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Jo Warin's visit to the University of Guelph-Humber

Date: 15 May 2014

Jo Warin visited the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, Canada, to deliver a series of lectures to more than 100 undergraduate students participa ... Read more»

 

The dynamics of knowledge creation

Date: 15 May 2014

Mary Hamilton (Educational Research) together with David Barton and Karin Tusting (Linguistics) have been funded by the ESRC for a two-year project on ... Read more»

 

Birgit Smith quoted on language teaching in The Guardian

Date: 14 May 2014

Birgit Smith, Head of Department andDirector of Language Studies in the Department of European Languages & Cultures, was quoted in a feature in Th ... Read more»

 

Luke Harding to present virtual seminar on pronunciation assessment

Date: 14 May 2014

Luke Harding will present a virtual seminar on pronunciation assessment on Wednesday 14 May (3:30pm BST). This seminar has been organised jointly by t ... Read more»

 

3rd for Linguistics in the 2015 Complete University Guide

Date: 13 May 2014

We are delighted to see that the department is ranked third of all Linguistics Departments in the UK in the 2015 Complete University Guide. In the sam ... Read more»

 

New Royal Literary Fund Fellow - Joining us in October 2014

Date: 13 May 2014

As we get ready to say goodbye to our current Royal Literary Find Fellow, Philip Cavneny, we look forward to welcoming our Fellow for the 2014-15 acad ... Read more»

 

Jane Draycott Wins Major International Poetry Prize

Date: 13 May 2014

Jane Draycott, one of our tutors on the Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing, has won the international Hippocrates Prize with her poem The Return ... Read more»

 

Jonathan Culpeper gives plenaries at conferences in Spain and Poland

Date: 12 May 2014

Jonathan Culpeper gives a plenary paper, "Impoliteness strategies", at EPICS Conference VI: Pragmatic Perspectives on Language Aggression and Conflic ... Read more»

 

Early Modern Roses Seminar

Date: 12 May 2014

We welcome back Dr Liz Oakley-Brown, and research students Helen Davies, Sharon Galbraith and Rachel White from the first annual Northern Renaissance ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat organizes symposium at EUROSLA 2014

Date: 12 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat and Sible Andringa (Amsterdam) will organize a symposium on "Implicit learning and second language acquisition" at the forthcoming E ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Gearoid O'Cuinn

Date: 12 May 2014

Denial in Bahrain? The Links Between Sickle Cell Disease, Detention and Tear Gas.Since the outbreak of pro-reform protests in Bahrain in early 2011 se ... Read more»

 

New special issue of Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory

Date: 11 May 2014

A new special issue of Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory has just been published, which is guest-edited by Richard Xiao, with a focus on transl ... Read more»

 

Christopher Hart gives plenary lecture at Political Linguistics 2014

Date: 10 May 2014

Christopher Hart gives a plenary lectureentitled 'Visuo-linguistic variables in representations of political protests' at Political Linguistics 2014, ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat edits special issue of Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Date: 9 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat and Sible Andringa (University of Amsterdam) have recently secured one of the coveted slots for a thematic issue of Studies in Secon ... Read more»

 

Goodbye, Polly Atkin

Date: 9 May 2014

Congratulations to Dr Polly Atkin, who has been appointed to a three-year lectureship in English Studies (with particular emphasis on Creative Writing ... Read more»

 

Drama by Creative Writing Alumna is Radio Times Pick of the Week

Date: 8 May 2014

'The Treehouse', a radio drama by Creative Writing alumna Zosia Wand, has been listed as the Radio Times Pick of the Week. Reviewer Jane Adnerson says ... Read more»

 

Claire Hardaker, Jonathan Culpeper and Elena Semino on BBC TV/Radio

Date: 7 May 2014

On 7th May 2014, Jonathan Culpeper talks about sarcasm on BBC One's 'The One Show', and Elena Semino talks about metaphor in end ... Read more»

 

Knowledge Exchange Funding Successes

Date: 7 May 2014

Four Knowledge Exchange bids put in to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences by colleague in the Department have successfully attracted funding. The ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Chris Grover

Date: 7 May 2014

Farewell to the safety net? Social (in)security and Local Welfare Assistance Local Welfare Assistance (LWA) was introduced in April 2013. It is a g ... Read more»

 

Interview with Olga Gomez-Cash on language A levels published

Date: 6 May 2014

Olga Gomez-Cash is interviewed in the Spring 2014 edition of OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA) A level board's Higher Education bulletin on the subject ... Read more»

 

 

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