We hold weekly seminars on Thursday afternoons 4-5pm and larger symposia each semester. See our past events here.For further linguistic events at Aston please see here.Major Events The 15th Conference of the International Association of Forensic LinguisticsIAFL15 will now be held online, hosted by Aston University, Birmingham, UK, from September 13th, 2021. Symposia Idiolectal variation across discourse types6 May 2021This symposium provides a platform for scholars interested in the linguistic individual and how empirically-based findings can inform and improve methods of forensic authorship analysis. Calibration in Forensic Science3 June 2021This symposium brings together some of the leading researchers in the calibration of the likelihood-ratio output of forensic-evaluation systems. Seminars Julien Longhi, 20 May 2021Exploring and analysing web and CMC corpora: a discursive tool-based approach Felicity Deamer, Emma Richardson and Kate Haworth, 27 May 2021For the Record: Exploring variability in interpretations of police investigative interviews Joao Padua, 10 June 2021Using mixed methods to do discourse analysis of legal language: The case of suspect identification decisions in the Brazilian High Court (“Superior Tribunal de Justiça”) Joanne Meredith, Alexandra Kent; and Magnus Hamann 17 June 2021The speakers will present the work they have been doing on 'Digital 101'. Magdalena Szczyrbak, 24 June 2021More details to follow.