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LRDG:Traces of school in teenagers' online writing

Date: 28 October 2014 Time: 1.00-2.00 pm

At the next Literacy Research Discussion Group session (Tuesday 28th October) we will be pleased to welcome Cristina Aliagas (The University of She ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Seminar Series - Technology support education: Modernisation of mathematics education in Serbia

Date: 12 November 2014 Time: 12.30 - 2.00 p.m.

Radovic Slavisa Technology support education: Modernisation of mathematics education in Serbia This presentation will outline the educational sy ... Read more»

 

 

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Public Interview with Professor Terry Eagleton

Date: 28 October 2014 Time: 7.30 pm

Professor Terry Eagleton is one of the world's leading literary critics and Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University's ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Zaffar Kunial - Lecture

Date: 4 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Zaffar Kunial was born in Birmingham and is currently Writer in Residence at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, Cumbria. His poem 'Hill Speak' won Thi ... Read more»

 

Peter Hulme - 'The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Pan-American Literature in New York in the Early Twentieth Century'.

Date: 5 November 2014 Time: 4.00 pm

Peter Hulme (University of Essex) will give a paper on 'The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Pan-American Literature in New York in the Early Twentieth Centu ... Read more»

 

1914-2014: A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War

Date: 11 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

1914-2014: A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War An evening of prose, poetry and music inspired by the war - at the time, and to the prese ... Read more»

 

James Riley - Talk on 'Last Words: Nova Express and the Terminal Voice of William Burroughs'.

Date: 26 November 2014 Time: 4.00pm

James Riley is Fellow of English at Corpus Christi College. He is at present working on one project linked to William Burroughs and another connecte ... Read more»

 

Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Writing and Freedom

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm for a 6.30pm start

The testimonies of the women accused of witchcraft in Lancaster in 1612 as recorded by Thomas Potts, show that, for some at least, the narrative of ... Read more»

 

Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27-28 November 2014 Time: 27 Nov 12:00-18:00; 28 Nov 09:30-13:00

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practice ... Read more»

 

Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: please see link

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practi ... Read more»

 

Monique Roffey - Lecture

Date: 4 December 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Monique Roffey was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and studied for an MA and PhD at Lancaster. She has published four novels with Simon and Schuster ... Read more»

 

Don Paterson - Lecture

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, and ... 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»

 

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. Clickhere ... 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»

 

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»

 

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»

 

Julia Kristeva Open Lecture

Date: 21 May 2015 Time: 3.00 pm

Julia Kristeva is a writer, psychoanalyst, and professor emeritus at the University Paris 7 - Diderot. She is Doctor Honoris Causa of several unive ... 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»

 

 

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Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27-28 November 2014 Time: 27 Nov 12:00-18:00; 28 Nov 09:30-13:00

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practice ... Read more»

 

Language Enrichment Event for Year 8 Pupils

Date: 8 January 2015 Time: 10.00 am - 2.15 pm

Aimed at year 8 pupils, this interactive and exciting event will be designed to encourage pupils to continue with their language studies at school and ... 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»

 

 

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University Careers Fair

Date: 29 October 2014 Time:

The University's Careers Opportunities and Work Experience Fair for 2014 will be taking place on Wednesday 29th October. This event will ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Public Enagement with Research Leadership Group: Funding Workshop and Networking Event

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 1 pm - 2.30 pm

As you know, engagement is one of the three key strands of the University's strategic plan. This event focuses on public engagement with research, w ... Read more»

 

 

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The Centenary Lecture Series - Professor Sir Hew Strachan

Date: 23 October 2014 Time: 19.00 pm

The Lancaster Military Heritage Group and the Department of History (Lancaster University) are delighted to invite you to the first in the Centena ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

1914-2014, A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War

Date: 11 November 2014 Time: 18.00 (for 18.30 prompt start)

An evening of prose, poetry and music inspired by the war - at the time, and to the present day. The poetry, prose and music of the war years wi ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe Seminar with Daniel Gordon on the Origins of Free Transport in French Towns

Date: 18 November 2014 Time: 4.15pm to 6.00pm

Liberté, Egalité, Gratuité? The Origins of Free Transport in French Towns Since the turn of the millennium, many towns across Europe have att ... Read more»

 

 

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Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Symposium on the Rule of Law

Date: 31 October 2014 Time: 09.00am-4.30pm

The Centre for Law and Society will be hosting a one-day symposium on the Rule of Law on 31 October 2014. The event will centre upon Professor C ... Read more»

 

Universal Jurisdiction and the Struggle against Impunity in Spain and Latin America

Date: 6 November 2014 Time: 5.00 pm

The Sugarman Seminars presents:Dr Juan Garces (Madrid) Lancaster University Law School and the Dynamics of Memory (DoM) Research Centre, in assoc ... Read more»

