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LRDG - 1001 images from Tahrir Square: Developing a quantitative approach to extract and analyse linguistic data from visual material, 13 December 2011

SLLAT Research Group Presentation, 30 November 2011

International Symposium on the Sociology of Words: Lexical Meaning, Combinatorial Potential and Computational Implementation, 30 November 2011

LRDG - Translating education policy into practice: using Actor-Network Theory to explore practitioners' literacy practices, 29 November 2011

LRDG - What can ethnomethodology do for academic literacies?, 22 November 2011

Elena Semino gives talks at the University of Göttingen, Germany, 16 November 2011

LRDG - Local literacies at the corner store: Catechism, cantaloupe and calico at Mennomex, 15 November 2011

LRDG: Internet forum as community of practice and as political voice: Researching Mumsnet, 8 November 2011

Memorial for Anna Siewierska, 4 November 2011

LRDG: How texts travel across space and time: African Readings of The Pilgrim's Progress, 1 November 2011

Literacy Research Discussion Group: Phonics or Fun?, 25 October 2011

Half day symposium - Critique meets Corpora: Implications for research on contentious issues, 24 October 2011

LIP Workshop: Martin Reisigl, 21 October 2011

LIP Talk: Martin Reisigl, 20 October 2011

LRDG: Commercial discourses, gentrification and citizens' protest: the linguistic landscape of Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, 18 October 2011

UCREL Summer School in Corpus Linguistics, 13 to 15 July 2011

Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching, 12 July 2011

Conference for Teachers of A Level English Language, 1 July 2011

Leo van Lier Research Workshop, 29 June 2011

LAEL Departmental Lecture by Leo van Lier, 29 June 2011

LRDG: The discursive performance of self in social network sites, 28 June 2011

LRDG: Negotiating discipline and politics: How students draw on diverse practices when 'doing a dissertation', 21 June 2011

Paper discussion session: From variation to heteroglossia in the study of computer-mediated discourse, 14 June 2011

Talk by Stephen Pihlaja (Open University) at Pragmatics and Stylistics Research Group: 'We listen to god': Metaphor, impoliteness, and dominance in a YouTube drama episode, 9 June 2011

Literacy Research Discussion Group: Competing Discourses Embedded in a Dyslexic Child's Story Writing, 31 May 2011

International workshop on referential hierarchies in three-participant constructions, 20 May 2011

Literacy Research Discussion Group: "You know, they're things with paper? They haven't got an off button." Reading, writing and risky literacies at home., 24 May 2011

Literacy Research Discussion Group: Catalan Research on Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 17 May 2011

Literacy Research Discussion Group: Visuals in cookbooks: Jamie Oliver and recent transformations, 10 May 2011

LVLT talk: 'The role of the retroflex in identity construction; a purposeful feature?' Maya Zara, 5 May 2011

"220 Fatal Accidents": Texts, Talk and Meaning in Adult Numeracy Classrooms. Helen Oughton, University of Bolton - Literacy Research Discussion Group, 3 May 2011

Discourse communities as catalysts for science and technology communication, 3 May 2011

Workshop on Arabic Corpus Linguistics, 11-12 April 2011

LVLT talk: ''A town between dialects: accent levelling, psycho-social orientation and identity in Merseyside, 31 March 2011

Professor Sara Mills: 'Third wave feminism and the analysis of sexism', 21 March 2011

LAEL Society talk: Forensic Linguistics (Christin Kirchhuebel), 16 March 2011

Talk by Peter Robinson: Task Demands, Task Sequencing and Instructed Second Language Learning, 15 March 2011

LVLT talk: 'Sociolinguistics, salience and statistics: outlining some new directions in language attitude research' Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark, 10 March 2011

Early literacy development in today's world: a multimodal perspective. A talk to the Literacy Research Discussion Group by Rosie Flewitt, The Open University., 8 March 2011

Literacy History: Pushing the Disciplinary Boundaries, 7 March 2011

LAEL Society guest lecture: David Crystal, 3 March 2011

Barbara Johnstone (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh) to give workshop entitled 'A Heuristic Approach to Discourse Analysis', 1 March 2011

Barbara Johnstone gives talk on 'Dialect Enregisterment in Performance', 1 March 2011

Invited talk: Accent and identity on the Scottish-English Border, 17 February 2011

Talk on '(Ir)relevance in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching', 16 February 2011

Fleeing from an ash cloud: Languages, literacies and technologies as resources in a coach hurtling across Europe. Literacy Research Discussion Group, 15 February 2011

Sam Edwards, The Good War and the Cold War: American War Memory in Europe, 1945-2005, 9 February 2011

Revisiting speech vs. writing in the age of the Internet: Literacy Research Discussion Group, 8 February 2011

Texts, text-reader conversations, and institutional discourse (Dorothy Smith): Literacy Research Discussion Group, 1 February 2011

Discussion of the Government's plans for a new phonics test for 6-year-olds, 18 January 2011