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To publicise language events held at the University of Leeds, please contact language@leeds.ac.uk

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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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The Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) is organising a series of talks by professionals working in the Language Services Industry to complement its taught MA programmes. These sessions will introduce additional practical advice, including careers guidance. The talks will be given by enterprising alumni and professional translation project managers, in-house and freelance translators, subtitlers, and…
The Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) is organising a series of talks by professionals working in the Language Services Industry to complement its taught MA programmes. These sessions will introduce additional practical advice, including careers guidance. The talks will be given by enterprising alumni and professional translation project managers, in-house and freelance translators, subtitlers, and…
Towards a transdisciplinary investigation of deaf-hearing interactions: Multimodality, Translanguaging and sign-language studies Elisabetta Adami (LCS), James Simpson (S.of Education), Ruth Swanwick (S. of Education), and Christopher Stone (University of Wolverhampton) This first seminar will discuss how we intend to integrate social semiotic multimodality, translanguaging and sign-language studies to develop a transdisciplinary approach for the understanding…
EAL learning, pedagogy, and materials A workshop presented by Annina Hessel (University of Oxford) Wednesday 11th of October, from 16:30 to 18:00 University of Leeds (Parkinson SR B.08)   The session will start by giving an overview of facts about pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL), including (i) the relationship between English proficiency and educational…
Literary translation as part of the International Writers @ Leeds series The Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) is organising a series of talks by professionals working in the Language Services Industry to complement its taught MA programmes. These sessions will introduce additional practical advice, including careers guidance. The talks will be given by enterprising alumni and…
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 Sadler seminar series Speakers: Janet Watson, Leeds; Diane Nelson
This is a one day conference Developing Speaking Skills. This conference is truly international and papers will be given by speakers from Algeria, Chile, Finland, Poland, Germany, Spain and Sweden in addition to colleagues from universities in the UK and colleagues in LCS.
The official launch is an opportunity to celebrate the many scholarship activities of colleagues in LCS (including the successful launch of the journal The Language Scholar http://languagescholar.leeds.ac.uk/ as well as the international conference taking place on the same day