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LINGUIST List 22.2760

Wed Jul 06 2011

Confs: Syntax, Morphology, Typology, Computational Ling/Birmingham

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        1.     Ramesh Krishnamurthy , Aston Corpus Summer School

Message 1: Aston Corpus Summer School
Date: 05-Jul-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.

Early Bird registration ended today. Fees are now as below.

Register now! The course is filling up quite quickly.



Go to http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/SummerSchool.html for the registration form, online payment, accommodation information, etc.

We have received registrations from Belarus, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, and UK
during the Early Bird registration period, which has ended..


Fees are now:
Standard Fee = £250
Non-Aston Students = £200
Aston Students = £150

(fees include lunches and coffee/tea/etc; but not accommodation, evening meals, or social events)

Programme has been finalised as follows:

Monday
10:00-17:00
Introduction to Corpus Linguistics
-Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University)

Tuesday
10:00-12:00
Diachronic Corpora (Penn Corpora, English)
-Dr Carola Trips (Mannheim, Germany)

12:00-13:00
Diachronic Corpora (French)
-Achim Stein (Stuttgart, Germany)

14:00-17:00
Keywords and Literature (WordSmith Tools)
Dr- Mike Scott (Aston University)

Wednesday
10:00-13:00
ParallelL Corpora (Multiconcord) / Translation
-Philip King (Aston University)

14:00-17:00
EAP and Lexicography (SketchEngine)
-Dr Iztok Kosem (Trojina, Slovenia)

17:00-18:00
Translation and Web Resources
-Patricia Rodríguez-Inés (Barcelona, Spain)

Thursday
10:00-13:00
Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA): Language and Gender, Feminism (1) -Dr Sylvia Jaworska (Queen Mary, London)

14:00-15:00
(CDA): Feminism (2)
-Paul Baker, Veronika Koller (Lancaster University)

15:00-16:00
(CDA): Politics, Racism, Climate Change
-Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University)

16:00-16:30
Metaphor; Spoken Data (GeWiss project)
-Klaus Thiele (Aston University)

Friday
10.00-13:00
Language Pedagogy (ACORN project)
-Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University)

14:00-15:00
Learner Corpora (ICLE)
-Dr Cem Can (Adana, Turkey)



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