Wednesday 19th October









MONIKA BEDNAREK, Language and Representation in Indigenous-Authored Television



PANEL 1    (10:40-12:10)


PANEL 2    (10:40-12:10)


PANEL 3    (10:40-12:10)

Sonia Maria Melchiorre, The "Spare-Me-The Word Strategy" in Mainstream TV Series: Scriptwriting, Censorship and LGBT+ Audiences


Brian Goss, Mad Men (2007-2015) and the Road to Ideologised Capitalist Transcendence


Olivia Badoi, Putting a Stake through the Heart of the Issue: Rewriting the Vampire Narrative in the Context of The Black Lives Matter Movement

Mercedes Díez-Prados and Ana B. Cabrejas-Peñuelas, Co-Construction of Gender Roles through Character Interaction in the Most-Watched TV Series: The Case of Daenerys and Tokio


Andrea Bernardelli, Watchmen: History, Fiction, and Contemporaneity


Alicia Ricart Vayá and Miguel Ángel Jordán Enamorado, Analysis of Gender Differences Regarding the Use of Metadiscourse Markers in the Doctor-Patient Interaction of Two American TV Series

Andreea Rosca, How Cognitive Linguistics can Help us Decode Phrasal Verbs


Denis Newiak, Looking into TV Show to Prevent a Blackout Apocalypse


Tamara Drummond, From Hart to Hart to Vampire Diaries and Blindspot: (Gender) Identities in American TV Series

CHAIR: Francisco Ivorra










COFFEE BREAK 12:10-12:40






PANEL 4    (12:40-14:10)


PANEL 5    (12:40-14:10)


PANEL 6     (12:40-14:10)

Christoph A. Buettner, Domestic Work as a Driver of Gendered Inequalities: MAID (U.S.A., Netflix 2021)


Joaquín Primo Pacheco, Fictional Dialogue and LGBT+ Representation in Queer as Folk


Giuseppe Raudino, Summertime: How Diversity and Relationships Are Depicted in a Popular Italian TV Series

Nieves Alberola, From Rags to Riches or Vice Versa? Food, Poverty and Gender in Wisteria Lane


Sally Burgess and Sheila María Doniz Linares, Fictional DTVSs as Data for Undergraduate Studies of Socio-Pragmatic and Linguistic Stereotyping


Paola Attolino, Turning "Diversity" into "Normality": The Idea of "Afroitalianness" in the Netflix Series Zero

Sheyla Moroni, Social Inequality as Narrative Conflict. Train: A Metaphor (Past and Future) for Social Struggle


Timothy Ryan Day, I See a Damaged Planet: Biosemiotics and Reconstituting the Human through Shakespeare in Station Eleven


María Concepción Brito-Vera and María Luz González-Rodríguez, Crossings and Assemblages of Matter and the Visual in the TV Series Hierro

CHAIR: Francisco Ivorra


CHAIR: Carmen Gregori Signes




LUNCH BREAK 14:10-16:00


PANEL 7    (16:00-17:30)


PANEL 8   (16:00-18:00)


PANEL 9    (16:00-17:30)

Manel Mefteh, The Princess Culture and Beyond: A Frame Analysis of Multimodal Gender Stereotyping in Children Animated TV Series


Guillermo Martínez, A Statistical Insight into Script-Level Gender Characterization in Streaming TV Series


Dimitra Larochelle, Gender Representations in the Era of Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Case of Turkish Series

Carolina Toscano, Transgressive Mothering in Working Moms


Angelo Sollano, From Artificial Feelings through Suffered Womanhood to the Awareness of Being Superior: The (Linguistic) Evolution of Maeve Millay in Westworld


Mine Gencel Bek, Populism, Polarization and Popular in Turkish Netflix Series

Manana Rusieshvili-Cartledge and Rusudan Dolidze, The Fight between the Sexes: Gender Roles and Stereotypes in My Wife’s Girlfriends


