ENGL staff and invited speakers - 2013

Date / Time

Speakers

Title of Seminar

Venue

13 December 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Srikant Sarangi

‘Contours of expertise’ and ‘communities of interests’ in the study of professional and organisational practice

HJ203

09 December 13
4:30 - 5:30 pm

Dr Chiao-I Tseng

Measuring Cinematic Stylistics via Discourse Analysis

AG434

18 November 13
2:30 - 3:30 pm

Álvaro Acosta Corte

[Spanish Linguistics Talk] Spanish in the U.S., Spanglish and Code-switching as Morphosyntactic and Sociolinguistic Phenomena

N113

07 November 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Ms María Fachal

[Spanish Cultural Talks Series] Spanish as a Global Language and Opportunities to Study in Spain

GH803

05 November 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Dr Saihua (Sarah) Xia

Are They Ready to Participate? East Asian Students’ Acquisition of Verbal Participation in American Classrooms

AG434

15 October 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Dr Saihua (Sarah) Xia

Raise Advanced ESL/EFL Learners’ Awareness of Questioning Strategies: A Quasi-experimental Study

AG434

07 October 13
4 - 5 pm

Dr Janina Wildfeuer

Film Discourse Interpretation

AG434

26 September 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Douglas Biber

Grammar emerging in the noun phrase: The influence of written language use

N114

25 September 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Kanavillil Rajagopalan

The future of English: a sneak preview

EF312

11 September 13
4 - 5 pm

Prof. Eva Maagerø

Svend Foyn. Meaning potentials of monument and space

AG434

11 September 13
5 - 6 pm

Dr Thomas H. Andersen

“OK, fine! You go ahead and talk about the Subject in the Danish imperative”. A small tribute to Christian Matthiessen’s work on language typology.

AG434

02 August 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Eija Ventola

Multimodal Designs and Marketing Discourses – Cultural Icons and Branding

AG434

25 July 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Geoff Williams

What should we do about teaching grammar in schools? Purpose, practice, and theory

AG434

24 July 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Kay L. O’Halloran

Multimodal Analytics: A Digital Humanities Approach to Analyzing and Interpreting Multimodal Phenomena

AG434

28 May 13
4 - 5 pm

Prof. Heidi Byrnes

From ‘communicative competence’ to the motivational self system and ‘willingness to communicate’

AG434

28 May 13
5 - 6 pm

Prof. Lourdes Ortega

The Value and Practice of Research Synthesis in Applied Linguistics

AG434

06 May 13
5 - 6:30 pm

Prof. Jim Martin

"La Grande Illusion": continuing the study of lexis

AG710

23 April 13
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Prof. Coomi S. Vevaina

"Afro-Caribbean Canadian Women Writers and the Anguish of English"

AG434

22 April 13
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Prof. Coomi S. Vevaina

Re-Reading Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and Antony and Cleopatra

AG434

11 March 13
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. Alan Davies

Losing one’s language: négritude and the Anglophone-francophone dispute

AG434

29 January 13
5 - 6:30 pm

Prof. Beverly Derewianka

Literature Meets Grammar

AG434