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Episode 34 - Arran Stibbe and ecolinguistics

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Show notes for Episode 34

Here are the show notes for Episode 34, in which Dan and Jill talk to Arran Stibbe, professor of Ecological Linguistics, and teacher on the BA English course at the University of Gloucestershire (https://www.glos.ac.uk/enl) about:

  • Ecolinguistics - what it is and why we need it
  • The power of storytelling and the environment
  • Critical language awareness and its role in fighting back against climate catastrophe
  • Challenging ecologically damaging narratives, ‘greenwashing’, economic ‘growth’ metaphors and more…

Arran’s university page: Arran Stibbe - Staff Profiles

Taylor & Francis author interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTiktxHF_pY

The book: Ecolinguistics: Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By - 2nd Edi

The Stories We Live By site: Stories We Live By

And in our regular Lang in the News segment, Lisa, Jacky and Dan talk about how language is used to represent the environment, how it is used in discussions and political campaigns around green issues and how some metaphors for the economy might not be the best ones to use…

Just Stop Oil: research shows how activists and politicians talk differently about climate change

Economists question 'black hole' in UK finances - BBC News

Economists urge BBC to rethink 'inappropriate' reporting of UK economy | IPPR

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Lisa Casey

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Dan Clayton

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Jacky Glancey

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Jill Lavender

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Music: Serge Quadrado - Cool Guys

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