LIdIA Events

Upcoming Events

25 January 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/014

Personhood and individuality in education

Presentation and discussion by Prof Julian Stern (Psychological and Social Sciences)


27 January 2017, 8.00pm - 5.00pm

Postgraduate Forum on Applied Linguistics 2017: ‘Applied Linguistics in the Past and for the Future’

Attendance is free, register now

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


01 February 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

Envisioning the power of data analytics   

Colloquium Lecture by David Beer


08 February, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/014

Re-imagining research into language policy

Presentation and discussion by Prof Marilyn Martin-Jones (Birmingham University)


15 February, 12.30pm - 2.00pm in DG/109

Stanley Milgram's obedience experiments as rhetorical encounters

Presentation and discussionby Dr Stephen Gibson (Psychological and Social Sciences)


15 February 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

REFLECTIONS and CONNECTIONS in the Research Life of a Single Academic Career at York St John
(AKA: On the interconnectedness of many things – and on the obligatory nature of
inter-action between undergraduate students and academic staff)

Colloquium Lecture by Andrew Merrison


22 February 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

Can a person talk like a lesbian? (Part of the York LGBT History Month (PDF, 3.1MB))

Presentation and discussion by Salina Cuddy (PhD student, University of York)


01 March 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

Language, Power and Politics - reflections on contemporary political discourse

Colloquium Lecture by Simon Sweeney


08 March 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/014

Accounting for (dis/non)affiliations in initial interactions amongst Australian, American and British speakers of English

Presentation and discussion by Tilly Flint (MA Research student, Linguistics)


15 March 2017, 12.30pm - 2.00pm in DG/109

Is narrative an endangered species in schools? : secondary pupils' understanding of "storyknowing"

Presentation and discussionby Catherine Heinemeyer (PhD student, Arts)


15 March 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

Language learnt in London: Breaking the mould in sociolinguistics and second language acquisition

Colloquium Lecture by Ben Rampton


22 March 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/014

Another view of secondary EAL: learning strategies in the contact zone

Presentation and discussion by Rob Sharples (Linguistics)


29 March 2017, 12.30pm - 2.00pm in DG/123

Exploring the relationship between socioeconomic status and online language processing

Presentation and discussionby Jessica Brown (PhD student, Psychology)


29 March 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/017

Speech and Voice in Parkinson’s: supporting students supporting clients

Colloquium Lecture by Kate Trott


26 April 2017, 4.00pm - 5.30pm in DG/014

Identity construction in expatriate blogs

Presentation and discussion by Linda Walz (PhD student, Linguistics)


Past Events

Semester 1 (2016/17): Languages and Linguistics Colloquium Series (PDF, 64.4KB)

LIdIA Past Meetings 2010-2017 (PDF, 0.1MB)