Seminar on Corpus Linguistics

All sessions will be held at the Faculty of Philology (Salón de Graos), University of Santiago de Compostela, from 8th to 9th July.


8th July
9:30 - 10:00 Official opening
10:00 - 11:30 Dominique Longrée (Université de Liège):
Lemmatising and tagging a corpus: which information for which linguistic purposes? The example of the Greek and Latin LASLA databases compared to others.
11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:30 Amaya Mendikoetxea (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid):
Designing and exploiting a learner corpus as a tool for Second Language Acquisition research.
13:30 - 16:00 Lunch
16:00 - 17:30 Sebastian Hoffmann (Universität Trier):
"Manual annotation" of corpus data.
17:30 - 18:00 Break
18:00 - 19:30 Round table (coord. Ignacio Palacios, USC):
New Perspectives and Developments in Corpus Linguistics.
9th July
10:00 - 11:30 Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton University):
Semantic annotation of corpora.
11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 13:30 Mark Davies (Brigham Young University):
Why corpus architecture matters (or: why a corpus is much more than just a balanced collection of texts).
13:30 - 16:00 Lunch
16:00 - 17:30 Christian Mair (Universität Freiburg):
Grammatical change in present-day English: convergence and divergence in speech and writing.
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