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Special issue of “Journal of Historical Pragmatics” edited by Mosegaard Hansen

March 17, 2021 by

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LEL’s Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen has served as a guest editor for a special issue on “The role of pragmatics in cyclic language change”, which is out now in Journal of Historical Pragmatics. The issue brings together an introduction by Maj-Britt and six articles on the topic of cyclic change. The link to the special issue […]

CIDRAL Public Lecture by James Murphy

March 11, 2021 by

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Manchet is delighted to announce that the next CIDRAL Public Lecture will be given by an LEL alumnus, James Murphy. James received a PhD from Manchester in 2014, and he has since worked at UWE Bristol. He is now Acting Director of the Bristol Centre for Linguistics, joint Associate Head of Department for Linguistics & Writing and […]

AHRC grant for Mosegaard Hansen

October 16, 2020 by

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Congratulations to Maj-Britt for winning a prestigious AHRC Research Networking Grant! The project will focus on The Role of Pragmatics in Cyclic Language Change. The Co-I is Prof Richard Waltereit (Humboldt U, Berlin), and the network consists of 22 senior and junior colleagues from Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Far East.

Postcard from Núria

August 13, 2019 by

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This postcard is from Núria Barrios Jurado, an MA student at LEL. Núria is in Berlin, attending the DGfS/xPRAG.de Summer School on “Experimental Pragmatics: Theory, Methods, Interfaces”, along with fellow MA students: Colleen, Eve, Kat and Xinyu. The fabulous five are pictured above with a famous Berlin landmark in the background.

CIDRAL book launch with Mosegaard Hansen

December 5, 2018 by

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Today’s CIDRAL book launch is featuring LEL’s own Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen, who will present an edited volume, joint with Rosina Márquez Reiter, on “The Pragmatics of Sensitive Activies in Institutional Discourse”. The volume was  published by John Benjamins earlier this year, and you can read more about it here. The book launch will take place […]

Marina Terkourafi @ LEL Seminar

April 18, 2018 by

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Next week, on Tuesday 24th April, we welcome Marina Terkourafi at the LEL Research Seminar. Marina specialises in pragmatics and sociolinguistics at the University of Leiden. Her primary research areas concern “issues of pragmatic variation and experimental pragmatics”. She has been conducting fieldwork in Cyprus, with “extensive research on the use of politeness markers, the […]

Jean-Marc Dewaele @ LEL Research Seminar

February 1, 2018 by

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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 […]

LEL Research Seminars – Spring 2018

January 5, 2018 by

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New year, new seminars! Manchet is pleased to announce the names and dates for the LEL Research Seminars: Dates Speaker 30.01.2018 Chris Montgomery – Sheffield 06.02.2018 Jean Marc Dewaele – Birkbeck (U of London) 13.02.2018 Anders Holmberg – Newcastle 20.02.2018 Antal van den Bosch – Nijmegen 27.02.2018 N/A 06.03.2018 Jack Grieve – Birmingham 13.03.2018 N/A […]

Ditte Boeg Thomsen at LEL Research Seminar

September 26, 2017 by

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This academic year’s LEL Research Seminar series will kick off on October 3rd with a presentation by Dr Ditte Boeg Thomsen. Ditte is a senior research associate at the Linguistics and English Language department of Lancaster University. Her expertise lies in the field of child language acquisition, and she is particularly interested in the relation […]

Different perspectives on proper noun modifiers

December 20, 2016 by

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Dr Tine Breban and alumna Dr Julia Kolkmann will be hosting a workshop on Different perspectives on proper noun modifiers at BICLCE 2017 in Vigo, 28-30 September 2017. The deadline for submissions to the Tine & Julia workshop is 15th Jan, so get writing! Here is the full call for papers. Submissions and queries should […]