 

Universal Jurisdiction and the Struggle Against Impunity in Spain and Latin America

Date: 6 November 2014 Time: 5.00 pm

THE SUGARMAN SEMINAR SERIES Dr Juan Garcés - Universal Jurisdiction and the Struggle Against Impunity in Spain and Latin America This lecture will cri ... Read more»

 

Fundamental Rights and Private Law

Date: 18 November 2014 Time: 5.00 pm

The final Sugarman Seminar will be presented by Professor Hugh Collins FBA (Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford and Fellow of ... Read more»

 

Fundamental Rights and Private Law

Date: 18 November 2014 Time: 5.00 pm

SUGARMAN SEMINAR SERIESProfessor Hugh Collins FBA, - 'Fundamental Rights and Private Law 'This lecture will examine how the advent of legally enforce ... Read more»

 

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»

 

State Capitalism and International Economic Law

Date: 11 December 2014 Time: 12 noon

Dr Ming Du (Law School) will present his Work in Progress Paper, provisionally entitled 'State Capitalism and International Economic Law' ... Read more»

 

Immigration Detention Lancaster Conference

Date: 22 & 23 January 2015 Time: 9.30am

For the most up to date information see http://socialabjection.wordpress.com/conference-2015-the-business-of-immigration-detention-activisms-res ... Read more»

 

 

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LRDG:Traces of school in teenagers' online writing

Date: 28 October 2014 Time: 1.00-2.00 pm

At the next Literacy Research Discussion Group session (Tuesday 28th October) we will be pleased to welcome Cristina Aliagas (The University of She ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: John Bitchener (AUT University, Auckland) 'The contribution of written corrective feedback to L2 development: Theoretical and empirical justifications'

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

John Bitchener (Auckland University of Technology) will talk on 'The contribution of written corrective feedback to L2 development: Theoretical and em ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk - Carolina Fernández Quintanilla (Lancaster University): 'Exploring readers' empathic/dyspathic reactions towards literary characters'

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 16.00-17.00 pm

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"Getting into the Media" by the BBC's Head of Communications, Sam Hodges

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 15:00-16:00

So you want to work in the media? How do you get there? What experience do you need? Wouldn't it be nice to hear from someone who did a Linguist ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

FORGE seminar - Uncovering Staged Suicide: case studies in authorship attribution

Date: 3 November 2014 Time: 16.00-17.00 pm

The Forensic Linguistics Research Group's (FORGE) is delighted to announce our first ever external guest speaker: James R. Fitzgerald. Jim is a retir ... Read more»

 

SLLAT, UCREL & CASS Seminar: Nina Vyatkina (University of Kansas) on 'Data-driven language learning: Learner proficiency, performance, and perception'

Date: 5 November 2014 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Nina Vyatkina (University of Kansas) will talk on 'Data-driven language learning: Learner proficiency, performance, and perception' (This talk is co- ... Read more»

 

Linguistics Circle talk: George Walkden (Manchester) The 'whether' forecast: English embedded questions then and now

Date: 11 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Abstract:In this talk I report on work in progress on the diachrony and synchrony of English whether. In the historical part of the talk I show that ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Vicky Chondrogianni (Edinburgh)

Date: 12 November 2014 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Title and abstract to be uploaded in October. ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk - Lan Chun (Beijing Foreign Studies University): 'Verbal-pictorial metaphors in Chinese editorial cartoons on food safety'

Date: 12 November 2014 Time: 16.00-17.00 pm

Verbal-pictorial Metaphors in Chinese Editorial Cartoons on "Food Safety" LAN, Chun Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics ... Read more»

 

LVC talk: Claire Nance (Lancaster), Wilson McLeod (Edinburgh), Bernadette O'Rourke (Herriot-Watt) & Stuart Dunmore (Edinburgh): Variation in rhotics among new speakers of Scottish Gaelic in Glasgow and Edinburgh

Date: 13 November 2014 Time: 4.30 pm

The next meeting of the Language Variation and Change research group will take place on Thursday 13th November at 4.30pm, featuring the follow ... Read more»

 

Memorial Event for Professor Geoffrey Leech

Date: 22 November 2014 Time: 12.00-18.00

Professor Geoffrey Leech, founding professor of the Department of Linguistics and English Language, and an influential scholar who has shaped severa ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Dora Alexopoulou (Cambridge)

Date: 26 November 2014 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Big Educational Data: any good for SLA research? Dora Alexopoulou (Cambridge) Joint work with J Geertzen, A Korhonen and D Meurers The emerge ... Read more»

 

LVC talk: Sam Kirkham (Lancaster) & Jessica Wormald (York): Articulatory variation in English-Panjabi bilinguals: an ultrasound tongue imaging study.

