About GXB

Genre is a idea that crosses disciplinary, national, methodological, conceptual, and pedagogical borders. The purpose of Genre across Borders (GXB) is to advance genre theory and research by helping scholars and students cross these borders. The site combines two primary functions:

  • As a reference guide to scholarship in the many fields of genre study
  • As a networking portal for scholars and teachers

GXB aims to offer a comprehensive overview of the multiple strands of genre scholarship and their relationships, in order to catalyze intellectual exchange and pedagogical innovation and to help us understand the processes and motivations of genre development, evolution, and circulation.

GXB now features translations of research introductions on our Research page. Contact us to contribute a translation. You may also select an interface display language on your Profile page.

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Upcoming Events & CFP's

Wednesday September 12, 2018 - 8:00 am to Friday September 14, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Wednesday August 29, 2018 - 9:15 am to Sunday September 02, 2018 - 11:15 pm

Glossary Sample

Abbreviation of mimeme, which is derived from the Greek mimesis (imitation).

User Spotlight

Department/Program Affiliation: POSGRADO EN CIENCIAS DEL LENGUAJE, ICSyH
Education: PhD
Status: Professor
Biography: I have a MA in Language Sciences and a PhD in gender and discourse studies

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