Faculty Mentor(s)

Donna Gessell

Campus

Dahlonega

Proposal Type

Presentation - completed/ongoing

Subject Area

English/Communications

Location

Nesbitt 3213

Start Date

23-3-2018 2:00 PM

End Date

23-3-2018 3:00 PM

Description/Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the way gender is enforced in the workplace through modern language, particularly through speaking patterns and word choice. Topics in this paper include tentative language, rapport talk, report talk, and hesitation. This analysis will be applied to several recorded audio-conversations of business meetings, female management speech patterns, and two contrasting relationships, English and Japanese. These various aspects will be applied to different workplaces, demonstrating that women will always have to consider gender expectations in the workplace, which is displayed through linguistics.

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Mar 23rd, 2:00 PM Mar 23rd, 3:00 PM

Gendered Language: Women's Linguistics in the Workplace

Nesbitt 3213

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the way gender is enforced in the workplace through modern language, particularly through speaking patterns and word choice. Topics in this paper include tentative language, rapport talk, report talk, and hesitation. This analysis will be applied to several recorded audio-conversations of business meetings, female management speech patterns, and two contrasting relationships, English and Japanese. These various aspects will be applied to different workplaces, demonstrating that women will always have to consider gender expectations in the workplace, which is displayed through linguistics.