Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Mabinogion

Cerys Matthews celebrates passion for Mabinogion: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-29315353

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Steven Pinker’s new book reviewed by the Guardian

World-renowned psycholinguist Steven Pinker writes about the things that cause stylistic and grammatical confusion: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/sep/15/sense-of-style-review-steven-pinker-linguistics

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The Golden Age of Grammar that Never Existed

David Marsh writes about this controversial topic over at the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/media/mind-your-language/2014/feb/14/mind-your-language-grammar-wars

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David Crystal on Synonyms for Dying

David writes in his Guardian blog about the ways in which we talk about dying: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/sep/13/a-thousand-words-for-death-lexicon-dying-david-crystal

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The Cheltenham Literature Festival is coming!

There will be many interesting speakers at the festival, and there are free tickets on offer to our students! Simply go to the ticket office at the festival with your student card, to get a free ticket.

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Arran Stibbe presents papers at two conferences over Summer

Over the summer Arran gave a keynote presentation at the Ecopsychology Gathering, the annual conference of Ecopsychology UK. The theme of the 90 minute presentation was Ecolinguistics and the stories we live by. The audience were mainly psychologists who work … Continue reading

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