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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:
10/10/2018

Patterns and Constructions in Language Teaching and Lexicography

Patterns and Constructions in Language Teaching and Lexicography
Description
Professor Susan Hunston will travel to Guangdong University of Guangzhou City to deliver a five day workshop.
Date:
02/10/2018

Analysis of billions of Twitter words reveals how American English develops

Analysis of billions of Twitter words reveals how American English develops
Description
New words in American English tend to develop in five regional linguistic 'hotspots' before spreading across the United States and beyond, a new study reveals.
Date:
26/09/2018

Pattern Grammar, Corpora and Applied Linguistics: Implications for theory and practice

Pattern Grammar, Corpora and Applied Linguistics: Implications for theory and practice
Description
Professor Susan Hunston will deliver the 32nd SAAL Lecture on Thursday 11 October 2018 at the National University of Singapore.
Date:
26/09/2018

The Language of Fake News

Description
Writing for the Birmingham Brief, Professor Jack Grieve, Professorial Fellow in Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics examines the challenge of fake news, and how the language used in it could be the key to its detection.
Date:
06/09/2018

The Language of Fake News

Description
Writing for the Birmingham Brief, Professor Jack Grieve, Professorial Fellow in Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics examines the challenge of fake news, and how the language used in it could be the key to its detection.
Date:
06/09/2018

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
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