LINGUIST List 31.2270

Tue Jul 14 2020

Confs: Applied Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 13-Jul-2020
From: Tony Berber Sardinha <>
Subject: LAEL Webinars
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LAEL Webinars
Short Title: LAEL

Date: 14-Jul-2020 - 30-Jul-2020
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Contact: LAEL Webinars LAEL
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

LAEL Webinars

This is part of a series of webinars hosted by the Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics (LAEL), Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. LAEL is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020.

Schedule for July 2020:

Date: July 14, 2020

Speaker: Pascual Cantos, The University of Murcia, Spain
Title: Corpus Linguistics in Medical and Psychiatric Research
Time: 2pm-3pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 14 webinar:

Date: July 16, 2020

Speaker: Eric Friginal, Georgia State University, USA
Title: Exploring spoken, workplace corpora: Innovations and future directions
Time: 5pm-6pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Speaker: Nikolai Veresov, Monash University, Australia
Title: ZPD: have we got it right?
Time: 6pm-7pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 16 webinars:

Date: July 21, 2020

Speaker: Jesse Egbert, Northern Arizona University, USA
Title: ''It's just words, folks. It's just words.'': Donald Trump's distinctive linguistic style
Time: 2pm-3pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Speaker: Svetlana Jović, State University of New York, USA
Title: Narrating Development: The Use of Narrative to Study Socioculturally Embedded Human Development
Time: 3pm-4pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 21 webinars:

Date: July 23, 2020

Speaker: Shannon Fitzsimmons-Doolan, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, USA
Title: 21st Century Ideological Discourses about U.S. Migrant Education that Transcend Registers
Time: 5pm-6pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Speaker: Shelley Staples, University of Arizona, USA
Title: Corpus-based curriculum development for ESP: needs analysis, materials development, assessment and evaluation
Time: 6pm-7pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 23 webinars:

Date: July 28, 2020

Speaker: Bethany Gray, Iowa State University, USA
Title: To be determined
Time: 2pm-3pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 28 webinar:

Date: July 30, 2020

Speaker: Rui Sousa Silva, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Title: Forensic Linguistics: Authorship Analysis and Meaning Determination in Legal Contexts
Time: 6pm-7pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Speaker: Monika Bednarek, University of Sydney, Australia
Title: Using corpus linguistics to study 'newsworthiness'
Time: 7pm-8pm, São Paulo time (GMT -3)

Sign up in advance for the July 30 webinars:

You will receive a link and password by email from Please check your spam folder.

Attendance is free and open to everyone, but places are limited to the first 500 registrants who enter the Zoom room on the day of the event. Click on the sign-up link above for the talk(s) you want to attend.

Capacity is limited to 500 participants. Participants will be admitted to the Zoom room on a first-come-first-served basis. If the room is full, Zoom will not allow a registrant to enter.

You can also watch the webinar streaming live at:

Videos of previous webinars are available on YouTube at:

Certificates of attendance will be issued to those who attend via Zoom only, based on the details entered on the registration form. Therefore, please enter your name as you would like it to appear in the certificate. Certificates will be made available about two weeks after the webinar.

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