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Intercultural Staff Cafe Thursday 10 November

Following the successful launch event, Intercultural Connections Southampton (ICS) are delighted to announce that their second Intercultural Staff Café will take place on Thursday 10 November 2016 from 14:30 – 16:30 in the Nuffield Kitchen. This is an opportunity to meet the University’s new Vice-President for Internationalisation, Professor Colin Grant. Professor Grant will be attending from 14:45 – 15:00. Complimentary drinks and cakes will be provided. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar Friday 14th October 2016: Dr Tony Young

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar. When: Friday 14th October 2016, 5-6.30pm Where: Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Tony Young, Newcastle University Intercultural Perspectives on Internationalising Universities More than four million people are now studying in Higher Education (HE) institutions outside their country of origin, and many thousands of ‘international’ academic staff work in our universities worldwide. Continue reading →

Intercultural Connections Seminar and Café Launch 19th & 21st September

We have two free events for all staff, including PGR students, in September: Working Interculturally Seminar,  Monday 19 September, 10 am – 1 pm in 85/2207. Here we will be presenting results of the Staff Survey, International and Intercultural Aspects of Working at the University, undertaken in April/May.  The presentation will be followed by discussion of the findings, and our aim is to generate concrete ideas for ways in which we can improve your experience of intercultural working. Continue reading →

The Center for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) to host the 14th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference (GASLA 14) 6-9 April 2017

The Center for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) is pleased to announce the 14th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference (GASLA 14) to be held at the University of Southampton, the United Kingdom on 6-9 April 2017. The conference provides a forum for discussion of recent, high quality research on second language acquisition, bilingual and multilingual acquisition, psycholinguistics and neurocognition. Continue reading →

International PhD conference on Global Englishes 24th June

On 24 June 2016, the University of Southampton’s Centre for Global Englishes held a one-day international PhD conference on Global Englishes in the Marcus Liebherr Lounge of Southampton Football Club. This conference was designed for doctoral and early postdoc students working in the research field of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), or more broadly, Global Englishes. The event began with a keynote from Professor Anna Mauranen. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar Wed 4th May 2016: Dr Jo Angouri

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar. When: Wednesday 4th May, 5-6.30pm Where: Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Jo Angouri, University of Warwick ‘The politics of language in the global workplace’ Abstract TBA.   The post CGE Seminar Wed 4th May 2016: Dr Jo Angouri appeared first on The Institute for Language and Culture. Continue reading →

Staff Survey – Intercultural and International Aspects of Working at the University

As part of the Intercultural Connections Southampton project, we’d like to find out more about your experience and feelings of working here.  We’ve written a short online questionnaire about intercultural and international aspects of working at the university and would be very grateful if you could complete it.  You can answer as much or as little as you want. It will remain open until midnight on Friday 13 May. Our Ethics number is 18995. Continue reading →