In 2012, a symposium was held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics.
1.00 Lunch in The Hemsley Restaurant, University Staff Club 2.00 Talks in room A48, Sir Clive Granger Building 5.30 Inaugural Lecture of Professor Svenja Adolphs, room A48 Sir Clive Granger Building The symposium provided a showcase of research undertaken by CRAL, and included an open-forum discussion on the future of Applied Linguistics. The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Svenja Adolphs: "A Day in the Life of Your Language" directly followed the symposium.
1.00: Lunch in The Hemsley Restaurant University Staff Club (Building 8 on campus map) 1:45: Official Welcome from the Head of School, Professor Julie Sanders 2.00: Introduction from Centre Directors: Dr. Michaela Mahlberg and Dr. Louise Mullany 2.15: Professor Norbert Schmitt: Vocabulary Research in the New Century 2.30: Dr. Kathy Conklin: Do monolinguals or bilinguals like 'fish and chips'?: What the eyes and brain tell us about native and nonnative language processing 2.45: Dr. Michaela Mahlberg & Dr. Simon Preston: Scientific approaches to analysing literary style: Innovation through corpus stylistics 3.00: Coffee break and postgraduate poster display 3:30: Dr. Louise Mullany: What next for professional communication research? 3.45: Professor Geoff Hall, Dr. Meg Dowens, Dr, Benedict Lin & Dr. Du Ping: Video: CRAL in China 4:00: Professor Zoltan Dornyei: Psychology of second language acquisition 4:15: Professor Peter Stockwell: So what is Cognitive Poetics? 4:30: OPEN FORUM: THE NEXT 10 YEARS (chaired by Professor Peter Stockwell) 5:00: Close
The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Svenja Adolphs - "A Day in the Life of Your Language" - was introduced by the University's Vice Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway.
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