Events in English Language and Applied Linguistics

More different than you might think: variation in student writing as revealed by a new MDA analysis of BAWE

More different than you might think: variation in student writing as revealed by a new MDA analysis of BAWE
Date
21/02/2017
Description
Professor Hilary Nesi (Coventry University) delivers this Corpus Linguistics talk.

Why do metaphors work? The power of metaphor in everyday communication

Why do metaphors work?  The power of metaphor in everyday communication
Date
27/02/2017
Description
Inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics.

Applying constructivist, usage-based theory to language in aphasia: An exploratory study of verbs

Applying constructivist, usage-based theory to language in aphasia: An exploratory study of verbs
Date
28/02/2017
Description
Dr Rachel Hatchard (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.

How arbitrary is English?

How arbitrary is English?
Date
07/03/2017
Description
Dr Bodo Winter (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed
Date
14/03/2017
Description
Dr Eva Maria Gomez-Jimenez and Professor Michael Toolan (University of Birmingham) deliver this English Language research seminar.

Corpus Linguistics Summer School

Corpus Linguistics Summer School
Date
17 - 21/07/2017
Description
The summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research.

Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017
Date
24 - 28/07/2017
Description
The International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017 will take place from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July at the University of Birmingham.

Sinclair Lecture 2017

Sinclair Lecture 2017
Date
27/07/2017
Description
Professor Susan Conrad (Portland State University, US) delivers the Annual Sinclair Lecture 2017.
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