Tag Archives: Global Englishes

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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Routledge author of the month Jennifer Jenkins

Director of the Centre for Global Englishes  Professor Jennifer Jenkins is featured as Routledge’s English language and applied linguistics author of the month. As part of the feature Professor Jenkins discusses her recently republished book Global Englishes, and gives her perspective on the field of English as a Lingua Franca. Read more here.

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Recent publications from the ILC/Centre for Global Englishes

Researchers from the ILC/Centre for Global Englishes have recently published the following: Dr Will Baker Baker, Will, Jenkins, Jennifer, & Baird, Robert. (2014). ELF researchers take issue with ‘English as a lingua franca: an immanent critique’. Applied Linguistics, Advanced Access. Baird, Robert, Baker, Will, & Kitazawa, Mariko. (2014). The Complexity of English as a Lingua […]

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CGE seminar today: Professor Anna Mauranen

English as a lingua franca – Broken English? Please join us for today’s seminar by the Diamond Jubilee Fellowship visitor Professor Anna Mauranen, Vice-Rector of the University of Helsinki and Professor of English. Wednesday 15th October 2015, Lecture Theatre C (Avenue Campus) 17:00-18:30 Abstract: Although it has become generally accepted that English is the global […]

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New research stories available

Visit the ILC website to read two new research stories by our researchers: The art of Ana Clavel by Jane Lavery and The ‘international university’ and English Medium Instruction by Jennifer Jenkins    

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CGE seminar 5 March David Deterding, University of Brunei Darussalam

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar on Wednesday 5 March at 5:00 PM (Avenue Campus, Lecture Theatre C). The invited speaker is David Deterding, University of Brunei Darussalam. The topic of his talk is ‘Intelligibility and Misunderstanding in ELF’ Abstract After a brief consideration of norms in English as a […]

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ILC visiting scholar Professor Ute Smit, University of Vienna

Professor Ute Smit from the University of Vienna will be visiting the University of Southampton through the Institute for Language and Culture from 19 – 25 February. While she is here Professor Smit will be giving a seminar in the CLLEAR and CGE seminar series on Wednesday 19 February (5:00, 65/Lecture Theatre A) entitled English-medium […]

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CLLEAR-CGE and ILC Visiting scholar seminar Prof Ute Smit Wed 19 February

Please join us for a seminar given by the ILC visiting scholar Professor Ute Smit, University of Vienna. The seminar is also part of the CLLEAR and CGE seminar series. Wednesday 19 February 2014, 5:00 PM Avenue Campus Lecture Theatre C Topic: English-medium education in multilingual university settings: A sociolinguistic examination of interactive explaining in […]

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Video recordings from ILC Symposium available now!

The Institute for Language and Culture held a one-day symposium to explore New Directions for Research in Language and Culture on 6 November 2013. Recordings from the keynote speakers are now available on the ILC website in the Media content section. Enjoy! Professor Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool and AHRC Translating Cultures Theme Fellow Translating […]

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New Directions for Research in Language and Culture 6 November: final programme

The final programme for the ILC’s symposium ‘New Directions for Research in Language and Culture’ on Wednesday 6 November 2013 is now available. The full-day event will bring together researchers from Southampton and beyond to hear keynote presentations, engage in debates about the future of language and culture research, and hear about innovative research taking […]

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