Theresa Catalano

List of John Benjamins publications for which Theresa Catalano plays a role.


Catalano, Theresa and Linda R. Waugh 2022 Metonymies of migration: Media discourse about and by migrantsFigurative Thought and Language in Action, Brdar, Mario and Rita Brdar-Szabó (eds.), pp. 215–236 | Chapter
This chapter uses critical discourse studies (CDS) combined with metonymy/metaphor analysis to explore the difference between metonymies used to talk about migration/migrants in media discourse and those used by migrants themselves. Findings reveal differences between the way metonymies (and… read more
Catalano, Theresa and Jessica Mitchell-McCollough 2019 Chapter 10. Representation of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America in the United States: Media vs. migrant perspectivesMigration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis, Viola, Lorella and Andreas Musolff (eds.), pp. 239–262 | Chapter
This chapter examines the representation of unaccompanied minors fleeing Central America (namely Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) in U.S. online national news sources over a one-year period and compares this to the way these children talk about their own perceptions of migration and their… read more
On August 25, 2017, student members of Turning Point USA (TPUSA), a right-wing conservative organization who advocates for smaller government and free market enterprise, recruited on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) campus. Members of the UNL community protested nearby. Part of the… read more
Fielder, Grace E. and Theresa Catalano 2017 Chapter 9. Othering others: Right-wing populism in UK media discourse on “new” immigrationRepresenting the Other in European Media Discourses, Chovanec, Jan and Katarzyna Molek-Kozakowska (eds.), pp. 207–234 | Chapter
Right wing populism is on the rise. Through the use of othering, right-wing groups delimit their own identities while excluding others. The purpose of this chapter is to shed light on how European mediated public spheres (such as reader responses to media discourse) constitute an important domain… read more