- Wednesday 18 October 2017, 16.00 – 17.30, Room C223 (College building): Christopher Norris (Cardiff): Rhyme and Reason: “creative criticism” and thinking in verse.
- Monday 13th November 2017, 16.30 – 18.00, Room C138 (College building): Jamie Tehrani (Durham): The long stories of short tales: genes, languages and the evolution of folk traditions. (rescheduled for 30th January 2018)
- Wednesday 15 November 2017, 16.00 – 17.30, W147 (Williams building): Stephen Cowley (Cambridge and Southern Denmark): Languaging: Just another description of semiosis?
- Wednesday 6 December 2017, 16.00 – 17.30, Room BG09A (Building 9): Jenny Cheshire (Queen Mary): Language innovation and language change: taking the longer view.
- Wednesday 24 January 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room C136 (College): James Kenworth (Middlesex): “Four legs badass, two legs wasteman!”: Reimagining Orwell for Austerity Britain.
- Tuesday 30th January 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room CG83 (College): Jamie Tehrani (Durham): The long stories of short tales: genes, languages and the evolution of folk traditions.
- Wednesday 7 February 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room C110 (College): Jane Hodson (Sheffield): “No one talks like that. Sorry.”: What are people doing when they discuss accents in film and television?
- Wednesday 14 February 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room C110 (College): Mary Coghill (School of Advanced Studies, University of London) A Viewpoint is more than a Point of View: ‘Shades of Light’ and City Poetry.
- Wednesday 28 February 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room C207 (College): Sara Pons-Sanz (Cardiff): Norse-derived terms in English: The Bread and Butter of Etymological Work.
- Tuesday, 13 March, 12.00-14.00, Room BG09B (Building 9): Aleksandra Vukotic (University of Belgrade): Metafiction in Postmodern American Literature and Popular Culture.
- Wednesday, March 14, 12.00-14.00, Room CG48 (College Building): Aleksandra Vukotic (University of Belgrade): Intertextuality in Jeanette Winterson’s ‘The Gap of Time’.
- Wednesday 14 March 2018, 16.00 – 17.30, Room BG09A (Building 9): Jonathan Delafield-Butt (Strathclyde): The Embodied Nature of Narrative: Moving with purpose with others, and its disruption in autism.
- Friday, 16 March 2018, 10.00 – 12.00, Room CG09 (College building): Aleksandra Vukotic (University of Belgrade): The ever-present violence in the media and terrorism as a new world narrative.
- Friday, 16 March 2018, 15.00 – 17.00, Room PAG02 (Portacabin): Ksenijah Kondali (University of Sarajevo): Fictionalizing Transatlantic Slavery: A Comparative Study.
The Language and Communication Research Seminars are free and open to all staff, students and guests. For any questions or if you would like to lead a session, contact Anna Charalambidou.