Events

The Centre for Corpus Research organises research events such as conferences and seminars, and it also runs workshops and training events.

Upcoming events

Why do metaphors work? The power of metaphor in everyday communication

Why do metaphors work?  The power of metaphor in everyday communication
Date
27 February 2017 (17:15)
Description
Inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics.

Using Wordbanks Online @bham

Using Wordbanks Online @bham
Date
01 March 2017 (14:00-15:30)
Description
Dr Paul Thompson delivers this Corpus Linguistics workshop.

Laurence Anthony's AntTools

Laurence Anthony's AntTools
Date
08 March 2017 (14:00-15:30)
Description
Professor Laurence Anthony (Waseda University Japan) and Dr Paul Thompson deliver this Corpus Linguistics workshop.

Using corpus tools to analyse characterisation in literary texts: the example of Dickens

Using corpus tools to analyse characterisation in literary texts: the example of Dickens
Date
22 March 2017 (14:00-15:30)
Description
Dr Pablo Ruano delivers this Corpus Linguistics workshop.

Corpus Linguistics Summer School

Corpus Linguistics Summer School
Date
17 (00:00) - 21 July 2017 (23:59)
Description
The summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research.

Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017
Date
24 (00:00) - 28 July 2017 (23:59)
Description
The International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017 will take place from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July at the University of Birmingham.

Sinclair Lecture 2017

Sinclair Lecture 2017
Date
27 July 2017 (17:00)
Description
Professor Susan Conrad (Portland State University, US) delivers the Annual Sinclair Lecture 2017.

Past events

2013