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: 4.30 pm

The next meeting of the Language Variation and Change research group will take place on Thursday 27th November at 4.30pm, featuring the follow ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Alan Waters (Lancaster University) on 'Myths in English Language Teaching'

Date: 3 December 2014 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Lancaster University's Alan Waters will talk on 'Myths in English Language Teaching'Abstract will follow soon. ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk - Jonathan Culpeper (Lancaster University): 'The pragmatic strategy: Its usage in politeness and impoliteness frameworks'

Date: 3 December 2014 Time: 16.00-17.00 pm

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LVC talk: Avel Lí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Language and education policies in the Catalan language area

Date: 4 December 2014 Time: 4.30 pm

The next meeting of the Language Variation and Change research group will take place on Thursday 4th December at 4.30pm, featuring the fol ... Read more»

 

LVC talk: An Van linden (University of Leuven): The development of modal-evaluative meanings in English verbo-nominal expressions and the role of negative polarity.

Date: 11 December 2014 Time: 4.30 pm

The next meeting of the Language Variation and Change research group will take place on Thursday 11th December at 4.30pm, featuring the follow ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Panos Athanasopoulos (LAEL, Lancaster)

Date: 21 January 2015 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Panos Athanasopoulos, our new chair of Bilingualism, will talk at SLLAT.Title and abstract will follow soon. ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Cylcia Bolibaugh (York University)

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Cylcia Bolibaugh will talk about her research into L2 processing.Title and abstract will follow soon. ... 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»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Franklin Chang (Liverpool)

Date: 18 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Linking L1/L2 Learning and Production: A P-chain approachAbstract to follow. ... 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»

 

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).More information will be available in the New Year! ... Read more»

 

 

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Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27-28 November 2014 Time: 27 Nov 12:00-18:00; 28 Nov 09:30-13:00

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practice ... Read more»

 

 

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Immigration Detention Lancaster Conference

Date: 22 & 23 January 2015 Time: 9.30am

For the most up to date information see http://socialabjection.wordpress.com/conference-2015-the-business-of-immigration-detention-activisms-res ... Read more»

 

 

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PPR Research Seminar

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Rachel Cooper PPR, Lancaster University Diagnosing the DSM ... Read more»

 

Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 5 November 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Gideon Calder Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales Family Life: Ethics and Social Justice ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 12 November 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Linda Woodhead PPR, Lancaster University Is Britain still a Christian Country? ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 19 November 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Susan Mendus Professor Emerita, Department of Politics, University of York Leveson (title to be agreed) ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 26 November 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Professor Chris May PPR, Lancaster University 'Bigger and more powerful than states(?): The question of the comparative size and power of ... Read more»

 

PPR Research Seminar

Date: 10 December 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Dr Anderson Jeremiah, Professor Ram-Prasad, Dr Kunal Mukherjee, Dr Amalendu MisraPPR, Lancaster University The Indian Elections ... Read more»

 

 

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Wish You Were Here (the Whitehall Edition): Graduate Opportunities with the Civil Service

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 5.30 pm-7.00 pm

This event, hosted by the FASS Enterprise Centre, is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who might not have considered a career with th ... Read more»

 

Future Fictions: Creation and Creativity: How Future Lives were Imagined in Fictions of the Past

Date: 30 October 2014 Time: 13.00-14.00

Sharon Ruston (English and Creative Writing) Creation and Creativity: How Future Lives were Imagined in Fictions of the Past>This talk is part o ... Read more»

 

DEMAND Centre Seminar, Giuseppe Salvia

Date: 12 November 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

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CeMoRe Seminar with Daniel Gordon on the Origins of Free Transport in French Towns

Date: 18 November 2014 Time: 4.15pm to 6.00pm

Liberté, Egalité, Gratuité? The Origins of Free Transport in French Towns Since the turn of the millennium, many towns across Europe have att ... Read more»

 

Extraterrestrial Promises and Social Futures

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: 13.00-14.00

Richard Tutton (Sociology), Extraterrestrial Promises and Social Futures >This talk is part of a new seminar series called 'Future Fictions' ... Read more»

 

DEMAND Centre Seminar, Walt Patterson

Date: 3 December 2014 Time: 4.00-6.00 pm

Beyond The Fire Age Abstract The Fire Age began before homo sapiens - but we are still in it. The way we use fire now threatens the future of ... Read more»

 

Immigration Detention Lancaster Conference

Date: 22 & 23 January 2015 Time: 9.30am

For the most up to date information see http://socialabjection.wordpress.com/conference-2015-the-business-of-immigration-detention-activisms-res ... 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»

 

 

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