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Patrick Rebuschat gives two presentations at AAAL 2014 in Portland, 21 March 2014

Sam Kirkham gives invited talk at Newcastle University, 12 March 2014

Veronika Koller and Elena Semino give talk at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 6 March 2014

Jonathan Culpeper gives impoliteness talk at University of Huddersfield, 5 March 2014

Vicky Duckworth's new book "captivates" Times Higher Education, 5 March 2014

Linguistics at Lancaster ranked 9th in world, 27 February 2014

Jonathan Culpeper gives impoliteness talk at King's College London, 26 February 2014

Ruth Wodak gives public lecture at Boston University, 24 February 2014

Jonathan Culpeper gives Lecture at the Dukes on Shakespeare's Language, 19 February 2014

Marije Michel obtains funding for "Eyetracking second language use and development during text-chat", 18 February 2014

New MA module in Sociophonetics, 18 February 2014

Paul Baker gives talk at Newcastle, 15 February 2014

Ruth Wodak appointed as Davis Chair at Georgetown, 10 February 2014

Lancaster's first FutureLearn MOOC launched - Corpus linguistics: method, analysis, interpretation, 6 February 2014

Elena Semino gives talk on Metaphor in End of Life Care at Glasgow University, 23 January 2014

David Barton steps down as Director of the Literacy Research Centre, 17 January 2014

Jonathon Adams PhD - multimodal interaction around digital texts, 14 January 2014

"Trolling in computer-mediated communication" new video by Claire Hardaker, 19 December 2013

Elena Semino talks at An-Najah National University (West Bank) and Bar-Ilan University (Tel Aviv), 16 December 2013

Alison Mackey and Elena Semino quoted in the Guardian about the study of Modern Languages in the UK, 11 December 2013

New Linguistics journal subscriptions from 2014, 10 December 2013

Dianne Wall awarded Honorary Fellowship at Trinity College London, 10 December 2013

Paul Baker's research in Britain in 2014 magazine, 6 December 2013

Claire Nance interviewed for BBC article on 'uptalk', 6 December 2013

Luke Harding gives invited talk at University of Bedfordshire, 5 December 2013

Modern Language Association awards prize to Alison Mackey and Susan M. Gass, 5 December 2013

Becky Case wins double gold in karate competition, 1 December 2013

Claire Nance gives invited talk at UHI, 26 November 2013

Daniel Ezra Johnson leads ESRC workshop, 26 November 2013

PhD funding opportunities now open, 23 November 2013

MA funding opportunities now open, 22 November 2013

Claire Nance gives plenary talk at mFiL conference, 15 November 2013

Paul Baker gives talk at Witswatersrand University, South Africa, 14 November 2013

Charles Alderson awarded title of "High-End Foreign Expert" in China, 5 November 2013

Jonathan Culpeper's research on impoliteness in the press this week, 31 October 2013

Further funding for links with Georgetown University, Washington, 29 October 2013

Ruthg gives faculty lecture at Eastern China University, Shanghai, 22 October 2013

Success for Funding Doctoral students in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 22 October 2013

Ruth gives Keynote at 5 CDA NDCC Conference, Nanjin, China, 19 October 2013

CASS awarded £200,000 from landmark ESRC Urgency Grant Scheme, 15 October 2013

Ruth Wodak at the University of Bern, Switzerland, 11 October 2013

Ruth Wodak to give a public lecture at the University Fribourg, Switzerland, 10 October 2013

MA student Benjamin Kremmel awarded with Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters award, 7 October 2013

Richard's grant is mentioned in Times Higher Education, 7 October 2013

Elena Semino gives plenary lecture at Cognitive Poetics symposium in Helsinki, 4 October 2013

Ruth Wodak guest lecture at Newcastle University, 4 October 2013

Crowd sourced research media coverage of OECD survey, 27 September 2013

Ruth Wodak opens Brucknerfest 2013, 24 September 2013

LAEL PhD student Lara Vella receives 'Malta Government Scholarship Scheme', 24 September 2013

3rd in the UK for Linguistics in the Times Good University Guide 2014, 23 September 2013

