Free thinking: how and why we talk

Smith, Andrea (2023) Free thinking: how and why we talk. [Audio]

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Ultrasound tests in Burnley market hall will help the phonetics lab at Lancaster University explore tongue positions and accents as part of this year's Being Human Festival. Claire Nance joins John Gallagher to explain more. Alongside them are Rob Drummond from Manchester Met University, author of a new book You're All Talk, Andrea Smith from the University of Suffolk, who is researching early radio voices and Shane O'Mara, Professor of Experimental Brain Research in Trinity College Dublin, who has been exploring why we converse.

Producer in Salford: Faith Lawrence

Professor Claire Nance and her team from Lancaster University are at Burnley Market on Saturday 11th November. The Being Human Festival runs a series of public events across the UK showcasing humanities research at universities. It runs November 9th - 18th
Dr Andrea Smith is a Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the University of Suffolk
Professor Shane O'Mara teaches at Trinity College Dublin and is the author of books including In Praise of Walking and Talking Heads: The New Science of How Conversation Shapes Our Worlds

Item Type: Audio
Uncontrolled Keywords: radio, broadcasting, radio voices
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Business & Applied Social Science > Department of Arts & Humanities
Depositing User: Andrea Smith
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2023 10:23
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2023 10:23

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