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Young people across Birmingham invited to write about heroes

Young people across Birmingham invited to write about heroes
Description
The National Literacy Trust and the University of Birmingham are launching a story writing competition for students aged 9-14, inviting them to write about their heroes.
Date:
12/11/2020

Learning from home

Learning from home
Description
Within the College of Arts and Law, staff and students have adapted to a new way of working, with teaching and studying taking place at home through a variety of virtual platforms.
Date:
19/06/2020

BMI Lockdown Life blog series

BMI Lockdown Life blog series
Description
The CLiC team have launched the 'BMI lockdown life' blog series (#BMILockdownlife) together with the Birmingham & Midland Institute to bring together people interested in 19th century literature, culture and history.
Date:
20/05/2020

Publication of edited collection "Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture"

Publication of edited collection "Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture"
Description
The collection Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture, edited by ELAL academics Viola Wiegand and Michaela Mahlberg, has been published by De Gruyter.
Date:
17/12/2019

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
Description
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:
16/10/2019

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:
09/04/2019

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:
05/03/2019

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:
06/02/2019

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:
19/01/2019

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:
16/11/2018
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