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This is part of the Sadler seminar series Speakers: Charles Pigott, Cambridge; Rebecca Jarman, Alice Deignan Charles M. Pigott Ecological Visions in Mayan and Quechua Literature This talk explores a cultural phenomenon that is taking place across Latin America: the rebirth of indigenous literature. After centuries of decline, the ancient literatures of the Mayas and…
The Multimodality Satellite of Language@Leeds will be hosting this research talk by Maria Grazia Sindoni, University of Messina The analysis of spontaneous interaction is a research priority within social and linguistic sciences (cf. Bezemer and Jewitt 2010: 181), such as conversation analysis (Sacks, Schegloff, and Jefferson 1974; Sacks 1992), interactional sociology (Goffman 1981), interactional sociolinguistics…
The Multimodality Satellite of Language@Leeds will be hosting this research talk by Massimiliano Demata Università di Bari According to a multimodal view of meaning, language is no longer considered central in the communication of meaning in the written form. Rather, multimodality involves the simultaneous use of different semiotic systems, such as language, layout, images, etc.,…
The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group is open to PGRs and staff across the University working on any aspect of Arabic language. The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR committee is: Roberta Morano mlrmo@leeds.ac.uk Khalid Alsubaie ml13khta@leeds.ac.uk Rakan Al-Zamel mlrsaz@leeds.ac.uk Abdulrahman Alroumi mlafa@leeds.ac.uk The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group meets twice a month in…
This is part of the Centre for Translation Studies Professional Talks programme Speaker: Jeannette Stewart, Founder Translation Commons
This talk is part of the series of events under the Language at Leeds Multimodality satellite https://www.latl.leeds.ac.uk/research-satellites/multimodality/ Speaker Sandra Petroni University of Rome “Tor Vergata” Digital textuality involves a wide range of text types today. Most of them are “remediated” discursive practices (Bolter 2001, Bolter and Grusin 1999), e.g. digital news reports, articles, interviews, video-conferences,…
Registration is now open for this one-day workshop: Improving spoken fluency is a key aim for university language learners and teachers, and plays an increasingly important role in assessment (e.g. in CEFR standards) as well as in effective communicative teaching practices. Drawing on findings from research, this workshop will focus on practical techniques and strategies…
This is part of the Centre for Translation Studies Prof Talks programme NOTE: session prep:watch &read the interviews in lesson 3 of Localization Essentials:https://goo.gl/11i2Ka
All are welcome to our upcoming discussion jointly organised with the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies We are joined by Michael Gratzke, Professor of German & Comparative Literature at the University of Hull, Associate Dean for Research and current Chair of UCML. Michael will present a number of questions about the future of modern…
This is one of a series of talks under the Multimodality Satellite Speakers: Alessio Mattana (University of Leeds) and Giacomo Savani (University of Leicester) Abstract: Contemporary critical studies on the culture of the long eighteenth century have tended, across different disciplines, to overlook the function and impact of images for the readers of the age….
Lydia Lau L.M.S.Lau@leeds.ac.uk will host Pearl Pu’s visit. She will be in Leeds whole day Friday 8th Dec. If you would like you/your group to meet her, please let Lydia know and she can organise a time when we gets nearer the date.        
The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group is open to PGRs and staff across the University working on any aspect of Arabic language. The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR committee is: Roberta Morano mlrmo@leeds.ac.uk Khalid Alsubaie ml13khta@leeds.ac.uk Rakan Al-Zamel mlrsaz@leeds.ac.uk Abdulrahman Alroumi mlafa@leeds.ac.uk The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group meets twice a month in…
This is a unique opportunity to promote language-related research, take stock of its interdisciplinary breadth, and identify opportunities. The Vice Chancellor is doing us the honour of opening the showcase. To make the most of this opportunity to showcase your own research, please see the form below for a poster template, and to register your…

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This is one of a series of events through the Centre for Translation Studies
You are warmly invited to the fourth Arabic PGR meeting. In this session, Dr. Frank Weigelt from University of Bergen will give a talk about “Methods and Limitations of Traditional Arabic Grammar”. This is a very good opportunity to deepen our notions of the traditional Arabic grammar and share opinions and ideas on the topic….
This is the second seminar of the Sadler Seminar Series ‘Signs Beyond Borders: Meaning making across sign and spoken languages’. Ruth Swanwick and Alena Ryazanova will present and discuss video data of a young child interacting with her hearing mother and a deaf class-mate.This session focuses on family and the social milieu. During the session…
The Multimodality Satellite of Language@Leeds invites you to the following talk by visiting fellow Ilaria Moschini (University of Florence, Italy)Speaker Ilaria Moschini, University of Florence, Italy. The talk stems out of my research on the hybridization of US political and institutional discourse with the language of the web (e.g. Moschini 2016, 2017), where I have…
You are warmly invited to the second Leeds Centre for Interdisciplinary Childhood and Youth Research (L-CYR) Autumn seminar Dr Asimina Vasalou and Dr Laura Benton (both UCL Knowledge Lab) will lead the seminar.Games-based learning (GBL) is often endorsed for the ability to deliver in-the-moment pedagogical feedback. Feedback is one of the most powerful pedagogical interventions…
Dr. Huahui ZHAO (University of Leeds)Peer assessment has been increasingly discussed as an alternative assessment mode to teacher assessment due to the growing number of students in Higher Education, the shortage of staff assessment time, and most importantly the distinct roles of peer assessment in internalizing subject knowledge, developing learners’ higher order thinking, and learner…
This is one of a series of talks through the Centre for Translation Studies
The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group is open to PGRs and staff across the University working on any aspect of Arabic language. The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR committee is: Roberta Morano mlrmo@leeds.ac.uk Khalid Alsubaie ml13khta@leeds.ac.uk Rakan Al-Zamel mlrsaz@leeds.ac.uk Abdulrahman Alroumi mlafa@leeds.ac.uk The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group meets twice a month in…
Speaker: Mauricio Alvarez, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield Abstract: Often in machine learning, data are collected as a combination of multiple conditions, e.g., the voice recordings of multiple persons, each labeled with an ID. How could we build a model that captures the latent information related to these conditions and generalize to a…
A Language and Nature seminar – speaker Erik Anonby from Carleton, Canada All welcome