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Programme 2021-2022

View last year’s programme here

Seminars are usually online on a Wednesday at 13:00-14:00. For details to access the talk, please email Mel Pattison.


3rd November 2021: Shuang Gao (University of Liverpool)

The online activism of mock translanguaging: Language style, celebrity persona, and social class in China

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17th November 2021: Leanne Bartley (Universidad de Granada / Simon Fraser University)

“Wildling, Wolf packs and Wrongful convictions”: A CDA of the US media coverage during the lead up to the 1990 Central Park Five trial

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24th November 2021: Christiana Themistocleous (University of Reading)

From public to digital spaces: Spatial and media practices of the 2017 ‘Unite Cyprus Now’ peace protests

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1st December 2021: Clyde Ancarno (King’s College London) (POSTPONED)

‘I haven’t sent my children to school to learn the national languages’: what language-in-education policy options for The Gambia?

8th December 2021: Yasamin Motamedi (University of Edinburgh)

Multimodal child-directed communication in concurrent and displaced learning contexts

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February 2nd 2022: Jaspal Singh (Open University)


March 23rd 2022: Marcelle Cole (Utrecht Universiteit)