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Dr Florent Perek will be speaking at the 11th International Workshop of the Discourse and Grammar Research Group

Dr Florent Perek will be speaking at the 11th International Workshop of the Discourse and Grammar Research Group

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Dr Florent Perek will be speaking at the 11th International Workshop of the Discourse and Grammar Research Group at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 4th to 8th November 2019.
Date:
Thursday 31 October 2019
Corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 (AAW) added to the CLiC web app

Corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 (AAW) added to the CLiC web app

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The corpus of African American Writers 1892-1912 is now available from the CLiC web app, with novels from Charles W. Chesnutt, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Sutton E. Griggs, Frances E.W. Harper & James Weldon Johnson.
Date:
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Trump tweets were systematic plan of attack in Presidential campaign - study

Trump tweets were systematic plan of attack in Presidential campaign - study

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Donald Trump used Twitter effectively to promote his campaign, communicate policy goals and attack opponents as part of a systematic campaign ahead of the 2016 US Presidential elections – a new study reveals.
Date:
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Dr Matteo Fuoli to give plenary at international conference on Languaging Diversity

Dr Matteo Fuoli to give plenary at international conference on Languaging Diversity

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Birmingham corpus linguist will speak about 'How persuasive is persuasive discourse? Using experimental methods to assess reader response empirically'.
Date:
Thursday 8 August 2019
'How to write a female villain' creative writing competition winners visit campus

'How to write a female villain' creative writing competition winners visit campus

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The three winners of the GLARE competition visited campus today, where Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Michael Whitby, presented them with a certificate and a set of signed books by author Robin Stevens.
Date:
Friday 5 July 2019
Look closer: insight and impact in corpus analysis of discourse

Look closer: insight and impact in corpus analysis of discourse

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Professor Paul Baker (Lancaster) delivered the 2019 Sinclair Lecture.
Date:
Tuesday 25 June 2019
Free online course - Introduction to Linguistics starting 1st July 2019

Free online course - Introduction to Linguistics starting 1st July 2019

Description
Starting 1 July - You'll get an introduction to the main approaches used in linguistic research, including linguistic experiments and discourse analysis.
Date:
Friday 21 June 2019
University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

Description
Literature festival invites academics to speak on the art of political rhetoric, storytelling, 19th century literature and wetland archaeology.
Date:
Wednesday 5 June 2019
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