Events

To publicise language events held at the University of Leeds, please contact language@leeds.ac.uk

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CLER conversation with Prof Alice Deignan and Dr Duygu Candarli “The transition from primary school to secondary school is known to be problematic for some students for a number of reasons: social, academic, and linguistic.” We researched the third of these issues, the linguistic challenge, using data gathered in the north of England. We worked…
Dr. Sara van Meerbergen, Stockholm University, Sweden Translation Studies meets Social Semiotics. Recontextualization of images and changing multimodal depictions of agency, gender and diversity in translated picture books and media for children.                                     To attend the talk, please register here MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality….
Prof. Louise Ravelli, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia                                     Museums and Communication in the 21st Century                                     To attend the talk, please register here MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality. It aims to provide a platform for dialogue for advancing multimodal research…
Languaged in Place: People; Pēpēhā and the resources of Peace Professor Alison Phipps As a second decolonial turn is taken in the wake of #BlackLivesMatters, the reappraisal of the histories of the British Empire languages and their propagations are called to account. In this lecture I will consider the myriad ways in which the challenges…
Dr. William Feng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HongKong Tradition, modernity, and Chinese masculinity: The multimodal construction of ideal manhood in a reality dating show To attend the talk, please register here   MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality. It aims to provide a platform for…
Dr Lauran Doak, Nottingham Trent University, UK Rethinking play and ‘play deficits’ in autism through multimodal analysis of playground video data.                                     To attend the talk, please register here   MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality. It aims to provide a platform for dialogue for…
Prof. Arlene Archer, University of Cape Town, South Africa A multimodal approach to English for academic purposes in contexts of diversity To attend the talk, please register here   MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality. It aims to provide a platform for dialogue for advancing multimodal research…
What did we learn during the enforced move to online teaching and learning during the pandemic? What skills did we develop? What worked well and what didn’t work so well? What might the future of digital/hybrid language education look like? This one-day symposium will bring together staff working in HE language departments to reflect on…

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A seminar on discourse analysis and translation is to be held at the University of Leeds across Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April.
A talk, part of the Language Education Research Seminar series for Semester 2. Dr Martin Lamb and Ms Lou Harvey speak on the subject of ‘Motivation – Language learners’ and teachers’’
Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow) is to deliver a talk in the Language, Literature and Translation series at the University of Leeds on the subject of ‘The loci of inherent variability: what young children reveal’.
The first AMES talk of this Semester by Prof. Janet Watson with Dr Barry Heselwood of the University of Leeds is titled ‘Can spoken Southern Arabic and Modern South Arabian inform Research into Qurʼanic Tajwiid?’
Dr Jean Conteh, Samyia Ambreen, Yixi Lamtso, Nasir Mahmood and Rob Sharples are to speak on the subject of ‘How do ethnography and language education research go together?’ as part of the Language Education Research Seminar series for Semester 2
Rocío Baños (UCL) is to deliver a talk in the Language, Literature and Translation series at the University of Leeds on the subject of ‘Insights into dubbing and prefabricated orality’.
Inaugural event for the new Network for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language Learning (NISSLL), funded by the White Rose Collaboration Fund and to be held at the University of Sheffield HRI.
In this presentation James Simpson, Richard Badger (School of Education) and Caroline Dyer (POLIS), University of Leeds, promote the idea that the linguistic and communicative practices associated with digital communication can be encouraged to strengthen people’s capacity to aspire through the development of voice.
A talk by Jaap van der Meer and Attila Görög. TAUS is a resource center for the global language and translation industries. Its mission is to increase the size and significance of the translation industry to help the world communicate better.
First lecture in the Language at Leeds Distinguished Speaker series, by Professor Grev Corbett (University of Surrey).