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Txting is for people who can't spell, write? Wrong

Txting is for people who can't spell, write? Wrong
Description
Those of you who missed the talk by Dr Caroline Tagg as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences may be interested in this extract from her talk, posted on The Guardian's 'Mind Your Language' blog.
Date:
07/11/2014

MA in Translation Studies is awarded the EMT accreditation during official bestowal ceremony

MA in Translation Studies is awarded the EMT accreditation during official bestowal ceremony
Description
Last September, Dr Sofia Malamatidou received on behalf of BCT the official EMT certificate for the MA in Translation Studies.
Date:
06/11/2014

Debunking myths about language and social media

Description
Dr Caroline Tagg is giving a talk as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences on Tuesday, 4 November 2014 from 18:00, at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
29/10/2014

Best European Fiction launched at the Birmingham Centre for Translation

Best European Fiction launched at the Birmingham Centre for Translation
Description
On Friday 17 October journalist Rosie Goldsmith hosted the launch of Best European Fiction 2015 (BEF 2015) at the invitation of the Birmingham Centre for Translation.
Date:
22/10/2014

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?
Description
Dr Esther Asprey interviewed by the BBC as part of their run up to the next series of Peaky Blinders.
Date:
23/09/2014

English language and literature up 12 places

English language and literature up 12 places
Description
English language and literature have been ranked at 39 In the higher education QS World University Rankings for 2014.
Date:
17/09/2014

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil
Description
English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde has just started an eight-month teaching placement at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil.
Date:
18/08/2014

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo
Description
Frazer Heritage will be presenting a paper at the Japanese Association for Language Teachers (JALT).
Date:
17/07/2014

Representing alterity in society in crisis

Representing alterity in society in crisis
Description
Professor Michael Toolan has been invited to give a plenary lecture at a conference on Alterity at the University of Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday 28 July.
Date:
14/07/2014
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