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Can filled pauses be represented as linguistic items? Investigating the effect of exposure on the perception and production of um (2021)
Journal Article
Kirjavainen, M., Crible, L., & Beeching, K. (in press). Can filled pauses be represented as linguistic items? Investigating the effect of exposure on the perception and production of um. Language and Speech, https://doi.org/10.1177/00238309211011201

The current paper presents three studies that investigated the effect of exposure on the mental representations of filled pauses (um/uh). In Study 1, a corpus analysis identified the frequency of co-occurrence of filled pauses with words located imme... Read More about Can filled pauses be represented as linguistic items? Investigating the effect of exposure on the perception and production of um.

Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images (2021)
Thesis
Williams, L. Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6726592

This thesis is a practice-led enquiry that investigates the creative potential of pinhole video, a new imaging technique which is undocumented elsewhere. Although fixed pinhole image capture has been possible since the advent of chemical photography... Read More about Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images.

“Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918 (2021)
Book Chapter
Fedorowich, K., & Booth, C. (2021). “Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918. In D. E. Delaney, M. Frost, & A. L. Brown (Eds.), Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in the Two World Wars (72-85). Cornell University Press

One issue that migration historians have ignored as a fruitful field of endeavour is the experience of thousands of British-born migrants who either came back to the United Kingdom to enlist in British regiments or enlisted in the respective dominion... Read More about “Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918.

Sir Earle Page's British War Cabinet Diary, 1941-1942 (2021)
Book
Fedorowich, K., & Gifford, J. (2021). Sir Earle Page's British War Cabinet Diary, 1941-1942. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP)

On 7 September 1941, the former prime minister Sir Earle Page was appointed by Arthur Fadden’s UAP-Country Party coalition as Australian minister resident in London; a position he retained when John Curtin’s Labor Party came to power four weeks later... Read More about Sir Earle Page's British War Cabinet Diary, 1941-1942.

Inclusion in the early years: An exploration of the dilemmas of difference, roles and partnerships in the operationalisation of inclusive practices for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (2021)
Thesis
Morfaki, A. Inclusion in the early years: An exploration of the dilemmas of difference, roles and partnerships in the operationalisation of inclusive practices for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5827963

This qualitative study explores the inclusion of children with special educational needs, as enacted in the daily decisions early years educators make. The tensions associated with the ‘dilemmas of difference’ (Norwich, 2008, 2009, 2014) pertaining t... Read More about Inclusion in the early years: An exploration of the dilemmas of difference, roles and partnerships in the operationalisation of inclusive practices for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability.

British satirical poems and cartoons about Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: Deconstructing authenticity and aura (2021)
Journal Article
Martens, B. (2021). British satirical poems and cartoons about Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: Deconstructing authenticity and aura. Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 43(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/08905495.2021.1863109

This article draws on opposing cultural concepts of authenticity and imitation, combined with Walter Benjamin’s notion of the aura, to examine the self-promotion of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte as successor of Napoleon I. The article confronts Louis-Napo... Read More about British satirical poems and cartoons about Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: Deconstructing authenticity and aura.

Ludics and Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic: Angela Carter at Play (2021)
Book
Sivyer, C. (2021). Ludics and Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic: Angela Carter at Play. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press

Angela Carter’s provocations to laughter and her enchantment with ludic narrative strategies are two key aspects of her aesthetic practice, neither of which has been the focus of sustained study. Ludics and Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic: Angela Cart... Read More about Ludics and Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic: Angela Carter at Play.

The impresario in British cinema: Bernard Delfont at EMI (2021)
Journal Article
Spicer, A. (2021). The impresario in British cinema: Bernard Delfont at EMI. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 18(1), 7-33. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2021.0553

The article argues that Bernard Delfont played a significant role in the development of the British film industry in the 1970s as head of EMI’s entertainment division that included film. In contradistinction to existing accounts, it is contended that... Read More about The impresario in British cinema: Bernard Delfont at EMI.

Critical ambience (2020)
Book Chapter
Dovey, J., & Hayler, M. (2020). Critical ambience. In T. Abba, J. Dovey, & P. Kate (Eds.), Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (141-161). (1). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41456-6

This chapter argues that ambient cultural practices can be reframed as critically focused experiences rather than either passive backgrounds or immersive entertainment. We argue that ambient literature can leave the reader or listener with a heighten... Read More about Critical ambience.

