ENGL staff and invited speakers - 2016

Date / Time

Speakers

Title of Seminar

Venue

1 Dec 16
5 - 6 pm

Prof. Heidi Byrnes

Accessing (intercultural) content learning in L2 learning: A case study

 AG434

21 Nov 16
5 - 6 pm

Dr Li Lan

Language inflation: A case of tsunami in different social contexts

 AG434

7 Nov 16
5 - 6 pm

Dr Phoebe Lin

Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition in the Age of Internet Television and Social Media

 AG434

17 Oct 16
5 - 6:30 pm

Prof. Itesh Sachdev

Language Attitudes and Identity: some empirical data on varieties of English and on language learning

 AG710

30 Sept 16
4:30 - 6 pm

Prof. John Edwards

The power of language – the language of power

 HJ302

30 Sept 16
11:30 - 1 pm

Prof. Janet Holmes

Intercultural communication in the workplace: challenges for newcomers

 HJ303

21 Sept 16
5 - 6 pm

Prof. Delu Zhang

Grammar, Lexis and Text in the construction of multimodal discourse

 AG434

14 Sept 16
5 - 6 pm

Dr William Feng

Metaphor, metonymy and meaning making in visual images

 AG434

20 June 16
5 - 6 pm

Dr Sue Hood

Telling stories in academic research: making the commonsense uncommonsense

AG434

25 May 16
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Dr Danica Salazar and Professor Stephen Evans

Dai pai dong and other stories: Incorporating Hong Kong English into the Oxford English Dictionary

 AG710

5 May 16
5 - 6 pm

Professor Gu Yueguo

Anatomizing Chinese Populace's Power in Guanxi Discourse

AG434

30 March 16
4:30 - 6 pm

Professor Mona Baker

Translation, Renarration and Conflict

AG710

21 March 16
5 - 6 pm

Professor Isabel Capeloa Gil

“Lux populi. Reading luxury in popular culture”

AG434

7 March 16
5 - 6 pm

Dr. Dennis Tay and Jin Huang

Metaphor and internet-based mental healthcare in Hong Kong

AG434

25 February 16
5 - 6 pm

Professor Marina Bondi

Specialized (economic) knowledge on blogs: engaging multiple audiences on the Web

AG434

23 February 16
10:30 - 11:30 pm

Professor Wei Naixing

A Corpus-based Contrastive Study of Semantic Preference and Semantic Prosody across English and Chinese: Their roles for cross-linguistic equivalence

BC216

1 February 16
5 - 6 pm

Professor Hans J Ladegaard

(Mis)communication, Conflict and Compromise: Intercultural Encounters in the Internationalising University

 AG434