Author Archives: Lisa Bernasek

Diamond Jubilee Project update

Diamond Jubilee project Prof Anna Mauranen, Vice Rector of the University of Helsinki, spent the week of 16th February in Modern Languages, working with Jenny Jenkins on the Diamond Jubilee project. Building on their October meetings, they finalised the details of their project, ‘Linguistic diversity on the international campus’, planning in detail the data collection […]

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ILC Seminar 4 March: Impacts of Impact, Professor Florence Myles

The ILC hosted a seminar and discussion with Professor Florence Myles, University of Essex, on 4 March 2015 to discuss: Impacts of Impact post REF2014.  

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CGE seminar 18 February: Julia Hüttner and Will Baker, University of Southampton

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes seminar on Wednesday 18 February, 5pm-7pm in 65/Lecture Theatre C Julia Hüttner and Will Baker, University of Southampton “Without English this is just not possible…”: studies of language policy and practice in international universities from Europe and Asia   Over the last decade there has […]

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Recent CGE seminar: Andrew Blair, University of Sussex

The Centre for Global Englishes welcomed Andrew Blair from the University of Sussex on 4 February 2015 for a research seminar entitled: Rethinking competence: goals for lingua franca pedagogy and teacher education competence    noun [C or U]: the ability to do something well. –       Her competence as a teacher is unquestionable. –       He reached a […]

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Meaning in Language Learning Network news

The AHRC-funded Meaning in Language Learning network ( led by Professor Roumyana Slabakova (Director of CLLEAR) and Dr. Heather Marsden (York) held its first network event on Saturday, 24 of January, 2015. The aim of the network is to create opportunities for language teachers, language learning researchers, and language education policy makers to meet and […]

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TNS workshop 11 February: Impact and benefits of the arts

Please join us for the next Transnational Studies seminar/workshop: Wednesday, 11 February 2015 4.00pm-7.00pm Venue: 65/1177 Impact and benefits of the arts: How arts institutions relate to the public and reach out to new audiences     This workshop is introduced by short presentations from three directors of institutions of the visual and performing arts, […]

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CLLEAR Annual Lecture 28 January: Professor Jason Rothman

Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) Annual Lecture 5.00-7.00 pm Wednesday 28nd January 2015, Lecture Theatre C (Avenue Campus) Professor Jason Rothman University of Reading and University of Tromsoe Topic: Sourcing (some) differences in heritage language bilingualism and why different is NOT deviant NOR incomplete In this talk, I will first introduce […]

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ILC celebrates REF results

The ILC (combining Modern Languages and Film) celebrates attaining the fifth best research quality rating in UK Modern Languages and Linguistics Modern Languages at Southampton are ranked as fifth in the UK for the overall quality of our research out of 57 submissions nationally for Modern Languages and Linguistics. This is according to the […]

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ILC annual celebration of research

The Institute for Language and Culture held its annual celebration of research on 7 January 2015. Here is a snapshot of our most recently published work — 2 posters – from Oct. 2013-Dec. 2014.   We also feted Southampton’s excellent results in Modern Languages in REF2014 (UoA28). More news to follow.  

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MeXsu seminar 10 December: Ayotzinapa: Human Rights and Violence in Mexico

Ayotzinapa: Human Rights and Violence in Mexico Seminar in response to the disappearance of the 43 student teachers from Ayotzinapa, Mexico, and to mark Human Rights Day 3pm – 10 December 2014 Room 1007, Building 67, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton Since 26 September 2014, 43 students from the rural teacher-training college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, […]

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