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LINGUIST List 25.2922

Mon Jul 14 2014

Confs: Computational Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics/New Zealand

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-Jul-2014
From: Vaclav Brezina <v.brezinalancaster.ac.uk>
Subject: University of Auckland – Lancaster University: Corpus Linguistics Workshop
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University of Auckland – Lancaster University: Corpus Linguistics Workshop
Short Title: CL Workshop


Date: 25-Oct-2014 - 26-Oct-2014
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Contact: Vaclav Brezina
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://corpora.lancs.ac.uk/submission/registration.php?conference=5

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

Meeting Description:

This free two-day workshop, arranged jointly by the University of Auckland and Lancaster University, offers a series of sessions on topics in corpus linguistics and the application of corpus techniques in discourse studies and research on second language acquisition. We welcome everyone who wants to learn more about this versatile methodology for language analysis; no specialised knowledge about language corpora is required, but basic familiarity with the use of computers is presupposed. The workshop offers a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions in which the participants will learn to apply corpus techniques in a number of contexts.

Registration in advance is required, as places are limited.

Program:

Saturday 25 October Session

9.30–10.30
Tony McEnery
Corpus linguistics beyond the basics (Lecture)

10.30–11.00 Break

11.00–12.00
Tony McEnery, Paul Baker, Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova
Practical session 1 (Computer labs)

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–14.00
Michael Barlow
Corpus and Text (Lecture)

14.00–15.00
Paul Baker
Corpus-based discourse analysis (Lecture)

15.00–15.30 Break

15.30–16.30
Paul Baker et al.
Corpus-based discourse analysis (Computer labs)

Sunday 26 October Session

9.30- 10.30
Tony McEnery, Paul Baker, Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova
Practical session 2 (Computer labs)

10.30–11.00 Break

11.00–12.00
Vaclav Brezina
Statistics in corpus linguistics (Lecture)

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–14.00
Vaclav Brezina et al.
Statistics in corpus linguistics (Computer labs)

14.00–15.00
Dana Gablasova
Corpora and second language acquisition (Lecture)

15.00–15.30 Break

15.30–16.30
Dana Gablasova et al.
Corpora and second language acquisition (Computer labs)



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