News in English Language and Linguistics

United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad

United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad

Description
Round two hosted by the Department of English Language and Linguistics, including a mini-olympiad for local schools.
Date:
Friday 22 March 2019
The role of metaphor in 'witchcraft'

The role of metaphor in 'witchcraft'

Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore's presentation at the Association of Child Protection Professionals Conference.
Date:
Sunday 10 March 2019
ELAL doctoral researcher wins thesis presentation competition

ELAL doctoral researcher wins thesis presentation competition

Description
Walaipun Puengpipattrakul won the prize at the 8th Thai Student Academic Conference (SACC-TSAC) held at Imperial College London in Febrary,
Date:
Friday 8 March 2019

World Book Day in the Digital Age

Description
Screen time for children, changing reading behaviours or fears around the decline of the printed book are all topics of the digital age.
Date:
Thursday 7 March 2019

World Book Day in the Digital Age

Description
Screen time for children, changing reading behaviours or fears around the decline of the printed book are all topics of the digital age.
Date:
Thursday 7 March 2019
CLiC 2.0 release

CLiC 2.0 release

Description
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.
Date:
Tuesday 5 March 2019
How British Sign Language developed its own dialects

How British Sign Language developed its own dialects

Description
Adam Schembri writing for The Conversation (with Kearsy Cormier, UCL).
Date:
Tuesday 5 March 2019
The language of inequality in the news

The language of inequality in the news

Description
Michael Toolan's book published by Cambridge University Press.
Date:
Monday 18 February 2019
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