UPDATE: Unfortunately this lecture will not now take place; we will be rescheduling for later in the year.
The Language Across Borders research cluster of the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth is delighted to announce a guest lecture by Dr Ramesh Krishnamurthy of Aston University. Dr Krishnamurthy has twenty years of experience as a corpus linguist and lexicographer. He will be speaking on the topic
'Accessing All Areas: corpus analysis methods in interdisciplinary applications'
Venue: Park 2.09
Date/time: 5pm-6.30 pm, Thursday 12 May 2011
Abstract: Every human activity and every academic discipline generates texts. Applying corpus analysis methods to these texts can often generate new insights into the underlying themes and threads in various fields, and discover aspects that are often missed by qualitative approaches. This talk will describe and discuss a wide range of applications in pedagogy, translation, literature, forensics, sociology, politics, computer science and the natural sciences.
The talk is open to all and will be accompanied by drinks. MA and research students are warmly invited.