Events in Arts and Social Sciences

The Space in Between: Thinking Translation in Creation

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017, 10:00

Symposium and Workshop

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LTRG: Investigating test-takers’ cognitive processes while completing integrated writing tasks: Evidence from eye-tracking and stimulated recall

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017, 14:00

The Language Testing Research Group welcomes Pucheng Wang who will talk about "Investigating test-takers’ cognitive processes while completing integrated writing tasks: Evidence from eye-tracking and stimulated recall"

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Survival - Day Conference

Date: Monday 03 July 2017, 00:00

Plenary: Professor Ivan Callus (University of Malta) 'Surviving Criticism’.

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Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Conflict Transformation

Date: Wednesday 05 July 2017, 12:00

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SLLAT: The role of linguistic complexity in enhancing L2 pronunciation development of vowel contrasts through collaborative map tasks

Date: Wednesday 05 July 2017, 12:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Mayya Levkina, on 'The role of linguistic complexity in enhancing L2 pronunciation development of vowel contrasts through collaborative map tasks'.

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Lancaster Words

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 00:00

A three-day celebration of the written and spoken word. All events are now listed below with the prefix L_W. Headlining the festival will be PJ Harvey who will be in conversation with Poet Paul Muldoon. For more information please see the events below or our web page.

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L_W Telling in Full exhibition

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 09:00

An exhibition from a range of North West artists exploring the notion of creative translation; particularly the relationship between literature and the visual arts. As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Opening night is Thurs 6th July 7-8pm. Tickets must be booked via email.

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L_W Sleep and Sleeplessness in Jane Austen

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Michael Greaney is giving a free talk on sleep in Jane Austen. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Creating Characters for the 21st Century Young Adult Novel

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood will discuss how to invent characters and plots that are truly diverse. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Religion and literature: Run Away Tales: Reading the Parable of the Prodigal

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Mark Knight leads a discussion on religion and literature. The event will feature speakers: Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon – A Conversation

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 20:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon will be in conversation. The two will read from their poetry and explore its relationship to song lyrics. Tickets to be ordered via Lancaster Arts (click into event for link)

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2017 Law School Iredell PG Conference

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 08:30

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L_W Women in White: a Cultural History of the White Dress in Gothic Literature and Film

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Catherine Spooner gives a free talk on the white dress in gothic literature and film. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Short Film Competition Screening

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Winners of the Short Film Competition will be screened. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W In Conversation with Ian Martin

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 19:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, Ian Martin, talks about his career writing for series such as Veep and The Thick of It. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W New Writers’ Showcase

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 20:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration up and coming writers from Lancaster University’s Creative Writing programme will be performing their work. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Open Mic Night: Live night of spoken word poetry and prose

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 21:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a lively night of spoken word poetry and prose featuring writers and poets from around the globe. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Underwater Beasts: Sarah Hymas book making event

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 11:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration we are running a creative writing and book-making workshop for 7-10 year olds (and their adult) with Sarah Hymas. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Stories 2 Connect - Supported by Melvin Burgess

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 12:00

Stories of resilience and transformation created collaboratively with disadvantaged young people in Lancashire, as part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Zen Cho

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration British Fantasy Award and Crawford Award winner, Zen Cho will be reading from her historical fantasy novel, Sorcerer to the Crown. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Breaking the language: shameless multilingual authors

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a group of authors will discuss the (ab)use they inflect upon language, share their experience of living surrounded by different languages and how this has affected their creative process. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Graphic Novels Panel

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 14:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a panel with three local comic book creators discussing the medium. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W The Good Immigrant

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 15:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration journalist Coco Khan reads her work and discusses the anthology, The Good Immigrant. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a performance and reading from the famous Arthurian romance in both the original Middle English and contemporary English – and all in the atmospheric tower of Lancaster Castle. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Three Writers in Conversation: Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker & Carol Birch

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration three Lancaster-based writers – Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker – will be talking about their work within the context of the North West. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Cake Launch

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 20:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration there will be a Special Edition of the journal CAKE. The launch night will feature 2-3 engaging readings and wine and soft drinks. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W The Paul Muldoon interview

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 20:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration will conclude with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Paul Muldoon, in conversation with fellow poet, Eoghan Walls. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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Translating Practices: Languages and Translation in Higher Education from a Cross-cultural Perspective

Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017, 09:30

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Making Money From Your Research for FASS PhD Students

Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017, 13:00

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SLLAT: Can a narrow approach to defining and researching fluency in Applied Linguistics help?

Date: Thursday 13 July 2017, 12:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Parvaneh Tavakoli, on 'Can a narrow approach to defining and researching fluency in Applied Linguistics help?'.

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Undergraduate Open Day: Friday 14 July 2017

Date: Friday 14 July 2017, 09:00

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Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 15 July 2017

Date: Saturday 15 July 2017, 09:00

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Children's Mental Health Workshop

Date: Monday 24 July 2017, 12:00

Despite a recent commitment to invest heavily in child and adolescent mental health services in the coming fiscal year, the UK government has not undertaken a survey of children’s mental health since 2004. Extant literature focuses narrowly on specific mental health conditions or risk factors; a broader picture of children’s mental health in the UK is needed.

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Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017, 00:00

If sensibility is the ability to grasp and to respond, how might we articulate the (in)sensibilities of contemporary technoscience?

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New Political Minds

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017, 09:00

Lancaster University has recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion wishes to revitalise Politics/International Relations by bringing together the 35 finest young political minds (Year 12, 16 -17 year olds) to build towards the next 50 years of the University’s life and the next half century of UK Politics. In this unique event, successful applicants will work with Politics/IR academic staff and the Richardson Institute, the UK’s oldest Peace and Conflict Research Centre, over three days to produce a series of reports on the future of Britain as seen through the eyes of people entering into the world of politics. Students will stay on campus in Lancaster University’s award winning accommodation and will experience a range of evening activities run by Lancaster University’s Student Ambassadors. Places at the event will be determined by completion of the application form below, in which the best entrants will be invited. While all Year 12 A Level students can enter, places will be reserved for students from Widening Participation (WP) backgrounds.

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Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 2 September 2017

Date: Saturday 02 September 2017, 09:00

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AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing)

Date: Thursday 07 September 2017, 09:00

We are pleased to announce that the 23rd edition of AMLaP will be hosted at Lancaster University, September 7-9, 2017. AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing) is the leading European conference in psycholinguistics.

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Department of Educational Research: 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date: Friday 22 September 2017, 10:30

The Department of Educational Research is 50 years old this year and we would like you to join us in a celebration of this event.

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Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Date: Thursday 02 November 2017, 00:00

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