Full video of Professor Jack Grieve's inaugural lecture.
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.
A trailblazing partnership between University of Birmingham academics and the leading marketing communications agency Big Cat has won a major regional business award.
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Dr Suganthi John and Dr Crayton Walker are in Newcastle to deliver teacher training workshops on 'Pattern Grammar in the Classroom' at International House (Newcastle) for DELTA trainees and language teachers.
Olu Popoola, a PhD researcher at CCR, has launched OutLiar, a deception blog that showcases investigative linguistic techniques and explores instances of (alleged) duplicity, doublespeak and disinformation in global affairs past and present.
Jeannette Littlemore and Sarah Turner showcase findings at in station atrium as part of 'Research at the Heart of Brum' event tomorrow.
Professor Susan Hunston will travel to Guangdong University of Guangzhou City to deliver a five day workshop.
New words in American English tend to develop in five regional linguistic 'hotspots' before spreading across the United States and beyond, a new study reveals.
Professor Susan Hunston will deliver the 32nd SAAL Lecture on Thursday 11 October 2018 at the National University of Singapore.
Writing for the Birmingham Brief, Professor Jack Grieve, Professorial Fellow in Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics examines the challenge of fake news, and how the language used in it could be the key to its detection.