Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Survey of of London Whitechapel: Writing East London's Histories Online

Date: Sunday 18 February 2018, 14:00

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DisTex: “A nation divided”: spatial metaphor scenarios in news reports about the 2016 British EU referendum

Date: Monday 19 February 2018, 14:00

This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Josie Ryan (Bangor University) and Veronika Koller (Lancaster University), on “A nation divided”: spatial metaphor scenarios in news reports about the 2016 British EU referendum.

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LRDG: What do academics do all day?

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018, 13:00

This weeks LRDG talk will be by Sharon McCulloch, who will talk about: What do academics do all day?

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CILHR Seminar Series - Dr Belen Giupponi Olmos

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 12:00

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Evangelicals and the Everyday Politics of Parenting

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 16:00

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Postgraduate Open Day

Date: Thursday 22 February 2018, 14:00

Are you interested in Postgraduate study? Want to find out more about the opportunities available at Lancaster University? Attend our information events to find out more about the variety of Postgraduate programmes we have to offer.

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UCREL CRS: Frequency is overrated: Using text dispersion to measure word importance

Date: Friday 23 February 2018, 14:00

This weeks UCREL seminar is given by Jesse Egbert, Northern Arizona University

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LIP: Can clever language use result in wrongful convictions?: Insights from an Appraisal analysis of courtroom discourse

Date: Monday 26 February 2018, 11:00

This week welcome Leanne Bartley (University of Granada), on ‘Can clever language use result in wrongful convictions?: Insights from an Appraisal analysis of courtroom discourse’.

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Visiting Writers Series - Vahni Capildeo

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018, 18:00

Event is FREE and includes refreshments. Book your ticket via Eventbrite- will be made available closer to the event.

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Co-design for Health and Wealth : bid writing workshops

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 09:00

This is an invitation to attend one or a number of workshop events to enable the formation of collaborations and bid applications in the area of health, wellbeing and prosperity with a general focus on the Blackburn area. Funded by Lancaster University through its Strategic HEIF fund, we want to create a ‘bloom’ of new projects and funding in this area.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 12:00

Join Jasmine Fledderjohann and Joanna Kostka in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Open Seminar ‘The Postcolonial’

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 14:00

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Bridging Beliefs and Practices: religious belief held as an artefact

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 16:00

Elena Kalmykova Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham Bridging Beliefs and Practices: religious belief held as an artefact

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Geospatial Seminar Series

Date: Friday 02 March 2018, 14:00

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Applicant Visit Day

Date: Saturday 03 March 2018, 09:00

If you’ve applied for a course at Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day. Our Applicant Visit Days will give you an idea of what it will feel like to study in our department and see if Lancaster University is right for you.

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Undergraduate Applicant Visit Day - Saturday 3 March 2018

Date: Saturday 03 March 2018, 11:00

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DisTex: Language in first-person accounts of schizophrenia: From mind style to clinical relevance

Date: Monday 05 March 2018, 14:00

This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Elena Semino (Lancaster University), on Language in first-person accounts of schizophrenia: From mind style to clinical relevance.

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LRDG: Japanese Students’ Agency in Constructing NEST-led Classes: A Case Study

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018, 13:00

This weeks LRDG talk will be by Diane Potts and Benya Suzuki, who will talk about: Japanese Students’ Agency in Constructing NEST-led Classes: A Case Study

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Seminar series - 7.3.18 CANCELLED

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 12:30

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Professor Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews)

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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Deep Maps: West Cork Cultures

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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War, Peace, and Schooling: Armistice commemoration in Britain in the late 1930s

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 16:00

Susanna Wright School of Education, Oxford Brookes University War, Peace, and Schooling: Armistice commemoration in Britain in the late 1930s

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Multilingual Digital Authorship (8-9 March 2018)

Date: Thursday 08 March 2018, 09:00

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Culture, Society and Medicine: How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817

Date: Friday 09 March 2018, 13:00

The Culture, Society and Medicine, Seminar Series, 2017-18 welcomes Prof Brian Hurwitz, talking about 'How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817'.

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Prof Brian Hurwitz, ‘How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817’

Date: Friday 09 March 2018, 13:00

Part of the Culture, Society and Medicine Seminar Series.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 12:00

Join Maxigas and Emma Palmer in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Seminar series - 14.3.18 CANCELLED

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 12:30

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CREST roundtable on contemporary security threats

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 16:00

Kim Knott, Ben Lee, & Sarah Marsden Department of Politics, Philosophy, & Religion, Lancaster University CREST roundtable on contemporary security threats

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Applicant Visit Day

Date: Saturday 17 March 2018, 09:00

If you’ve applied for a course at Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day. Our Applicant Visit Days will give you an idea of what it will feel like to study in our department and see if Lancaster University is right for you.

