Making institutional sense of domestic abuse in police casework

The next seminar of the Northumbria Language and Linguistics Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday 23rd November at 12:00 in Lipman 121. The seminar will be delivered in a hybrid format so join us in person or online.  We are pleased to welcome our newest member of staff  Dr. Patricia Canning who will  be talking about ‘Making institutional sense of domestic abuse in police casework’

All welcome! 

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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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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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