Hello! My name is Elizabeth, and I am a recent English Literature and History graduate from Northumbria University. This summer I have been working on an internship organised by Ann-Marie Einhaus on the ‘Ephemera and writing about war, 1914 to the Present’, who was always just an email away if I had any questions.Continue reading “Summer Internship – Elizabeth’s Experience”
A Level English Language Day 2023
We are very happy to announce this year’s A Level (Year 12) English Language Day, which will take place at our City Campus on 5 July 2023.
The event is free and has limited spaces (we hope to accommodate all of you but bookings will have to be first come first served).Continue reading “A Level English Language Day 2023”
Irony in the Public Sphere
The next seminar of the Northumbria Language and Linguistics Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday 26th April at 12:00 in Lipman 121.
The speaker is Professor Paul Simpson from the University of Liverpool and his talk will be on ‘Irony and its consequences in the public sphere‘ (there’s an abstract below)
The seminar will be delivered in a hybrid format so join us in person or online (more info on each below).
All welcome!Continue reading “Irony in the Public Sphere”
Meet A Linguist January 2023
A free online event for A Level students (of any subject)
Friday 20 January 2023 at 1-1.30 pm or 5-5.30pm (we are offering this session twice)Continue reading “Meet A Linguist January 2023”
Acquiring the social meaning of language variation
The final seminar of the Northumbria Language and Linguistics Research Seminar Series will take place online on Wednesday 14th December at 12.30pm UK time.
Laura Rosseel and Eline Zenner from Vrije Universiteit Brussels will talk to us about Acquiring the social meaning of language variation: two experimental studies on children’s evaluation of language variation in Belgium and Switzerland.
All welcome!Continue reading “Acquiring the social meaning of language variation”