Linguistics course launches Lancaster's first MOOC, 19 September 2013

Claire Hardaker: Disney's Digital Dictionary, 17 September 2013

Richard Xiao to give a keynote lecture in Brazil, 14 September 2013

Johnny Unger acts as "Rhetoric Officer" for new Rational Parliament, 10 September 2013

LAEL welcomes Professor Theo van Leeuwen as Visiting Professor, 3 September 2013

Claire Hardaker: Twitter trolls and threats (July/August 2013), 31 August 2013

Elena Semino gives keynote lecture at 2013 Metaphor Festival in Stockholm, 29 August 2013

Veronika Koller to give talk at VU University Amsterdam, 27 August 2013

Paper by Julia Gillen and Guy Merchant most popular article in Language Sciences made open access, 22 August 2013

Ruth Wodak at European Forum Alpbach 2013, 19 August 2013

2013 Anna Siewierska Prizewinners announced, 23 July 2013

Research on Representation of Islam in the British press mentioned in the media, 17 July 2013

Theo van Leeuwen joining LAEL as Visiting Professor, 16 July 2013

Parliamentary event on homophobia organised by Mark McGlashan, 16 July 2013

Linguistics research hits the headlines, 15 July 2013

Tony McEnery promoted to Distinguished Professor, 11 July 2013

Research by PhD student Mark McGlashan reported by the Daily Telegraph, 10 July 2013

Language testing student presented with Masters award at international conference, 9 July 2013

Linguistics staff win new British Academy grant, 8 July 2013

Paul Baker gives talk at University of Cambridge, 4 July 2013

Lancaster language testers will give plenary symposium talk in Seoul, 2 July 2013

Ruth Wodak at the Interpretative Policy Analysis Conference, 2 July 2013

Claire Hardaker discusses internet trolling in the Guardian, 1 July 2013

Judit Kormos awarded National Teaching Fellowship, 30 June 2013

Elena Semino invited to talk at the UK Conference of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, 29 June 2013

Richard Xiao's international conference UCCTS3 is forthcoming in July, 27 June 2013

Claire Hardaker takes part in Houses of Parliament Debate, 20 June 2013

Ruth Wodak invited speaker on 'scandals in the media and politics', 18 June 2013

P/T PhD student wins Finnish Government scholarship, 15 June 2013

Ruth Wodak gives Keynote speech at ELDIA's closing conference, 10 June 2013

Elena Semino visits China to explore collaboration with universities in Beijing and Guangzhou, 9 June 2013

Former PhD student named Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, 4 June 2013

Andrew Hardie awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 30 May 2013

Research by 'Metaphor in End of Life Care' team on European Association for Palliative Care blog, 28 May 2013

Ruth Wodak at at Exploratory Workshop in Bucharest, 23 May 2013

Research on Google by Paul Baker and Amanda Potts in the national press, 20 May 2013

Richard Xiao appointed to the peer review panel of the University of Bologna, 17 May 2013

Richard Xiao awarded a new ESRC grant, 16 May 2013

Ruth Wodak invited Keynote, VALS - ASLA Conference, 13 May 2013

Our department rated 10th in the world!, 8 May 2013

Ruth Wodak panel discussion about 'lieux de memoire', 7 May 2013

Ruth Wodak gives plenary at the i-Mean Identity and Language Conference, 19 April 2013

Richard Xiao gave a talk at Beijing Foreign Studies University, 9 April 2013

Elena Semino gives plenary lecture at Cognitive Futures of the Humanities Conference (Bangor), 4 April 2013

Tineke Brunfaut awarded British Council Aptis Research Grant, 27 March 2013

Prize for a recent PhD graduate, 27 March 2013

Mick receives an 'Outstanding contribution award', 26 March 2013

Ruth Wodak made an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, 18 March 2013

Paul Baker gives talk at University of Portsmouth, 12 March 2013

Ruth invited to Final European Conference, ACCEPT Project, Brussels, 6 March 2013

Postgraduate studentships available in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, 1 March 2013

State-of-the-art research equipment for the Lancaster Linguistics Research Lab, 27 February 2013

