Dr Rosalind White proposes a way into George Eliot’s Middlemarch using corpus linguistics.
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.
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.
The collection Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture, edited by ELAL academics Viola Wiegand and Michaela Mahlberg, has been published by De Gruyter.
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.
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.
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.
The CLiC Digital Reading Competition for Key Stages 3–5 has officially launched.
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"
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.
Four of the five films and podcasts launched this week by the University for its 'Fantastic Research' campaign feature academics from the College of Arts and Law.
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).