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Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar

Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar
Description
Professor Susan Hunston is giving a plenary talk at this year's Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC), which will take place on 18-21 July 2018 at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
11/07/2018

Trust management strategies in business communication

Trust management strategies in business communication
Description
Dr Matteo Fuoli invited to give a plenary talk at this summer's Association for Business Communication Regional Conference for Europe, Africa, and Middle East.
Date:
02/07/2018

The Hermeneutic Cyborg

The Hermeneutic Cyborg
Description
Professor Stefan Evert (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) delivered the 2018 Sinclair Lecture.
Date:
26/06/2018

CLiC on tour in China

CLiC on tour in China
Description
In June Professor Michaela Mahlberg, who has been leading the CLiC project, will give a keynote at the 4th Corpus Linguistics in China Conference and then speak at Beihang University (Beijing) and Southwest University (Chongqing).
Date:
25/05/2018

CCR at ICAME 39 in Tampere, Finland

CCR at ICAME 39 in Tampere, Finland
Description
Several members of the Centre for Corpus Research will be presenting their most recent work.
Date:
17/05/2018

University of Birmingham's CLiC web app featured in Babel – The Language Magazine

University of Birmingham's CLiC web app featured in Babel – The Language Magazine
Description
Read more for details on the CLiC article in Babel and an announcement of a Digital Reading Competition.
Date:
11/05/2018

The fuzzy boundaries of language and literature

The fuzzy boundaries of language and literature
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg will be giving a plenary at CILC this week.
Date:
10/05/2018

Dickens, wooden legs and the Dickensian cyberspace

Dickens, wooden legs and the Dickensian cyberspace
Description
In this post on the CLiC Dickens Blog, Emma Curry demonstrates how different materials across the 'Dickensian Cyberspace' can be cross-referenced to inform research – with a case study of Dickensian wooden legs.
Date:
12/04/2018

Revising Frankenstein with CLiC Dickens

Revising Frankenstein with CLiC Dickens
Description
In the run-up to the GCSE English exams, teacher Beth Kemp provides an example on the of how the CLiC web app can aid revision. Read her case study of Frankenstein on the CLiC Dickens Blog.
Date:
05/04/2018

Wicked witches and evil queens: why children's books need more female villains

Description
In their Conversation article, Dr Anna Cermakova and Prof Michaela Mahlberg write about gender imbalance in children's literature – with examples from the ChiLit corpus.
Date:
28/03/2018
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