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LINGUIST List 22.2213

Wed May 25 2011

Confs: Text/Corpus Linguistics/UK

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        1.     Ramesh Krishnamurthy , Aston Corpus Summer School

Message 1: Aston Corpus Summer School
Date: 25-May-2011
From: Ramesh Krishnamurthy <r.krishnamurthyaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Aston Corpus Summer School
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Aston Corpus Summer School

Date: 01-Aug-2011 - 05-Aug-2011
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Contact: Ramesh Krishnamurthy
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/SummerSchool.html

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Introduction to the use of corpora in various areas: language learning/teaching, lexicography, translation, literary stylistics, metaphor, critical discourse analysis, etc using various types of data: monolingual, multilingual, parallel, diachronic, annotated, etc. Including practical, hands-on exercises with various software tools and datasets.

1. Introduction To Corpus Linguistics - Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston) (key concepts, history, design/creation/copyright, software, analysis, annotation, etc)
2. Diachronic Corpora (Penn corpora) - Dr Carola Trips (Mannheim, Germany)
3. Keywords and Literature (WordSmith Tools) - Dr Mike Scott (Aston)
4. Multilingual and Parallel Corpora (Multiconcord) - Philip King (Aston)
5. Translation - Patricia Rodríguez-Inés (Barcelona, Spain)
6. Critical Discourse Analysis, Language & Gender, Feminism - Dr Sylvia Jaworska (Queen Mary, London)
7. EAP and Lexicography (SketchEngine) - Dr Iztok Kosem (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
8. Spoken Data (GeWiss project), Language Learning/Teaching (ACORN project) -Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston)
9. Metaphor – Klaus Thiele (Aston)
10. Learner Corpora (ICLE) – Dr Cem Can (Adana, Turkey)

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