PALA and the Doctoral School of the University of Sussex will be hosting a study day on February 22nd, from 1pm -5pm, that will introduce key ideas in pragmatic stylistics and some of the most recent research ideas in this rapidly growing field. The event is aimed at students at all levels (BA, MA and PhD) … Continue reading Pragmatics and Literature: A study day at the University of Sussex
Alexandre Duchêne, Professor of the Sociology of Language at the University of Fribourg and Co-Director of the Institute of Multilingualism, will be speaking at UCL IoE's Jeffery Hall, on Wednesday, 20th of February, from 5:30-6:30 pm at part of their Applied Linguistics Research Seminar Series. Professor Duchêne will be discussing how applied linguists, psycholinguists and … Continue reading Capitalist Multilingualism as an Academic Challenge
The Forum On Language Learning Motivation are holding an event on how to successfully complete a masters dissertation in motivation for language learning and teaching. If you're interested, find out more here. To register, go to this page.
Join us at the Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication for a seminar with Emma Browning, one of our PhD students, who will be discussing her research findings. The seminar is on at 2-3pm on Wednesday 6th February and is the first seminar this term in the Language, Mind and Society series.
This invitation has been passed onto us and we think it might be of interest to you! We would like to invite you to our first webinar of the year! Whilst a change to our scheduled programme, Heike Philp has kindly agreed to stand in at short notice to host an interactive workshop titled 'Webinerds' … Continue reading Invitation to the IATEFL January webinar – ‘Webinerds’
A Phd student at the University of Essex is currently collecting a corpus of Masters dissertations in any area of Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/TEFL from students who have English as their first language and have received all their education in English, as part of their research. If you are a student (or past student) who fits this … Continue reading Call for MA Dissertations
Georgia Pangiotaki, a Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School and Carys Seeley from the School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia will speak about their work investigating children's understanding of death. The research explores the development a child's understanding of death between 7 to 12 years and how this is affected by background … Continue reading The Development of Children’s Understanding of Death by Georgia Panagiotaki and Carys Seeley
Dr Diane Potts will be speaking at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 29th November from 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Her talk is titled 'Reflecting on the profession: language educators in the context of constant change'. "If everyone teaches language, who is the language educator? This decades-old question is worth asking anew with the rise … Continue reading Language educators in the context of constant change: a talk by Dr Diane Potts
The Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication at King's College London will be holding a Cross-London Sociolinguistics seminar on Tuesday 27th November 2018, from 5-7pm. This sessions will explore issues around these areas: Are questions about political engagement becoming more salient for sociolinguists, and if so, why? What, if anything, can we learn from the … Continue reading Cross-London Sociolinguistics Seminar at KCL