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The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.
Posted 18 December 2018
'Out of Our Minds', a research group which looks into what speakers know about languages by using machine-learning techniques, will be moving to the University of Birmingham.
Posted 11 December 2018
Full video of Professor Jack Grieve's inaugural lecture.
Posted 16 November 2018
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.
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