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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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Film reviews are clearly a text type centred around evaluation; and, as with all genres, the ways in which evaluation is realised reflect – and contribute to constructing – the conventions and assumptions of the socio-cultural context that they inhabit. In this presentation I will outline a currently influential approach to the analysis of evaluation, the appraisal model.
Language@Leeds will be showcasing a selection of language projects from units across the University in the Woodhouse Suite on 12th January 2015 from 13.30. This will be followed by a wine reception. Please join us.
November 19th, 12pm – 1pm: Lunchtime research discussion, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, Seminar Room 1. Professor Theo Raynor (Healthcare): Title to be announced
University of Leeds – School of Computing Interested staff are welcome to observe: The challenge is: find the best Classifiers for the ReutersGrain and ReutersCorn news datasets, giving the highest accuracy score when trained on the train.arff files and evaluated on the test.arff files. Data Mining and Text Analytics students will present their DM+TA Challenge…
In this monthly lunchtime research discussion, Dr Cécile De Cat (Linguistics & Phonetics), will lead the dicussion on ‘Second-language processing of English compounds’. The discussion will be held at Leeds Humanities Research Institute, Seminar Room 1.
Language at Leeds is pleased to announce that we will be joined by Professor Antoinette Renouf (Birmingham City University), who will speak on “Semantic Neology: the challenges for automatic identification”
School of Computing Research Colloquium, University of Leeds – The Quranic Arabic Corpus: working with users and developers – Dr Kais Dukes, Stream Financial Ltd. & School of Computing, University of Leeds. School of Computing Staff Room, EC Stoner Building 9.21
PEARLS reading group warmly invite you to a research seminar in the School of Education with speaker Marc Marschark, Ph.D. – National Technical Institute for the Deaf – Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
In this lunchtime research discussion, we will hear from Dr Fiona Douglas (English) and Dr Eric Atwell (Computing) on the subject of General Architecture for Dialect Analytics.
Ruth Swanwick, Education, will be presenting the second L@L lunchtime research discussion meeting on 24th September 2014 at 12 – 1pm (LHRI Seminar Room 1). Ruth will talk about deafness, multilinguality and multimodality. All welcome!