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Seminar Series - The Changing Experiences of Bisexual Adolescents in British Sixth Forms

Date: 4 February 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Dr Mark McCormackSenior Lecturer in Sociology, Durham UniversityThe Changing Experiences of Bisexual Adolescents in British Sixth FormsDrawing on in-d ... Read more»

 

Feminism, Gender and Universities: Politics, Passion and Pedagogies

Date: 10 February 2015 Time: 16.30-18:00 pm

Feminism, Gender and Universities - Politics, Passion and Pedagogies Miriam E. David, PhD, AcSS, FRSAProfessor Emerita of Sociology of Education ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Does engaging undergraduate students in research transform their understandings of disciplinary knowledge?

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Professor Paul AshwinDepartment of Educational Research, Lancaster UniversityDoes engaging undergraduate students in research transform their underst ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - awaiting title

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 12.30 - 14.00

Professor Vic LallySchool of EducationUniversity of GlasgowAwaiting title and abstract ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Title tbc

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education, Institute of Education, University of London ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Title tbc

Date: 29 April 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Professor Mike Neary, Professor of Sociology, University of Lincoln ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Title tbc

Date: 27 May 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Professor Carolin Kreber, Professor of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Edinburgh ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Title tbc

Date: 3 June 2015 Time: 12.30-14.00pm

Dr Carol Taylor, Sheffield Hallam University ... Read more»

 

 

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Don Paterson - Lecture (Sold Out)

Date: 3 February 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Don Paterson is one of the most significant voices working in English poetry today. He has published seven collections with Faber & Faber, a ... Read more»

 

Susan Bassnett - 'Translation and Memory'

Date: 4 February 2015 Time: 4.00 pm

Susan Bassnett will give a paper on 'Translation and Memory'. Susan Bassnett is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick wh ... Read more»

 

Careers Event for English and Creative Writing Students

Date: 11 February 2015 Time: 1.00 - 5.00 pm

Save The Date: Wednesday 11th February 2015On 11th February between 1 ans 5pm the Department and FASS will be hosting a Careers Event designed specif ... Read more»

 

An Interdisciplinary Symposium of Food and Culture

Date: 28 February 2015 Time: 9 pm

This symposium will explore the multiple significances of food from various disciplinary perspectives, as is fitting for the subject matter. Click her ... Read more»

 

Kate Horsley - Visiting Lecturer and Writing Fellow in Creative Writing

Date: 4 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm

Kate Horsley is a Visiting Lecturer and Writing Fellow in Creative Writing.Her first novel, The Monster's Wife, is due out in paperback and eBook ... Read more»

 

Tim Dee is a naturalist, a BBC radio producer, and the author of two books of non-fiction.

Date: 10 March 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Tim Dee is a naturalist, a BBC radio producer, and the author of two books of non-fiction: The Running Sky (Jonathan Cape, 2009) describes a lifetime ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe and CGWS Research Seminar with Prof Cathy Coleborne

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 12.30pm

Lancaster Research Seminar,Wednesday 11 March2015 - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE Professor Catharine Coleborne, University of Waikato, New Zealand ... Read more»

 

Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres

Date: 12 March 2015 Time: please see link

Discourse on Literary Celebrity across Genres, 12 & 13 March 2015 How does literary celebrity manifest in different genres? To what extent do ... Read more»

 

"Sideways in Time: The Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference"

Date: 30 March 2015 Time: 8.30am

"Sideways in Time: The Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference" to be held at University of Liverpool, in conjunction with Lancas ... Read more»

 

Véronique Tadjo, University of the Witwatersrand 'Writing for Liberty'

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: pm

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Writing for Liberty - Veronique Tadjo

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: tbc

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held in April ... Read more»

 

Paul Muldoon Inaugural Lecture

Date: 6 May 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Paul Muldoon is a former Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (1999-2004) and currently Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor at Princeton Uni ... Read more»

 

Scrutinizing Surfaces in Early Modern Thought

Date: 8 May 2015 Time: tbc

Run jointly by the university of Lancaster and York, this interdisciplinary seminar takes up and develops Joseph Amato's trans-historical investigatio ... Read more»

 

Professor Julia Kristeva to visit FASS

Date: 19 May 2015 Time: tbc

We are delighted to announce the visit of Professor Julia Kristeva of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot to the University of Lancaster in May ... Read more»

 

World Authors in the Circulation of Global Capital

Date: 2 July 2015 Time: please see link

World Authors in the Circulation of Global Capital, 2 & 3 July 2015 What are the economic, political, legal, and technological processes unde ... Read more»

