Linguistics Research Seminar

Wednesday 6 March 2019, 2 pm, W10 (Wilson Building) Jonathan Culpeper (Lancaster University) Shakespeare’s language: New perspectives from corpus linguistics The study of Shakespeare’s language has not made full use of corpora and their related methods, despite the fact that corpus linguistics infuses the making of today’s dictionaries and grammars, and indeed much of historical […]

Linguistics Research Seminar

Wednesday 13 February, 2pm, M46 (Main Building) Dr Helen Faye West (University of Chester) How ‘Scouse’ are Ormskirk and Southport? Abstract Sociolinguistic studies that have focussed on identity have argued that speaker identity is accentuated in border regions due to speakers’ desire to project a strong sense of distinctiveness (Watt, Llamas, Docherty, Hall, & Nycz 2014, […]