The first installment of Babel 2015 will soon be on its way to our print and digital subscribers, and its jam-packed with the usual mix of regular and specially featured articles on our favourite subject - linguistics!
The latest issue has a variety of focuses for its specially featured articles... Linguist Dominic Watt's investigates the glottal stop, Professor Carole Hough takes us on an etymological tour of place-names, editor of the new journal Global Chinese, Li Wei, delves into the once condemned language variety - Chinglish, and much, much more!
Issue 10 also includes a pull-out of concordance and prosody analysis, with an article by Brian Walker for all our avid and novice corpus linguistic subscribers out there - in addition to all of our regular features!
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To celebrate the publication of our 10th Issue we are hosting our first ever inaugural lecture at The University of Huddersfield's state-of-the-art Heritage Quay on Friday 13th February at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker is Brendan Gunn - accent and dialect coach to the likes of Penelope Cruz, Brad Pitt, and Robert DeNiro - who will be marking the occassion with a public lecture on "The Breath of Meaning: Applying Linguistics," reflecting on his academic work, whilst explaining the importance of linguistics in his work with Hollywood actors. For a sneak preview, turn to Brendan's interview for Meet the Professionals in Issue 3 of Babel!
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