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School of Languages and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 2016-17

Room: MB257
Time: 4.30-5.30
  

Please click on titles to access abstracts and on names to access speakers' webpages

Teaching period 1

Wednesday 26 October
Theorising BBC bias
Tom Mills, Sociology and Policy, Aston University

Wednesday 9 November
The Turnover Club: Locality and identity in the North Staffordshire practice of turning over ceramic ware
Rebecca Leach, Keele University

Wednesday 16 November

Neoliberalism and the Dynamics of Policy Discourse: Analysing economisation of language/multilingualism in the European Union
Michal Krzyzanowski, Örebro University

Wednesday 23 November
The Politics of Regulation in the UK: Between tradition, contingency and crisis
Daniel Fitzpatrick, Politics and International Relations, Aston University

Wednesday 30 November
The Native Speaker Myth - Implications on maintenance efforts for minority languages
Fredsted, Europa-Universität Flensburg and Helen Kelly Holmes, University of Limerick
Chair - Gertrud Reershemius, English, Aston University

Wednesday 7 December
Political Writing Today: Film and prose
A panel discussion with Ulrich Peltzer and Julian Preece, Swansea University
Chair – Uwe Schutte, Language and Translation Studies, Aston University

Wednesday 14 December
How Content and Language Integrated Teaching Can Halt the Decline of Languages in Schools
Judith Woodfield (Headteacher, Bordesley Green Girls School)