School of English

A Celebration in Style, a symposium in honour of Prof Ron Carter and Prof Katie Wales

Friday 8th April 2011 (09:00-19:30)


A Celebration in Style

A symposium in honour of Prof Ronald Carter and Prof Katie Wales

The University of Sheffield and the University of Nottingham are delighted to present a one-day symposium in honour of two of the most influential figures in contemporary stylistics. The day will celebrate the continuing legacy of Prof Carter and Prof Wales in the study of style within the fields of stylistics, applied linguistics, and sociolinguistics.

Plenary lectures will be delivered by major figures in each of these disciplines. The day will conclude with a roundtable discussion.

Confirmed speakers include:

Prof Mick Short
Lancaster University

Prof Paul Simpson
Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Emma Moore
University of Sheffield

Dr Joanna Gavins
University of Sheffield

Prof Peter Stockwell
University of Nottingham

Dr Michaela Mahlberg
University of Nottingham

To reserve your place, please contact
The symposium fee will be £40 for the full day (9.30am until 8.00pm), inclusive of lunch, refreshments, and an evening meal and wine reception.

This event is generously supported by PALA and Routledge


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