We are very pleased to announce that the following three proposals for interesting and innovative seminars have been successful for BAAL–CUP funding for the 2016-2017 series. The organisers will soon be sending out calls for papers. Watch this space!



Seminar title


Dr Karen Grainger and Dr Peter E Jones

Sheffield Hallam University

Challenging the pathologisation of non-standard language

April 23-24  2017

Elvis Yevudey and

Colin Reilly/

Aston University

Minority Languages in New Media: Towards language revitalisation in Europe and Africa

27–29 April 2017

Dr Laura L. Paterson and Dr Georgina Turner

Liverpool university

Discourses of Marriage

w/c 11 September 2017


All best

Li Li, 

BAAL Seminars Coordinator