Paul Baker gives talk at City University of Hong Kong, 27 February 2013

Article by LAEL PhD student published in the Guardian online, 26 February 2013

Linguistics with Chinese degree praised in UK Trade & Investment North West award, 26 February 2013

Paul Baker gives plenary at Washington DC, 15 February 2013

Professor Ruth Wodak giving Open Lecture at the University of Manchester, 12 February 2013

Ruth holds Research Seminar, Business School, Helsinki, 7 February 2013

Ruth at Workshop about the notions of 'critique' and 'critical', 7 February 2013

Paul Baker gives talk at University of Chester, 6 February 2013

Charis Stefanou wins Language Learning Dissertation Grant, 2 February 2013

Yvonne Prefontaine wins best graduate student paper competition, 31 January 2013

Funding to develop links between Lancaster and Georgetown University, Washington, 24 January 2013

Study Start: New 2-week intensive study skills course, 24 January 2013

Elena Semino gives an invited talk at London's Eastman Dental Hospital, 23 January 2013

Statement of Austrian Expertenrat on 'Acquisition of German Language', 14 January 2013

Applications for PG scholarships open until 22 March 2013, 17 January 2013

ESRC Centre on Corpus Approaches to Social Science, 16 January 2013

Ruth Wodak invited to Panel Discussion with Members of the European Parliament, 17 December 2012

Daniel Johnson interviewed for BBC Radio Merseyside, 28 November 2012

Elena Semino lectured at the University of Fuzhou, China, 19-22 November, 27 November 2012

Jane Sunderland awarded joint-winner of the IGALA book prize for 2012, 27 November 2012

Research on Representation of Islam in the British press rated outstanding, 19 November 2012

Tony McEnery and Paul Baker present at House of Commons, 12 November 2012

Ruth Wodak ainvited as keynote speaker at ILINC, Belfast, 9 November 2012

Laura Cariola quoted in Psychologies Magazine, 8 November 2012

Paul Baker gives talk at Northumbria University, 7 November 2012

Sam Kirkham plenary speaker at NRFIL conference, 2 November 2012

New Journal: Language and Psychoanalysis, 1 November 2012

Ruth distinguished visitor of Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Carleton University, Canada, 30 October 2012

Ruth gives annual Jakob Grimm Lecture, Waterloo University, 23 October 2012

Paul Baker interviewed for ABC Radio National, Australia, 9 October 2012

Lancaster Linguistics comes top in the National Student Survey, 2 October 2012

Judit Kormos promoted to a Readership, 1 October 2012

MA student receives the 2012 Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award, 27 September 2012

CICCOM- Communication, Cognition and Media: Political and Economic Discourse, 19 September 2012

Polari exhibition at the John Rylands Library, Manchester uses Paul Baker's research, 19 September 2012

Paul Baker gives keynote speech at CADS International Conference, Bologna, 14 September 2012

Study Chinese in your first year, 13 September 2012

Greg Myers elected Chair of BAAL, 11 September 2012

Symposium: Integration und Bildung/ Integration and Education, 11 September 2012

Department in the top 50 Linguistics departments in the world, 10 September 2012

National Student Satisfaction Survey 2012, 9 September 2012

Ruth at 45. Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea, Stockholm, 31 August 2012

MA student's work highly praised, 31 July 2012

Rosie Knight awarded the inaugural Anna Siewierska Memorial Prize, 30 July 2012

Postgraduate Conference 2012: Ruth is keynote speaker, 13 July 2012

Postgraduate Conference 2012: Paul is keynote speaker, 13 July 2012

Charles Alderson presents to the European Commission, 28 June 2012

Ruth invited as keynote speaker at 'Discourse and Society' Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 27 June 2012

Judit Kormos awarded the Pilkington Award, 25 June 2012

EU Lifelong Learning project meeting in Lancaster, 25 June 2012

Uta Papen's paper on the linguistic landscape of Berlin now part of JoS free virtual issue, 21 June 2012

Articles published on openDemocracy this week, 19 June 2012

Paul Baker interviewed for Radio New Zealand, 16 June 2012

David Barton plenary speaker at vernacular literacies conference, 13 June 2012

Paul Baker awarded a Personal Chair, 12 June 2012

Ruth Wodak gives plenary lecture at The Discourse of Identity Conference, 12 June 2012

