News in English Language and Linguistics

New blog post by visiting CLiC advisory panel member Prof. Maristella Gatto

New blog post by visiting CLiC advisory panel member Prof. Maristella Gatto

Description
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"
Date:
Saturday 19 January 2019
Ground-breaking languages project to move to the University of Birmingham

Ground-breaking languages project to move to the University of Birmingham

Description
'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.
Date:
Tuesday 18 December 2018
The Future of Language Change

The Future of Language Change

Description
Full video of Professor Jack Grieve's inaugural lecture.
Date:
Tuesday 11 December 2018
Liminality in David Copperfield

Liminality in David Copperfield

Description
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.
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
College of Arts and Law confirmed as a focus for Fantastic Research

College of Arts and Law confirmed as a focus for Fantastic Research

Description
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.
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
University of Birmingham's Big Cat Partnership gets the cream

University of Birmingham's Big Cat Partnership gets the cream

Description
A trailblazing partnership between University of Birmingham academics and the leading marketing communications agency Big Cat has won a major regional business award.
Date:
Friday 2 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

Description
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.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
Pattern Grammar in the Classroom

Pattern Grammar in the Classroom

Description
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.
Date:
Wednesday 17 October 2018
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