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LEDS Session 3 – Exploring an Ethnohistorical Approach to Multimodality

Posted on 26 November 2019 by Judith Reynolds

post written by Lauren O’Hagan This third session of LEDS (on 20 November) was facilitated by Dr Lauren O’Hagan, Research Associate in the Centre for Language and Communication Research. The aim of the session was to introduce Lauren’s historical approach to ethnography and discuss the potential benefits of grounding multimodal analysis in evidence from archival
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Special Announcement: Ben Rampton on 11 December

Posted on 22 November 2019 by Judith Reynolds

We are excited to welcome one of Linguistic Ethnography’s best-known figures, Professor Ben Rampton (Professor of Applied and Socio-Linguistics at King’s College London), to Cardiff on 11th December and to the LEDS group.  Ben is visiting the Centre for Language and Communication Research (ENCAP) and will give a Research Seminar on the topic of ”Sociolinguistic
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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 facilitated 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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