Achilleas Kostoulas

Applied Linguistics & Language Teacher Education

The Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building at the University of Leeds. Taken on the afternoon of Tuesday the 4th of May 2010.

Language research, performance and the creative arts

If you happen to be in or around Leeds next month, you might be interested in a one-day seminar organised jointly by the University of Leeds Centre for Language Education Research (CLER) and members of the AHRC-funded Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law and the State project.

The seminar, which will take place on Friday 16 October (9.30-4.30) is titled Language Research, Performance and the Creative Arts, and it aims to “bring together language researchers interested in the arts” with a view to possibly creating a community of interested people. It is envisaged that there will be a small group of people attending (around 35 people), so there is going to be ample opportunity for active participation. There is no expectation that participants have experience of working with the creative arts.

Provisional timetable

09.30-10.00 Registration
10.00-10.15 Welcome (Lou Harvey & Jessica Bradley)
10.15-11.30 Presentations (titles tba)
10.15-10.40 Jessica Bradley, University of Leeds
10.40-11.05 Zhuomin Huang, University of Manchester
11.05-11.30 Lou Harvey, University of Leeds
11.30-11.45 Break
11.45-12.45 Roundtable discussion
12.45-13.15 Lunch
13.30-14.45 Presentations from the AHRC Researching Multilingually team (titles tba)
13.30-13.55 Richard Fay, University of Manchester
13.55-14.20 Katja Frimberger, University of Glasgow
14.20-14.45 Gameli Tordzro, University of Glasgow
2.45-3.00 Break
3.00-4.00 Roundtable discussion
4.00-4.20 Discussant – James Simpson, University of Leeds
4.20-4.30 Close

There is no fee for attending the seminar. If you are interested in participating, you need to contact the organisers, Lou Harvey (l.t.harvey[at] or Jessica Bradley (j.m.bradley [at]

Featured image: The Ziff Building at the University of Leeds, by Mtaylor848 @ Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0






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