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Programme 2019-2020

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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