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Julia Kristeva to visit Lancaster

Date: 6 December 2013

The Departments of English and Creative Writing, Linguistics and English Language and European Languages and Cultures are pleased to confirm that Juli ... Read more»


Paul Baker's research in Britain in 2014 magazine

Date: 6 December 2013

Research on the representation of Islam in the news by Paul Baker, Tony McEnery and Costas Gabrielatos isreported on page 109 ofBritain in 2014 magazi ... Read more»


Claire Nance interviewed for BBC article on 'uptalk'

Date: 6 December 2013

Claire Nance from LAEL was interviewed by the BBC for an article on the linguistic phenomenon of high rising terminal (or 'uptalk') ... Read more»


Luke Harding gives invited talk at University of Bedfordshire

Date: 5 December 2013

Luke Harding is giving an invited talk at CRELLA (Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment), University of Bedfordshire, on Dec ... Read more»


New philosophy journal attracts key thinkers

Date: 5 December 2013

New philosophy journal attracts key thinkers A Lancaster University postgraduate has set up a journal, which intends to demonstrate excellence and ... Read more»


Image-Word-Text: A Visit by Professor Mieke Bal, March 2014

Date: 5 December 2013

The Departments of English and Creative Writing and Linguistics and English Language are pleased to present the latest speaker in their interdiscipl ... Read more»


Modern Language Association awards prize to Alison Mackey and Susan M. Gass

Date: 5 December 2013

The winners of The Modern Language Association's 2011-2012 Kenneth W. Mildenberger prize are Susan M. Gass & Alison Mackey for The Routledge Ha ... Read more»


After the laughter comes a serious role for the SmartWig

Date: 4 December 2013

Want to move your slide presentation on? Just raise an eyebrow and let your SmartWig flip to the next graph on your behalf.Well, not yet perhaps, but ... Read more»


Dr Tony Sharpe in Durham

Date: 4 December 2013

Dr Tony Sharpe recently gave an invited paper, 'Unbearable Lightness: Some Modern Instances (Auden, Stevens, Eliot)' at a one-day symposium ... Read more»


John Urry speaking on BBC R4 Extreme Commuting programme

Date: 27 December 2013

John Urry will be speaking on the Extreme Commuting programme which goes out on Radio 4 between Christmas and New Year on Friday 27th December 2013 at ... Read more»


Departmental Careers Showcase

Date: 2 December 2013

Students and staff are all very welcome to join us for our first ever Departmental Careers Showcase, which will feature presentations from some of our ... Read more»


Becky Case wins double gold in karate competition

Date: 1 December 2013

Becky Case, our Part I and Admissions Co-ordinator, won two gold medals at the Shukokai Welsh Open Karate Championships on Sunday 1st December 2013. S ... Read more»


LU historian in Financial Times Books of the Year

Date: 29 November 2013

Derek Sayer's Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History has been chosen by the Financial times as one of its "best books of 2013. ... Read more»


The Longest Night

Date: 29 November 2013

Take a look at this write-up on 'The Longest Night' - an anthology of December ghost stories by the Department's Jenn Ashworth and others, on creative ... Read more»


Chancellor's Medal for Creative Writing MA Student

Date: 28 November 2013

Many congratulations to Amali Rodrigo, one of our Distance Learning Creative Writing MA students, who will be presented with the Chancellor's Medal at ... Read more»


Discussion of Barcoding Nature, at CNRS and Musee D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris

Date: 28 November 2013

Claire Waterton and Brian Wynne gave a seminar on the recently published book 'Barcoding Nature: Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversi ... Read more»


Iphigenia on BBC Radio 4 'Woman's Hour'

Date: 27 November 2013

Following the first three performances of The Tragedy of Euripides called Iphigenia at Lancaster Castle, Prof Alison Findlay and the play's director w ... Read more»


Presentation at a Headteacher Conference

Date: 27 November 2013

Professor Don Passey recently presented to a headteacher conference in Birmingham, organised by LINK2ICT. The topic of Don's presentation, 'When and h ... Read more»


Claire Nance gives invited talk at UHI

Date: 26 November 2013

Claire Nance is giving an invited talk on 'The changing sound of Gaelic in Scotland' at the University of Highlands and Islands (Isle of Lewis) on 26t ... Read more»


Colin Rogers presents Vernon Wall keynote lecture

Date: 26 November 2013

Professor Colin Rogers presented the prestigious Vernon Wall keynote lecture at the British Psychological Society (BPS) Education Section Conference o ... Read more»



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