‘Love Comics, Love Literacy’ with Comic Laureate Charlie Adlard

‘Love Comics, Love Literacy’ with Comic Laureate Charlie Adlard

10 February 2017

Lancaster University is supporting the ‘Love Comics, Love Literacy’ event hosted by the Comic Laureate Charlie Adlard which is being held on Tuesday 28th March.

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Alison Sealey appears as guest on BBC Radio 4

Alison Sealey appears as guest on BBC Radio 4

13 February 2017

Professor Alison Sealey (Linguistics) was a guest on BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth programme, presented by Michael Rosen and Laura Wright, speaking about the language we use to talk about animals.

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Linda Woodhead interviewed on Radio 5 Live

Linda Woodhead interviewed on Radio 5 Live

13 February 2017

Professor Linda Woodhead (PPR) spoke to Radio 5 live on 7 February about her book ‘That was the Church that was’. Listen again from the link from 2hrs 7mins.

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Paul Baker writes a brief history of Polari

Paul Baker writes a brief history of Polari

8 February 2017

Professor Paul Baker of Linguistics and English Language has written an article on Polari, a secret language historically spoken by gay men, for The Conversation UK.

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Trio funded to look at developing world issues

Trio funded to look at developing world issues

24 January 2017

Three recently qualified FASS PhD graduates have been awarded 12-month Postdoctoral Fellowships to research issues facing the developing world. The ESRC funding has been secured under the new and highly competitive RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund.

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Former FASS student wins 2016 TS Eliot poetry prize

Former FASS student wins 2016 TS Eliot poetry prize

18 January 2017

Former English and Creative Writing student Jacob Polley has won the 2016 TS Eliot poetry prize with his latest collection 'Jackself'. Chair of judges Ruth Padel said Jackself was “a firework of a book; inventive, exciting and outstanding in its imaginative range and depth of feeling”.

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