Birmingham corpus linguist will speak about 'How persuasive is persuasive discourse? Using experimental methods to assess reader response empirically'.
The three winners of the GLARE competition visited campus today, where Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Michael Whitby, presented them with a certificate and a set of signed books by author Robin Stevens.
Professor Paul Baker (Lancaster) delivered the 2019 Sinclair Lecture.
Starting 1 July - You'll get an introduction to the main approaches used in linguistic research, including linguistic experiments and discourse analysis.
Literature festival invites academics to speak on the art of political rhetoric, storytelling, 19th century literature and wetland archaeology.
Professor Michaela Mahlberg and Viola Wiegand from the CLiC Project will be giving a talk as part of the Aston University's Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) seminar series on 30 April 2019.
Round two hosted by the Department of English Language and Linguistics, including a mini-olympiad for local schools.
We are releasing the brand-new version 2.0 of the CLiC web app with a refreshed look, many new features and additional texts. As part of the upgrade, the CLiC server will be down on Thursday 7 March.
The CLiC Digital Reading Competition for Key Stages 3–5 has officially launched.
Prof. Maristella Gatto (University of Bari), member of the CLiC advisory panel, visited the university this week and wrote a post for the CLiC Blog on "Enacting silence through punctuation in Heart of Darkness"
In this guest post, Sophie Phelps explores 'liminal' Dickensian characters who are not quite children and not quite adults, as she shows with a case study of David Copperfield's "child-wife" Dora.
Four of the five films and podcasts launched this week by the University for its 'Fantastic Research' campaign feature academics from the College of Arts and Law.