Research Events

The UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics hosts a number of research events throughout the academic year. They will be listed here as they are confirmed.

AUTUMN TERM

10 October 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Rosemary Erlam,  University of Auckland, New Zealand

Title: The relationship between the opportunity to make ‘form-meaning connections’ and the learning of lexical and grammatical items.
Venue: Darwin Building B40 LT (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/darwin-lt)

Abstract

17 October 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Steve Marshall, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Title: Teaching EAL students across the disciplines in higher education: challenges, dilemmas, and plurilingual pedagogy.
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

Abstract

CANCELLED 24 October 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Maurits van den Noort, Kyung Hee University, Seoul

Title: The relation between bilingualism, cognitive control, and cognitive decline: What are the implications for education?
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

Abstract

31 October 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Masuko Miyahara, International Christian University, Japan

Title: Using Narratives in Identity Research: Attempts to Develop a Reflexive Framework 
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

Abstract

14 November 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Sebastian Muth, Lancaster University

Title: Language, Medical Tourism and the Enterprising Self 
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

Abstract

20 November 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Simone E. Pfenninger & David Singleton,  University of Salzburg & Trinity College (Dublin)

Title: The age-eclipsing effects of environment and input on L2 attainment in instructional contexts

Venue: 118 Chandler House (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/chandler-house)

Abstract

28 November 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Charles Denroche, University of Westminster

Title: Workshop: Grammars, semiotics, multimodality … and YOU!

Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

abstract

5 December 2018, 5.30-6:30 pm, Gerardo Mazzaferro, University of Turin (Italy)

Title: Exploring everyday translanguaging practices and repertoires in contexts of involuntary and enforced immobility 

Venue: W3.01, 20 Bedford Way

abstract

11 December 2018, 5-6 pm, David Block, ICREA Professor of Sociolinguistics, University of Lleida, Spain
Title: Some thoughts on CDS and its Marxist political economy bases 
Venue: Room 804, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way

abstract

SPRING TERM

14 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Sune Vork Steffensen
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

23 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Heath Rose
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

30 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Ken Hyland, University of East Anglia
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

6 February 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Gerardo Mazzaferro
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

20 February 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Alexandre Duchêne
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

6 March 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Tetsuo Harada
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

20 March 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, James Costa
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

SUMMER TERM

11 June 2019, 10-1 pm, Graeme Porte
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

 

PREVIOUS SEMINARS

7 March 2018, 5-6:30 pm, Alexandre Duchêne, Institute of Multilingualism, University of Freiburg

  • Title: Quantifying Speakers in an Era of Calculation
  • Venue: Chadwick Building, Room G08

Quantifying Speakers in an Era of Calculation

 

13 March 2018, 5.15-6.30 pm, John Bitchener, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

  • Title: Written corrective feedback for L2 development: Towards an understanding of its potential
  • Venue: Institute of Education Building, Room 822

Abstract

 

19 March 2018, 2-3:30 pm, Stephanie Schnurr, University of Warwick

  • Title: Exploring leadership stories: Constructing identities through self-denigrating humour
  • Venue: 25 Gordon Street, Maths 505

Stephanie Schnurr Abstract

 

21 March 2018, 5-6:30 pm, Nelya Koteyko, Queen Mary, University of London

  • Title: Mental health advocacy on Twitter: Self-Other positioning in Depression Awareness Week tweets
  • Venue: Institute of Education Building, Nunn Hall

Koteyko Abstract

 

22 March 2018, 5-6:30pm, Stephen Cowley, University of Southern Denmark

  • Title: Languaging unfurled: future prospects
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Clark Hall

Languaging unfurled

 

26 April 2018, 11-12, Laura Vilkaite-Lozdienė, Vilnius University

  • Title: Processing and acquiring L2 vocabulary: reading studies
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 604

Abstract

 

26 April 2018, 5-6pm, Margaret Hawkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Transmodalities: Conceptualizing Semiotic Affordances in Transnational Communications
Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 731

Transmodalities

 

30 April 2018, 2-3.30pm, Ludovica Serratrice, University of Reading

  • Title: The woman, the queen, she: Bilingual and monolingual children’s choice of referring expressions
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

Serratrice_UCL_April2018

 

14 May 2018, 2-3.30 pm, Beatriz Lorente, University of Bern

  • Title: Maid of memory: tracing the pathways of scripts of servitude
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

Abstract

 

16 May 2018, 5-6.30 pm, Delia Chiaro, University of Bologna
Title: Laughing with Disgust: Brown Humour and Politics
Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

Laughing with Disgust

 

21 May 2018, 2-3.30 pm, Lin Pan, University College London

  • Title: Understanding the Teaching of Mandarin Chinese in Schools in the UK
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 642
 

Abstract

 

30 May 2018, 5-6.30 pm, Stuart Webb, Western University

  • Title: The potential for L2 learning through watching television
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

Abstract

 

 

4 June 2018, 5-6.30pm, Karen Risager, Roskilde University

  • Title: Representations of the world in language textbooks
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Room 822

Karen Risager Abstract

 

6 June 2018, 2-3.30pm, Kathy Concklin, University of Nottingham

  • Title: Does the linguistic input matter in a first and second language?: Is what you put in what you get out?
  • Venue: Maths 500 25, Gordon Street

Wednesday 6th of June

 

11 June 2018, 2-3pm, Pauline Foster, St Mary’s University

  • Title: The interaction of age of onset, place of exposure, and aptitude on grammatical judgements in an L2: exploring implicit learning.
  • Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

Abstract

2 July 2018, 2-3.30pm, Alex Housen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  • Title: What the eyes don’t see, or the ears don’t hear, the mind won’t learn: Investigating L2 learning difficulty and learning difficult structures in a second language
  • Venue: IOE Building, 20 Bedford Way, Clarke Hall

Abstract

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