LIdIA Events



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LIdIA will be hosting the Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics, 6 - 8 September 2018.


3rd Postgraduate Forum on Applied Linguistics

Student-organised event which aims to bring together various researchers to discuss their work and areas of study within Applied Linguistics.

PFAL3 Programme (PDF, 1.1 MB)

31 January 2018, De Grey Lecture Theatre


Languages and Linguistics Colloquium Series 2017-18 

The series, sponsored by LIdIA and organised with the York St John Linguistics Society, is held fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons.


LIdIA Research Meetings

Semester 2

  • 24 January 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in HG/137

The meaning of meaning

Group discussion led by Prof Chris Hall (Linguistics)


  • 7 February 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in DG/125

NESTs [Native English-speaking Teachers] and LETs [Local English Teachers]: a reappraisal?

Presentation by Prof Fiona Copland (University of Stirling, LIdIA Visiting Professor)


  • 21 February 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in FT/210

RaY demonstration and the HEFCE Open Access policy

Workshop led Ruth Mardall (Repository Librarian, ILS)


  • 7 March 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in HG/137

L&L data stocktaking: Combining teaching with research

Discussion led by Dr Liviana Ferrari (Languages) and Dr Andrew Merrison (Linguistics) 


  • 21 March 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in HG/137

Writing 4* Introductions and Conclusions

Workshop: TBC


  • 25 April 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm in HG/137

Self-coaching: encouraging students to be more reflective

Presentation by Alison Hayes (Languages)

Semester 1

  • 20 September 2017, 3.30pm-5.00pm in DG/014

Inclusive Language in Higher Education

Launch discussion for the new Policy Forum project led by Prof Helen Sauntson (Linguistics) 


  • 4 October 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm in DG/014

Vocabulary development by a bilingual child with Down Sydrome

Data session led by Thilini Wijeratne (Phd student, Linguistics)


  • 18 October 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm in DG/014

'Discourses of 'knowing'': How connected toys normalise dataveillance   

Data session led by Dr Beverly Geesin (Linguistics)


  • 1 November 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm in DG/014

Metaphor and indexicality in 'The Pitman's Pay': the ambivalence of dialect

Presentation by Dr Rod Hermeston (Sheffield Hallam University)


  • 29 November 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm in DG/014

Phonological acquisition in a multidialectal environment

Presentation by Nikki Swift (Linguistics)


Past Events

2016-17 Colloquium Series (Semester 2) - 2016-17 Colloquium Series (Semester 2) (PDF, 0.2MB)

LIdIA Research Meetings 2010-17 - LIdIA Research Meetings 2010-17 (PDF, 0.4MB)