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World famous Translation Studies scholar Susan Bassnett becomes Honorary Professor

World famous Translation Studies scholar Susan Bassnett becomes Honorary Professor
Description
Susan Bassnett, one of the leading figures internationally in the field of Translation Studies, has accepted an Honorary Professorship at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/10/2013

The language of Queen Elizabeth I

The language of Queen Elizabeth I
Description
Dr Melanie Evans talks about her research on the language of Queen Elizabeth I and her recently published book.
Date:
23/09/2013

English language lecturer on research team awarded two million to explore multilingualism in UK

English language lecturer on research team awarded two million to explore multilingualism in UK
Description
A consortium led by MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham, has been awarded a £1,973,527 as part of the AHRC Translating Cultures theme.
Date:
20/09/2013

New entry requirements for BA English Language

New entry requirements for BA English Language
Description
BA English Language entry requirements have been updated. A levels in English Literature or a foreign language - or both- would be considered for candidates who demonstrate an interest in and aptitude for the study of language.
Date:
09/09/2013

2013 Corpus Linguistics conference

2013 Corpus Linguistics conference
Description
Several members of the English Language and Applied Linguistics division presented their research in workshops, posters and papers at the University of Lancaster.
Date:
29/07/2013

English department launches new online journal

English department launches new online journal
Description
Edited by three current PhD students, and with an international advisory board, English Language Research seeks to provide a forum for innovative research.
Date:
17/07/2013

Grant winners in detail

Grant winners in detail
Description
Dr Alison Sealey's successful grant proposal (in collaboration with Professor Guy Cook) is featured in this week's Times Higher Education supplement.
Date:
03/07/2013

A Small Hiccup

A Small Hiccup
Description
Dr Gabriela Saldanha in conversation with poet Holly Pester as part of A Small Hiccup exhibition at Grand Union.
Date:
01/07/2013

English Language at Birmingham

English Language at Birmingham
Description
Video recording of the June undergraduate open day talk.
Date:
01/07/2013

BAAL-CUP seminar on 'Conceptualizing multilingualism under globalization: membership claims, social categories and emblems of authenticity'

BAAL-CUP seminar on 'Conceptualizing multilingualism under globalization: membership claims, social categories and emblems of authenticity'
Description
Dr Caroline Tagg, gave a paper exploring how social categories are recreated, negotiated and contested in disembodied and semi-public social media contexts as individuals seek to ensure a sense of 'authenticity' and connect with others.
Date:
18/06/2013
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