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young americans

When Bowie sang about American youth in 1975, he probably didn’t realize that their carefree ignorance extended to their sense of smell. According to a recent study by a Dutch researchers at the  119 more words

Scent Stories

Postgraduate masterclasses 2014-15

This year’s LEL masterclass programme has some exciting offerings!

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[Call for papers] International Symposium on Bilingualism

The 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB) will take place on 20-24 May 2015 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. The Symposium will focus on the cognitive, linguistic, educational and sociolinguistic aspects of multilingualism.  266 more words


Detecting Social Power in Written Dialog

This semester, I’ll be working on a project at Columbia CCLS with Prof. Owen Rambow and Vinod Prabhakaran. It falls under the broad category of… 61 more words

Discourse Analysis

Signature Words; 15-Sep-2014

The one major factor which can support the claim that we descended from apes is that we copy. We imitate others – their actions, words, accents, body language etc. 196 more words

Noteworthy Web Articles

Spread the Justice

This blog will be the documentation of a Sociolinguist in training’s journey on the road to Justice. I will be posting weekly about things that happen to me and others around me on a daily basis. 71 more words


Fairclough L&P Ch1

Taken from Norman Fairclough’s Language and Power Chapter 1 Introduction: Critical Language Study

Text below has some information value, but I’m highlighting these because I appreciate the use of personal voice and the honesty that results. 298 more words