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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

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

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

CLiC web app listed as a digital literary stylistics resource on the SIG_DLS Blog

CLiC web app listed as a digital literary stylistics resource on the SIG_DLS Blog
Description
The CLiC web app has been featured as a resource by the Digital Literary Stylistics Special Interest Group at the University of Basel's Digital Humanities Lab. Check out the guest post introducing CLiC on the accompanying SIG_DLS (Doing Digital Literary Stylistics) Blog.
Date:
28/03/2018

CLiC: studying literature in the digital age

CLiC: studying literature in the digital age
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg is giving a talk at the University of Huddersfield as part of the Research Seminars series: "CLiC: studying literature in the digital age".
Date:
14/03/2018

'High prices, big posters, and great confidence … Town very much excited on the subject': Charles Dickens on the Birmingham stage in 1848

'High prices, big posters, and great confidence … Town very much excited on the subject': Charles Dickens on the Birmingham stage in 1848
Description
"Delighted to find that we have left so agreeable an impression in Birmingham" – Martin Killeen's guest post on the #CLiCDickens Blog traces how Dickens organised a local amateur performance with material held by the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
14/03/2018
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