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The first talk in this series will be given by Professor Helen Roy from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology The seminars will be hosted on Zoom and organisers will send a Zoom link on registration. You can register for the series via Eventbrite
This year’s linguistics 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-2021/ for information.
We are glad to invite you to the second Research Talk of 2021 hosted by the Arabic PGR Satellite group. Dr David Wilmsen (American University of Sharjah) will give a talk entitled A new perspective on Arabic grammatical šī: functions and possible origins In the Arabic dialects in which it operates, the grammatical particle šī, also…
We are glad to announce the first Research Talk of 2021 hosted by the Arabic PGR Satellite group. Dr Muntasir Al-Hamad, FHE (Fellow of Higher Education Academy-UK) from Qatar University will give a talk entitled The Power of Gestures: Learn Nonverbal Communication in Arabic Culture The talk will cover the following points: The importance of “Non-Verbal Cues”…
Vigouroux, Cécile B. 2019. Language and (in) Hospitality: The Micropolitics of Hosting and Guesting. Language, Culture, and Society 1 (1): 31–58. Location: Zoom (contact Julia Snell for details) j.snell@leeds.ac.uk
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…
Rosa, Jonathan and Nelson Flores. 2017. Unsettling race and language: Toward a raciolinguistic perspective. Language in Society, 46, 621–647. Location: Zoom (contact Julia Snell for details) j.snell@leeds.ac.uk  
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.
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…