Professor Alison Mackey will join LAEL in September, 6 June 2012

Charles Alderson awarded an Emeritus Fellowship, 1 June 2012

Professor Geoffrey Leech awarded an honorary doctorate by Charles University, Prague, 29 May 2012

Jonathan Culpeper and Elena Semino give talks at the University of Sussex, 21 May 2012

Sarah Mercer awarded Habilitation!, 16 May 2012

Ruth Wodak holds PhD Masterclass and gives public lecture in Stockholm, 14 May 2012

Ruth Wodak is invited to give the John Sinclair Lecture, 9 May 2012

Linguistics ranked 3rd in The Complete University Guide 2013, 1 May 2012

Ruth Wodak gives Plenary lecture at Gender and Equality Conference, 26 April 2012

The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Academician on Professor Tony McEnery, 17 April 2012

Lancaster Teaching Award Nominations, 17 April 2012

Ruth Wodak invited as plenary speaker at Conference on Migration, Salzburg, 13 April 2012

PhD student wins Dissertation Grant Award, 29 March 2012

Elena Semino gives talks at the University of Uppsala, 15 March 2012

Judit Kormos and Mick Short nominated for Lancaster staff awards, 13 March 2012

Paul Baker gives talk at the University of Brighton, 7 March 2012

Ruth gives departmental lecture at Georgetown University, Linguistics Department, 2 March 2012

Paul Baker gives talk at Lancashire Archives, 25 February 2012

Ruth invited at Sociolinguistics Workshop, Georgetown, Washington DC, 24 February 2012

LRC special issue of Language and Education out!, 17 February 2012

Workshop in Brussels, 14 February 2012

Paul Baker gives talk at Aston University, 18 January 2012

Julia Gillen writes for the Daily Mirror about Waterstone's, 13 January 2012

Ruth Wodak gives keynote in Salzburg, 13 January 2012

Ruth Wodak awarded the Grand Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria in Silver, 19 December 2011

Ruth Wodak gives public lecture in Luxembourg, 7 December 2011

Starting October 2012: New MA in Digital Language and Literacies, 1 December 2011

TBLT 2011, Auckland, New Zealand, 18 November 2011

Research on representation of Islam in the UK press cited by ENGAGE, 17 November 2011

Academic opportunities in the Linguistics department, 17 November 2011

Keith Johnson at JALT National Conference, Tokyo, 10 November 2011

Paul Kerswill interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland's Culture Cafe, 8 November 2011

Elena Semino gives talk at University of East Anglia, 7 November 2011

Memorial for Anna Siewierska, 4 November 2011

Departmental Lecture in Strathclyde, Glasgow, 2 November 2011

Becky Clark's medal success at World Championship karate!, 31 October 2011

Paul Kerswill writes for The Sun on TOWIE, 21 October 2011

Mick Short gives invited plenary in Bangkok, 18 October 2011

J. Hillis Miller, 13 October 2011

Paul Baker gives plenary talk at American Association of Corpus Linguistics conference, 7 October 2011

Martin Bygate gives keynote talk at TESOL Conference, Qatar, 1 October 2011

Ruth Wodak gives public lecture in Linz, Austria, 27 September 2011

DYLAN Project - Final Conference in Brussels, 22 September 2011

Geoffrey Leech and Mick Short honorary guests at Style in Fiction Today Conference, 22 September 2011

Karin Tusting presented in Paris, "Literacy Studies: une approche ethnographique", 8 September 2011

Presidential Address at Societas Linguistica Europaea Conference 2011, 8 September 2011

Paul Kerswill gives lecture at the TEDx event 'Society Beyond Borders', 8 September 2011

Martin Bygate in Beijing to preside over the 16th AILA World Congress, 22 August 2011

Paul Kerswill gives paper on London Jamaican at SPCL, Accra, Ghana (with Mark Sebba), 3 August 2011 - 6 August 2011

Tineke Brunfaut presents at AILA in Beijing, 2 August 2011

Paul Kerswill teaches on African Linguistics School, Rep. of Benin, 23 July 2011 - 30 July 2011

