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Graduation Day

The Class of 2016 English Language and Linguistics students graduated on the 24th of November at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Despite the cold, everyone was very excited to be there. Hats flew into the air, and people caught up with each … Continue reading

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Class of 2016 Graduation Celebration

Students graduating this year are invited to a celebration following the Graduation ceremony on Thursday 24 November 2016. Please join staff and fellow graduates and their families and friends in the FCH Chapel for tea, and the presentation of prizes, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Marshall writes some short articles on the origins of place-names

Jonathan published six short articles over the Summer on the etymologies of place-names along the Thames-Severn canal system. The mini-series appeared in ‘The Trow’, the official magazine of the Cotswold Canals Trust. Anyone interested in the history of the Stroudwater … Continue reading

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Arran Stibbe rated on Academia.edu

Arran Stibbe, who teaches English Language and Linguistics at the University, is currently in the top 1% of academics on the research website academia.edu. He has 3 books and 34 articles in his portfolio, and there have been 4413 views of … Continue reading

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Language History Students Design Colourful Posters

The Language History students have been having fun showing the historical evolution of English by creating posters with text and images to illustrate their ideas.

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Students attend two Literature Festival Events

Students on the module Ecocriticism went to see two events at the Cheltenham Literature Festival this month. Ecocriticism examines how language can inspire people to reconnect with nature and work towards a more socially just and sustainable society. In the first event, … Continue reading

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Alex Steele to host an Improvisation Event on the 15th of May 11:15 to 13:00 in TC001

Alex Steele and his jazz ensemble will host an Improvisation Event on the 15th of May from 11:15 to 13:00 in TC001, FCH Campus. In this session, Alex will take a deep look at how we can apply ‘jazz thinking’ to enhance our … Continue reading

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