How ‘Flip’ Entered the Story of the Russia Investigation

How ‘Flip’ Entered the Story of the Russia Investigation – Word’s history is tied to prosecutors, mobsters and novelists By Ben Zimmer Nov. 3, 2017 10:22 a.m. ET On Monday, court documents revealed that George Papadopoulos, a former foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump, had entered into a plea agreement after his July arrest and had tried to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. This promoted speculation that the Mueller team may have “flipped” Mr. Papadopoulos. As a HuffPost headline read about the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, “Robert Mueller Flipped…

[CfP] Discourses of Aggression in Greek Computer-Mediated Communication

Working Title: Discourses of Aggression in Greek Computer-Mediated Communication Editors: Ourania Hatzidaki (Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece) and Ioannis E. Saridakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) In the context of the 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics in September 2017 (University of Westminster, London) a workshop was held under the title “Discourses of Aggression and Violence in Greek Digital Communication”. Our aim is to publish a special issue on this theme in the Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict (John Benjamins), pending acceptance of our proposal. We invite you to submit a…

8TH EUROPEAN SUMMER UNIVERSITY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (ESU DH C & T) – 18-28/07/2017, UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG

“CULTURE & TECHNOLOGY” – 8TH EUROPEAN SUMMER UNIVERSITY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (ESU DH C & T) – 18TH TO 28TH JULY 2017, UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG HTTP://WWW.CULINGTEC.UNI-LEIPZIG.DE/ESU_C_T/ We are happy to announce that applications for a place at the 8th European Summer University in Digital Humanities are now being accepted (see: http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/842). As ESU DH C & T is a member of the International Digital Humanities Training Network courses taken at the Summer University are eligible for transfer credit towards the University of Victoria Graduate Certificate in DH (see http://www.uvic.ca/humanities/english/graduate/graduate-certificates/dhum-certificate/index.php). The…

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…

9th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics, 3-6 July, Grenoble

9esJournées Internationales de Linguistique de Corpus (JLC2017)  **** English version below 3-6 juillet 2017, Grenoble Appel à communications https://jlc2017.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/ Lancées en 2001 par Geoffrey Williams à l’université de Lorient – Bretagne Sud, les Journées Internationales de Linguistique de Corpus (JLC) réunissent régulièrement la communauté interdisciplinaire dont l’objet de recherche porte sur les  corpus linguistiques. Après sept éditions, puis un passage à Orléans en 2015, elles s’installeront à Grenoble en juillet 2017. Elles sont organisées par le Laboratoire LIDILEM et soutenues par les équipes LIG, ILCEA4, Litt&Arts ainsi que la MSH-Alpes.…