News in English Language and Linguistics

The Language of Fake News

Description
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.
Date:
Thursday 6 September 2018

The Language of Fake News

Description
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.
Date:
Thursday 6 September 2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Description
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Pregnancy loss: how to find the right words to talk about it

Pregnancy loss: how to find the right words to talk about it

Description
Jeannette Littlemore, Kate Rumbold and Sarah Turner write for The Conversation.
Date:
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar

Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar

Description
Professor Susan Hunston is giving a plenary talk at this year's Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC), which will take place on 18-21 July 2018 at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
Wednesday 11 July 2018
New free online course: Introduction to Linguistics

New free online course: Introduction to Linguistics

Description
Starting on 2 July, the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is running a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Introduction to Linguistics, hosted by FutureLearn.
Date:
Saturday 30 June 2018

Death Before Birth: The use of metaphor to understand and communicate about pregnancy loss

Description
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
Date:
Friday 29 June 2018

Death Before Birth: The use of metaphor to understand and communicate about pregnancy loss

Description
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
Date:
Friday 29 June 2018
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