 

Locating Fantastika

Date: 8 July 2015 Time: 9.00am

Following the success of the "Visualizing Fantastika" conference, we are pleased toannounce the 2nd annualFantastika conference, "Locating Fantasti ... Read more»

 

 

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Professor Julia Kristeva to visit FASS

Date: 19 May 2015 Time: tbc

We are delighted to announce the visit of Professor Julia Kristeva of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot to the University of Lancaster in May ... Read more»

 

 

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Careers Event for English and Creative Writing Students

Date: 11 February 2015 Time: 1.00 - 5.00 pm

Save The Date: Wednesday 11th February 2015On 11th February between 1 ans 5pm the Department and FASS will be hosting a Careers Event designed specif ... Read more»

 

 

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Travellers' Views - the Lake District and Beyond in the nineteenth century

Date: 7 February 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 4.00 pm

The programme for this Regional Heritage Centre study day is: 9.30 a.m. Assemble Biology Lecture Theatre (tea/coffee is not served at beginning of ... Read more»

 

42nd Annual Archaeology Forum and Launch of the Regional Heritage Centre

Date: 7 March 2015 Time: 09.30 am - 4.00 pm

The programme for the 42nd Annual Archaeology Forum, chaired by Professor David Shotter, is as follows:9.30 - 9.55am DELEGATES ASSEMBLE (tea/coffee i ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe and CGWS Research Seminar with Prof Cathy Coleborne

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 12.30pm

Lancaster Research Seminar,Wednesday 11 March2015 - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE Professor Catharine Coleborne, University of Waikato, New Zealand ... Read more»

 

Recent work in rural history in north-west England

Date: 26 March 2015 Time: 1.30 pm-5.00pm

This afternoon seminar provides an opportunity to hear two papers on recent research into very different aspects of landownership and land managemen ... Read more»

 

Studying the history of religion in local communities

Date: 25 April 2015 Time: 9.15- 4.30

The programme for this Regional Heritage Centre study day is:9.15 a.m. Please note earlier start time: assemble Biology Lecture Theatre (tea/coffee ... Read more»

 

Histfest 2015

Date: 29 - 31 May 2015 Time: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Department of History, Lancaster University Friday 29th-Sunday 31st May 2015Annual Postgraduate ConferenceKeynotes:Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (Durha ... Read more»

 

 

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Discrimination Updates for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Date: 19 November 14, 29th April 15 Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Two free of charge discrimination law update workshops along with an online support network (via a closed Facebook group) are planned as part of Dr ... Read more»

 

 

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LTRG/SLLAT talk by Glyn Jones on aligning learning materials to the CEFR

Date: 5 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: "Does what it says on the cover": aligning learning materials to the Common European Framework of ReferencePresenter: Glyn Jones ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Indrarathne, Sharkawi & Unger: Can IELTS and the CEFR do what our can dos can do?

Date: 12 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Can IELTS and the CEFR do what our can dos can do? Assessing student writing practices on Lancaster University's EAP (Study Skills) Programme ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Dr. Jun Lu (Sussex University / Yangzhou University)

Date: 12 February 2015 Time: 16.00 pm

Conscious and Unconscious Knowledge of Natural LanguageThis study aims to characterize conscious and unconscious knowledge of natural language by exam ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Cylcia Bolibaugh (York University)

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Cylcia Bolibaugh (York University) will talk about her research into L2 processing.Title: The bounds of inciden ... Read more»

 

PaSty & RIGLS talk: Katharina Wind (Lancaster University) 'Female same-sex attraction in young adult novels'

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 4.00-5.00 pm

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SLLAT Seminar: Sarah Grey (Penn State)

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 16.00 pm

Neural patterns of language learning in adulthood: Bilinguals vs monolinguals.Abstract will be uploaded in early 2015. ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Brezina & Gablasova on the Trinity Lancaster Corpus of spoken L2 production

Date: 26 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Trinity Lancaster Corpus of spoken L2 production: Description and functionalityPresenters: Vaclav Brezina & Dana Gablasova ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Sible Andringa (Amsterdam)

Date: 4 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Title and abstract to follow. ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Brunfaut & McCray: Modelling L2 reading proficiency using eye-tracking measures

Date: 5 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Modelling L2 reading proficiency using eye-tracking measuresPresenters: Tineke Brunfaut & Gareth McCrayAbstract: Substantial work has ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk: Mick Short (Lancaster University) 'Discourse presentation categories, sub-categories and their effects'

