Pragmatics, writing and (really) listening

Here is information on our first Linguistics Research Seminar of the new academic year.

Our speakers are Billy Clark and Tony Williams, both from Northumbria. Billy and Tony have been discussing how pragmatic theories can be developed by looking at the work of creative writers (including how they talk about their work) and at how ideas from pragmatics might help writers to understand and develop their practice.

There is more information below. All welcome!

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Northumbria Linguistics info for BAAL

The local organising committee of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) created this page for attendees at the annual conference which we hosted online in September 2021 (postponed from 2020). The conference website is here: 

https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/events/2021/09/baal-2020/

We were sorry not to be able to welcome attendees to Northumbria in person and to show them around our campus, around the toon (as locals call Newcastle), and around the north-east of England.

To make up for this a little bit, we shared here some links and some information about us and our local environment.

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Joint Conference on Language Evolution Pragmatics Workshop 2022

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Here is information on our forthcoming workshop on the place of pragmatics in the evolution of language. We’ll be adding updates here before during and after the workshop.

The workshop is organised by Northumbria colleagues Andrew Feeney and Billy Clark. It is part of the Joint Conference on Language and Evolution taking place in Kanazawa, Japan, and online, 4-8 September 2022.

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