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Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival

Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg, interviewed at the Hay Festival, talks about Corpus Linguistics as a method of quickly surveying word usage in texts and illustrates how we can use it to analyse Dickens.
Date:
29/11/2016

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016

A broadly usage-based account of British Sign Language syntax

A broadly usage-based account of British Sign Language syntax
Description
Dr Adam Schembri is a co-investigator on a new AHRC project, 'A Broadly Usage-Based Account of British Sign Language Syntax'.
Date:
16/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016

World Shakespeare Congress 2016

World Shakespeare Congress 2016
Description
Report from Stratford-upon-Avon and London.
Date:
03/11/2016

Paul Thompson to give a lecture and seminar in Prague

Paul Thompson to give a lecture and seminar in Prague
Description
Paul Thompson is in Prague this week (1-3 November) to give a lecture and seminar as an invited speaker on a funded project 'Using Language Corpora: An Introduction', run by Dr Marketa Mala.
Date:
02/11/2016

Dr Maristella Gatto visiting the Centre for Corpus Research

Dr Maristella Gatto visiting the Centre for Corpus Research
Description
Dr Maristella Gatto, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Bari (Italy), will be visiting CCR from 31 October to 4 November 2016.
Date:
31/10/2016

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations
Description
While this summer's immense and elaborate World Shakespeare Congress may have marked one climax of this Shakespearean anniversary year, events continue to take place across the planet, with Shakespeare Institute personnel taking leading roles.
Date:
26/10/2016

Dr Cristina Delgado-García, member of international research group recipient of €50,000 grant to support four-year project

Dr Cristina Delgado-García, member of international research group recipient of €50,000 grant to support four-year project
Description
The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness has awarded €50,000 to the four-year international research project 'British Theatre in the Twenty-First Century: Crisis, Affect, Community'.
Date:
26/10/2016
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