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American Studies tops the league tables

American Studies tops the league tables
Description
American Studies at the University of Birmingham is ranked number one in all three major league tables
Date:
12/10/2016

Language for Specific Purposes conference

Language for Specific Purposes conference
Description
Paul Thompson has been invited to give a plenary lecture at the Language for Specific Purposes conference (LSP2017) in Bergen on 28-30 June 2017.
Date:
06/10/2016

The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference - Call for papers, posters and panels

The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference - Call for papers, posters and panels
Description
The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference will take place in the week of 24 - 28 July 2017 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/09/2016

EMMA goes to Brussels

EMMA goes to Brussels
Description
Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino and Professor Jeannette Littlemore showcased their Marie Curie project at the 'Science is wonder-ful! –European Researchers' Night' event in the Parliamentarium in Brussels.
Date:
30/09/2016

New dance, music, light and textile project

New dance, music, light and textile project
Description
Caroline Radcliffe has been collaborating on a new dance, music, light and textile project with South Asian Arts in Leeds.
Date:
27/09/2016

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s
Description
The enduring appeal of Bridget Jones and why nothing has changed for women since the 1990s - Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature, Rachel Sykes, writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/09/2016

Caroline Radcliffe and Sarah Angliss's noise music used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times"

Caroline Radcliffe and Sarah Angliss's noise music used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times"
Description
Music created by Sarah Angliss and Caroline Radcliffe using sounds recorded at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, will be used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times" on stage from 21 September to 14 October 2016.
Date:
19/09/2016

"The Machinery" - revisiting dance from the nineteenth century imitating the sounds and movements of the factory floor

"The Machinery" - revisiting dance from the nineteenth century imitating the sounds and movements of the factory floor
Description
Devised by women working in the Lancashire mills, the steps of this nineteenth-century 'heel and toe' clog dance directly mimic the repetitive sounds and movements of cotton mill machines.
Date:
16/09/2016

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary
Description
Dr Crayton Walker delivers a workshop on teaching vocabulary at the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association, Malaysia.
Date:
14/09/2016

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce a full time permanent Lectureship in Corpus Based Stylistics and/or Discourse Analysis from 1 January 2017.
Date:
31/08/2016
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