Newcastle Critical Discourse Group seminars

Here's the new timetable for the Newcastle Critical Discourse Group seminars:Semester 2 ProgrammeWednesday, February 11th 20154pm, ARMB. 2.16  Nelya Koteyko (Queen Mary University of London)Personalising diabetes: Organisational messages on diabetes Facebook pages…………………………………………………………………………………..…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Wednesday, March 11th 20152-5:30pm, ARMB.3.38 PhD WorkshopIssues with data: data gathering, analysis and interpretation ……………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Wednesday, April 8th 20154pm, ARMB. 3.38   Paolo Gerbaudo (King's College London)Analysing … Continue reading Newcastle Critical Discourse Group seminars

Why we will always need scholars of culture

Have a listen to this 11 minute BBC programme about language, evolution and the universal grammar:BBC Barry Smith Noam Chomsky Universal grammarMy first response: Very interesting of course. Universal grammar thing—yes—there’s been quite a bit of stuff over the years about what we call cognitive musicology. There’s some interesting stuff in this line but a … Continue reading Why we will always need scholars of culture