UG Scholars opportunities in LEL

November 1, 2019
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Manchester LEL colleagues are ever so keen to include UG students in their research on language, as evidenced by our enthusiastic uptake of the summer UG internship programme, Learning through Research. While summer is well and truly over, UG linguistics research is not, and students can now apply to participate in the following research activities […]

LEL colleagues cast a spell on readers of linguistics

October 24, 2019
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Among the subjects that the public never tires of are crime and social class. It is more or less the same for linguistic audiences, as evidenced by the following readership data analytics, carefully curated for you by the Manchet data team. Andrea’s Jack the Ripper paper is featured by OUP as one of the most […]

Ricardo’s seminar tour of Northern Europe (still counting England)

October 21, 2019
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Love of phonology has taken Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero to various corners of the world over the years. The northernmost destination, in this context, has to be Tromsø. Tromsø is the home of Norway’s Arctic University, which is the world’s northernmost university, and our own Pat’s alma mater. Ricardo visited there first in 2007, where he spoke […]

Lingzine makes its debut

October 17, 2019
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Manchet has acquired some formidable competition in the form of Lingzine, a zine focused on linguistics, and run by LEL graduates and students. The first edition is out now, featuring articles on speech recognition, animal communication, Irish travellers and the observer paradox, and more. Check out the online version here, and stay tuned for more!

Strycharczuk in Indiana

October 16, 2019
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Pat is currently in Bloomington Indiana, visiting Indiana University. The Department of Linguistics at IU has close links with Manchester LEL. Most importantly, they gave us Andrew Koontz-Garboden, who graduated from Indiana in 2001. More recently, they hosted Ricardo in 2017, and PhD student, Stefano Coretta, went to visit in 2018. Indiana is a home […]

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Successful viva for Pablo Fuentes

October 15, 2019
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PhD student, Pablo Fuentes, successfully defended his thesis entitled “Issues in Modality and Tense—Studies in English and Mapudungun” on Thursday 10th of October . This is an alternative format thesis, and consists of four articles (plus intro and conclusion). Two have been published, one has been accepted for publication and one is under review. (Details below). Pablo […]

Ann-Marie Hunter at LEL seminar

October 14, 2019
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This week, we welcome Ann-Marie Hunter (University of Leeds) to the LEL seminar. She will give a paper on “Providing practice in the second language classroom: The Poster Carousel revisited”. The talk will be on Tuesday 15th October in SamAlex A7 at 4.30pm. Drinks in the common room will follow, to which all are welcome. […]