Programme 2019-2020

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Seminars normally take place in room 3.62, 12.10-13.00

AUTUMN

9 October 2019: Sylvia Jaworska (University of Reading)

“Have you tried our Alkaline #SUPERBOOST blend?” – semi-science and emotion work in new healthism discourse in food blogs and on twitter

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16 October 2019: James Hawkey (University of Bristol)

Painting a picture of obsolescence: Attitudes, variation and discourse in Northern Catalonia

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13 November 2019: Lauren Ackerman (Newcastle University)

Connecting our worlds to our words: influence of gender nonconformity on pronoun comprehension

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20 November 2019: Michelle McGillion (University of Warwick) (CANCELLED)

Promoting lower SES infants’ language development: Evidence from two Randomised Controlled Trials

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11 December 2019: Ben Rampton (King’s College London)

Sociolinguistic citizenship

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SPRING

8 January 2020: Monika Kavalir (University of Ljubljana)

Acting presidential: Donald Trump’s rally speeches before and after

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4 March 2020: Tony Young (Newcastle University)

Abstract TBC


18 March 2020: Arran Stibbe (University of Gloucestershire)

The Search for New Stories to Live By

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25 March 2020: Louise Sylvester (University of Westminster)

Abstract TBC


22 April 2020: Ella Jeffries (University of Essex)

Abstract TBC


29 April 2020: Gail Forey (University of Bath)

The Invisible Process of Drafting Made Visible: Modelling and Joint Construction in Higher Education

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