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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. Advertisements

Postcard from Marije

July 25, 2019 by

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Hello from a sunny and tropical Manchester, This week I am teaching a module on Intercultural Communication as part of the Manchester International Summer School (MISS2019). Together with 23 students from China, I am exploring the ins and outs of Intercultural Communication advice, the link between language and culture, language choice in multicultural contexts, and […]

Summer conference round-up

July 19, 2016 by

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LEL staff are never idle! With the end of teaching term, we’ve been taking every opportunity to spread the good word to all parts of the globe. Professor Delia Bentley is a keynote speaker at this year’s Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) in Naples, talking about S-V and V-S agreement on evidence from Italo-Romance. Yaron Matras […]

LAGB: from Oxford Road to Oxford

August 9, 2014 by

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The provisional programme for the Linguistic Association of Great Britain’s 2014 meeting in Oxford, 1st-5th September at Queen’s College, has been released, and Manchester is predictably well represented. In the pre-workshop postgraduate summer school on 1st September, Kersti Börjars and George Walkden are delivering a session on academic publishing: Kersti will be talking about the […]

Börjars teaching at Germanic summer school

May 7, 2014 by

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Kersti Börjars will be teaching at the First Summer School in Historical Linguistics of Germanic Languages, at the University of Potsdam, in September of this year. Kersti joins a line-up consisting of international experts: Ulrike Demske (Potsdam), Tonya Kim Dewey (Ghent), David Fertig, (SUNY Buffalo), and Christopher Sapp (Mississippi). Aimed at postgraduate students, it will […]

ISLE (Post-)Doctoral Spring School

October 29, 2012 by

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The deadline for application to the first ISLE Spring School, in Freiburg, 15th-19th April 2013, is this Wednesday (31st Oct). The theme of the Spring School is Englishes in a Multilingual World: New Dynamics of Variation, Contact and Change. Full details can be found on the ISLE website.

Phonologists at the EGG in Wrocław

August 12, 2012 by

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Globe-trotting Manchester phonologist Yuni Kim has been representing Manchester at the EGG Summer School in Wrocław, Poland. Yuni taught two very popular and well-received courses on “Introduction to Autosegmental Phonology and Tone” and “Long-Distance Interactions in Phonology”. Also to be spotted at the EGG was postgrad phonologist Danielle Turton. Manchet recommends the EGG to all […]