|Organisator(en)||Mihaela Popa-Wyatt, Anton Benz & Stephanie Solt|
|Veranstaltungsbeginn||23.03.2020, 09.00 Uhr|
|Veranstaltungsende||24.03.2020, 18.00 Uhr|
|Ort||Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Schützenstr. 18, Berlin, Trajekte Room (3rd floor)|
Oppressive speech harms its targets.The rise of hate speech in social media and politics vividly illustrates this. This workshop will study how oppressive speech harms. Topics include: the mechanisms through which oppressive utterance causes harm; how oppressive speech shifts norms; what motivates speakers to use such speech; why others comply with the resulting harmful norms; and what needs to change to eradicate these harmful norms. We also focus on relevant aspects of social meaning such as intra-speaker variation, e.g. that oppressive language has different effects depending on who the speaker and hearer are (in-group vs. out-group, etc.).