Dan McIntyre is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Huddersfield, UK, where he teaches stylistics, corpus linguistics, the history of the English language, and audiovisual translation. He is the author of numerous books on language and linguistics, including History of English (Routledge, 2020), Corpus Stylistics: Theory and Practice (Edinburgh University Press, 2019) and Stylistics (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He is also the founding co-editor of Babel: The Language Magazine, a popular magazine that aims to make linguistics accessible to non-expert readers. At Huddersfield he is Director of Language Unlocked, a linguistic consultancy service specialising in the analysis of large quantities of language data for public, private and third- sector organisations, and in this capacity has worked with such organisations as the UK Green Party, the House of Lords and the BBC. Dan's latest book is The Babel Lexicon of Language (Cambridge University Press, 2021), a beginner's A-Z of linguistic terminology written with his Babel colleagues.
February 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min