LINGUA FRANCA ENGLISH THROUGH SPACE AND TIME: A SELF-REFLECTIVE ACCOUNT

By Willem de Goei, Lancaster University Ghana, Accra, Ghana Applying the framework of space and scale (Blommaert, Collins, & Slembrouk, 2005) to my use of English as a lingua franca (ELF), I show in this self-reflective account that the effective use of our linguistic repertoire is highly dependent on context and space and that each particular space brings with it […]

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Call for papers “Cutting Edges a Conference on Culture, Language and International Education Research”

  Cutting Edges A Conference on Culture, Language and International Education Research ‘Building Bridges in Uncertain Times’   Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June 2019   Culture, Language and International Education Research Group & School of Language Studies & Applied Linguistics   Canterbury Christ Church University  Canterbury, England      Invited Speakers:   Cristina Ros i Solé, Goldsmiths, University of London Alex Ding, University of Leeds […]

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Ongoing research by members of the LANTER community.

The following text is a summary of an ongoing research project conducted by members of the LANTERN community (to mention some: Gary Motteram, Diane Slaouti, Susan Dawson, Felix Kwihangana) Project: Resilience and language teacher development in challenging contexts: Supporting teachers through social media This collaborative action research project aims to explore promising practices in making use of widely available mobile […]

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TALK at MMU by Richard Fay 05.12.18

Hi All This Wed afternoon, at MMU (as hosted by an alumnus of ours, Rob Drummond), there will be the first PhD and staff event involving a visiting speaker (Richard Fay): Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Room GM302 4.30-6.00pm — PhD researcher presentations 6.00-7.00pm — Visiting speaker (RF) RF ABSTRACT “Researching multilingually: researcher development and praxis” In research guidance outside language-foregrounded […]

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Recent research published by LANTERN members

Hi there! Find attached recent research published by LANTERN members. Tantiniranat, S. and Fay, R. (2018). Developing an ELF-aware intercultural purpose in the Thai university context. In N. Sifakis and N. Tsantila (eds.), ELF in EFL contexts (pp.74-92). Bristol: Multilingual Matters. http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781788921756 Volha Arkhipenka, Susan Dawson, Siti Fitriyah, Susan Goldrick, Andrew Howes & Nahielly Palacios (2018) Practice and performance: changing […]

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Call for presentations

We are glad to inform you that the LANTERN Lunchtime Talks are back this academic year.    These chats are a great opportunity to present your ongoing (and previous) work (e.g. PhD projects, research projects, book chapters, articles) as well as any relevant personal and professional experiences (e.g. life as a PhD student, life after your PhD, life as a teacher educator) to other PGR, Staff and colleagues from inside and outside the University of Manchester. The […]

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New book by Paul Breen

Developing Educators for The Digital Age A Framework for Capturing Knowledge in Action Paul Breen See book   Evaluating skills and knowledge capture lies at the cutting edge of contemporary higher education where there is a drive towards increasing evaluation of classroom performance and use of digital technologies in pedagogy. Developing Educators for the Digital Age is a book that provides a […]

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