The effect of language-specific characteristics on English and Japanese speakers' ability to recall number information (2020)
Journal Article
Kirjavainen, M., Kite, Y., & Piasecki, A. E. (2020). The effect of language-specific characteristics on English and Japanese speakers' ability to recall number information. Cognitive Science, 44(12), https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12923

The current paper presents two experiments investigating the effect of presence versus absence of compulsory number marking in a native language on a speaker’s ability to recall number information from photos. In Experiment 1, monolingual English and... Read More about The effect of language-specific characteristics on English and Japanese speakers' ability to recall number information.

The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Bryan, K., Ward, S., Roberts, L., White, M. P., Landeg, O., Taylor, T., & McEwen, L. (2020). The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK. Climatic Change, 163(4), 2073-2095. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-020-02916-x

The global literature on drought and health highlights a variety of health effects for people in developing countries where certain prevailing social, economic and environmental conditions increase their vulnerability especially with climate change.... Read More about The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK.

Developing Somali heritage language through extracurricular activities: A case study exploring perceptions of Somali origin primary pupils and their parents (2020)
Thesis
Abikar, S. Developing Somali heritage language through extracurricular activities: A case study exploring perceptions of Somali origin primary pupils and their parents. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5261105

Pupils learning a second language, while maintaining their home language (heritage language) for academic purposes, often experience an advantage in classrooms. However, in England, generally, there is a lack of any policies that aim to develop herit... Read More about Developing Somali heritage language through extracurricular activities: A case study exploring perceptions of Somali origin primary pupils and their parents.

The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19 (2020)
Journal Article
Fedorowich, K. (2020). The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19. Histoire Sociale / Social History, 53(109), 519-544. https://doi.org/10.1353/his.2020.0030

In April 1916, the first battalion of Canadian lumberjacks arrived in England to initiate large-scale forestry operations. The remarkable achievements of the men of the Canadian Forestry Corps—who would number almost 32,000 by November 1918—are littl... Read More about The “Sawdust Fusiliers": The Canadian Forestry Corps in Devon, 1916-19.

Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half' (2020)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2020). Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'. In J. Fenwick, D. Eldridge, & K. Foster (Eds.), Shadow Cinema: The Historical and Production Context of Unmade Films (57-70). (1). Bloomsbury Publishing

Between 1967 and 1984, British independent producer Michael Klinger attempted to make a war film initially called Parachute that was renamed A Man and a Half. It was an international production through which as Klinger hoped to establish himself as a... Read More about Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'.

Negotiating dependence: Independent television producers in England (2020)
Thesis
Rawstrone, K. Negotiating dependence: Independent television producers in England. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5943068

The thesis analyses the independent television production sector focusing on the role of the producer. At its centre are four in-depth case studies which investigate the practices and contexts of the independent television producer in four different... Read More about Negotiating dependence: Independent television producers in England.

Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (2020)
Book
Abba, T., Dovey, J., & Pullinger, K. (Eds.). (2020). Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41456-6

This book considers how a combination of place-based writing and location responsive technologies produce new kinds of literary experiences. Building on the work done in the Ambient Literature Project (2016–2018), this books argues that these encount... Read More about Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices.

Bristol mixes - Underground, identity, and the city (2020)
Book Chapter
Hyder, R., & Henning, M. (2020). Bristol mixes - Underground, identity, and the city. In J. Hossfield, J. Nyairo, & F. Sievers (Eds.), Ten Cities: Clubbing in Nairobi, Cairo, Kyiv,​ Johannesburg, Berlin, Naples, ​Luanda, Lagos, Bristol, Lisbon​ 1960 – March 2020​ (459-483). Spector Books

‘There wasn’t all that much to do … at least not here’: Memories of growing up in rural South West England in the early twentieth century (2020)
Journal Article
Harrison, L. (2020). ‘There wasn’t all that much to do … at least not here’: Memories of growing up in rural South West England in the early twentieth century. Rural History, 31(2), 165-180. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0956793320000199

Stan was born in 1911 in a small village near the north Somerset coast. When recalling his life in the countryside, he felt that ‘there wasn’t much to do in the evenings … at least not here’. Drawing upon evidence from personal accounts of growing up... Read More about ‘There wasn’t all that much to do … at least not here’: Memories of growing up in rural South West England in the early twentieth century.