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David Bell

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Associate Professor & Chair
Gordy 383C

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Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Boston University, 1994

MA in Linguistics, San Diego State University, 1989

PGCE (Post-Graduate Certificate of Education), University of Sussex, 1975

B.Sc. in Sociology, N.E. London University, 1970

Selected Publications

Bell D. M. & Moran, T. (2022). “Tea and Hot Water Provided”: Conviviality, Commensality, and Hospitality in the Rambling Notes of W.E. Hopkin 1930–1940. Dublin Gastronomy Symposium 2022: Food and Movement,

Bell D. M. & Moran, T. (2022). “Superfine quality, absolute purity, daily freshness”: The language of advertising in United Cattle Products’ marketing of tripe to British workers in the 1920s and 1930s. In: Stano, Simona and Amy Bentley (eds.) Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning. Springer.

Bell D. M. & Moran, T. (2020). Comparing the wine tasting notes of Jancis Robinson and Terry Theise: A stylistic analysis. Text & Talk,40/2: 125–146

Bell, D.M. & Moran, T. (2019). Captive Cuisine – The Cultural Transfer of Italian POW Foodways in Britain in WW2. In: Iannacito-Provenzano, Roberta and Gabriele Scardellato (eds.) Italian Foodways Worldwide: the Dispersal of Italian Cuisine, pp. 115-130. Soleil Publishing: Welland, ON.

Bell, D. M. (2010). Nevertheless, Still and Yet: Concessive Cancellative Discourse Markers. Journal of Pragmatics, 42/7, 1912-1927.

Bell, D. M. (2009). Mind You. Journal of Pragmatics, 41, 915-920.

Bell, D. M. (2007). Sentence Initial And and But in Academic Writing. Journal of Pragmatics, 17 (2) 183-202.

Bell, D. M. (2007). Do teachers think that methods are dead? ELT Journal 61/2, 35-143.

Bell, D. M. (2004). Correlative and non-correlative “on the other hand.” Journal of Pragmatics 36, 2179-2184.

Bell, D. M. (2003). Method and postmethod: Are they really so incompatible? TESOL Quarterly, 37, 325-336.

Bell, D. M. (1999). Rise Sally Rise: Communicating through dance. TESOL Journal, 8:1, 27-31

Bell, D. M. (1998). Cancellative discourse markers: A core/periphery approach. Journal of Pragmatics, 8:4, 515-542.

Bell, D. M. (1997). Innuendo. Journal of Pragmatics 27:1, 35-61.

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