Marianne Connors


7th May 2015:

4th International Symposium on Discourse Markers in Romance Languages: A Contrastive Approach (Universität Heidelberg)

Ecoute: fonctions pragmatiques & sous-titrage

​Poster presentation

29th April 2015:

Postgraduate Research Showcase 2015 (University of Exeter)

Look, is that the best thing to say?

Poster presentation

26th June 2014:

Association for French Language Studies (AFLS) Conference 2014 (University of Kent)

Exploring Pragmatic Particles in French Film Dialogue

Conference paper

28th April 2014:

Postgraduate Research Showcase 2014 (University of Exeter)

Ecoute: Film Dialogue vs Subtitling

Poster presentation

25th April 2014:

College of Humanities PGR Conference 2014 (University of Exeter)

Pragmatic Particles in Subtitling: a Need to Shift the Boundary

Poster presentation

Competition winner (most engaged with the conference theme of "shifting boundaries")

20th March 2013:

Department of Modern Languages Postgraduate Research Seminar (University of Exeter)

Politeness and Facework in French to English Subtitling

Oral presentation

Teacher Training/Qualifications

5th March 2015:

Recognised as Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

February 2014:

Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Stage 2

University of Exeter teacher training programme for Postgraduate Teaching Assistants.


Course covers: teaching methods; planning; assessment; marking; feedback and evaluating practice

20th September 2013:

Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Stage 1

One-day introduction to teaching in a higher education environment.

War in Other Words

1st April 2015:


Roundtable co-organised with fellow ML PGR student, Sandra Daroczi, to aid the planning of the War in Other Words project.


Invited speakers were Suzanne Steele (War poet & Official Canadian War Artist; Project lead on 'The Long Goodbye') and Anna-Marie Linnell (Co-organiser of 'Staging Exeter').


Project Creation & Planning

Public engagement project created and run by Exeter Modern Languages PGR students.


This project aims to engage school children, students and the public with non-English stories from WWI (letters, poems, songs etc.); to get them involved in translating these stories and making audio recordings (in both English and the original language). This project will be ongoing until 2019.