We are proud to announce that three new spoken corpora are out now: brand new ORTOFON and dialectal DIALEKT corpus, both with a two-level transcription, as well as ORAL, the unification of ORAL-series corpora. All the corpora feature lemmatisation and morphological tagging.
A new version of Treq, the online tool for looking up translation equivalents based on the InterCorp parallel corpus, is out! Now you can search for multiword units, use regular expressions in the query and also search in translations from/to English (in addition to Czech).
On 26th and 27th October 2016, Prof. Stefan Th. Gries visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus data and aspects of the mental lexicon from a cognitive-linguistic perspective: frequency, contingency, recency, and context What statistical methods have to offer to linguistics: three (differently complex) case studies of spelling, morphological change, and foreign language […]
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, Paul Rayson (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 Saturday 12 January 2019, the Faculty of Arts invites all prospective applicants to the annual Doors Open Day. The programme includes presentations of all BA and MA programmes, a Student Café, and presentations of the Student Council and various student clubs and societies.
PROGRES Q07 (“Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages“), Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, offers 2–3 nine-month scholarship (March – December 2019) to postdocs or PhD students working in any field of medieval studies.
On December 4, 2018, Czech National Corpus (CNC) has been officially approved as one of the K-centres of CLARIN, a European infrastructure (ESFRI) focused on language resources and tools for Humanities and Social Sciences. The aim of the CNC K-centre is to provide information, consulting and technical assistance in the area of corpus linguistics with the emphasis on Czech.
Do you want to improve the level of your communicative competence in Czech? Sign up for the Intensive Course that will take place on January 21 – January 25, 2019 (one-week course) and on January 21 – February 1, 2019 (two-week course).
MOVES is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Deadline for applications is 15 February 2019.
Faculty of Arts, Charles University (CUFA) and the East and Central European Studies program (ECES) are pleased to announce that Kristiana Yao, UPrague (part of the ECES international program) alumna, has been awarded the highly regarded Rhodes Scholarship.
Paper proposals representing postgraduate projects in the area of Irish Studies are invited for an international conference that follows the success of “The Politics of Irish Writing” (2009), “Boundary Crossings” (2011), “Tradition and Modernity” (2013) and “Influences, Intersections, Interactions” (2017). As in previous years, we wish to offer discussion space for graduate students working in Irish Studies. We particularly welcome those working outside the Anglophone academic environment.
Performativity and creativity have often been used vaguely in a number of discourses in cultural studies, economics, political ideologies or advertising. The purpose of this conference is to explore the force of these concepts in pragmatic approaches to cultures and closely related industrial production (“creative industries”), in technological developments connected with performing arts and cultural communication, as well as in commercial entertainment.
The Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague) invites applications for the position of a Visiting Professor in Social Sciences and/or Area Studies. The aplication deadline is January 31, 2019.