Anna presented two papers at ALT, 22 July 2011

Paul Baker gives plenary talk at Corpus Linguistics 2011 conference, Birmingham, 21 July 2011

Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) Krakow, 7-9 July 2011, 7 July 2011

Panel at IPRA Conference, Manchester 2011, 5 July 2011

Willem Hollmann receives Lancaster Teaching Award, 28 June 2011

Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC), Ann Arbor, 23-25 June 2011, 23 June 2011

Cork University, Masterclass in CDA, 21 June 2011

Lancaster University in the top 5 for UK graduate employability, 7 June 2011

Public Lecture: Theories, Principles, and Methods of CDA - Approaches to European Multilingualism, 7 June 2011

Paul Kerswill's ESRC projects reported in Daily Mail, 6 June 2011

International workshop on referential hierarchies in three-participant constructions, 6 June 2011

PHD Seminar, Discourse, Inclusion and Exclusion, 6 June 2011

Paul Kerswill inteviewed in the Sunday Times about Multicultural London English & dialect levelling, 5 June 2011

Paul Kerswill interviewed in the Economist about the future of dialects, 2 June 2011

European Association of Language Testing and Assessment (EALTA) conference, Siena, 6-8 May 2011, 31 May 2011

4th International Roundtable on Discourse Analysis, 19 May 2011

Linguistics ranked 1st in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2012, 8 May 2011

Charles Alderson on East Asian Tour, 4 May 2011

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at the Poznan Linguistics Meeting, 2 May 2011

Elena Semino gives talks in Spain, 1 May 2011

Ruth Wodak gave Keynote address at the Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 1 May 2011

Turkish translation published of Tusting and Barton 'Models of Adult Learning', 27 April 2011

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give paper at the 'Variation and Language Processing' Conference, 11 April 2011

Anna Siewierska gave Paper at Workshop on Role Complexes, 5 April 2011

Greg Myers is an Academician of the Academy for the Social Sciences, 1 April 2011

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at Sheffield Hallam, 29 March 2011

Ruth Wodak gives plenary lecture in Madrid, 23 March 2011

Paul Kerswill speaks at British Library's 'Evolving English' exhibition, 22 March 2011

Lynde Tan's PhD, 21 March 2011

Elena Semino gives talk at Sheffield University, 16 March 2011

AHRC Networking Grant, 11 March 2011

Linguistics colleagues present at Georgetown University Roundtable, 11 March 2011

Paul Baker gives talk at Leeds University, 11 March 2011

Anna Siewierska gives Lectures at the Catalan Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 8 March 2011

Paul Baker gives talk at Oxford University, 3 March 2011

David Crystal visits Lancaster, 3 March 2011

Paper at DGFS in Goettingen, 23 February 2011

Invited Presentation of Project, New Dehli, 21 February 2011

Paul Baker gives talk at British Library, 15 February 2011

Invited Lecture: Newcastle University, Department of Media, 11 February 2011

Paul Baker gives talk at the Imperial War Musuem North, 6 February 2011

Paul Kerswill interviewed on BBC Radio Essex's Bernie Keith Show, 4 February 2011

Literacy Research Centre's response to the DfE's Year 1 Phonics Screening Check consultation, 2 February 2011

Ruby Chen's PhD!, 1 February 2011

Paul Kerswill gives lecture at Stockholm Centre for Research on Bilingualism, 11 January 2011

Invited Lecture: Heidelberger Kolloquium, 11 January 2011

Hady Lamarr Lecture, 29 November 2010

MA student receives 2010 IELTS Caroline Clapham MA Dissertation Award, 24 November 2010

Elena Semino gives plenary lecture at Lyon University, 23 November 2010

Conference on English and German Nationalist and Anti-Semitic Discourse (1871-1945), 10 November 2010

Paul Kerswill is CI on new ESRC Follow-On Fund project, 6 November 2010

Paul Kerswill gives an invited lecture at the Philological Society, 5 November 2010

ACCEPT Project Meeting, 5 November 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark present a talk at NWAV39, 3 November 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at University of York, 1 November 2010

