We’re very much looking forward to our next English Language and Linguistics seminar at 12noon on Wednesday 27th of April 2022. The speaker is Dr. Tim Wharton, from the University of Brighton, and he will be talking about Pragmatics and EmotionContinue reading “Pragmatics and Emotion”
Meet A Linguist
Meet A Linguist
A free online event for A Level students (of any subject)
Friday 21 January 2022 at 1-1.30 pm or 5-5.30pm (we are offering this session twice)Continue reading “Meet A Linguist”
When Oroonoko is not enough?
The next speaker in our English Language and Linguistics research seminar series is Mel Evans from the University of Leeds.
The talk takes place online at 12-1pm UK time on Wednesday 8th of December. Please email me for a link: Billy Clark, email@example.comContinue reading “When Oroonoko is not enough?”
Postgraduate Linguistics Conference Update
We’ve had another change to the programme for our Toon Taaks conference on the 27th of July. The updated announcement (updated on the 21st of July) is below.Continue reading “Postgraduate Linguistics Conference Update”
Fiona Shaw: ‘Outwalkers’, ‘Tell It To The Bees’ and Yaddo
We are delighted that our colleague Fiona Shaw has been nominated for 2019 CILIP Carnegie Medal for her novel Outwalkers You can find the full list of nominations here
To add to this, Fiona has also been awarded a month’s residency at the prestigious Yaddo artists’ retreat, whose prior residents have included James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Katherine Anne Porter and Jeffrey Eugenides: https://www.yaddo.org/about/history/
Meanwhile, the film version of Fiona’s novel Tell It To The Bees has been appearing at festivals, including at Cannes and the Toronto film festival
We are very happy about this well-deserved recognition of Fiona’s work