Programme 2020-2021

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Seminars are usually online on a Wednesday at 12:00-13:00. For details to access the talk, please email Sean Roberts.

AUTUMN

28th October 2020: Arran Stibbe (University of Gloucestershire)

“The Search for New Stories to Live By”

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4th November 2020: Gail Forey (University of Bath)

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

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25th November 2020: Ella Jeffries (University of Essex)

From categorisation to characterisation: children’s perceptions of regional accent variation

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2nd December 2020: Catherine Laing (Cardiff University)

Measuring phonological systematicity in infants’ early words

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9th December 2020: Tony Young (Newcastle University)

RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING SEMESTER


16th December 2020: Mark Nartey (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

“Centering marginalized voices: A discourse analytic study of Ghanaian feminist blog”

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SPRING

February 10th 2021: Tony Young (Newcastle University)

Displacement and Professional Reintegration: Intercultural Communicative Competence and the Refugee Emergency in Europe

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February 24th 2021: Yunfeng Ge & Hong Wang (Shandong Normal University)

Discourse studies on Chinese civil trials based on CLIPS corpus

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March 3rd 2021: Janny Leung (University of Hong Kong)

An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Decisions by Facebook’s “Supreme Court”

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March 17th 2021: Louise Sylvester (University of Westminster)

Reframing the interaction between native terms and loanwords: Some data from occupational domains in Middle English

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March 24th 2021: John Bateman (Bremen University)

Combining Methodology and Corpus-Building for Multimodality Research

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April 21st 2021:

Eneas Caro (Universidad de Sevilla) In Turkish, but not at all: two instances of the Sabir language in 17th century France and England.

Marina Asián (Universidad de Almeria) Dialectal Variation in the Lexis of Middle English: Norse-Derived Terms in Havelok the Dane and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

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April 28th 2021: Melody Pattison (Cardiff University)

Regional Variation of HUIS in the Achterhoek, Netherlands

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