Paul Kerswill gives talk to the African Studies Group on African and European youth languages, 19 October 2010

Paul Kerswill speaks at the Lancashire Society's Dialect Day, and judges performances, 16 October 2010

Plenary at ECREA Conference, Hamburg, 15 October 2010

Paul Kerswill speaks to the Sale Medical & Dental Society, 15 October 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark run workshop for A Level students at Stockport College, 13 October 2010

Elena Semino gives lecture series at Fuzhou University, China, 11 October 2010

Paul Kerswill gives invited lecture in Reykavķk., 7 October 2010

Surprise Event: Festschrift for Ruth Wodak, 28 September 2010

ESA-Midterm Conference: Innovating Qualitative Methods, 20 September 2010

Martin Bygate elected Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, 14 September 2010

Paper at 43nd Societas Linguitica Europea, 3 September 2010

Societas Linguistic Europea Meeting, 3 September 2010

Sociolinguistics Symposium, SS 18, 1 September 2010

Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster: 100% brilliant!, 23 August 2010

Paul Kerswill teaches course at the University of Cape Town, 16 August - 3 September 2010

The LRC has moved, 5 August 2010

Paul Kerswill gives lecture at the University of Ghana, 4 August 2010

David Barton is back from Hong Kong, 31 July 2010

Amy Burgess and Karin Tusting present at RaPAL 2010 using Skype, 16 July 2010

Paul Kerswill interviewed on ABC radio, Western Australia, 15 July 2010

paper at 3rd Cognitive Linguistics Conference, 6 July 2010

Paul Kerswill writes Sun column on Multicultural London English, 3 July 2010

Paul Kerswill interviewed on radio and television about the project 'Multicultural London English', 2 July 2010

Paul Kerswill involved with Kings Place Arts Centre's 'Celebrate Cockney' initiative, 1 July 2010

Workshop on PhD Supervision, 25 June 2010

Conference on Discourse and Society, Kuala Lumpur, 16 June 2010

Julia Gillen presenting at New Media Consortium, Anaheim, 11 June 2010

Panel Discussion, Conference on 'Risky Entanglements', 9 June 2010

Invited paper at workshop on Local pronouns, 7 June 2010

Paul Kerswill give paper at Zurich "English as a Contact Language" conference, 6-9 June 2010, 4 June 2010

Public Lecture at Orebro University, 1 June 2010

Presentation at Workshop on Argument Structure, 27 May 2010

Martin Bygate plenary speaker in Brisbane, 26 May 2010

Paul Kerswill member of ESF reviewers pool, 19 May 2010

FREE Dissemination Conference, 18 May 2010

FREE Dissemination Conference, 18 May 2010

Master class at Insttiute of Linguistics and Language Studies, 18 May 2010

Workshop : The (Un)Sayable in Public Discourses about the Past, 14 May 2010

Dr Michal Krzyzanowski: Plenary Speaker at 'Text Mining in the Digital Humanities', Lancaster, 11 May 2010

PhD Course in Lisbon, 6 May 2010

AERA presentations, 4 May 2010

MA in Discourse Studies at Lancaster University, 28 April 2010

Dr Michal Krzyzanowski: plenary lecture at WAD III, Wroclaw, 18 April 2010

New publication - Anita Wilson's latest work, 19 March 2010

The new school in the media age, 17 March 2010

Paul Kerswill invited to comment on BBC's School Report News Day, 11 March 2010

Amy Burgess wins Area Chair's Award at NRC conference, 5 March 2010

Living with Diversity: For a Politics of Hope in Europe, 4 March 2010

Maryam Pakhnahad wins fellowship competition for GEXcel project, 3 March 2010

Sociolinguistics and Corpus Linguistics just published, 3 March 2010

Workshop, Oxford, Politics, Language, and Ideology, 27 February 2010

Former PhD student receives 2010 Jacqueline Ross TOEFL Dissertation Award, 18 February 2010

Postgraduate Funding in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 9 February 2010

Honorary Doctorate, 6 February 2010

Jane Demmen has been been awarded the University's Chancellor's medal, 1 February 2010

