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LINGUIST List 21.4617

Wed Nov 17 2010

Confs: Historical Ling, Text/Corpus Ling, English/Finland

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Jukka Tyrkkö , Helsinki Corpus Festival

Message 1: Helsinki Corpus Festival
Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: Jukka Tyrkkö <jukka.tyrkkohelsinki.fi>
Subject: Helsinki Corpus Festival
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Helsinki Corpus Festival
Short Title: HCF

Date: 28-Sep-2011 - 02-Oct-2011
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Contact: Jukka Tyrkkö
Contact Email: helsinki-corpushelsinki.fi
Meeting URL: http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/festival/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Meeting Description:

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Helsinki Corpus, the first
comprehensive historical corpus of the English language, the Research Unit
for Variation, Contacts, and Change in English (VARIENG) is organising an
academic conference with a difference. VARIENG is pleased to invite
colleagues involved in the development and use of English historical corpora
for five days of workshops, thematic sessions, and open discussions, on a
variety of topics concerning historical corpus linguistics. Emphasis will be
placed on looking ahead at where the discipline is headed in terms of both
new developments in digital humanities and the interface between corpus
compiling and linguistic methodologies. Please see conference website for
further information and the Call for Papers.
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