‘Multilingualism in contemporary society'

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Janice CarruthersProfessor Janice Carruthers will give a talk at Swansea University on Thursday 30 March 2017, entitled 'Multilingualism in contemporary society: challenges and benefits'. The talk will draw on her research as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded MEITS project: ‘Multilingualism. Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies’ (www.meits.org). Professor Carruthers leads the strand which addresses Sociolinguistic issues around multilingualism in France and Ireland.

Janice Carruthers is Professor of French Linguistics at Queen’s University Belfast, and since January 2017 she has been the Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages at the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

This is a free public lecture, and all are welcome.

Date: Thursday 30 March 2017

Time: Lecture begins at 6.30pm, with a reception from 6.00pm.

Venue: *James Callaghan Lecture Theatre, Callaghan Building, Swansea University, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PP (*NOTE NEW VENUE was Wallace L-T)

This event has been organised by the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities at Swansea University as part of its 2016-17 Public Lecture and Event Series.

Enquiries:  riah@swansea.ac.uk.