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Linguistics at Lancaster ranked 9th in world

Date: 27 February 2014

The Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University has been ranked as 9th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 201 ... Read more»


Beyond Holy Russia - Book Publication

Date: 27 February 2014

**FREE TO READ ONLINE** Professor Michael Hughes' latest book about Stephen Graham This biography examines the long life of the traveller and aut ... Read more»


Jonathan Culpeper gives impoliteness talk at King's College London

Date: 26 February 2014

Jonathan Culpeper presents an overview of different facets of impoliteness to KCL's Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication, as part of their ... Read more»


Languages at Lancaster in global top 15%

Date: 26 February 2014

Lancaster University has confirmed its place among the world's elite institutions with 17 subjects featured in this year's QS World University Ranking ... Read more»


New Blog Post - Ben Mayfield

Date: 26 February 2014

Front Rooms or Farmland? How can the Government balance competing property rights in an environmental crisis? Dr Ben Mayfield examines the dilemm ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak gives public lecture at Boston University

Date: 24 February 2014

Ruth Wodak gave a public lecture at Boston University entitled The Politics of Fear: Analysing Right-wing Populist Rhetoric - A presentation by Ruth ... Read more»


Outstanding Service Award

Date: 22 February 2014

At a recent meeting of IFIP, the international federation of computing societies, Professor Don Passey was awarded a prestigious Outstanding Service A ... Read more»


Professor Jaroslav Krejci, 1916-2014

Date: 21 February 2014

We regret to announce the death of Professor Jaroslav Krejci on Sunday 16 February 2014 at the age of 98. Professor Krejci taught in the Departmen ... Read more»


Jonathan Culpeper gives Lecture at the Dukes on Shakespeare's Language

Date: 19 February 2014

Jonathan Culpeper is joining forces with Alison Findlay (English and Creative Writing) to talk about shakespeare's language generally, and specificall ... Read more»


New Blog Post - John Pearson

Date: 19 February 2014

Researching and writing on unconventional energy sources and, in particular, the 'tar sands' of Alberta, Canada presents facts (both questionable an ... Read more»


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

Date: 18 February 2014

Marije Michel has obtained funding from FASS for her project: "'Eyetracking second language use and development during text-chat." Dr Michel will tak ... Read more»


New MA module in Sociophonetics

Date: 18 February 2014

Starting in October 2014 we will be offering a new course at MA level in Sociophonetics (subject to final approval). This course will cater for those ... Read more»


Paul Baker gives talk at Newcastle

Date: 15 February 2014

Paul Baker gave a public talk on his research on the secret language Polari at Newcastle Library, as part of Northern Pride's LGBT History Month. ... Read more»


Carolyn Jackson and Steve Dempster - Laddism and Higher Education symposium

Date: 13 February 2014

Professor Carolyn Jackson and Dr Steve Dempster's contributions to a symposium on Laddism in Higher Education were reported in Times Higher Education ... Read more»


New Blog Post - Amanda Cahill-Ripley

Date: 12 February 2014

The2014 Winter Olympicscommenced in Sochi, Russia this week. However the event is not without controversy. Many people will have seen the BBC Panorama ... Read more»


Terry Eagleton, Culture and the Death of God

Date: 11 February 2014

Catch Terry Eagleton, Distinguished Professor of English Literature here at Lancaster, discussing his new book Culture and the Death of God (Yal ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak appointed as Davis Chair at Georgetown

Date: 10 February 2014

Professor Ruth Wodak has been appointed as the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies, for the Spring 2014 academic semester a ... Read more»


Edgelands at the Bluecoat

Date: 7 February 2014

Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts, the authors of Edgelands, appeared at a reading at Liverpool's Bluecoat yesterday evening. This book, which t ... Read more»


Postcolonial Manchester Reviewed in Times Higher

Date: 7 February 2014

Postcolonial Manchester: Diaspora Space and the Devolution of Literary Culture, by Lynne Pearce, Corrine Fowler and Robert Crawshaw was reviewed by Cl ... Read more»


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

Date: 6 February 2014

Lancaster's first FutureLearn MOOC: Corpus linguistics: method, analysis, interpretation, launched on 27th January, has met with an enthusiastic rea ... Read more»



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