[Corpora-List] The Corpus Stylistics Workshop, Wed 30 April 2014, University of Nottingham

Viola Wiegand aexvw1 at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Mar 27 21:18:18 CET 2014


The Corpus Stylistics Workshop Wed 30 April 2014 University of Nottingham

Workshop convenors: Michaela Mahlberg, Peter Stockwell and Rein Sikveland

This workshop aims to contribute to the growing area of research that employs corpus linguistic methods in the study of literary texts. The Papers in the workshop address research questions in Corpus Stylistics from a variety of angles: with a focus on literary effects, differences between genres, literary translation, cognitive approaches and the reading experience. The workshop will also present corpus software that is specifically designed to support the analysis of literary texts.

Programme 1.00-1.15 Introduction to Workshop 1.15-1.45 Rocio Montoro: Serious vs. popular fiction: Contextualising commonalities and differences 1.45-2.15 Ernestine Lahey: Verbs of Remembering and Forgetting in Dan Brown's Angels and Demons - A Corpus-Informed Stylistic Analysis 2.15-2.45 Lorenzo Mastropierro: The application of principal component analysis to literary translations. Comparing Italian translations of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness 2.45-3.15 Coffee 3.15-3.45 Anna Cermakova: Keyword and cluster analysis in Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway and literary interpretation of the novel 3.45-4.15 Dan McIntyre & Brian Walker: The corpus stylistic analysis of prose fiction 4.15-4.45 Kathy Conklin: Psycholinguistic methods to study the reading of Dickens's characters 4.45-5.15 Michaela Mahlberg, Peter Stockwell, Rein Sikveland: CLiC Dickens - Towards a cognitive corpus stylistics of characterisation 5.15 Discussion and round-up

Participants of the workshop will also have the opportunity to attend a talk by Ronald Carter to officially open the annual ICAME conference.

18.00 Ronald Carter: Corpus, context, culture: histories and futures

The talk will be followed by a reception.

The Corpus Stylistics Workshop is a pre-conference workshop of ICAME 35, but is also open to day delegates as part of our Corpus Linguistics Workshop Series.

For more information and how to register please go to our webpage http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/CRAL/ResearchGroups/CLW/CorpusStylisticsWorkshop.aspx

Viola Wiegand, on behalf of the workshop convenors

Viola Wiegand Research Assistant for the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) The University of Nottingham Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom

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