ACWME is part of the West Midlands English: Speech and Society project. The corpus is a database comprised of unedited sound recordings with accompanying XML compatible transcriptions of locally based performances - comedy, drama, poetry, song and story telling - and related interviews with performers, members of the audience and local and national celebrities associated with the region. To read more click here.
The reading group aims to "investigate and critique the massified education system" and the "discrepancies between what universities espouse as their stated aims and how they actually work (or do not work)" (Whelan et al. 2013). The group members engage with research that addresses issues such as the discourses and practices of neo-liberal managerialism, the commercialisation of higher education, as well as power, gender and equality in the modern university. To read more click here.
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