LINGUIST List 29.3783

Tue Oct 02 2018

Summer Schools: Variation in Language Corpora

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <srobinsonlinguistlist.org>



Date: 02-Oct-2018
From: Roland Meyer <roland.meyerhu-berlin.de>
Subject: Variation in Language Corpora/Germany
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Host Institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Coordinating Institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Website: https://hu.berlin/varlanco

Dates: 25-Oct-2018 - 27-Oct-2018
Location: Berlin, Germany

Focus: Register is variation in language which depends on situational and functional parameters. The autumn school focuses on the linguistic analysis of register in a cross-linguistic perspective and specifically in Czech and Polish, on register-dependent, historical and dialectal variation in language corpora, and on hands-on statistical methods in corpus linguistics and stylometry.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

Description:
The CENTRAL autumn school "Variation in Language Corpora" brings together internationally renowned experts in corpus linguistics and register analysis to teach students and young researchers on topics like

- linguistic analysis of register
- register in a cross-linguistic perspective
- register in Czech and Polish
- register, historical and dialectal variation in language corpora
- hands-on quantitative methods in stylometry and multi-dimensional analysis

Instructors: Douglas Biber (Flagstaff), Václav Cvrček & Zuzana Komrskova (Prague), Maciej Eder (Kraków), Stefan Evert (Erlangen), Anke Lüdeling (Berlin)

Participants can apply for giving a very short (3-minute) presentation of their ongoing research in a "gong show", to be discussed in detail with the experts.

Participation is free of charge, but registration by 15 October 2018 is mandatory.

Students and PhD candidates from universities in the CENTRAL network (i.e., ELTE Budapest, Charles University Prague, University of Vienna and University of Warsaw) can apply for a stipend covering travel and accomodation expenses (for details visit our website).

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                      Text/Corpus Linguistics

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Oct-2018
Students and PhD candidates from universities in the CENTRAL network (i.e., ELTE Budapest, Charles University Prague, University of Vienna and University of Warsaw) can apply for a stipend covering travel and accomodation expenses (for details visit our website).

Financial Aid Instructions:


Registration: 24-Sep-2018 to 15-Oct-2018
Contact Person: Roland Meyer
                Email: roland.meyerhu-berlin.de

Apply on the web: http://hu.berlin/varlanco

Registration Instructions:
For registration information please visit our website.


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