Goldsmiths Linguistic Seminars (GoldLingS)


GoldLingS is the Goldsmiths Linguistic Seminar series organised by the Linguistic section of the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London.

A series of seminars on various topics from formal linguistics, sociolinguistics and applied linguistics given by renowned academics, members staff and post-graduate students and organised by linguists in the Department of English and Comparative Literature.  

Organiser: Dr Alessia Cogo

For information please contact Cathy Hoste:

Current programme

Date, time, location Speaker  Title
23 Feb 2017, 5-7pm, room EB 110  Dr Paola Vettorel  ELF in language teaching materials 
7 Mar 2017, 5-6pm, room RHB 250 Dr Cristina Ros i Solé The personal world of the language learner
14 Mar 2017, 2-4 pm, RHB 138 Dr Sue Fox Multicultural London English
21 Mar 2017, 11-1pm, 314 LG 2.01 Dr Maria Elena Placencia Politeness in compliments on facebook

Previous events

Date, time, location Speaker  Title
27 Oct 2016, 3-5pm, room EB 109  Professor Andy Kirkpatrick  Is English an Asian language? 
17 Nov 2016, 5:30pm, room RHB 251 Dr Kate Scott The pragmatics of hashtags 
22 Nov 2016, 4-5pm, room RHB 144 Dr Helen Sauntson Young women’s experiences of homophobia and biphobia in UK schools