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Multilingualism at Sheffield 2019

By November 5, 2019 No Comments

You are warmly welcome to a series of events across the University which focus on interdisciplinary perspectives on Multilingualism, organised collaboratively by the Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School, the Literacies Research Cluster in the School of Education, the School of Languages and Cultures and the Centre for Luxembourg Studies. Events are supported by iHuman, Multilingual Matters and the UKLA Multilingualism SIG. All events are free to attend and open to all, but places for ‘Why our brains crave languages’ are limited so please book via the eventbrite website listed. 

For further details contact Dr Jessica Bradley, Literacies Research Cluster co-convenor, School of Education jessica.bradley@sheffield.ac.uk

Cover image by Dr Louise Atkinson and Manchester Y9 pupils for the Multilingual Streets project (2019). 

 

Why our brains crave languages 

Dr Thomas Bak, University of Edinburgh 

Monday 2nd December 2019, 2 – 4pm DB13 Bartolome House, University of Sheffield Followed by a discussion led by Dr Ozge Ozturk, Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield and Dr Juliette Taylor-Batty, Leeds Trinity University. Please book via eventbrite. Organised by the Division of Human Communication Sciences and the Literacies Research Cluster, with support from iHuman. 

 

Multilingualism and Education: Case Studies from South Tyrol and Luxembourg 

Verena Platzgummer (EURAC/Vienna) & Sarah Muller (Sheffield) 

Wednesday 4th December 2019, 4-6pm Jessop West G.03, University of Sheffield Chair: Dr Kristine Horner, School of Languages and Cultures (Sheffield) Organised by the School of Languages and Cultures and Centre for Luxembourg Studies. 

 

Poster Presentations by Sheffield undergraduate students on module ‘Social Approaches to Multilingualism’ 

Exhibition: Visual Representations of Multilingualism 

Thursday 12th December 2019, 2-5pm Jessop West Foyer, University of Sheffield Organised by the School of Languages and Cultures. 

 

Book Launch for ‘Multilingualism, (Im)mobilities and Spaces of Belonging’ edited book by Dr Kristine Horner and Dr Jennifer Dailey-O’Cain 

Thursday 12th December 2019, 5-6pm Jessop West Foyer, University of Sheffield 

 

Supported by Multilingual Matters and the WUN networks Multilingualism and Mobility in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere and Intercultural Communication in Networks: Multimodal Approaches.

 

Event Series co-organised by
Literacies Research Cluster, School of Education
Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School
School of Languages and Cultures
Centre for Luxembourg Studies
Supported by iHuman