S’attaquer à la suprématie du masculin sur le féminin : le français inclusif dans les publications des universités françaises dans les réseaux sociaux
Paweł GOLDA, Natalia Żywicka, Vanessa Ferreira Vieira
December 2021
 

This paper aims to examine the use of inclusive French in the Internet publications of Paris universities on their social media. Three higher education institutions were selected: Paris Dauphine-PSL University, Gustave Eiffel University, and Sorbonne Paris North University. The publications were obtained from Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Firstly, the groups of people to whom the use of inclusive French referred were considered. The second question was about the practices used to make the French language inclusive. Eight practices were observed and are de-scribed in the paper. Also, the frequency of gender-neutral language was a point of interest. The research corpus is available online: https://tiny.pl/9rcdj.
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Reference: lingbuzz/006304
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Published in: Poland
keywords: gender-neutral language, generic masculine, inclusive writing, inclusive french, sociolinguistics, semantics, morphology
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