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Doctoral College

Language and Culture Beyond the Academic World

Language and Culture Event


Funded by the Doctoral College Activities Fund, this series has a range of activities for you to attend, including talks from distinctive scholars in the field of Modern Languages and Linguistics, and interactive exhibitions. From drawing your own language portrait, to challenging your views of language and culture, there is something for everyone, including participation prizes. 

Interactive Exhibitions

When: Monday 13 May, Highfield Campus - within the Research Showcase

When: Tuesday 14 May & Wednesday 15 May, Avenue Campus, 10:00 - 16:00, South Corridor, Building 65

Who: Open to all, no need to book, simply drop in!

Guest Speakers

Lectures delivered by leading scholars in the field provide a stimulating platform for you to understand why we need to investigate this area in the current globalised world. The talks aim to show how this cutting-edge research can inform your own practices in linguistic and culturally diverse academic and educational settings.

Lecture 1

Professor Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ Church University.

When: Friday 10 May, 16:00 - 17:30

Where: Avenue Campus 

Who: Open to all 

Adrian Holliday is Professor of Applied Linguistics & Intercultural Education in the Faculty of Education of the Canterbury Christ Church University, where he is programme director for the PhD in Education. Professor Holliday is an internationally renowned expert on critical studies in the sociology and cultural politics of English language education and intercultural communication.

Book Lecture 1 with Professor Adrian Holliday.

Lecture 2

Wednesday 15 May, Time and Place TBC

More information

Find out more from the Language and Culture in the academic world and beyond team, and the event on our blog.

Book Lecture 1
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