School of Linguistics & English Language

Linguistics Circle Lecture Series 2013 - 2014

The Linguistics Circle is a research talk series that includes speakers from within and outside the university. The talks are open to all members of Bangor University and to the public in general.

Abstracts for the different talks can be seen by clicking on the respective titles.

Time and day:  4:00pm on Wednesdays

Venue: Lecture Room 5, New Arts Building


Semester 2 2014

Feb 5

Professor David Crystal

‘The Fight for English’

Feb 26

Mr David Brown (ELCOS, Bangor University)

A Pidgin language, the social semiotics of the workplace  and  21st Century sociolinguistic change In South African mining:  Fanagalo and the road to the Marikana Platinum mine
March 12

Professor Hubert Cuyckens (Ku Leuven, Belgium)

Variability in verb complementation: Finite vs. non-finite patterns’

March 19

Professor Kenny Coventry (University of East Anglia)

‘Spatial Demonstratives and Perceptual Space: Describing and remembering object location’

April 2

Dr Vikki Janke (Kent University)

False friends: the effects of mismatching in morphological complexity on a backward lexical translation task’

April 30

Prof. Chris Jones (Cardiff University)

Where on Earth was that?: Photo captioning with natural language.

Previous Seminars

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