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Guest Lecture by Professor Paul Chilton

Professor Paul Chilton (Lancaster University) gave a lecture entitled Space, Time and the Possible - Barack Obama?s Inaugural Address on Thursday, February 5, 2009.

Professor Chilton is the leading expert on political metaphor. Over the past thirty years, he has published dozens of articles on propaganda, manipulation, racist discourse, and many related topics. Also, he is the author of several books on critical discourse analysis, including Orwellian Language and the Media (1988), Security Metaphors: Cold War Discourse from Containment to Common European Home (1996), and Analysing Political Discourse: Theory and Practice (2004).

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