News in English Language and Linguistics

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

Description
Two researchers from the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants as part of €450 million (£400 million) funding for Europe's long-term frontier research.
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition

Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition

Description
Dr Murakami has received a Language Learning Early Career Research Grant for a new project on the quantitative examination of research trends in second language acquisition.
Date:
Friday 21 February 2020
"Statistics for Linguists" book published

"Statistics for Linguists" book published

Description
Bodo Winter has recently published a new book called "Statistics for Linguists: An Introduction Using R" with Routledge University Press.
Date:
Thursday 23 January 2020
ELAL project awarded AHRC-DFG grant

ELAL project awarded AHRC-DFG grant

Description
The Department of English Language and Linguistics is delighted to announce that Dr Gerardo Ortega (ELAL) and Prof Pamela Perniss (University of Cologne) have successfully been awarded an AHRC-DFG grant for their project
Date:
Thursday 9 January 2020
Publication of edited collection "Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture"

Publication of edited collection "Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture"

Description
The collection Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture, edited by ELAL academics Viola Wiegand and Michaela Mahlberg, has been published by De Gruyter.
Date:
Tuesday 17 December 2019
Why do we like Christmas adverts so much?

Why do we like Christmas adverts so much?

Description
Figurative Tropes in the Excitable Edgar Video. The EMMA project team write for the Birmingham Perspective
Date:
Friday 6 December 2019
Local role models launch new campaign to change young people's life stories in Birmingham

Local role models launch new campaign to change young people's life stories in Birmingham

Description
The university of Birmingham is now working with the National Literacy Trust to boost literacy levels in our city.
Date:
Friday 18 October 2019
Corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 (AAW) added to the CLiC web app

Corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 (AAW) added to the CLiC web app

Description
The corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 is now available from the CLiC web app, with novels from Charles W. Chesnutt, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Sutton E. Griggs, Frances E.W. Harper & James Weldon Johnson.
Date:
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Displaying 1 to 8 of 268
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next