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ESRC Writing Competition Success

Date: 12 November 2015

Second year doctoral student Lizzie Houghton’s flair for writing about the future has been recognized at a special awards ceremony for young socia ... Read more»


Charles Alderson conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Date: 10 November 2015

We are delighted to announce that The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of Fellow on Emeritus Professor Charles Alderson.&n ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak Keynote at ESRC Seminar, Birmingham University

Date: 5 November 2015

Ruth is invited to speak at an ESRC Seminar, 5 nOvember 2015. Programme see below:Conference on “Intersecting Discourses on Migration in the UK, Ger ... Read more»


Lancaster Student's Prize Winning Poetry to be Published

Date: 4 November 2015

A poetry collection written by English and Creative Writing student Abigail Zammit called Portrait of a Woman with Sea Urchin has won second prize in ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak invited to Hull University, to give a lecture

Date: 4 November 2015

Ruth Wodak is invited to give a lecture at the University Hull, on the 'Politics of Fear. The Discursive Construction of Strangers':http://www2.hull.a ... Read more»


Searchable resource of Edwardian postcards made available

Date: 3 November 2015

The Edwardian Postcard Project has made freely available a database of 1000 cards, their transcriptions and some historical data.  The early twen ... Read more»


Visiting scholar at the University of Veracruz, Mexico

Date: 2 November 2015

Professor Don Passey was privileged to be invited to the University of Veracruz, Mexico, as a visiting scholar in October 2015.During his visit, he ga ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak Plenary Lecture at Peter Ustinov Conference

Date: 29 October 2015

Ruth is invited to give a plenary lecture at the annual Peter Ustinov Conference in Vienna, about "The Politics of Fear", see below for deta ... Read more»


Shakespeare Students Undertake Epic Trip

Date: 29 October 2015

On Thursday 22nd October Shakespeare students in the Department of English & Creative Writing undertook an epic 24 hour-long trip to see Trevor Nu ... Read more»


Sam Kirkham gives invited talk at Huddersfield

Date: 28 October 2015

Sam Kirkham is giving an invited talk at University of Huddersfield on The dance of the tongue: Using ultrasound to study tongue movements in lan ... Read more»


English Professors Article appears on The Conversation website

Date: 28 October 2015

An article by English and Creative Writings own Professor Alison Findlay has appeared on The Conversation website.  The article called 'Gore ... Read more»


Chris Hart gives 10 invited lectures in CDA

Date: 26 October 2015

Chris Hart will give a series of 10 invited lectures in Critical Discourse Analysis at Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), 26-30 October. ... Read more»


Faculty Research Bursaries (fees only)

Date: 23 October 2015

Eligibility: All full-time and part-time new studentsDeadline: Sunday 6th March, 2016 The Faculty is offering a number of fees-only scholarships for ... Read more»


Elena Semino gives plenary lecture at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Date: 23 October 2015

On 23rd October 2015, Elena Semino gave a plenary lecture on 'Language, Mind and Narrative' at an International Conference on Cognitive Poetics held a ... Read more»


Panos Athanasopoulos public lecture Einstein Group

Date: 21 October 2015

Panos is an invited speaker on the 2 day symposium on impure perception, hosted by the Einstein Group in the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, and op ... Read more»


Tineke Brunfaut gives plenary at New Directions in Language Assessment (Seoul)

Date: 16 October 2015

On 16th October, Tineke Brunfaut gave a plenary at the New Directions in English language teaching, learning and assessment conference held in Seoul ( ... Read more»


Ruth gives public lecture in Athens, American Hellenic University

Date: 15 October 2015

Ruth is invited to give a public lecture at the American Hellenic University, Athens, where she is also holding a PhD course (13-17 October), on & ... Read more»


A new publication from Creative Writing MA graduate John Rutter

Date: 15 October 2015

A new publication, titled Last Christmas, from Lancaster Writing Programme Creative Writing MA graduate John Rutter has recently been published by Ni ... Read more»


Sam Kirkham gives invited talk at QMUL

Date: 14 October 2015

Sam Kirkham is giving an invited talk at Queen Mary University of London on Speech articulation and language contact: Phonetics, phonology, sociolingu ... Read more»


Symposium - Discourses of Disorder: Representations of Riots, Strikes and Protests

Date: 14 October 2015

A two day symposium on representations of riots, strike and protests, organised by Chris Hart (Lancaster) and Darren Kelsey (Newcastle), is taking p ... Read more»



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