hypermasculinity, Twitter, and #MAGA. In: Georgetown University Round Table GURT 2018, 09-11 Mar 2018, Georgetown University, Washington, USA. (Unpublished)
  3. Smith, Angela (2018) Gender in "crisis", everyday sexism and the Twittersphere. In: Crisis and the Media. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture (76). John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 231-260. ISBN 9789027200341
  4. Smith, Angela and Drake, Philip (2016) Belligerent broadcasting, male antiauthoritarianism and anti-environmentalism: the case of Top Gear (BBC, 2002–2015). Environmental Communication, 10 (6). pp. 689-703.
  5. Smith, Angela (2017) Bulging biceps and tender kisses: the sexualisation of fatherhood. Social Semiotics. ISSN 1035-0330
  6. Smith, Angela, ed. Re-Reading Spare Rib. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 978-3-319-49310-7
  7. Smith, Angela and Nally, Claire, eds. (2015) Twenty-first century feminism: forming and performing femininity. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 978137492845
  8. Smith, Angela (2017) How the Hell did this get on TV? Naked dating shows as the final taboo on mainstream tv. In: Ross Priory Broadcast Talk Seminar: Ross Priory, 3-6 Jul 17, Ross Priory, Balloch, Scotland. (Unpublished)
  9. Smith, Angela Styling feminism: the view from Spare Rib. In: Re-Reading Spare Rib. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 119-136. ISBN 978-3-319-49310-7
  10. Smith, Angela and Nally, Claire (2015) Twenty-first Century Feminism: forming and performing femininity. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 978-1-137-49284-5