“The one-frame cartoon and the shift from narrative to anti-narrative”  
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics, March 2008.
“Culture, language and communication”
Health Literacy and Communication Working Group. Harvard School of Public Health, March 2008.
“A typology of genitives and relative clauses in Contemporary Hebrew”
Salford University, UK, April 2008.
Conference theme: Relative clauses and genitive constructions in Semitic
               “Prescription drug web sites: Guidance where none exists”              
Direct-to-consumer Advertising National Conference. Washington DC. April 2008
“Elastic apologies in Sino-American diplomatic negotiations”.
Tsinghua University, China, September 2008
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