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Video - Dr Fred Cummins on 'Prayer protest and football - The Puzzles of Joint Speech

Wed, 6 April 16 14:32


Joint Speech is:
* At the centre of highly valued practices & rituals in every human culture
* Accorded the highest significance by practitioners
* A means of enacting collective identity, collective subjectivity
* Entirely invisible under received approaches to language

In this talk, Dr Cummins argues that this practice has much to teach us about our collective selves.