The Lexical and Phraseological Landscape: Old Boundaries, New Beginnings, Waterford, Ireland

From the 7th to the 9th June 2017, the LandLex Group of the EU COST action IS1305 European Network for e-Lexicography will be organising a training school in Waterford, Ireland. The school takes a pan-European look at lexical variation in the context of lexicography and will be teaching a variety of approaches, methods, and tools, by leading specialists in the field, as Philip Durkin (OED), Carla Marello (University of Turin) and Steve Wright (CAQDAS Consultants and Atlas Ti). The training school is addressed to students, PhDs, Post-Docs, Early Stage Researchers and…

Corpus Linguistics 2017 Conference & Summer School, Birmingham, UK 25-28 & 17-21/07

Registration for the Corpus Linguistics 2017 conference in Birmingham, 25th to 28th July, is now open. Earlybird registration is available until 30th April and late registration will be available until 30th of June. To register for the conference, visit the conference website at http://tinyurl.com/kgp3ta8 and click on the words ‘online shop’ in the first paragraph. The fee structure is as follows: Full fees Earlybird rate, 4 days: £300 (until 30 April 2017) Earlybird rate, 1 day: £80 (until 30 April 2017) Late registration, 4 days: £340 (between 1 May and…

Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics, 5-7/07, London, UK

The Survey of English Usage at University College London (UCL) will be running a three-day Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics from 5-7 July 2017. This Summer School is an introductory course in corpus linguistics for students of linguistics and the English language which is designed to be accessible and inspiring! You will be taught at UCL in the heart of Central London by researchers based in the Survey of English Usage. Places are limited. Be sure to book early. Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of concepts…

[CfP] 4th Workshop on Argument Mining, in conjunction with EMNLP 2017

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS 4th Workshop on Argument Mining, in conjunction with EMNLP 2017 Copenhagen, Denmark; September 8, 2017 – https://argmining2017.wordpress.com/ *Submission Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017* WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The goal of the workshop is to provide a follow-on forum to the last three years’ Argumentation Mining workshops at ACL, the first research forum devoted to argumentation mining in all domains of discourse. Argument mining (also, ‘argumentation mining’, also referred to as ‘computational argumentation’ in some recent works) is a relatively new challenge in corpus-based discourse analysis that involves automatically identifying argumentative structures within…

[2nd CfP] Discourses of Aggression and Violence in Greek Digital Communication Workshop

*** Deadline Extension: 31 January 2017*** Workshop title: Discourses of Aggression and Violence in Greek Digital Communication Convenor: Ourania Hatzidaki, Hellenic Air Force Academy Held in the context of the 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL13), 7-9 September 2017, University of Westminster, UK. This workshop aims at exploring the multifaceted relationship between language and aggression/violence, with a special focus on the discourse of Greek users of social media and other means of computer-mediated communication (CMC). Aggressive and even violent language abounds in digital communication, notably in the social media. Crucial affordances…