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Corpus linguistics and the digital humanities: Looking at fictional and real speech

Corpus linguistics and the digital humanities: Looking at fictional and real speech

Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg and Viola Wiegand from the CLiC Project will be giving a talk as part of the Aston University's Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) seminar series on 30 April 2019.
Date:
Tuesday 9 April 2019
United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad

United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad

Description
Round two hosted by the Department of English Language and Linguistics, including a mini-olympiad for local schools.
Date:
Friday 22 March 2019
CLiC 2.0 release

CLiC 2.0 release

Description
We are releasing the brand-new version 2.0 of the CLiC web app with a refreshed look, many new features and additional texts. As part of the upgrade, the CLiC server will be down on Thursday 7 March.
Date:
Tuesday 5 March 2019
CLiC Digital Reading Competition launched

CLiC Digital Reading Competition launched

Description
The CLiC Digital Reading Competition for Key Stages 3–5 has officially launched.
Date:
Wednesday 6 February 2019
New blog post by visiting CLiC advisory panel member Prof. Maristella Gatto

New blog post by visiting CLiC advisory panel member Prof. Maristella Gatto

Description
Prof. Maristella Gatto (University of Bari), member of the CLiC advisory panel, visited the university this week and wrote a post for the CLiC Blog on "Enacting silence through punctuation in Heart of Darkness"
Date:
Saturday 19 January 2019
Liminality in David Copperfield

Liminality in David Copperfield

Description
In this guest post, Sophie Phelps explores 'liminal' Dickensian characters who are not quite children and not quite adults, as she shows with a case study of David Copperfield's "child-wife" Dora.
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
College of Arts and Law confirmed as a focus for Fantastic Research

College of Arts and Law confirmed as a focus for Fantastic Research

Description
Four of the five films and podcasts launched this week by the University for its 'Fantastic Research' campaign feature academics from the College of Arts and Law.
Date:
Friday 16 November 2018
OutLiar

OutLiar

Description
Olu Popoola, a PhD researcher at CCR, has launched OutLiar, a deception blog that showcases investigative linguistic techniques and explores instances of (alleged) duplicity, doublespeak and disinformation in global affairs past and present.
Date:
Wednesday 10 October 2018
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