LEDS Session 7 – 25th March – Dr Almut Koester: Linguistic ethnography and corpus linguistics

Posted on 13 February 2020 by Judith Reynolds

We are delighted to announce that on 25th March, the LEDS group will be hosting a distinguished guest speaker, Dr Almut Koester, for a special session entitled Using ethnographic data in designing a small, specialized spoken corpus: The case of care home interactions. Dr Koester is Professor of English Business Communication at Vienna University of
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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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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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LEDS Session 6th February – Language, culture and social difference: Using linguistic ethnography to explore collective class identity in cultural texts

Posted on 29 January 2019 by Judith Reynolds

Dear LEDS peeps, We are looking forward to getting together next week for the first time in 2019, on Wednesday 6th February.  Our session will run from 4.30-5.30pm (with optional discussion continuing until 6pm) in Room 2.46, John Percival Building, Cardiff University Colum Drive campus (note that this is a different room from last term’s meetings).
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