Research Committees

RC25 Language and Society

Established in 1968


The objective of the Research Committee on Language and Society is to advance sociological knowledge concerning language, face-to-face interaction and language-related phenomena. 

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Stéphanie CASSILDE, Ronin Institute for Independent Scholarship
Vice-President Keiji FUJIYOSHI, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan,
Treasurer Mark Fifer SEILHAMER, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2021-2022, extended 2023),
Amado ALARCÓN ALARCÓN, Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Spain (resigned, 2019)
Secretary Viviane DE MELO RESENDE, University of Brasilia, Brazil (2018-2021)
Beatriz XAVIER, Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra, Portugal (2021-2023),
Newsletter Editor Anna ODROWAZ-COATES, Maria Grzegorzewska Pedagogical University, Poland,
Webmaster Maud MAZANIELLO-CHEZOL, McGill University, Canada,

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:
Stéphanie CASSILDE,


Language, Discourse & Society is an international ISA RC25 peer-reviewed e-journal, published twice annually in electronic form, and open to articles dedicated to all aspects of sociological analyses of language, discourse and representation.


Language and Society Newsletter. Two issues a year.
Available on RC25 website.


Dues: $40 (discount $15) for a 4-year period.
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