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School of Languages and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 2017/18

Teaching Period 1
Room: MB108 (East Wing)
Time: 4.30 to 5.30 pm

All welcome

Wednesday 4 October 2017
Dr Davide Vampa, PIR, Aston University
Developing a New Measure of Party Dominance: Definition, Operationalisation and Application to 54 European Regions

Wednesday 11 October 2017
Dr Stefano Pagliari, School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London
The Interest Ecology of Finance: Exploring the Source of the Political Influence of the Financial Industry

Wednesday 18 October 2017
Dr David Orrego Carmona, LTS, Aston University
Exploring Non-professional subtitling to Understand Translation in the 21st Century

Wednesday 25 October 2017
Dr Abigail Boucher, English, Aston University
Fashionable Illness: Consumerism, Medicine, and Class in the Silver Fork Novels

Wednesday 8 November 2017
Dr Geoffrey Stewart Morrison, Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston University
An Introduction to Evaluation of Forensic Evidence: It ain’t like on TV

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Dr Andrew Hammond, PIR, Aston University
“A Land of Myths”: The CIA, Afghanistan & US Foreign Relations

Wednesday 22 November 2017
Dr Marcello Giovanelli, English, Aston University
‘Something happened, something bad’: blackouts, uncertainties and event construal in The Girl on the Train

Wednesday 29 November 2017
Clara Distinguished Visitor
Professor Tarja Nikula-Jäntti, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä (Finland)
Classroom discourse perspective on CLIL: insights from a research trajectory

Wednesday 6 December 2017
 
LSS Distinguished Visitor -
Dr Aagje Swinnen, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University
“Play” and People Living with Dementia: A Humanities-Based Inquiry of TimeSlips and the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project

Wednesday 13 December 2017
Prof. Lawrence M. Solan - Don Forchelli Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Corpus Linguistics as a Tool in Legal Interpretation