PGR

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)…
15:30 – 16:30:  Round table discussion (Michael Sadler SR 3.40) 17:00 – 18:00: Research talk: “Learner corpora and SLA theory: the importance of task design” (Clothworkers North Building LT  2.31 (Cinema))
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 is currently leading a large research project on “Language as key to perceptual diversity:…
Mike Baynham Talk: WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH INDEXICALITY?  Professor Mike Baynham, University of Leeds: https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/education/staff/117/professor-mike-baynham  Indexicality is a linguistic construct that I have started to find slightly troubling. It is a core, indeed pervasive element in the architecture of what one might broadly call contextual approaches to language analysis with all the blooming diversity that this…
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….
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…
Calling doctoral researchers and staff!    Are you interested in attending a small ‘forensic linguistic and corpus-based research symposium/mini-conference’ on Wednesday 20th November from 9.30 to 2.30. There will be 5 speakers on a range of topics of interest in forensic linguistics and corpus-based research, with a coffee break, and finishing with a buffet lunch. Please…