Albert Martí Ferrer, 'The Waldo Moment' and How Populist Discourse Is Built


Sezen Kayhan, Hinted Homosexuality: Censorship and Control over Turkish Netflix Originals



Antonio Rivera Arnaldos, Transcultural Narratives: The Case of Spanish "Anime" TV Series



CHAIR:     Cristina Santaemilia






18:10 -19:10 PLENARY SESSION 
THOMAS MESSERLI, Seriously Funny: The Margins of Humour in Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Specials



Thursday 20th October


PANEL 10    (9:00-10:30)


PANEL 11    (9:00-10:30)


PANEL 12    (9:00-10:30)

Mariana Schwartz, Dressing a Feminist Dystopia: The Costume Design of Station Eleven


Eulàlia Rubio Panadès, Adult Material: Sexual Violence Representation After #MeToo


Isabel Córdoba Párraga, Attitudinal Positioning in Sexist Humour: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Andrea Sofía Regueira Martín, "There are Millennials who are like 40": Gen Z and Precarious Transitions to Adulthood in Hacks


Noemí Barrera-Rioja, How to Get Away with Rape: Privilege and Consent on Anatomy of a Scandal


Noelia Marques-Cobeta, Homosexuality and Humour: Analysing Stereotypes

Anna Bílá, The Multi-Diverse Character of Why Women Kill: A Semiotic Approach


Verena Minow, Conceptualisations of Fatherhood in The Mandalorian


Jacopo Pinna and Raimonda Collegiani, Compliments in Sitcoms: Communication between Women and Men in The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother

CHAIR: Andreea Rosca


CHAIR: Dina Pedro


CHAIR: Patricia Palomino-Manjon


ROBERTA PIAZZA, The Ideological Fictionality of Documentary Series on Gypsies and Travellers


COFFEE BREAK 11:40-12:10

PANEL 13   (12:10-13:40)


PANEL 14   (12:10-13:40)


PANEL 15    (12:10-13:40)

Ángel Mateos-Aparicio Martín-Albo, 'No Planet for Old Men': Anti-Boomer Sentiment and the Representation of the Aged in Altered Carbon


Jorge Martínez-Lucena, The Clinic of Emptiness in the TV Series Euphoria


Javier Acevedo, Queer Virtuality: Identity and Exile in Élite's Online Community

Sara Corrizzato and Silvia Cavalieri, "A house is much more than a home. It's family": The Linguistic Construction of Black LGBTQ Identities in Pose


Pilar Illanes Vicioso, Shifting Docility in Hegemonic Male Bodies in Euphoria


Maria T. Soto-Sanfiel and Isabel Villegas Simón, LGTBIQ+ Activism in the Creation of Characters for TV Series

Carmen Maíz-Arévalo, Out and Proud! A Pragmalinguistic Analysis of Fictional and Real Coming Out Speeches


Laura Calvo Gens, Gazing the Desires of Images: Subversions and Revisions through the Visual and Cultural References of Euphoria


Juan-José Sánchez-Soriano, LGTBI+ TV Series in the United States of America: A Critical Analysis

CHAIR: Laura Monrós Gaspar??


CHAIR: Laura Monrós Gaspar??


CHAIRS:      Patricia Palomino-Manjon/Rafel Ventura

LUNCH BREAK 13:40-16:00

PANEL 16    (16:00-17:30)


PANEL 17    (16:00-17:30)


PANEL 18    (16:00-17:30)

Cristina M. Tello, "You can say fat. You say it all the time": Characterising the Fat Female Body in Shrill


Cristina Santaemilia, "This was my Heartstopper”: Fandom Queering and Canon Queerbaiting in Supernatural (2005-2020), Merlin (2008-2012), and Sherlock (2010-2017)


Valeria Franceschi and Valentina Romanzi, Parental Androids: An Analysis of Non-Normative Care Discourse in Contemporary Televised Science Fiction

Sofia Duarte, "When things fall apart, we find out who we really are": Human-Animal Hybridity in Netflix’s Sweet Tooth (2021 –)