New research briefing on Digital Literacies published, 1 February 2010

Paul Baker interviewed for The One Show, 15 January 2010

PhD ESRC/AHRC studentships and bursaries in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, 12 January 2010

Paul Kerswill interviewed by Benjamin Zephaniah for Radio 4, 6 December 2009

Paul Kerswill interviewed by Michael Rosen for Radio 4, 30 November 2009

Panel Discussion on European Union, 27 November 2009

Book Presentation, Kreisky Forum, 26 November 2009

Interview by Michael Rosen, Radio 4, 24 November 2009

Workshop on Exploring Strategy & Discourse, 24 November 2009

New Masters Scholarships, 23 November 2009

Postgraduate Forum, Glasgow, DYLAN Consortium Meeting, 18 November 2009

Dr. Michal Krzyzanowski speaks at the Public Session on 'Benefits of Linguistic Diversity', 19 November 2009

DYLAN - Postgraduate Forum Glasgow, 16 November 2009

Person Impersonality and Verb Inflection workshop, 12 November 2009

Dinner Speech at OECD Seminar on Second Language Teaching, Graz, 8 November 2009

Lecture in the Distinguished Vistors Lecture |Series, Oxford, 29 October 2009

New articles published by LRC members, 12 October 2009

Congratulations to Stella Kachiwanda, 6 October 2009

Paul Kerswill gives the annual Sommerfelt public lecture at the University of Tromsų, 28 September 2009

Graduate Conference, Cultural Studies, 24 September 2009

Interrupted Education - Interrupted Life, 22 September 2009

Invited paper at UCL workshop Celebrating Linguistic Variety, 22 September 2009

Political Linguistics Conference, Lodz (Poland), 17 September 2009

Glocal Imaginaries Conference, 10 September 2009

Paper at 42nd Societas Linguistica Europea, 10 September 2009

Typology for Schools at the LAGB, 7 September 2009

Undergraduates present at UKLVC conference, 4 September 2009

ESRC research grant success, 4 September 2009

Kerstin Hesselgren Professorship of the Swedish Parliament, 21 August 2009

Edwardian Postcard Twitters, 21 August 2009

Paul Kerswill teaches on the LSA Linguistic Institute, Berkeley, 27 July - 13 August 2009

New book published - English Language: Description, Variation and Context, 24 July 2009

8th Biennial Conference of the Association of Linguistic Typology, 23 July 2009

Julia Gillen contribution in eLearning Papers, 2 July 2009

Key note address at International Meeting of the Association of Chinese Linguistics, 2 July 2009

If you think we're rude - you should have heard the Elizabethans, 29 June 2009

Dr. Michal Krzyzanowski at the European Commission, 20 June 2009

Workshop: Discourse, Methods, Strategy Making and Strategic Renewal, 17 June 2009

Application deadline extended for MA in TESOL distance program, 16 June 2009

PhD Seminar, SPIRIT, Aalborg University, 2 June 2009

Seminar on Discourse Analysis for British Academy of Management (BAM), 29 May 2009

Conference 'Cultural Footprints', 28 May 2009

Lancaster University prize for excellence in doctoral supervision for Prof. Charles Alderson, 27 May 2009

Dianne Wall Interviewed by EL Gazette, 26 May 2009

Panel on Doctor-Patient Communication, 13 May 2009

Lectures in China, May 2009

Charles Alderson - Invited speaker at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 6 May 2009

Charles Alderson to receive honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 6 May 2009

NEW AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award for research on North West dialects, 28 April 2009

Teaching Masterclass in CDA in Orebro, Sweden, 27 April 2009 - 30 April 2009

Panel Discussion 'Applied Linguistics today', 31 March 2009

Multicultural London English, 18 March 2009

New book published - Politics of Language Education: Individuals and institutions, 15 March 2009

Panel at University Minnesota: Racism vs Xenophobia, 13 March 2009

New book published, 12 March 2009

Airline safety compromised by poor communication, 4 March 2009

Lecture at Oxford University, 16 February 2009

New MA TESOL distance programme, 9 February 2009

Comparing Grammars Workshop, 7 February 2009

Congratulations Jing!, 6 February 2009

Funding for a Phd in Literacy Studies, 5 February 2009

Lancaster PhD student wins the 2009 Jacqueline Ross TOEFL Dissertation Award, 2 February 2009

