Next TNS Seminar: Working with Popular Culture: The Case of Brazil

The next Centre for Transnational Studies (TNS) seminar will be taking place at 5:00pm on Wednesday 26th March 2014 in Lecture Theatre A, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The session will be led by Paris-based film director Cesar Paes and Dr Mark Dinneen from the University of Southampton.

CLLEAR seminar tomorrow – ‘Representational deficit or processing effect? An RT study of noun-noun compound processing by very advanced L2 speakers of English’

The next CLLEAR seminar of the semester will be taking place on Wednesday 19th March 2014 from 5.00-6.30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, at the University of Southampton. The session is entitled ‘Representational deficit or processing effect? An RT study of noun-noun compound processing by very advanced L2 speakers of English’ and will be presented by Dr. Cecile De Cat from the University of Leeds. All welcome!

Next TNS Seminar: A network of ties, or tied to a network?

The next Centre for Transnational Studies (TNS) seminar will be taking place from 4.20pm-7.00pm on Wednesday 12th March 2014 in Room 2251, Building 65a, Avenue Campus. PhD students Heather Meyer and Jenny Cuffe will lead a workshop on transnational social ties, using examples from their current research to illustrate what it means to be ‘globally connected’.

Transnational Studies seminar: A network of ties, or tied to a network?

The next Centre for Transnational Studies (TNS) seminar will take place on Wednesday 12th March from 4:20-7:00pm in Room 2251, Building 65a, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled ‘A network of ties, or tied to a network?’, and will be led by PhD students Jenny Cuffe and Heather Meyer. All welcome!

CGE seminar today: Intelligibility and Misunderstanding in ELF

The next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar will take place this evening (Wednesday 5th March) from 5:00-6:30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled, ‘Intelligibility and Misunderstanding in ELF’, and will be led by David Deterding from the University of Brunei Darussalam. All welcome!

Joint CLLEAR/CGE seminar: ‘English-medium education in multilingual university settings: A sociolinguistic examination of interactive explaining in the classroom’

The Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) and the Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) are running a joint seminar on Wednesday 19th February at 5pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton. The seminar is entitled: ‘English-medium education in multilingual university settings: A sociolinguistic examination of interactive explaining in the classroom’ and will be presented by Professor Ute Smit from the University of Vienna. All welcome!

CLLEAR seminar today: ‘Inspiring teachers: Multi-Word vocabulary and literacy development in children with English as an Additional Language’

Dr Victoria Murphy from the University of Oxford will be delivering a talk today, Wednesday 5th February, for the first CLLEAR seminar of the semester. The seminar will be taking place from 5:00-6:30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, at the University of Southampton, and is entitled, ‘Inspiring teachers: Multi-Word vocabulary and literacy development in children with English as an Additional Language’. All welcome!

First CLLEAR seminar of semester: ‘Inspiring teachers: Multi-Word vocabulary and literacy development in children with English as an Additional Language’

The first CLLEAR seminar of the semester will be taking place on Wednesday 5th February 2014 from 5.00-6.30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, at the University of Southampton. The session is entitled, ‘Inspiring teachers: Multi-Word vocabulary and literacy development in children with English as an Additional Language’ and will be presented by Dr Victoria Murphy from the University of Oxford. All welcome!

Next TNS Seminar: Art, Identity and Migration – The Spielberg Question

The next TNS seminar will be taking place from 5.00-6.30pm on Wednesday 29th January 2014 on the Avenue Campus, Building 65, Room 1145. David Glasser, Executive Chair and Sarah MacDougall, Eva Frankfurther Curatorial Fellow for the Study of Émigré Artists of Ben Uri Gallery & Museum in London will lead a discussion on their museum’s shift of the traditional paradigm to address the following:

In our 2014 daily diet of xenophobia, we see political parties led by those privileged with high intellect and fine educations compete with each other over the ghosts of the immigrant shadowing us during the day and resting awake under our beds at night all with the intention of taking our jobs, living well off of our taxes and changing the culture of what being (19th century) British is all about.

Next TNS Seminar: The Making of Latin American Music: Passion & Subversion

The next TNS seminar will be taking place from 5.00pm-6.30pm on Wednesday 11th December 2013 on the Avenue Campus, Building 65, Room 1145. Professor Carmen Bernand from the Université Paris-X will be speaking about ‘The Making of Latin American Music: Passion & Subversion’. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session, as well as music and wine. All welcome!