Call for papers 2015-2016

Language at Leeds PGR Seminar Series 2015/16

This is an open invitation to present your research at the L@L PGR seminar series. Presentations of research at any stage are welcomed, including:

  • Provisional research ideas and questions
  • Works-in-progress
  • Finished chapters/articles
  • Practice presentations for conferences
  • Papers ready to be submitted for publication

We encourage contributions from as many diverse fields as possible, and wish to continue to expand the scope of language and linguistic postgraduate study represented in the seminar series. Previous presentations, for example, have related to:

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Translation
  • First and second language acquisition
  • Language pedagogy
  • Forensic linguistics
  • Language and theology
  • Pragmatics
  • Syntax and grammatical theory
  • Language and social media
  • (Critical) Discourse Analysis

The L@L PGR seminar series for the first semester of the 2015/16 academic year starts in November 2015, and the scheduled seminar dates are:

  • Wednesday, November 18th, 4pm-5pm
  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 4pm-5pm
  • Wednesday, December 16th, 4pm-5pm

Each meeting will include one or two presentations of 20 minutes, each with 10 minutes for questions and feedback.

All meetings will take place in the Psychology school Conference room 2.18 in the psychology building (2nd floor).  The Psychology school is at Lifton Place.

If you’d like to present your work, please complete this form giving an outline of your presentation, with an indication of the session you’d like to present at. Similarly, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us.

Alternatively, you could visit our blog on which there is more information about the group and a full archive of previous talks and abstracts.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts and seeing your work, meeting you at seminars, and continuing with the great success and popularity of the group.

Many thanks,

The L@L PGR Organisers

Call for Papers – Language at Leeds PGR Seminar Series 2013/14

The Language at Leeds (L@L) PGR seminar series – previously known as LLT PGR – brings together postgraduate research students whose research relates to any area of language or linguistics. The main aim of the group is to provide an opportunity for postgraduates and staff from all faculties and departments across the University to present and discuss their work in a friendly, supportive, peer-to-peer forum.

This is an open invitation to present your research at the L@L PGR seminar series. Presentations of research at any stage are welcomed, including:

  • Provisional research ideas and questions
  • Works-in-progress
  • Finished chapters/articles
  • Practice presentations for conferences
  • Papers ready to be submitted for publication

We encourage contributions from as many diverse fields as possible, and wish to continue to expand the scope of language and linguistic postgraduate study represented in the seminar series. Previous presentations, for example, have related to:

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Translation
  • First and second language acquisition
  • Language pedagogy
  • Forensic linguistics
  • Language and theology
  • Pragmatics
  • Syntax and grammatical theory
  • Language and social media
  • (Critical) Discourse Analysis

The L@L PGR seminar series for the second semester of the 2013/14 academic year starts in January 2014, and the scheduled seminar dates are:

  • Thursday 30th January (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 13th February (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 27th February (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 13th March (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 27th March (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 1st May (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 15th May (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 29th May (5pm-6pm)
  • Thursday 12th June (5pm-6pm)

Each meeting will include two presentations of 20 minutes, each with 10 minutes for questions and feedback.

All meetings will take place in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI), in Seminar Room 1. The LHRI buildings are 29-31 Clarendon Place, or Number 25 on the University’s campus map (http://goo.gl/kfPq8)

If you’d like to present your work, please send an abstract (no more than 300 words) to languageatleedspgr@gmail.com giving an outline of your presentation, with an indication of the session you’d like to present at. Similarly, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us.

Alternatively, you could visit our blog at https://languageatleedspgr.wordpress.com/ on which there is more information about the group and a full archive of previous talks and abstracts.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts and seeing your work, meeting you at seminars, and continuing with the great success and popularity of the group.

Many thanks,

The L@L PGR Organisers

Invitation to Present / Call for Papers

The LLT PGR group draws together postgraduate students from across the University whose research relates to any area of language, linguistics and translation.

The main aim of the group is to provide an opportunity for postgraduates to present and discuss their work and attend talks from others, in a friendly, supportive peer-to-peer forum. Research can be at any stage, including:

  • Provisional research ideas and question
  • Works in progress
  • Finished chapters/papers
  • Practice presentations for conferences
  • Papers to be submitted for publication

This is an invitation to offer to present your work in any area of linguistics. Previous presentations have related to broad fields such as:

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Forensic linguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Syntax and grammatical theory
  • Translation

We’d like to continue with these trends, as well as cast the net more widely and urge a range of language, linguistic and translation postgraduates to become part of the group and present their work. The blog for the group can be found at https://languageatleedspgr.wordpress.com/

The LLT PGR is returning for its second successive term on Thursday 11th October 2012, and will hold meetings every two weeks. The dates for the term are:

  • Thursday 11th October, 5pm-6pm
  • Thursday 25th October, 5pm-6pm
  • Thursday 8th November, 5pm-6pm
  • Thursday 22nd November, 5pm-6pm
  • Thursday 6th December, 5pm-6pm

All meetings will take place in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI), in Seminar Room 3. The LHRI buildings are 29-31 Clarendon Place, or Number 25 on the University’s campus map (http://bit.ly/TYxVWP).

Each meeting will include two presentations of 20 minutes, each with 10 minutes for questions and feedback.

If you’d like to present your work, please do not hesitate, just send an abstract (100-300 words) to LeedsLLTPGR@gmail.com outlining your presentation, with an indication of the session you’d like to present at. Similarly, if you have any questions, please visit our blog or email us.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts and seeing your work, and continuing with the great success and popularity of the group.

Many thanks,

The LLT PGR Organisers.