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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

Birmingham linguistics expert wins Germany's top research award

Birmingham linguistics expert wins Germany's top research award
Description
A linguistics expert from the University of Birmingham has won Germany's most prestigious research award for her work on how language is represented in the mind.
Date:
08/05/2018

Why Metaphor Matters to Language Learners

Why Metaphor Matters to Language Learners
Description
Professor Jeanette Littlemore is talking at the 8th Annual Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics in Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 2018.
Date:
08/05/2018

Big Cat Agency announce collaboration with University of Birmingham to explore how audiences respond to advertising

Description
In an innovative and visionary collaboration, academics from the University of Birmingham are working with marketing communications agency Big Cat to explore the impact of figurative messages within advertising using state-of-the-art technologies.
Date:
12/04/2018

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

What's in a Word: Exam-ready with CLiC

What's in a Word: Exam-ready with CLiC
Description
"With less than fifty days until the Literature exams, this exciting new approach could not have fallen into teachers' hands at a better time!" In her guest post on the CLiC Dickens Blog, teacher Katherine Howard (Brockington College, South Leicestershire) writes about using the CLiC web app for GCSE English revision with a case study of 'A Christmas Carol'.
Date:
28/03/2018
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