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 4.00-5.00 pm

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LTRG talk by Theresa Weiler: The use of expert judgements to investigate the underlying construct of four item types used to assess lexico-grammatical competence

Date: 12 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: The use of expert judgements to investigate the underlying construct of four item types used to assess lexico-grammatical competencePresenter ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Doris Froetscher: Washback on classroom reading tests

Date: 19 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Washback of the Austrian end-of-school-leaving exam for English on classroom reading testsPresenter: Doris Froetscher ... Read more»

 

Professor Julia Kristeva to visit FASS

Date: 19 May 2015 Time: tbc

We are delighted to announce the visit of Professor Julia Kristeva of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot to the University of Lancaster in May ... Read more»

 

10th Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching

Date: 13 July 2015 Time: 9.30-5.00

The 10th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster Universi ... Read more»

 

Corpus Linguistics 2015

Date: 20-24 July 2015 Time: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

In summer 2015, Lancaster will again host the international Corpus Linguistics conference (CL2015).For more information see the conference website. ... Read more»

 

 

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Joint Summer School event - Situating Media / Mediating Situations

Date: 26 June 2015 Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Situating Media, Mediating Situations An Exploration of Intersections between Media and Cultural Studies, STS, Feminist Theory & M ... Read more»

 

 

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The Cultural Politics of Climate Change a CeMoRe / Sociology Seminar

Date: 3 February 2015 Time: 4.15pm to 6.00pm

A Sociology and CeMoRe Seminar with Matthew Paterson from the École d'études politiques, Université d'Ottawa,Canada. 'The cultural politics o ... Read more»

 

 

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PPR Research Seminar

Date: 4 February 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Simona Vittorini SOAS South Asia Institute India and China in Africa ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 11 February 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Alan Knight St Antony's College, Oxford Total War: Europe and Mexico, 1914-15 ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Andre Krouwel Department of Political Science, Vrijie University TBC ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Mia Lovheim Uppsala University Religion and new media ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 18 March 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Kim Knott, Steph Berns and Daan Beekers Iconic religion in public space in London and Amsterdam ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 6 May 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Chris Moran Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain ... Read more»

 

 

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The Cultural Politics of Climate Change a CeMoRe / Sociology Seminar

Date: 3 February 2015 Time: 4.15pm to 6.00pm

A Sociology and CeMoRe Seminar with Matthew Paterson from the École d'études politiques, Université d'Ottawa,Canada. 'The cultural politics o ... Read more»

 

Future Fictions: Unwanted Futures: Stories of Science and Movie Censorship, 1930-1968

Date: 19 February 2015 Time: 13.00-14.00

Speaker: Dr David Kirby (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester) ... Read more»

 

Demand Centre Seminar: Alan Wiig,

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Batteries, chargers and plugs: charting the energy demands of mobile communication The use of smartphones to access the Internet while on the move is ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe and CGWS Research Seminar with Prof Cathy Coleborne

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 12.30pm

Lancaster Research Seminar,Wednesday 11 March2015 - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE Professor Catharine Coleborne, University of Waikato, New Zealand ... Read more»

 

Future Fictions: Dystopia on Film

Date: 12 March 2015 Time: 13.00-14.00

Speaker: Dr Graeme Gilloch (Department of Sociology) ... Read more»

 

Work on the Move: A CeMoRe Workshop organised by Lisa Wood

Date: 16 March 2015 Time: 09.30am to 5.00pm

Work on the Move Monday 16th March 2015Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster, UK Position statements due 26th January 2015 (see below) It is widely recogni ... Read more»

 

Demand Centre Seminar: Tim Schwanen, Reducing energy consumption in urban transport: ecologies of innovation in the UK

Date: 18 March 2015 Time: 4.00 - 6.00 pm

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5th Postgraduate Science and Technology Studies (STS) Conference

Date: 23-25 March 2015 Time:

We invite students from the North West of England interested in Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Feminist Technoscience to join the 5th post ... Read more»

 

Joint Summer School event - Situating Media / Mediating Situations

Date: 26 June 2015 Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Situating Media, Mediating Situations An Exploration of Intersections between Media and Cultural Studies, STS, Feminist Theory & M ... Read more»

 

Mobility Intersections - a global workshop

Date: 6 & 7 July 2015 Time: 12 noon

The workshop sponsored by Mobilities journalis designed to facilitate discussion and writing for a special issue of Mobilities (http://www.tandfonl ... Read more»

 

 

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