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Karolina Grzech @ LEL Research Seminar

February 19, 2018


On Wednesday 21st February we welcome Karolina Grzech, research associate at SOAS, to the LEL Research Seminars. Karoina’s primary interests are ‘array of phenomena related to spoken discourse, including the use of discourse markers in interaction and pragmatic structuring of talk’ and ‘the methodology of fieldwork’. In particular, her studies focus on ‘Tena Kichwa, a […]

Antal van den Bosch @ LEL Research Seminar

February 13, 2018


On Tuesday 20th February our department welcomes Prof Antal van den Bosch to the LEL Research seminars. Antal, affiliated with the Radboud University of Nijmegen but currently director of the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam), describes his research interests as follows: “In my research I develop machine learning and language technology. Most of my work involves the intersection of […]

10 minutes with… Viktor Leggio

February 11, 2018


The ’10-minutes with’-interviews are back, this time featuring new lecturer Dr Viktor Daniele Leggio! While Viktor is the newest addition to our lecturer crew, he is definitely not new to Manchester. In fact, he moved to Manchester to study here many years ago, and in 2013 he became a doctor under supervision of Professor Yaron Matras. […]

Anders Holmberg @ LEL Research Seminar

February 6, 2018

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Next Tuesday (Feb 13, 2018) LEL welcomes Anders Holmberg, Professor in Theoretical Linguistics at the Newcastle University. Holmberg’s research talk will focus on the compositionality of compound nouns in Swedish and Chinese. Here’s the abstract: Abstract I will discuss the structure of words, particularly compound nouns, in a set of languages including Swedish and two […]

Andrea Nini, Dear Boss, and Saucy Jack

February 1, 2018

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The talk of the day is LEL’s very own Andrea Nini, who recently published an article on authorship analysis of some ‘Jack the Ripper’ letters. The news has gotten, to put it lightly, massive attention, as reported in the university of Manchester’s news letter: A researcher at the University has solved a mystery surrounding Jack […]

Jean-Marc Dewaele @ LEL Research Seminar

February 1, 2018

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Next Tuesday (Feb 6, 2018) LEL welcomes Jean-Marc Dewaele, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of London Birkbeck). Dewaele’s research talk will focus on the language of emotion and foreign language acquisition. Here’s the abstract: Abstract In this lecture I will present an overview of the recent surge of interest in the field of […]

10 Minutes with… Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk

January 9, 2018

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After a long break, the ’10-minutes with’-interviews are back! The first to be subjected to the all-new interrogation is Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk (better know as ‘Pat’), lecturer in Linguistics and quantitative methods. Pat grew up in Poland, but moved to Manchester to doctor at the University of Manchester under supervision of the amazing Ricardo Bermudez-Otero and […]