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.…

2017 Sentiment Analysis Symposium, 27-28/06/17, New York, USA

The 2017 Sentiment Analysis Symposium (http://2017.sentimentsymposium.com) takes place June 27-28 in New York, an industry focused conference that tackles the business value of sentiment, opinion, and emotion and the underlying NLP, social, AI, and analytical technologies. Presentation proposals are welcome for the: – Plenary Program – Research and Technology Workshop – NLP and Sentiment in Finance Workshop Submit your proposal at http://2017.sentimentsymposium.com/call-for-speakers. Our proposal deadline is January 31. Accepted speakers receive a free full conference pass for their own use. On the business side, we are inviting talks that focus…

Arrival – To geek out or not?

Alright people, by now you must have seen the movie “Arrival” (not to be confused with the other movie “The Arrival” where Charlie Sheen is chasing after some aliens that look like a satyr but not quite). There are several articles out there talking about the role of the linguists in the movie, or of the fact that we have a sci-fi movie showing how aliens and humans could communicate via language and not just numbers or sounds (anyone remember the mashed potato mountain of… the third kind?:P). I have…