Event Information:

  • Sat

    Corpus Linguistics in the South

    University of Portsmouth

    Corpus-assisted discourse analysis across languages

    09.30 Arrival & coffee

    09.45 Introductions

    10.00 Overview of the area & aims of the workshop, Rachelle Vessey, Newcastle University & Charlotte Taylor, University of Sussex

    10.15 Translation studies, critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics: An overview, Bandar Al-Hejin, Institute of Public Administration (English Language Center), Riyadh

    11.00 Corpus-based intercultural pragmatics, Rachele de Felice, University College London

    11.45 A contrastive discourse analysis of patient-centred communication in British, Italian and Spanish Ask-the- Expert Healthcare Websites, Gabrina Pounds, University of East Anglia

    12.30 Case-studies

    Corpus-Based Investigations into the Attitudes to Bilingualism and Code-Switching: Insights from German and Polish migrant discussion forums Sylvia Jaworska, University of Reading

    The linguistic framing of inequality in times of austerity: A corpus linguistics study of ‘fairness’ in elite political discourse in Spain and Britain, Rosa Escanes Sierra, University of Sheffield

    13.00 Lunch

    14.25 Comparative analyses of discourse key words across languages: integration and multicultural society in English and German, Melani Schroeter, University of Reading

    15.10 A corpus-linguistic approach to the analysis of transnational political discourses. Europe in British, French and German election manifestos, Ronny Scholz, University of Warwick

    (5 min break)

    16.00 Public apology felicity conditions in British and French apology press uptakes, Clyde Ancarno, King’s College

    16.45 Problems, solutions & where next? Open discussion led by Charlotte Taylor, University of Sussex & Rachelle Vessey, Newcastle University

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