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! Seminars are usually held on Tuesdays during term time, starting at 4:15 and finishing around 5:30.

The automatic generation of figurative language by computers

The automatic generation of figurative language by computers

Date
11/11/2014
Description
Dr Andrew Gargett (School of Computer Science) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Doctor patient discourse

Doctor patient discourse

Date
18/11/2014
Description
Dr Rachel Adams (School of Health and Population Sciences) delivers this English Language research seminar.
To be or only hyperbolically to be: is it a question of metaphor?

To be or only hyperbolically to be: is it a question of metaphor?

Date
25/11/2014
Description
Professor John Barnden (School of Computer Science) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Heteroglossia as practice and pedagogy

Heteroglossia as practice and pedagogy

Date
02/12/2014
Description
Professor Adrian Blackledge and Professor Angela Creese (School of Education) deliver this English Language research seminar.
Frenemies and fans: the emergence of different YouTube communities

Frenemies and fans: the emergence of different YouTube communities

Date
09/12/2014
Description
Dr Stephen Pihlaja (Newman College, Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.