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Call for Papers This year, the University of Leeds will hold a pre-Arabic Linguistics Forum (ALiF) study-day on the Arabic dialects of the Arabian Peninsula, on June 30th, 2020. On this day, Marjin Van Putten (Leiden University) and Barry Haselwood (University of Leeds) will be in conversation on phonation (title TBC). Abstracts are also invited for the pre-Forum…
Call for Papers The aim of this international conference is to provide a forum for academic and scholarly exchange on the linguistics of the Arabic language family, for researchers from across Europe and the Middle East, and beyond. Invited Speakers: Nancy Hawker (The Aga Khan University) Stuart Davis (Indiana University) Ahmad al-Jallad (Ohio State University)…
Hidden voices of Arabia: Language documentation in the Arabian Peninsula is a one-day event that aims at bringing together local, national and international postgraduate, early career researchers and scholars working on the linguistic documentation of various dialects and languages in the Arabian Peninsula. In recent years, academic interest in Peninsular vernaculars has increased significantly. Due to political and…
9.20 Introduction to workshop: Janet Watson, Jon Lovett & Diane Nelson 9.30–11.00 Diane Nelson, University of Leeds: Meadow Mari Jon Lovett, University of Leeds & Deryn Rees-Jones, University of Liverpool: Story telling and complex adaptive systems Janet C.E. Watson, University of Leeds & Leonid Kogan, National Research University, Moscow: What’s the time? Natural measurement of…
You are warmly invited to the fourth meeting of Language and Nature Sadler Seminar series. This session will be about “Language, nature, quantification & value”, with presentations by: Eva Shultze-Berndt (University of Manchester) presents the talk “Let’s sit face to face and pluck them iteratively all over together, to completion, in sets of one”: The preference of event quantification…
We are delighted to announce the forthcoming seminar session within the Language and Nature Sadler Seminar Series. This examines Language and Nature in terms of form and sensory experience, with presentations by: 1.       Dr Maria das Dores de Oliveira – Pankararu, Fundação Nacional do Índio 2.       Simon Armitage – Professor of Poetry, University of Leeds 3.      …
You are warmly invited to the first event of “Language and Nature” seminar series in the second semester, themed Temporality, space, colour and quantification. In this session Rosaleen Howard from Newcastle University and Eva Shultze-Berndt from University of Manchester will talk about “Language, nature, time & temporality: expression of time and points of time; changing…
You are warmly invited to the fourth session of “Language and Nature” seminar series of this semester. In this session, Jon Lovett from University of Leeds and Julia Touza-Montero from University of York will talk about “Natural resource management”. Jon Lovett, School of Geography, University of Leeds: Giving Spirits and Controlling Ancestors This talk explores…
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…
A Language and Nature seminar – speaker Erik Anonby from Carleton, Canada All welcome