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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»

 

Dr Charlotte Baker awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Date: 05 May 2014

Dr Charlotte Baker has been awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship of £7600 to fund a two day workshop on albinism in Douala, Cameroon in 2015. ... Read more»

 

Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding conduct standard setting of Luxembourg English language exam

Date: 9-10 May 2014

Language testers Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding are working with the Luxembourg Test Design and Evaluation team to standard set this year's Epreuve ... Read more»

 

New blog post - David Campbell

Date: 30 April 2014

What Are the Lessons of the Badger Culls for Regulatory Theory? Prof David Campbell> Even those, like myself, who in principle support the culling of ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat gives invited talks at the University of Amsterdam and Groningen University

Date: 6-7 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat is giving two invited talks in the Netherlands. On May 6, he will present his research on implicit learning at Groningen University' ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Sophia Kopela

Date: 23 April 2014

Saving the whales: the ICJ judgment in the Whaling in the Antarctic case On 31st March 2014, the International Court of Justice delivered its long-aw ... Read more»

 

Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Date: 23 April 2014

Professor Alison Findlay was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' programme about Shakespeare, his birthday and his legacy. Listen again by following ... Read more»

 

Creative Writing MA Alumna's new play to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Date: 23 April 2014

Zosia Wand gained an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in 1999. She has had five radio plays broadcast on Radio ... Read more»

 

 

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