The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce a recent award given to the East and Central European Studies (ECES) program by way of its long-time partner, the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS).
On 30 January - 5 February 2017, the first meeting of leading African and European theologians took place in Angola. Professor Tomáš Halík participated in the conference as one of the main speakers.
Faculty of Arts is going to host an international workshop of the Amdo Research Network on 29 - 31 January 2017.
Invitation to a meeting with creators and users of digital textual resources, co-organised as part of the activites of Humanities Research Centers on 8 February.
The recently established Centre for the Study of Political Philosophy, Ethics, and Religion at the Faculty of Arts co-organises an international workshop on 16 - 18 February 2017.
The founding conference of the Creative Laboratory Discontinuities in Research, Art, and Experience took place on 1 - 2 December 2016.
On Thursday 8 December 2016, the Faculty of Arts received a delegation from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), Canton Province in South China.
Interview with Saksham Sharda, PhD candidate in the international doctoral programme TEEME.
John M. Kirk (Technische Universität Dresden, formerly Queen’s University Belfast) is a dialectologist and corpus linguist who has specialized on Scots and Irish English.
On 11th and 12th October 2016, Prof. Rafał Ludwik Górski (Institute of the Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Translationese and stylometry; Historical linguistics and stylometry. Can the corpus tell us how to periodize the history of a language? Abstracts
On 3rd and 4th May 2016, Prof. Alan Partington (Università di Bologna) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus-assisted Discourse Studies (CADS): Good Practices and Potential Pitfalls; “Why are you English all so anti-European?” A corpus-assisted discourse study (CADS) of “stay or leave?” arguments on the eve of the UK Referendum on withdrawal […]
On 24th and 25th November Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Building onto the corpus-driven approach: a wider look on meaning Corpus linguistics and the meaning of lexical items: how to distinguish grief from mourning Abstracts
On March 31st and April 1st 2014, Prof. Geoffrey Leech visited our Institute and gave two lectures on The past, present and future of English corpus linguistics: a personal perspective The rise of cos and downfall of for: changes in English reason conjunctions over thge past 100 years. Abstrakts
On 27th and 28th May 2013, Dr Andrew Hardie (University of Lancaster) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Annotation and analysis: an overview of tools and techniques The corpus research infrastructure at Lancaster’s UCREL research centre is based around the use of a number of standard tools for (a) automated annotation at various […]
On 11th and 12th June 2012, Paula Raysona (Lancaster University) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Adapting a semantic field tagging system for Early Modern English Automatic semantic annotation approaches can be used for many applications such as content analysis of political discourse, opinion mining and sentiment analysis. These applications are becoming very popular […]
On 16th and 17th May 2011, Michael Rundell visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Automating the creation of dictionaries: how far have we come, and what are the prospects for the future? Creating dictionaries is a labour-intensive and therefore rather expensive enterprise. But computer technology and NLP research have made it possible to […]
On 18th and 19th April 2011, Jean-Pierre Colsona (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Finding evidence for contrastive phraseology: examples of collocations with sea terms in French, Dutch and English Phraseology, the study of set phrases in general, clearly interacts with the culture and traditions of a language […]