Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Cognitive advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism

Cognitive advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism
Date
21/10/2014
Description
Dr Andrea Krott (School of Psychology) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Global Shakespeares as Methodology

Global Shakespeares as Methodology
Date
23/10/2014
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Alexa Huang (Queen Mary, University of London).

Towards understanding the ecology of L2 development opportunities in teacher-led classroom discourse: the role of teachers' cognitions

Towards understanding the ecology of L2 development opportunities in teacher-led classroom discourse: the role of teachers' cognitions
Date
28/10/2014
Description
Dr Maggie Kubanyiova (School of Education) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Joint seminar: Dr Adam Ledger and Dr Paul Geary

Joint seminar: Dr Adam Ledger and Dr Paul Geary
Date
29/10/2014
Description
Dr Adam Ledger and Dr Paul Geary (University of Birmingham) deliver this joint Drama research seminar.

Don Juan Comes Back From The War

Don Juan Comes Back From The War
Date
30/10/2014 - 01/11/2014
Description
Winter, 1918. A barely-living legend returns from the Front. Now a broken man, a shadow of his former self, he faces the women he and his comrades left behind.

Debunking myths about language and social media

Debunking myths about language and social media
Date
04/11/2014
Description
Drawing on academic research, Dr Caroline Tagg explains how people communicate via social media and how this impacts on language, privacy and identity.

Quadrivium X

Quadrivium X
Date
07 - 08/11/2014
Description
Quadrivium is an annual research, careers, and skills training event for postgraduates and early career researchers of medieval and early modern textual studies.

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.

Translating for a multilingual Europe

Translating for a multilingual Europe
Date
13/11/2014
Description
Angeliki Petrits, European Commission (UK), delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

In shape and mind transformed'? Televised teaching and learning Shakespeare

In shape and mind transformed'? Televised teaching and learning Shakespeare
Date
13/11/2014
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Sarah Olive (Department of Education, University of York).

Fischi per fiaschi - traduzioni e tribulazioni

Fischi per fiaschi - traduzioni e tribulazioni
Date
13/11/2014
Description
Bernard Keeling, Translator Italian/English, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

Being Human in King Lear

Being Human in King Lear
Date
17/11/2014
Description
Panel discussion on 'perspectives from contemporary theatre and medical practice' featuring Dr Erin Sullivan in partnership with the 1623 Theatre company.

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.

Shakespeare and the Talkies

Shakespeare and the Talkies
Date
20/11/2014
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Deborah Cartmell (School of Humanities, De Montfort).

Portuguese-English Verb Dictionaries: focus on students' needs and on cross-cultural language contrast

Portuguese-English Verb Dictionaries: focus on students' needs and on cross-cultural language contrast
Date
23/11/2014
Description
Dra. Regiani Aparecida Santos Zacarias , Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, delivers this 'Translation Profession' 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.
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