English Language Research seminars

The ELR seminars are a long-running weekly research seminar series within the Department of English, English Language and Applied Linguistics Division.

The seminars are aimed primarily at staff, post-graduate students, and academic visitors in the department, but everyone with an interest in language research is welcome!

For further information, please contact the ELR seminar series co-ordinator, Dr Sarah Duffy: s.duffy.1@bham.ac.uk

The Zhuangzi, hermeneutics and (philological) corpus linguistics

The Zhuangzi, hermeneutics and (philological) corpus linguistics

Date
09/02/2016
Description
Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Multimodality, news narratives and citizen journalism: The YouTube coverage of Oscar Pistorius

Multimodality, news narratives and citizen journalism: The YouTube coverage of Oscar Pistorius

Date
23/02/2016
Description
Ruth Page (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Time, Transition and Voice: The changing role of attributions in British sex education texts for teenagers, 1950-2014

Time, Transition and Voice: The changing role of attributions in British sex education texts for teenagers, 1950-2014

Date
01/03/2016
Description
Lee Oakley (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
The mutual influence of the first and second languages in German and English L1 speakers in second language environments

The mutual influence of the first and second languages in German and English L1 speakers in second language environments

Date
08/03/2016
Description
Petra Schoofs (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Found in Translation: The influence of L1 word combinations on how idioms are processed in L2

Found in Translation: The influence of L1 word combinations on how idioms are processed in L2

Date
15/03/2016
Description
Gareth Carrol (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Towards a corpus linguistics of sign languages: The British Sign Language Corpus Project

Towards a corpus linguistics of sign languages: The British Sign Language Corpus Project

Date
22/03/2016
Description
Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.