Events

Upcoming | 2014 | 2013

  • Wed
    30
    Apr
    2014
    Sun
    04
    May
    2014

    ICAME 35

    University of Nottingham

    The 35th ICAME conference is to be hosted by CRAL (Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics)School of English at the University of Nottingham in the spring of 2014.

    The Conference theme is 'Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture'. The main conference will be opened with a talk by Professor Ronald Carter.

    For more information, visit the official website.

  • Thu
    08
    May
    2014

    Language in End-of-Life Care workshop

    The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer Street, London, SW1H 0AD

    The workshop will include the following sessions. The full programme is available to download here.

    • Welcome and opening: Professor Sheila Payne (Lancaster University)
    • The search for a final sense of meaning in end-of-life discourses: Professor Lukas Radbruch (University of Bonn)
    • The 'Metaphor in End-of-Life Care' project - data, questions and methods: Dr Jane Demmen and Dr Paul Rayson (Lancaster University)
    • 'Fight' and 'journey' metaphors for cancer revisited: Dr Veronika Koller and Professor Elena Semino (Lancaster University)
    • Listening to patient and professional voices in end-of-life care Dame Professor Barbara Monroe (Chief Executive, St Christopher's Hospice, London)
    • Narratives of 'good' and 'bad' deaths: Dr Zsofia Demjen (Open University) and Professor Elena Semino (Lancaster University)
    • Plenary discussion: chaired by Professor Sheila Payne (Lancaster University)
    • Closing: Dr Veronika Koller (Lancaster University)

    Please contact Jane Demmen for further information and to book one of the remaining places for this event: (j.demmen@lancs.ac.uk). NB: Places will be allocated on a 'first-come-first-served' basis. We may not be able to respond to individual emails after the event is full, but an update will be posted here in due course.

  • Thu
    19
    Jun
    2014
    Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014

    7th Biennial IVACS Conference

    Newcastle University

    IVACS 2014 will take place in Newcastle, the cultural capital of the North East. IVACS 2014 is being organised by the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University.

    Plenary speakers:

    • Michael McCarthy, University of Nottingham
    • Ronald Carter, University of Nottingham
    • Brona Murphy, University of Edinburgh
    • Dawn Knight, Newcastle University
    • Tony McEnery, Lancaster University
    • Andrew Hardie, Lancaster University

    For more information, visit the official website