You can listen to the episode, or follow links to your preferred podcast platforms, here. Many thanks to Geoff Jordan, Simon Courtney, Anita Derecskei and Elen Evans for their contributions.
NB all views expressed on the podcast are the individual opinions of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of SLB as a cooperative.
Organisations of the year
ELT/SLA publications of the year
Wen, Z. & Ahmadian, M., 2019. Researching L2 Task Performance and Pedagogy. In honour of Peter Skehan. John Benjamins.
Malicka, A., Gilabert, R. & Norris, J., 2019. From needs analysis to task design: Insights from an English for specific purposes context. Language Teaching Research 23.1, pp. 78-106.
Films & series
Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time
Elizabeth MacNeal, The Doll Factory
The sweet scene from Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow can be enjoyed here.
Joan Copjec, Read My Desire: Lacan Against the Historicists
In our bit on Freud, I mentioned this book
Norman O’Brown (1985) Life Against Death. He takes ‘repression’ as Freud’s key constrct and suggests that Freud’s pessimism can only be overcome by taking a more historical – Marxist – perspective. There are some good comments on Amazon here: //www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Against-Death-Psychoanalytical-Meaning/dp/0819561444/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=life+against+death&qid=1577812814&sr=8-1