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! 

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Northumbria Being Human 2022

We are excited to announce that Northumbria University’s programme of events for this year’s Being Human Festival has now gone live.

Being Human is the national festival of the humanities, and this year Northumbria is one of only five institutions that have been awarded Research Hub status. This means that, working alongside community partners and with Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums, Northumbria researchers will deliver an exciting programme of free events that celebrate two iconic treasures of the North East: The Lindisfarne Gospels and Hadrian’s Wall.  

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A Level English Language Day

Booking form now available here:

We are very happy to announce a new A Level (Year 12) English Language Taster Day, which will take place at our City Campus on 29 June 2022. 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).

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