LINGUIST List 32.363

Fri Jan 29 2021

Confs: Text/Corpus Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 29-Jan-2021
From: Kristin Brocoff <>
Subject: BYU Law 6th Annual Law & Corpus Linguistics Conference
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BYU Law 6th Annual Law & Corpus Linguistics Conference

Date: 05-Feb-2021 - 05-Feb-2021
Location: Virtual, Zoom, USA
Contact: Kristin Brocoff
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

BYU Law will hold its sixth annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference on February 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. mountain. The event will virtually convene prominent legal and linguistics scholars, judges and industry professionals interested in furthering the discipline of corpus linguistics. The keynote presenter is Tammy Gales, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Hofstra University. She has presented lectures and published numerous articles about using corpus linguistics as a tool in legal interpretation and forensic linguistics.

Program Information:

The event will include sessions on papers or panel topics to address best practices in corpus methods, development of new corpora, triangulation using corpus linguistics and other methods, and interpretation applications (statutes, contracts, canons of interpretation, patents, etc.). A full schedule is available here:

For more information, visit or register here:

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