Funding to develop links between Lancaster and Georgetown University, Washington
Date: 24 January 2013
The Department of Linguistics and English Language has received funding from FASS to support the development of links between Lancaster and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., USA.
Lancaster's Distinguished Professor Ruth Wodak has been awarded the prestigious 2013-14 Davis Chair in interdisciplinary studies by Georgetown University, and she will spend a semester there in Spring, 2014. Dr Jennifer Nycz has been awarded funding by Georgetown University to visit Lancaster University in order to carry out collaborative research with Dr Dan Johnson on Sociophonetics. The FASS funding will support Dr. Johnson to visit Georgetown University in order to continue their research agenda and Dr Aubrey Logan-Terry to visit Lancaster University to work on a project on methodology in applied linguistics research with Professor Alison Mackey and Dr. Jenefer Philp. Finally, both institutions have provided support for a Georgetown postgraduate student to attend Lancaster University's LAEL Postgraduate student conference in July, 2013.
Associated departments and research centres: Linguistics and English Language