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UZH English Department News: 2022

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  • Job offer: PhD Assistantship in English Literature 60 %

  • 2021 W. Shuy Best Paper in American Speech award

  • INTRO TO RSTUDIO AND R MARKDOWN For open data and reproducibility COURSE by Mason A. Wirtz (University of Salzburg)

    25th – 26th NOVEMBER 2022
    Fri 13:00–17:00 and Sat 09:00–17:00

    University of Zurich
    Room Friday: KOL-G-212, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
    Room Saturday: PLH 105, Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich

    Max. capacity 25 persons

  • PSYCHO FOR PSYCHOPY! An Introduction to Creating Experiments in PsychoPy by Mason A. Wirtz (University of Salzburg)

    Friday, 25th NOVEMBER 2022
    Fri 09:00–12:00
    University of Zurich, Room KOL-G-212, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich

    Max. capacity 15 persons

  • A Conversation with Christa Schuenke (Award-winning translator of anglophone literature)

    Tuesday, 22 November, 8.15-9:45 via Zoom

  • Guest Lecture Prof. Evie Coussé (University of Gothenburg) "Complex verb constructions in early Germanic: The role of the wider constructional network"

    Place: RAK-E-8 (Rämistrasse 73, 8006 Zürich) / Zoom

    Date & time: Monday, 21 November 2022, 14:00-15:30

  • Guest Lecture Prof. Crispin Thurlow (University of Bern) "Language, Tourism and Banal Globalisation”

    Tuesday, 15 November, 10.15-12.00 

    PLH E-05, Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich

  • Guest Lecture Prof. em. Jeremy Smith (University of Glasgow) on "The Language of Chaucer and other Londoners."

    Time and place: Monday, 14 November 2022, 16:15, PLH-E-5

  • Guest Lecture Prof. Thomas Bak (University of Edinburgh) "Multilingualism and language learning across the lifespan.”

  • Zurich Early Modern Online Resources Seminar (ZEMORS): promoting digital resources for 18th-century studies

    Monday, 14th November, 12.15-13.15 p.m. (Swiss time, UTC+1) in Zoom

  • Guest Lecture Prof. Alexander Bergs (University of Osnabrück) "Expanding the scope of Construction Grammar to genre and sound"

    Date & time: Monday, 07 November 2022, 14:00-15:30

    Place: RAK-E-8 (Rämistrasse 73, 8006 Zürich)

  • Information Event "Fulbrigth Grant Program in the U.S. for students and scholars" 2023-2024

    Time: 7 November 2022 18.00
    Place: Room PLH-1-102, Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich

  • Guest Lecture Dr. Chris Montgomery (Univ. of Sheffield) “Perceptual Dialectology in Great Britain: Current research perspectives”

    Time: Nov 4, 2022 10:00 AM Zurich

    Join Zoom Meeting

  • Guest Lecture Prof. David Britain (Univ. of Bern) “The English dialect app”

    Friday, October 21, 2022 - 10.15-12.00h

    KO2-F-150, Rämistrasse 71, 8001 Zürich

  • Guest Lecture Prof. Dr. Sarah Buschfeld (TU Dortmund) “Modeling Lesser-Known Varieties of English”

    Time: Oct 18, 2022 10:00 AM Zurich

    Join Zoom Meeting

  • Job offer: PhD Assistantship in English Historical Linguistics 60 %

  • Old English in Switzerland - Event im Rahmen des SAUTE Jubliäums

    26 September 2022, Abbey Library St. Gallen, Musiksaal im Dekanatsflügel, Klosterhof 6b, 9004 St. Gallen

    18.15 – about 19.45, followed by a reception

  • 2022 SANAS Symposium “The Politics of Emotion" at the English Seminar

    Saturday, 14 May, from 10:30 to 17:30

    RAA-G-01, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

  • SANAS Symposium "The Politics of Emotion"

    on Saturday May 14, 2022
    in RAA-G-01, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

  • Blueprint Masquerades proudly present the light-hearted comedy Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Hood by American playwright Adam Szymkovicz.

    22nd, 23rd, 27th, 28th, and 29th of April, always at 7.30pm
    in Theatersaal Irchel

  • Guest Lecture by Alex Laube on "Language Attitudes in The Bahamas"

    on Tuesday 12th of April 2022 at 2pm in room PLH-E-5

  • Guest Talk Dr. Annina Seiler Rübekeil on "The orthography of Anglo-Saxon charters"

    on 11 April at 16.00 in PET-4

  • Guest Lecture: Prof. Robert McColl Millar, Univ. of Aberdeen, “Cuckoo in the nest: the nature and origins of Scottish Standard English”

    6 April 2022, 10.15-11.45 h, via Zoom

  • Zurich Early Modern Online Resources Seminar (ZEMORS): Researching Performance in the Digital Age

    Monday, 4th April, 12.15-13.15 p.m. in Zoom

  • Workshop „Wissen | Zeigen: Text, Bild, Objekt in der digitalen Vermittlung“ Im Kunst(Zeug)Haus Rapperswil

    am 2. April 2022 ab 14.00 Uhr in der Robinson-Bibliothek im Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona

  • Shakespeare Week (Monday 8th – Friday 12th August 2022) Information Meeting

    Thursday, 24th March at 6p.m.

    in PLH-E-5

  • Trial lectures for the Chair of American Literature and Media

    March 22 and March 23

  • Two Assistant/PhD Positions in English Linguistics each 60 %

  • Informationsveranstaltung zum Lehrdiplom für Maturitätsschulen von UZH und ETH Zürich


    18:30 Uhr