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Cultural intern scheme

Cultural intern scheme
Description
Applications are now being sought for 10 interns at leading cultural organisations within the West Midlands region as part of the University's Cultural Partnership Scheme. The paid placements are for 6 months and will start in October 2012.
Date:
04/07/2012

The language of text messaging and social networks

The language of text messaging and social networks
Description
Podcast by Dr Caroline Tagg
Date:
25/06/2012

Chavs - the demonization of the working class

Chavs - the demonization of the working class
Description
Video recording of recent event introduced by Joe Bennett.
Date:
11/05/2012

Tamkang International Conference on Second Language Writing

Description
Paul Thompson is an invited plenary speaker at Tamkang University, Taiwan.
Date:
13/04/2012

The Failed Text

Description
Michael Toolan will be giving talks at three universities in Madrid (UAM, UCM, and St Louis University, Madrid Campus), and a plenary at Symposium on 'The Failed Text' in Granada, Spain.
Date:
13/04/2012

Caracas opening plenary

Description
In March, Chris Kennedy gave the opening plenary at a British Council language policy conference in Caracas, Venezuela, and was a panel member on Managing Innovation at IATEFL Glasgow.
Date:
13/04/2012

Visiting Professor at Henan Normal University

Description
For two months from late March 2012, Wolfgang Teubert will be a Visiting Professor at Henan Normal Universiy, Xinxiang, China. During his eight weeks in China he will be giving talks at a number of neighbouring universities.
Date:
13/04/2012

Investigating figurative proficiency at different levels of second language writing

Investigating figurative proficiency at different levels of second language writing
Description
Jeanette Littlemore co-authors paper.
Date:
13/04/2012

Poems: wonderfully repetitive

Poems: wonderfully repetitive
Description
A paper by Michael Toolan on the role and nature of 'good' lexical repetition in literary creativity published in a collection entitled Discourse and Creativity, ed. Rodney Jones, with Longman.
Date:
13/04/2012

Prix du Québec

Prix du Québec
Description
Ruth Kircher (Teaching Fellow) has just been awarded the Prix du Québec, which will enable her to travel to Quebec for a research visit this summer.
Date:
13/04/2012
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