Journal articles

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Work in progress:

Han, J, Dreyfus, S, & Zappavigna, M. (in preparation). The discursive functions of online laughter 😂: A social semiotic approach.

Logi, L. & Zappavigna, M. (under review). A Social Semiotic Perspective on Emoji.

Makki, M. & Zappavigna, M. (under review). Out-grouping and ambient affiliation in Donald Trump’s tweets about Iran.

Published work:

[31] Inwood, O. & Zappavigna, M. (in press). Ideology, attitudinal positioning, and the blockchain: A social semiotic approach to understanding the values construed in the whitepapers of blockchain start-ups. Social Semiotics.

[30] Zappavigna, M. & Ross, A. (in press). Intermodal configurations of value: Ideology, aesthetics, and attitude in #avotoast Instagram posts. Internet Pragmatics.

[29] Etaye, A. & Zappavigna, M. (in press). Identity, ideology, and threatening communication: An investigation of patterns of attitude in terrorist discourse. Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict.

[28] Inwood, O. & Zappavigna, M. (in press). Ambient affiliation, deceptive communication, and moral panic: Negotiating social bonds in a YouTube internet hoax. Discourse & Communication. 15(3) 

[27] Zappavigna, M. (in press). Ambient affiliation in comments on YouTube videos: Communing around values about ASMR. Journal of Foreign Languages.

[26] Logi, L. & Zappavigna, M. (in press). Impersonated personae – paralanguage, dialogism and affiliation in stand-up comedy. Humor.

[25] Zappavigna, M. (2020). Digital intimacy and ambient embodied copresence in YouTube videos: Construing visual and aural perspective in ASMR role play videos. Visual Communication.

[24] Ross, A. & Zappavigna, M. (2020). My sport, my perspectives: Intersubjectivity in cyclist Instagram postsDiscourse, Context & Media. 34. Available online ahead of print 23 August 2019.

[23] Logi, L. & Zappavigna, M. (2019). Dialogic resources in interactional humourJournal of Pragmatics. 153, 1-14.

[22] Zappavigna, M. (2019). The Organised Self and Lifestyle Minimalism: Multimodal Deixis and Point of View in Decluttering Vlogs on YouTube. Multimodal Communication, 8(1), 1-14. doi:10.1515/mc-2019-0001

[21] Martin, J. R., & Zappavigna, M. (2019). Embodied meaning: A Systemic Functional Perspective on paralanguage. Functional Linguistics. 6(1)

[20] Dwyer, P., Martin, J.R. & Zappavigna, M. (2019). Visions of restorative justice in theatre, theory and practice. Australasian Drama Studies. 74, 98-128.

[19] Zhao, S. & Zappavigna, M. (2018). The interplay of (semiotic) technologies and genre: The case of the selfie. Social Semiotics (special issue on Social Media as Semiotic Technology). 28(5), 665-682.

[18] Zappavigna, M. & Martin, J. R. (2018). #Communing affiliation: Social tagging as a resource for aligning around values in social media. Discourse, Context and Media (Special issue on the discourse of social tagging). 22, 4-12.

[17] Martin, J. R. & M. Zappavigna, (2018). Embodied Meaning: A systemic functional perspective on paralanguage. Contemporary Rhetoric. 2018(1) 2-29; Chinese: 詹姆斯·马丁 米歇尔·扎帕维尼娅 2018.副语言意义研究——系统功能 语言学视角。《当>代修辞学》2018(1):2-29

[16] Zappavigna, M. & Zhao, S. (2017). Selfies in 'mommyblogging': An emerging visual genre. Discourse, Context and Media (Special issue on media evolution and genre expectations). 20, 239-247.

[15] Zhao, S. & Zappavigna, M. (2017). Beyond the self: Intersubjectivity and the social semiotic interpretation of the selfie. New Media & Society. 20(5), 1735-1754.

[14] Martin, J. R., & Zappavigna, M. (2016). Rites of passion: Remorse, apology and forgiveness in youth justice conferencing. Linguistics and the Human Sciences. 12(2-3), 101-121.

[13] Martin, J. R. & Zappavigna, M. (2016). Exploring restorative justice: dialectics of theory and practice. The International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law. 23(2), 215-242.

[12] Zappavigna M. (2016). Social media photography: construing subjectivity in Instagram images. Visual Communication. 15(3), 271-92.

[11] Zappavigna, M (2015). Searchable talk: The linguistic functions of hashtags in tweets about Schapelle Corby. Global Media Journal. 9(1).

[10] Zappavigna, M. (2015) Searchable talk: The linguistic functions of hashtags. Social Semiotics. 25(3), 274-291.

[9] Zappavigna, M. (2014). enjoy your snags australia... oh and the voting thing too #ausvotes #auspol: Iconisation and affiliation in microblogging during election campaigns. Global Media Journal: Australian Edition. 8(2), 1-16.

[8] Zappavigna, M. (2014) Ambient affiliation in Microblogging: Bonding around the quotidian. Media International Australia. 151(1), 97-103.

[7] Zappavigna, M. (2014). Enacting identity in Microblogging. Discourse & Communication. 8 (2), 209-228.

[6] Zappavigna, M. & Martin, J. R. (2014). Mater Dolorosa: Negotiating support in NSW Youth justice Conferencing (M Zappavigna & J R Martin). International Journal for the Semiotics of Law. 27(2), 209-228.

[5] Martin, J R. & Zappavigna, M. (2013). Youth Justice Conferencing as ceremonial redressInternational Journal of Law, Language and Discourse. 3(2), 103–42.

[4] Martin, J.R., Zappavigna, M. & Dwyer, P. (2013). Users in uses of language: embodied identity in Youth justice Conferencing. (J R Martin, M Zappavigna & P Dwyer) Text & Talk. 33, 467-496. [reprinted in Forensic Linguistics 2012. 258-288]

[3] Zappavigna, M. (2011). Ambient Affiliation: A linguistic perspective on Twitter. New Media & Society. 13 (5), 788-806.

[2] Zappavigna, M. and Patrick, J. (2010). Eliciting tacit knowledge about requirement analysis with a Grammar-targeted Interview Method (GIM). European Journal of Information Systems. 9, 49–59.

[1] Martin, J.R., Zappavigna, M & Dwyer, P. (2007). Negotiating narrative: Story structure and identity in youth justice conferencing. Linguistics and the Human Sciences. 3(2), 221-254.