Mr Conner Allen
Literature and Languages - Division Stirling
Conner has been an educator, historian, and researcher in the United States and Scotland and is a PhD candidate at the University of Stirling. His current research interests include the evolution of language and the construction of meaning across various media, with particular interest within the context of the internet. His doctoral project focuses on the linguistic features of internet memes and their communicative purpose in online discourse.
Semiotics; pragmatics; metaphor; meaning construction; digital culture and communication; online slang and terminology; internet memes