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.

Upcoming events

SUMMER TERM

28 May 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Kori Allan
Title: TBA
Venue: TBA

11 June 2019, 10-1 pm, Graeme Porte
Title: TBA
Venue: W2 06, 20 Bedford Way

Past events

SPRING TERM

9 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Júlia Barón Parés (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona)
Title: Learning pragmatics in second and foreign language contexts
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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14 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Sune Vork Steffensen (Centre for Human Interactivity, University of Southern Denmark)
Title: Distributed Language and Applied Linguistics: Interactivity, Enskillment, and the Harnessing of Temporality
Venue: Nunn Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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23 January 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Heath Rose (Department of Education, University of Oxford)
Title: English medium instruction: Exploration of gaps between macro-level policies and micro-level practices in language and content learning
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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30 January 2019, 6:00-7:00 pm, Ken Hyland (School of Education & Lifelong Learning, University of East Anglia)
Title: Specificity, writing and EAP teaching
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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20 February 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Alexandre Duchêne (Institute of Multilingualism, University of Fribourg)
Title: Capitalist Multilingualism as an Academic Challenge
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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27 February 2019, 5.30-7 pm, Adriana Patiño-Santos (University of Southampton)
Title: Stories from a Latin American community radio station, on and off the air
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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6 March 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Tetsuo Harada (Waseda University)
Title: Acquisition of Japanese Voiceless Stops by English-Dominant Children in a Two-Way Immersion Bilingual Program
Venue: Darwin Building B40 LT (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/darwin-lt)

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13 March 2019, 5.30-6:30 pm, Ana Inés Salvi (UCL Institute of Education/University of Leeds)
Title: A study of student criticality development in an ELT programme
Venue: Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way

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20 March 2019, 5.30-7 pm, James Costa (Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris)
Title: What do the language sciences have to contribute to the ontological turn in anthropology? Questioning language ideologies from the Holocene to the Anthropocene
Venue: LG04, 26 Bedford Way

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AUTUMN TERM 2018

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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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: 20 Bedford Way, Room 804

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SPRING TERM 2018

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

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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: 20 Bedford Way, Room 822

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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

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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: 20 Bedford Way, Nunn Hall

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22 March 2018, 5-6:30pm, Stephen Cowley, University of Southern Denmark
Title: Languaging unfurled: future prospects
Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Clark Hall

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SUMMER TERM 2018

26 April 2018, 11-12, Laura Vilkaite-Lozdienė, Vilnius University
Title: Processing and acquiring L2 vocabulary: reading studies
Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Room 604

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26 April 2018, 5-6pm, Margaret Hawkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Transmodalities: Conceptualizing Semiotic Affordances in Transnational Communications
Venue: 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: 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

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14 May 2018, 2-3.30 pm, Beatriz Lorente, University of Bern
Title: Maid of memory: tracing the pathways of scripts of servitude
Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

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

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30 May 2018, 5-6.30 pm, Stuart Webb, Western University
Title: The potential for L2 learning through watching television
Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Room 642

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4 June 2018, 5-6.30pm, Karen Risager, Roskilde University
Title: Representations of the world in language textbooks
Venue: 20 Bedford Way, Room 822

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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

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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

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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: 20 Bedford Way, Clarke Hall

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