Language Studies PhD Conference 2020

16th March 2020, Graduate School G09

The Department of English Language & Applied Linguistics (DELAL) and the Centre for Literacy & Multilingualism (CeLM) host a Language Studies Conference for PhD students every year. Contributing departments include: English Language & Applied Linguistics, Modern Foreign Languages & European Studies, English Literature, the Institute of Education and Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences.

Lecture Hall

Please see the PhD Conference Abstracts 2019 for the Language Studies PhD Conference (2019). This is a list of some of the subject areas covered in the presentations accepted for the conference each year:

  • discourse analysis
  • sociolinguistics
  • second language acquisition
  • child language development
  • L2 skills and processing
  • academic literacy
  • phonetics and phonology
  • clinical Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Spanish Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Arabic Studies

MRes and PhD students present  their research projects. Supervisors and fellow students are invited to attend the presentations. The conference always includes a panel session on the Language Studies Working Papers, an on-line peer-reviewed School publication for the dissemination of research conducted by PhD students and staff. The panel consists of the 2 current editors (PhD students) who, together with previous contributors to the publication, discuss the benefits of submitting an article to the LSWP and what's involved in the review process. View the contents of the previous 9 volumes of the LSWP.

There will be a reception after the conference that will include a Prize Draw - the presenter whose name is drawn from the hat will receive a £100 Amazon book voucher.

Page navigation

See also

  • Consultancy at the University


Search Form

A-Z lists