Language and Culture

As part of the Yemen in Conflict project, LAAF in partnership with Writing on the Wall brings together four Yemeni female poets. About this event Yemen in Conflict is an ongoing project between LAAF, the University of Liverpool and the University of Leeds. The project has involved people who are passionate about Yemen, its poetry and…
Panel on Counter-Narratives in Language Education Research Toward a Raciolinguistic Genealogical Perspective on Language Education Policy  Dr Nelson Flores  (University of Pennsylvania)   Abstract: This presentation proposes raciolinguistic genealogy as a methodological approach to the study of language education. It briefly defines three components of this approach: 1) a genealogical stance that brings attention to…
This seminar is the first of a series as part of the AHRC-funded initiative “Ethics and Aesthetics of Encountering the Other: New Frameworks for Engaging with Difference (ETHER)” How we see and hear the other is often shaped through our attachment to ideas, images and ideologies about ourselves, others and the world. Language ideologies, for…
Join us for this CLER Conversation, led by Prof Cecile De Cat with discussants Dr. Gill Main, and Rumana Hossain, Postgraduate Researcher, University of Leeds https://cler.leeds.ac.uk/events/cler-conversation-multilingualism-socio-economic-status-and-educational-success/ https://sway.office.com/6SYeCnUkTwAaUTFr?ref=email
Join us for this CLER Conversation, led by Asier Calzada, CLER visiting doctoral researcher, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU. With discussants Prof María del Pilar García Mayo, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU & Dr Mohammad Javad Ahmadian, University of Leeds. https://cler.leeds.ac.uk/events/cler-conversation-engaging-language-pedagogies-for-young-people-in-multilingual-contexts/ https://sway.office.com/pn6kHFHbYxi8PFxh?ref=email
Centre for Language Education Research conversation led by Dr Richard Badger which considers the value of multilingual competence in additional language development. With discussants Dr. Dung Cao, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University and Dr. Dogus Oksuz, University of Leeds https://cler.leeds.ac.uk/events/cler-conversation-multilingual-competence-as-a-resource-for-language-learning/ https://sway.office.com/ejtH1jKmIxaoNsd6?ref=email
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…
Talk by Mike Baynham (University of Leeds) and Tong King Lee  (University of Hong Kong) Discussants: Li Wei, UCL; Elisabetta Adami, University of Leeds There is a persistent difficulty noted since Whorf onwards in conceiving language dynamically as languaging, when the metalanguage is a language like English with its preference for “thingification”. The approach to…
Juan delGado and Khaled Alesmael, Qisetna will share stories from the Qisetna living archive of Syrian heritage and culture, followed by a screening of one of their films produced in collaboration with Bidayyat Audiovisual Arts. Joined in conversation by Professor Mike Baynham, Centre for Language Education Research Professor Janet Watson, Centre for Endangered Languages, Cultures…