Middle Class Timelines, Ethnic Humour, and Sexual Modernity in Delhi

by Professor Kira Hall, University of Colorado Boulder The QMUL Linguistics Department and the Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication at King’s are thrilled to welcome Professor Kira Hall (University of Colorado Boulder) for a special invited talk, entitled ‘Middle Class Timelines, Ethnic Humour, and Sexual Modernity in Delhi’, on Thursday 4th April at 17:00 … Continue reading Middle Class Timelines, Ethnic Humour, and Sexual Modernity in Delhi

Kaleidoscope Conference

Call for Abstracts for Kaleidoscope 2019 is open now. Deadline for abstract submission is 1 April. We would highly recommend all individuals share their research,  receiving tangible feedback from both professionals and peers. The link to abstract submission can be found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdfl5H8S_PTCXhhFWzl-nqhus7h_yoZzkdFDlqDD3W9nqbkCw/viewform The conference will be held on the 30th-31st of May in the … Continue reading Kaleidoscope Conference

Language & Popular Culture Lab: Seeing things from a Different Perspective

This article originally appeared in Kinguistics, a blog run by our undergraduate linguistics students and was written by Paola Amante, a student on our BA English Language & Linguistics Programme. The article was published on 8th February 2019.  On the 14th of November 2018, both BA and MA students from King’s College had the chance … Continue reading Language & Popular Culture Lab: Seeing things from a Different Perspective

LDC & CRESTEM seminar on Gesture with Professor Sotaro Kita

Please come along to the joint LDC & CRESTEM seminar on Gesture with Professor Sotaro Kita. This presentation concerns a theory on how gestures (accompanying speaking and silent thinking) are generated and how gestures facilitate the gesturer's own cognitive processes. Wednesday 6th March, 2-3pm. Refreshments following the presentation from 3pm. Room G/552 Waterloo Bridge Wing, … Continue reading LDC & CRESTEM seminar on Gesture with Professor Sotaro Kita

Interactive Book Launch at University of London on March 5th, 2019

The Centre for Language, Culture and Learning and the Centre for Identities and Social Justice at Goldsmiths cordially invite you to the interactive book launch of: "We've been doing it your way long enough": Choosing the culturally relevant classroom by Janice Baines, Carmen Tisdale and Susi Long (2018, Teachers College Press) The book invites readers … Continue reading Interactive Book Launch at University of London on March 5th, 2019

Teach English in Cambodia (ACE Teachers of English- Job Announcement)

Established by IDP Education in 1992, the Australian Centre for Education (ACE) is a leader in the provision of English Language teaching services in Cambodia and in the South East Asia region. ACE operates on five campuses in Phnom Penh and in Siem Reap and is looking for teachers of English- Cambodian & Native Speaker … Continue reading Teach English in Cambodia (ACE Teachers of English- Job Announcement)

Acquisition of Japanese Voiceless Stops by English-Dominant Children in a Two-Way Immersion Bilingual Program

Tetsuo Harada, Professor of Applied Linguistics at Waseda University will be speaking at UCL IoE’s Jeffery Hall, on Wednesday, 6th of March, from 5:30-6:30pm as part of their Applied Linguistics Research Seminar Series.  This seminar will look at how no systematic studies have been done on pronunciation skills in two-way immersion bilingual programs, in which … Continue reading Acquisition of Japanese Voiceless Stops by English-Dominant Children in a Two-Way Immersion Bilingual Program

LASER launch event, British Academy, Monday 11th March 2019

Language Analysis in Schools: Education and Research (LASER), a new campaigning group approved by BAAL and the LAGB, will hold its official launch event on Monday 11th March 2019, 10am- 5pm, kindly hosted by the British Academy in London. The event is free to attend and we invite teachers, academics, members of exam boards and any … Continue reading LASER launch event, British Academy, Monday 11th March 2019