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Undergraduate Applicant Visit Day - Saturday 17 March 2018

Date: Saturday 17 March 2018, 11:00

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DisTex: Reciprocity and (im)politeness

Date: Monday 19 March 2018, 14:00

This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Jonathan Culpepper (Lancaster University) and Vittorio Tantucci (Lancaster University), on Reciprocity and (im)politeness.

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SLLAT: Effects of Written Corrective Feedback on L2 Learners’ Implicit Knowledge Development

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 12:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Ornuma Chingchit on 'Effects of Written Corrective Feedback on L2 Learners’ Implicit Knowledge Development'.

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Schrodinger's Neolithic Cat: integrating uncertainty in the study of past spatiotemporal dynamics

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 14:00

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CILHR Seminar Series - Dr Saskia Vermeylen

Date: Thursday 22 March 2018, 12:00

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Co-design for Health and Wealth : bid writing workshops

Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018, 09:00

This is an invitation to attend one or a number of workshop events to enable the formation of collaborations and bid applications in the area of health, wellbeing and prosperity with a general focus on the Blackburn area. Funded by Lancaster University through its Strategic HEIF fund, we want to create a ‘bloom’ of new projects and funding in this area.

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Co-design for Health and Wealth : bid writing workshops

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 09:00

This is an invitation to attend one or a number of workshop events to enable the formation of collaborations and bid applications in the area of health, wellbeing and prosperity with a general focus on the Blackburn area. Funded by Lancaster University through its Strategic HEIF fund, we want to create a ‘bloom’ of new projects and funding in this area.

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Geospatial Seminar Series

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 14:00

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Public lecture: Is it time to legalise cannabis in the UK?

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 18:30

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Seminar series - 2.5.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Professor Rosemary Deem, Vice Principal (Teaching Innovation; Equality & Diversity) & Dean of the Doctoral School & Professor of Higher Education Management, Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Terry Eagleton @ Lancaster Priory

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 19:30

The Lancaster Literary Sermon. Followed by drinks reception

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Benoît Peeters Open PG Creative Writing Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 08 May 2018, 14:00

‘Writing Lives’

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Benoît Peeters Symposium ‘Science Fiction and the Graphic Novel’

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 00:00

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Seminar series - 9.5.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 9th May 2018 will be presented by Dr Stefan de Jong, Rathenau Institute and University of Manchester.

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Culture, Society and Medicine Series, Prof Margrit Shildrich

Date: Friday 11 May 2018, 13:00

Part of the Culture, Society and Medicine Seminar Series.

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Residential Segregation in early modern Copenhagen

Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018, 14:00

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Paul Muldoon UG lecture‘My Writing, 2’

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 13:00

A undergraduate lecture by Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon, ‘‘How to foster “wise passiveness”’ Open Postgraduate Poetry Workshop

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 15:00

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Paul Muldoon Public Reading

Date: Friday 18 May 2018, 19:30

Free event- tickets need to be registered via Eventbrite (search Paul Muldoon) Followed by drinks reception

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With Muldoon – A Symposium On and With Paul Muldoon

Date: Saturday 19 May 2018, 10:00

Free event- tickets need to be registered via Eventbrite (search Paul Muldoon) Keynotes: Professors Steph Burt (Harvard) and Clair Wills (Princeton)

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‘The Critical Subject’ Symposium

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018, 12:00

Professor Timothy Matthews (University College London), Dr Lily Robert-Foley (L'université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier) etc

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Co-design for Health and Wealth : bid writing workshops

Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018, 09:00

This is an invitation to attend one or a number of workshop events to enable the formation of collaborations and bid applications in the area of health, wellbeing and prosperity with a general focus on the Blackburn area. Funded by Lancaster University through its Strategic HEIF fund, we want to create a ‘bloom’ of new projects and funding in this area.

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Seminar series - 6.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 06 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 6th June 2018 will be presented by Professor Don Passey, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Seminar series - 13.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 13th June 2018 will be presented by Dr Niall Winters, Associate Professor of Learning and New Technologies, Department of Education, University of Oxford.

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Seminar series - 20.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 20th June 2018 will be presented by Chris Marlow, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Lancaster Summer Schools In Corpus Linguistics

Date: Monday 25 June 2018, 09:00

CASS is pleased to offer three free training events that cover the techniques of corpus linguistics and their application in three different areas.

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Making Sense of Coercive Control Conference

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018, 10:30

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Students & Teachers English Language Workshop

Date: Monday 02 July 2018, 11:00

How can corpora, large electronic collections of language samples, make your teaching of English language even better? What can your students themselves do with corpora to study, say, language and gender? These are some of the questions that will be answered in the one-day workshop we are organising for Sixth Formers and their teachers.

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LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2018

Date: Thursday 12 July 2018, 09:00

We are pleased to announce the 13th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster University on Thursday, 12 July 2018.

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