Department of English Language and Linguistics

QS World University Rankings 2020 English Language & Literature Top 50The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.

LATEST NEWS

06 September 2018

The Language of Fake News

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.

26 June 2018

The Hermeneutic Cyborg

Professor Stefan Evert (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) delivered the 2018 Sinclair Lecture.

25 May 2018

CLiC on tour in China

In June Professor Michaela Mahlberg, who has been leading the CLiC project, will give a keynote at the 4th Corpus Linguistics in China Conference and then speak at Beihang University (Beijing) and Southwest University (Chongqing).

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