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 […]
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 […]
The next and third Edge Hill International Writer in Residence will be poet, fiction writer and translator Forrest Gander who will be with us in February. Forrest is a leading writer in the US, arriving to Edge Hill from California and supported by the Department of English, History and Creative Writing, as well as the […]
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.