Linguistics and English Language

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Are accents a tourist commodity?

5 Aug 2015

Can an accent be classed as a tourist commodity...

British Academy Fellowship

30 Jul 2015

Three colleagues elected Fellows of the British Academy...

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

29 Jul 2015

Academics return to the Fringe to debate and discuss...

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Language Variation and Change Research Group

7 Oct 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Lauren Hall-Lew (University of Edinburgh) and Victoria Dickson (University of Oxford),...

Meaning and Grammar Research Group

7 Oct 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Gillian Ramchand (Tromsø)
Topic: Events and situations: evidence from the progressive in...

Historical Phonology Reading Group

8 Oct 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Reading: White, David L. (2004) 'Why we should not believe in short diphthongs'. In Curzan, A. &...

Linguistic Circle

8 Oct 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Sven Mattys (York)
Title: "Effects of cognitive load on speech perception"


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