Diana Ortega Martín, Affects, Effects, and Impacts: The Role of Social Inequality in Shane Meadows’ The Virtues (2019)


Gianmarco Vignozzi, "I do drink red wine. But I also drink white wine": A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Coming Out Narratives in TV Series

Adrian Castro, Puppets and Gender: A Corpus Stylistic Approach to the Language of Fantasy TV Series


María Ángeles Toda Iglesia, Character Formulas and Gender Difference: The Female Helper in CBS’s Elementary


Joanna Byszuk and Bartłomiej Kunda, Coping Strategies Used by Male Young Adults in Contemporary TV Series

CHAIR:      Carmen Maíz Arévalo


CHAIR: Luisa Chierichetti


CHAIR: Sofía Duarte


17:40 -18:40 PLENARY SESSION:
ALBERTO N. GARCÍA, Windows or Mirrors? The Battle over Representation in Contemporary TV Series





Friday 21st October


PANEL 19    (9:00-10:30)


PANEL 20    (9:00-10:30)


PANEL 21    (9:00-10:30)

Maria Brzosko, The Many Faces of Heroic Lives: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021) as a Commentary on American Society


Roberto Huertas Gutiérrez, The Aesthetic of Fanfic and Queer Renegotiations on Historical TV: The Case of Our Flag Means Death and Dickinson


David Pérez Calvillo, Gangs, Guns, and Knights-Errant: Modern Reinterpretations of the Arthurian Cycle and the Knights of the Round Table in the Quest for Lost Male Identity: A Comparative Study of Peaky Blinders and Sons of Anarchy

Kristyn Gorton and Sarah Lahm, Gender and Narrative Complexity in the Half-Hour Television Drama


Marianna Lya Zummo, Framing Diversity in Teen Drama: A Case Study


Samrat Banerjee, Indian Television in Transition: A Study of Fictional Narratives across Decades

Scott Stoddart and Michael Samuel, "Media is the new oil": Going Forwards, Looking Backwards: Succession and Dallas in Dialogue


Xelo Forés Rossell, Sons of Anarchy: Non-Canonical Shakespearean Fiction as Cultural Activism


Jiahua Bu, The Censorship of Homosexuality and Sex in Friends on Chinese Screens: An Ethnographic Study

CHAIR: Miguel Fuster


CHAIR: Victor Huertas Martín


CHAIR: Dina Pedro


PANEL 22   (10:40-12:10)


PANEL 23    (10:40-12:30)


PANEL 24    (10:40-12:10)

María Luisa Cerdán Bermejo, Townsend’s Comedy-Drama Adapted for a TV Series


Marta Rocchi, Lorenzo Cattani and Guglielmo Pescatore, On-Screen and Off-Screen Gender Equality in European Netflix Productions


Paola Brembilla, Social Responsibility or Woke-Washing? Strategies of Inclusiveness in Italian TV Series

Nadia Gil Abadía, The Postfeminist Fantasy in 30 Rock


Reinhold Viehoff, "History in TV series is: male" - A Look at TV Series on History and Their Protagonists


Romana Andò and Danielle Hipkins, A Girls' Eye-View: Exploring Girlhood Media Representations through the Lens of Italian Female Adolescence

Ana I. Barragán-Romero and Maria-Teresa Gordillo-Rodriguez, The Handmaid’s Tale: Feminism, Power and Propaganda


Joanna Byszuk, What Makes a Captain: Quantitative Analysis of Discourses of Power across Star Trek Series


Stefania Antonioni and Chiara Checcaglini, New Girls: Italian Teen Series Challenging Conventional Representations

CHAIR: Miguel Fuster


CHAIR: Patricia Palomino-Manjon


CHAIR: Miguel Angel Jordán/ Carmina






COFFEE BREAK 12:30-13:00

12:45-13:45 PLENARY SESSION:
BRETT MILLS, The Species Problem: Animals, Animation and Representation