Dynamics of Memories: Remembering and Forgetting. Narratives coping with traumatic pasts, 21 January 2009

New Publication by Michal Krzyzanowski, 13 January 2009

International Seminar Creating Infrastructure for Canonical Typology, 9 January 2009

Workshop on The Humanities: Impact and Relevance, 15 December 2008

DYLAN Project meets LINNE Network, 6 December 2008

Kevin Watson in panel debate: Cities on the Edge, 5 December 2008

Funding opportunities for PhD study, 25 November 2008

Interview by Austrian Press Agency (APA), 28 October 2008

Public Lecture, Dublin, DCU, 20 October 2008

Roz Ivanic has now retired, 20 October 2008

Discourse Theory Network, Colchester 2008, 15 October 2008

New PhD studentships and Bursaries for 2009, 1 October 2008

Plenary lecture at 23 International Conference of Scandinavian Linguistics, 1 October 2008

Plenary lecture at Syntax of the World's Languages 3, 25 September 2008

EUROZINE Conference, Paris, 27 September 2008

Lecture at the Linguistic Circle of Florence, 22 September 2008

Professor Martin Bygate Elected President of AILA, 19 September 2008

GlobE 2008 Conference, 18 September 2008

Workshop at 41st Societas Linguistica Europea, 17 September 2008

Qualitative Research Network: Midterm Conference (ESA), 14 September 2008

Paper at 1st ISLE, 10 September 2008

Lecture at the MPI in Leipzig, 28 August 2008

Literacy Research Discussion Group Autumn Programme, 20 August 2008

Visiting Professor at the MPI in Leipzig, 7 August 2008

Interview on TW1 and SAT3, 31 July 2008

Publication of an edited volume on language learners with special needs, 18th July 2008

CADAAD Conference, Hertfordshire, 10 July 2008

Plenary lecture at Lancaster Postgraduate Conference, 3 July 2008

Irish Independent, 2 June 2008

Final-year student runner-up in national English Subject Centre writing competition, 22 May 2008

Lecture in Poznan, 19 May 2008

PhD Seminar in Copenhagen, 13-14 May 2008, 13 May 2008

Michal Krzyzanowski and Ruth Wodak at SS17, 3 April 2008

Professor Charles Alderson gets Lifetime Achievement Award, 4 March 2008

New postcard series for Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, 4 March 2008

New issue of Empirical Text and Culture Research, 18 February 2008

ESRC Studentships available for October 2008, 18 January 2008

New ESRC Post Doctoral Fellowship, 17 December 2007

Congratulations to Jean-Pierre Nkara, 14 December 2007

LRC graduation celebration, 12 December 2007

Ruth Wodak gives plenary lecture at Centre for Language, Communication and Discourse, 21 November 2007

Ruth Wodak promoted to Distinguished Professor, 8 December 2007

MA Adult Literacy Numeracy and ESOL induction, 18 - 19 January 2008

Ruth Wodak gives plenary lecture in Australia, 29 November-1 December 2007

New web site and blog, 22 Nov 2007

Book launch, 21 November 2007

Andrew Wilson's research published in the Lancashire Evening Post, 12 November 2007

New Literacy Research Centre publication, 6 November 2007

Ruth Wodak gives invited lecture at the University of Leeds 'Language in the public interest' series, 26 October 2007

New Literacy Research Centre Publication, 23 October 2007

New approaches to written code-switching and multilingual texts - panel at SS17, 1 October 2007

Andrew Wilson quoted on icWales.co.uk, 7 August 2007

Jane Sunderland awarded National Teaching Fellowship, 2 July 2007

New book! Spelling and Society by Mark Sebba, 2 June 2007

Publication of (Un)Doing Europe: Discourses and Practices of Negotiating the EU Constitution, 2 June 2007

Mick Short invited to join Advisory Board of the English Subject Centre, 31 May 2007

Undergraduate gives well received conference paper, 12 May 2007

 

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YD
United Kingdom

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