03 October 2018 to 27 March 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Room UG04, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW – View map
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Semester 1

Wednesday 3 October 2018
Speaker: Birgül Yılmaz, University of Westminster

The linguistic repertoire, language ideologies and migration: the case of a young person on the island of Lesvos.

Wednesday 17 October 2018
Speaker: Kristina Hultgren, The Open University

Is call centre work women’s work? A sociolinguistic approach.

Wednesday 31 October 2018
Speaker: Anna Tristram, Queen’s University Belfast

L’écriture inclusive and language attitudes on Twitter.

Wednesday 14 November 2018
Speaker: Siân Preece, UCL Institute of Education

‘I didn’t see a step forward in getting a qualifcation in Gujarati’: multilingualism as ‘problem’ or ‘resource’ in Anglophone higher educational settings and the reproduction of class-based inequalities.

Wednesday 28 November 2018
Speaker: Eva Zehentner, University of York

Are syntactic alternations ‘special’? On the diachrony of English ditransitives. 

Semester 2

Wednesday 30 January 2019
Speaker: Martin Dewey, King’s College London

Identifcation, self-understanding and professional expertise among ‘non-native’ English speaking teachers.

Wednesday 13 February 2019
Speaker: Emily Reed, University of Shefeld

A contact pragmatic study of address terms in Middle English and Anglo Norman.

Wednesday 27 February 2019
Speaker: Darren Pafey, University of Southampton

Visibility and ‘making presence’: Spanish in London’s linguistic landscape.

Wednesday 13 March 2019
Speaker: Nahoko Mulvey, University of Stirling

Translanguaging practice and beliefs on ‘Japaneseness’ at Japanese as a heritage language (JHL) schools in England: linguistic ethnography exploring constructed ideologies and language practices

Wednesday 27 March 2019
Speaker: Frazer Heritage, Lancaster University

Someone has grammatically passivized that digital woman: exploring women’s agency in video games through corpus techniques


These seminars are free to attend and open to everyone. Members of the public wishing to attend are advised to email Petros Karatsareas at [email protected]





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