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We invite registrations for the fourth (online) event in the international AHRC Research Network Communicating the Unsayable: Learning at the Intersection of Language and the Arts (LILA), a partnership between University of Leeds and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Leeds Libraries, Pudsey Wellbeing Charity, Museu de Lleida and The British Museum. The theme of the event, which is co-hosted…
To overcome isolation during the pandemic, this year’s PGR conference will be held online, through the combination of a specially-created OSF repository and an online meeting. Please see https://www.latl.leeds.ac.uk/linguistics-pgr-virtual-poster-conference-2020/ for information.
The next online talk from the Business Confucius Institute features translator and interpreter Faruk Mardan. He will be sharing his observations about Chinese and UK business culture based on his interpreting experience in a variety of business situations. If this is of interest we hope you will be able to join us. Friday 29 May,…
We are delighted to announce that the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Postgraduate Research Conference 2020 will be hosted on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th May 2020. This conference is scheduled as an online conference under the theme “Conducting Research in Challenging Times”. We have an array of presenters who will share their research and reflect on research…
If you would like to attend this talk online, please email language@leeds.ac.uk by the 11th of May at the latest. “Learner corpora and SLA theory: the importance of task design” (abstract to be posted soon) Florence Myles, University of Essex Learner corpora are becoming a significant asset for second language acquisition research, and are becoming…
THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE PERIOD OF CONFINEMENT. Professor Asifa Majid has accepted our invitation to be the L@L Distinguished Speaker for 2019-2020. Prof. Majid is an acclaimed specialist in Language, Communication and Cultural Cognition. She was appointed Inspirational Research Leader at the University of York in 2018. She…
The dynamics of reading and listening comprehension: developmental perspectives Prof Kate Cain (University of Lancaster) The product of successful reading (and listening) comprehension is a coherent and accurate representation of the state of affairs described in the text: a mental model. A number of language and cognitive skills support the real-time construction of the mental model; these…
Please join us to the launch event of the Languages@Leeds PGR Group. During the launch event, there will be a quick presentation of the Group and its goals, followed by an informal chat over tea and biscuits where we will discuss the proposed activities and any ideas or suggestions to bring this Group to life….
Language and Culture at Leeds atudies connections between how we communicate and the cultures and worlds we create. Central to our research is an interest in what happens when these worlds collide. We ask, ‘How do people of different linguistic and cultural backgrounds, worldviews, past memories, present practices and future visions meet and engage with…
In this workshop, you will learn now to use the intuitive Builder interface PsychoPy, including some of its recently developmed features (e.g. running studies online). This interface aims to be easy enough for use in undergraduate teaching, yet flexible enough for high-precision experimental psychology. Getting started with basic experiments is really easy, but this workshop…