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10 minutes with… Dr Viktor Leggio

February 11, 2018 by

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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. […]

10 Minutes with… Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk

January 9, 2018 by

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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 […]

Ten Minutes With… Tine Breban

September 23, 2015 by

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A familiar face to the MA students to whom she is the Academic Advisor, Tine is a lecturer in Linguistics specializing in English grammar. Growing up in Belgium, Tine is the University’s resident expert in Belgian chocolate and Dutch idioms (particularly ones involving animals). After thinking she’d never leave Belgium, Tine changed her mind after […]

Ten Minutes With… Wendell Kimper

September 19, 2015 by

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This week, Ten Minutes With... interviews Wendell Kimper.

Ten Minutes With… Yuni Kim

December 19, 2014 by

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Next up is Yuni Kim or, for those of us familiar with the desperation of IPA transcription practice 5 minutes before our exam, [juni kɪm]. Originally from Pennsylvania, Yuni studied at Harvard and later at the University of California at Berkeley, specialising in phonology and phonetics. Although Yuni never intended to end up in the […]

Ten Minutes With… Laurel MacKenzie

December 12, 2014 by

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Next to subject herself to our panic-inducing interrogation is Laurel MacKenzie, lecturer in English Linguistics specialising in sociolinguistics and language variation. Laurel grew up in Texas but soon escaped to California where she studied Linguistics and French and later did her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. A former LEL PhD student, Danielle Turton, told […]

Ten Minutes With… George Walkden

December 5, 2014 by

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Welcome to ‘Ten Minutes With…’, Manchet’s new interview series. Over the course of this year we’ll be grilling some of the LEL department’s legendary lecturers and asking them answers all the questions you’d never thought to ask, and perhaps never wanted to know. It only seems appropriate that our interview series kicks off with Manchet […]