Volume 17 (2024)
Volume 16 (2023)
Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
Volume 9 (2016)
Volume 8 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2011)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 1 (2008)
Social and Political Transformations and the National Language

Yahya Modarresi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 1-20


  The reflection of social transformations in language is an important issue in social linguistics, linguistic sociology, and anthropologist linguistics. The present study attempts to examine the linguistic consequences of two contemporary great transformations, namely the establishment of the European ...  Read More

Language, Thought, and Culture: Views and Arguments

Keyvan Zahedi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 21-52


  This study follows two aims: one to review some late views on the relations among language, thought, and culture; and the other, to offer a new strategy, in a novel model, based on last achievements in the minimalist approach. Studying views and arguments, three dichotomies are discussed: 1) the views ...  Read More

Congruence between SMS Language and the Standard Persian

Bahman Zandi; Fatemeh Rabbani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 47-76


  These days cell phone, as the modern instrument has various, cheap, and user-friendly accessories and possibilities. As a result SMS is now one of the most important media used in different situations. In this study, the SMS was analyzed from a linguistic point of view. Using the content analysis method, ...  Read More

Deference in Korean Language and Farsi

Ahmad Saffar Moghadam

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 77-98


  The present study attempts to compare the concept of “deference” in Farsi and Korean. Data gathering happened in a two years study in South Korea, and Korean students in Korea and Iran were interviewed.Deference is a culturally-rooted universal concept. However, it appears differently in ...  Read More

Language Planning, Linguistic Culture and its Parameters

Negar Davari Ardakani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 99-122


  “Linguistic culture” is a term used in sociology of language and the anthropology of language. This study attempts to examine the term, its parameters, and the relation it has with language planning. A detail analysis of the status of the linguistic culture, at micro and macro levels, is ...  Read More

Reflections of Western Cultural Attitudes toward Iran in the Linguistic Construction of English Journals

Maryam Sadat Ghiasian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 123-139


  This study attempts to introduce two main currents in orientalism, the classic and the modern. The Western attitude toward the Orient, and especially Islam, is analyzed in both currents and the operative factors that lead to modern orientalism are surveyed. The 9th September 2001 event is here considered ...  Read More

Intercultural Communication: Translation Its Role in the Inclusion/Exclusion Processes

Farzan Sojoudi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 141-154


  In this article, some aspects of the cultural other will be studied from a cultural semiotic point of view, intercultural communication and the role played by translation in such communications and mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion. The paper shows that cultural dynamics is the result of intercultural ...  Read More

Embedded Journalism and the Coverage of Iraq 2003 War: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Fox News Website

Younes Shokrkhah; Fatemeh Kamali Chirani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, Pages 155-174


  Noam Chomsky has discussed the bias of American media in covering events according to political economy interests and pro-Israeli position, for instance. Looking for the connections between public opinion and the media, focusing on the position of the American government during the first Gulf War, as ...  Read More