Posted on 30 November 2010 by Lise

Keystroke Language (and Text) Production: perspectives from cognitive and functional linguistics 23-24 May 2011 Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales Supported by the Centre for Language and Communication Research and the LinC Research Network at Cardiff University The use of keystroke logging as a methodology in language research is not a new field of study since the
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Postgraduate Funding

Posted on 10 November 2010 by Lise

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities in Language and Communication Research ESRC Studentships in Language and Communication at Cardiff The Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR) is able to support applications to the ESRC Open Studentship Competition for PhD studentships, covering tuition fees for British and EU students plus a generous stipend. You must apply for your
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Language Evolving

Posted on 27 September 2010 by Lise

There is now a downloads page for the International Systemic Functional Congress which was held in Vancouver, Canada, July 2010. In addition to presentations, there is also a video archive of the plenary speaker sessions which includes presentations by the following speakers: Michael Halliday – Language Evolving: some systemic functional reflections on the history of
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LinC 2010

Posted on 24 September 2010 by Lise

A look back at the first LinC Summer School and Workshop September 14-16 2010. After a year of planning, it was amazing to see so many people attend. We had well over 80 registered participants, who came from all over the world. It was great to see people from Romania, Lithuania, Turkey, Tunisia and so
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Discovering patterns

Posted on 9 August 2010 by Lise

Dr Mick O’Donnell will be giving a talk in CLCR on September 22nd, 2010. Details below. Discovering meaningful patterns in text using UAM CorpusTool The recent availability of free and relatively accurate syntactic parsers for English have opened up new possibilities for text analysis. This talk will demonstrate how UAM CorpusTool can be used to
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The Queen’s English

Posted on 27 May 2010 by Lise

A functional analysis of how the Queen’s Christmas broadcasts changed in response to the death of Diana Spencer Natalie Osborn, Cardiff University Dissertation Abstract (Year 3 undergraduate dissertation) The stark contrast between the Royal and public mourning of Diana’s death, best explained as the stiff upper lip versus the trembling lip, drew attention to how
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On prepositions

Posted on 22 May 2010 by Lise

Tuesday June 8th at 2:00 pm 5.26 Humanities Building Cardiff University This event intends to explore the nature of prepositions and particles and other singular items such as ‘out’ and ‘back’ within the framework of Systemic Functional Linguistics. The format of the event will be the presentation of two brief positions on this area followed
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Support Verb Constructions as Patterns of Use

Posted on 9 March 2010 by Lise

Support Verb Constructions as Patterns of Use. A Corpus-based analysis of British and American English. Giulia Beltrami, University of Pavia The talk will be held April 13 at 5:10 pm in room 5.26 in the Humanities Building at Cardiff University Abstract Although there have been many attempts (Wierzbicka 1982, Dixon 1991/2005, Fawcett 2008) to define
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Talk by Margaret Berry

Posted on 25 February 2010 by Lise

Thematic options We are really delighted to announce that Margaret Berry will be speaking as part of our LinC events and our CLCR seminar series. How to win friends and influence people. Or not. Thematic options in letters from politicians Abstract is here 21st April 2010 5.00pm, Room 5.18 Humanities Building Cardiff University
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