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Thu Jan 20 2011

Confs: Applied Linguistics, Discipline of Linguistics/United Kingdom

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        1.     Julia Gillen , Literacy History: Pushing the Disciplinary Boundaries

Message 1: Literacy History: Pushing the Disciplinary Boundaries
Date: 18-Jan-2011
From: Julia Gillen <j.gillenlancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: Literacy History: Pushing the Disciplinary Boundaries
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Literacy History: Pushing the Disciplinary Boundaries

Date: 07-Mar-2011 - 07-Mar-2011
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom
Contact: Julia Gillen
Contact Email: j.gillenlancaster.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fss/centres/llrc/event/3551/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This seminar, jointly hosted by the BERA Literacy and Language SIG and the
Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University, provides an opportunity to
bring together a range of educational researchers whose work spans across
different disciplines, phases, interests and perspectives to explore the
potential for new interdisciplinary perspectives, conceptualisations,
understandings and interpretations of language, literacy, learning and

Cost: £35 (including lunch and transport option from & to Lancaster Stn.)

10 am - 4pm 7th March 2011
Bailrigg Conference Centre, Lancaster University

Janet Soler, The Open University: History of discourses around dyslexia
Nigel Hall, Manchester Metropolitan University: Erasable writing technologies
Mary Hamilton, Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University:
Literacy by Numbers: a history of reading, writing and statistics
Gary McCulloch, Institute of Education, London: Discussant
Interactive poster session - chaired by Julia Gillen, Lancaster University.
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