Monthly Archives: January 2019

Valentin VANGHELESCU, Review. The Tendential Modernity as an Endless Project

The volume “Tendential Modernity, Reflections on the Modern Evolution of Society”, published by Constantin Schifirneț at Tritonic Publishing House (Bucharest), explores the classical literature on modernity and develops a comparative analysis of modernization processes in various geographic areas and “theatres

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Ana Maria MUNTEANU, Re-Centering Human Agency in the Age of Knowledge Technologies and the Role and Scope of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Abstract: The current paper explores the increasing impact of technology on the social fabric (Latour, 1996) and the ways that humanity is or could be adjusting to this growing influence. The very definition of human is being put into question

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Plamena VALCHEVA, The Enactment of Leader Identity in Oral Narratives of Personal Experience in the Youth Organization AIESEC

Abstract: Through using narratives as data and sociolinguistic narrative analysis and positioning theory as analytical tools, the paper shows the discursive resources through which the enactment of leadership and leader identity is achieved in narratives-in-interaction. The analysis centres on a

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Arie SOVER, Humor Based Time. Time Limitation Theory (TLT) as the Basis for Humor Creation

Abstract: In this article, I suggest a new theoretical approach according to which the basis for the creation of humor lies in our life expectancy. During the span of one’s life, human beings endeavor to achieve goals. Because life expectancy

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Daniel WEISS, Threat Scenarios in the Ukraine Conflict

Abstract: This paper explores metaphors used in Russian and Ukrainian parliamentary and TV debates during the Ukraine conflict from November 2013 to November 2015. It adopts proximisation theory to the target domain of approaching danger illustrated by different source domains (motion,

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Kyu-hyun KIM, Kyung-Hee SUH, ‘Saving’ the Guest: The Host As Cultural Mediator in Korean Celebrity Talk Shows

Abstract: In Korean celebrity talk-show interactions, the identity of the host as a cultural mediator is embodied by the categorization practice through which the guest’s personal narrative is transformed into ‘normatively safe’ public discourse. This process is enhanced by the popular

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No. 2/2017

IJCCSEC Volume 6, Issue 2, 2017 DIALOGUES ACROSS BORDERS DISCOURSES OF INTERPERSONAL AND INTER-GROUP ENCOUNTERS (II) © Editura Universitară & ADI Publication ISSN 2285 – 3324 ISSN-L = 2285 – 3324 DOI: (Digital Object Identifier):10.5682/22853324 Coordinator: Cornelia Ilie Kyu-hyun KIM, Kyung-Hee

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