About the Event
Hosted by the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics and Linguistic Profiling for Professionals, this symposium brings together academics and workplace practitioners from diverse disciplinary backgrounds to debate how language and communication (research within and beyond linguistics) can be of applied practical value to the communicative practices of people working in a wide range of real-world workplace settings.
Dr. Sarah Atkins, University of Nottingham
Dr. Malgorzata Chalupnik, University of Nottingham
Dr. Zsófia Demjén, University College London
Prof. Michael Handford, Cardiff University
Dr. Claire Mann, University of Nottingham
Dr. Stephanie Schnurr, University of Warwick
Professor Marion Walker, MBE
Dr. Dimitra Vladimirou, University of Nottingham
Susannah Fish OBE, QPM, Starfish Consultancy and Former Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police
The day will also consist of a poster session where attendees can learn about the latest professional communication research being undertaken at the University of Nottingham and a launch of a new suite of professional communication courses from Linguistic Profiling for Professionals and the School of English at the University of Nottingham.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
The sympsium will close with Professor Mullany's inaugural lecture.
Sociolinguistic Futures: Identity, Equality and Human Rights
Prof. Louise Mullany, University of Nottingham
The lecture will examine how sociolinguistics research can be best used to address questions of equality, identity and human rights in the workplace. Drawing on what the discipline has achieved so far, Professor Mullany will set out a manifesto for future research, encompassing verbal, non-verbal and digital workplace communication.
There will be a post-lecture reception at 7pm.
This event is free of charge, but places for the symposium are limited so register soon. If you are interested in attending the inaugural lecture, please click the link here to send your RSVP to the School of English for catering purposes.