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Ninth Fulbright Research Speaker Series: Emotional Components in the Digital Language of Teenagers in Israel

FOR OUR SEPTEMBER Fulbright Speaker Series, we have a presentation by Dr. Tami Yair, from Beit Berl College, The Hebrew University of Israel.

TOPIC “Emotional Components in the Digital Language of Teenagers in Israel.”

WHEN September 14, 2022 | 4:30-5:30 pm.


In her presentation, Dr. Yair will explain the use of different discourse characteristics in WhatsApp among Israeli teenagers, ages 14-18 between the years 2017-2021.

She will also discuss the many emotional components such as humor, nicknames, and expressions that foster their words and foreign words in their language, which revives the modern Hebrew language and develops it in a way that reveals its dynamic, creative and playful power.

This event is organized by the Office of Academic Effectiveness at St. Augustine College and counts with the support of WorldChicago and the Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association.