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LEDS Session 3 – 20th November: An ethnohistorical approach to multimodality

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Judith Reynolds

Our third LEDS session of this term will be faciliated by Dr Lauren O’Hagan, Research Associate in the Centre for Language and Communication Research. Lauren will talk to us about her innovative research, which explores literacy and class conflict in Edwardian Britain (1901-14) through book inscriptions. Lauren uses an ethnohistorical approach to multimodality, which blends visual
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LEDS first session of 2019-20: Introducing linguistic ethnography – Wednesday 16th October

Posted on 7 October 2019 by Judith Reynolds

The Linguistic Ethnography Discussion and Study Group (LEDS) is a Cardiff-based forum for collaborative exploration of questions about how social and linguistic processes are interrelated, and about how and why ethnographic methods can be usefully combined with approaches to studying language.   Meetings of LEDS will be running in 2019-20 at Cardiff University, co-ordinated by
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Interactional Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Ethnography: Considering the Relationship

Posted on 4 October 2019 by Judith Reynolds

By Piotr Wegorowski The topic of our last LEDS meeting of 2018-2019 was the relationship between Interactional Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Ethnography. In particular, we considered how useful it is to consider the two as separate frameworks. Interactional Sociolinguistics (IS) is primarily associated with the work of John Gumperz. His key contribution, building on work in
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Video reflexive ethnography – LEDS in conversation with Rick Iedema

Posted on 29 March 2019 by Judith Reynolds

In the past two weeks, we have held two sessions of LEDS focused on video reflexive ethnography (VRE).  VRE is an approach to research in healthcare improvement pioneered by Professor Rick Iedema, and developed by Rick and his colleagues over the last 15 years.  On 20th March, we discussed Chapter One of Iedema’s recent co-authored publication Video reflexive ethnography
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Language, culture and social difference: Using linguistic ethnography to explore collective class identity in cultural texts

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Judith Reynolds

By Beverley Hill, Swansea University My recent research was prompted by an interest in whether cultural texts (such as films, books, art etc) can successfully be used as alternative sources of data for the ethnographic study of language, culture and society. Leading a discussion on this topic at the last LEDS meeting (6th February) gave
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Special Announcement: Rick Iedema on 27th March

Posted on 15 February 2019 by Judith Reynolds

As some of you may be aware, Professor Rick Iedema (Director of the Centre for Team-based Practice & Learning in Health Care, King’s College London) is visiting the Centre for Language and Communication Research (ENCAP), on 27th March 2019. Rick will be giving a Research Seminar as part of the CLCR Seminar Series, entitled “Why
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