English Language Research Seminars 2013/14

Pleaseclick herefor a list ofabstracts

Teaching Period 1

Room: MB 206 (unless stated otherwise)
Time: 4:00–5:30pm

October 16th: 
InterLanD seminar
Erika Darics, University of Portsmouth 
Lingua Digitalis:  A discourse-centred approach to digital communication

October 30th: 
Professor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham 
Size and depth of vocabulary: What the research tells us
PLEASE NOTE: room change 554 followed by drinks reception in MB65

November 13th:
CfL seminar

Dr. Tatiana Tkačuková:  Aston University 
Communication Needs of Litigants

November 27th : 
CLERA seminar
Dr. Muna Morris Adams, Aston University
" What are pigeons ? "   Vocabulary explanations in non-native English speaker teacher classrooms 
December 11th: 
InterLanD seminar
Dr. Joe Bennett, University of Birmingham 
'How to do things with morality: Ideas about moral evaluation, affect and rationality in political communication and applied linguistics'

Teaching Period 2

Room: MB 568 (unless stated otherwise) 
Time: 4:00–5:30pm

January 22nd
Room NW807
CfL seminar
Dr Krzysztof Kredens, Aston University 
Adversarial interpreting in legal contexts – problem or solution?

February 5th 
Professor Paul Meara, University of Cardiff
Mapping Applied Linguistics

February 19th
Dr Almut Koester University of Birmingham
Applying Research on Workplace and Business Discourse: Corpus-based Teaching Materials

March 5th 

Prof Mary Schleppegrell, University of Michigan 
(Booking required, please click here for details)

March 12th
Dr Nigel Harwood, University of Essex
Proofreaders and proofreading: findings from two research projects

March 26th
Eleni Oikonomou, PhD candidate, King's College London 
Space and educational practice