Forthcoming talks 20 February 2020 Prof Wendy Anderson University of Glasgow The metaphorical threads of English: a digital humanities approach The semantic domain of Textiles is a very productive one for metaphor in English, and some of its metaphorical connections are long-standing, traceable back to Old English. Things that are unimportant can be gauzy, tinsel […]
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, […]
MONITOR Global Intelligence on Racism is a multimedia magazine dedicated to bringing expertise on racism to public debate. Issue 3 is out now, with podcasts, videos, and art. ErRS convenor Professor James Renton is the Academic Advisor at MONITOR, which is based at the European University Institute in Italy. The latest issue includes: ErRS convenor […]
Emily knew she wanted a career in HR but felt her English degree was too broad to give her the speciﬁc skills she needed for her chosen ﬁeld.