Westminster Forum for Language and Linguistics

Forum for Languages and Linguistics

The Westminster Forum for Language and Linguistics encompasses all the language and linguistic work that goes on in the different departments of the faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at Westminster. Areas include:

The Forum aims to bring together people working on language and linguistics in order to exchange ideas and approaches within the faculty, across the university and out into a community of staff, students, prospective students and the general public who are interested in language.

Research seminar series

We hold a regular research seminar series that runs fortnightly through term time and an annual public lecture.

Past events

Language and the Problem of Female Authority

This year’s lecture was given by Professor Deborah Cameron (Worcester College, Oxford) on Language and the Problem of Female Authority.

Date: 28 April 2017
Time: 5.30pm
Location: Fyvie Hall, Regent Street Campus.

Semantic Shift: what we do and still don't know

As part of a new series of professorial lectures in the faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Professor Louise Sylvester gave a talk entitled Semantic Shift: what we do and still don't know.

Date: 17 May 2017
Time: 6pm
Location: UG05, Regent Street Campus.

Other past events at Westminster have included:

The Henry Sweet Society colloquium on 28 April 2017.

University of Westminster headquarters building at 309 Regent Street

Courses

Undergraduate, postgraduate and short course study in the social sciences and humanities.

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Research

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities offers an innovative, multi-disciplinary research environment.