Dr Ornaith Rodgers

MA, BA, PhD

Contact Details

Lecturer
Dept. of French
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3800
E: ornaith.rodgers@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Ornaith Rodgers is a lecturer in the French Department in the National University of Ireland Galway.  Hear teaching is predominantly in the area of languages for specific purposes (LSP) as she teaches French to Biotechnology and Science students.   Her research interests are in Applied Linguistics, in language learning and teaching, and also in gender and language.  She has published articles on discursive constructions of gender identities and the teaching of French to Biotechnologists.  She is particularly interested in new approaches to the teaching of LSP and is currently working on a project to examine the pedagogical potential of digital video creation in this context.

Research Interests

Gender and Language.

Languages for Specific Purposes.

Digital Video Creation in Language Teaching and Learning.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Relinquish the reins”. Persuasion and consensus in the discourse of pregnancy and childbirth advice literature'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) 'Relinquish the reins”. Persuasion and consensus in the discourse of pregnancy and childbirth advice literature'. Women And Birth, 1 (28):40-46 [Details]
(2013) '« ‘Chaque père doit trouver sa vraie place d’ homme et de père responsable’ : Discourses of Fatherhood in Pregnancy Advice Texts'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2013) '« ‘Chaque père doit trouver sa vraie place d’ homme et de père responsable’ : Discourses of Fatherhood in Pregnancy Advice Texts'. Irish Journal Of French Studies, 13 :129-141 [Details]
(2011) 'Corpora in the LSP Classroom: A Learner-centred Corpus of French for Biotechnologists'
Rodgers, Ornaith, Chambers Angela and Le-Baron Earle, Florence. (2011) 'Corpora in the LSP Classroom: A Learner-centred Corpus of French for Biotechnologists'. International Journal Of Corpus Linguistics, 15 (3):391-411 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Constructions of Gender Identities in the Discourse of Pregnancy. The Role of Pregnancy Advice Literature'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2013) 'Constructions of Gender Identities in the Discourse of Pregnancy. The Role of Pregnancy Advice Literature' In: Precarious Parenthood. Doing Family in Literature and Film. Paris: LIT Verlag. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2015) Motherhood and Culture Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) Fear of the Maternal. [Chaired Session], Motherhood and Culture Conference, Maynooth University , 17-JUN-15. [Details]
(2016) IRAAL National Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2016) Video Production in the LSP Classroom. [Conference Paper], IRAAL National Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-NOV-16. [Details]
(2015) Motherhood and Culture Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) 'One of life's most magical experiences': Constructions of Motherhood in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Motherhood and Culture Conference, Maynooth University , 16-JUN-15. [Details]
(2011) Contemporary Identities Paris International Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2011) Pregnancy and identity. Constructions of Body Image in Contemporary Discourses of Pregnancy. [Conference Paper], Contemporary Identities Paris International Conference, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris , 13-APR-11. [Details]
(2010) Sociolinguistics Symposium 18,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2010) Textual Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, University of Southampton , 01-NOV-10. [Details]
(2009) Precarious Parenthood - the Performativity of Family,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2009) Constructions of Pregnancy and the Self in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Precarious Parenthood - the Performativity of Family, NUI Galway , 06-JUN-09. [Details]
(2008) IVACS Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith, Chambers, Angela and Le Baron, Florence (2008) Corpora in the LSP Classroom: A Learner-Centred Corpus of French for Biotechnologists. [Conference Paper], IVACS Conference, University of Limerick , 13-JUN-08. [Details]
(2007) Sibéal Speaks Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2007) New Directions in Language and Gender Research. The Construction of Gender Identities in the Discourse of Pregnancy. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Sibéal Speaks Conference, Women's Studies Centre. University of Limerick , 06-OCT-07. [Details]
(2005) CALS Research Day,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2005) Gender Bias in Language. Issues arising from Sociolinguistic Research in English and French. [Conference Paper], CALS Research Day, University of Limerick , 09-JUN-05. [Details]