[Corpora-List] Free seminar on collocations at Lancaster University (UK) - 7 December 2018 – register now

Brezina, Vaclav v.brezina at lancaster.ac.uk
Mon Nov 19 12:55:17 CET 2018

Dear all,

A free seminar with a practical lab session

Friday 7th December 2018: 12.30pm - 6pm Lancaster University (UK), Management School Also available via twitter

The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), Lancaster University is organising a free half-day seminar on collocations. This seminar is a part of a two-part series and offers a combination of two lectures, a practical session and a discussion forum. The practical session focuses on corpus approaches to identification and visualisation of collocations. A guest speaker at the seminar is Prof. Frank Boers<https://www.edu.uwo.ca/faculty-profiles/frank-boers.html> from Western University, Canada.

The attendance is free, but registration in advance is required if you want to attend in person since the number of places is limited. There is no need to register if you are following the seminar on Twitter. Please click here<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAs5CxWjCRVbbSVc0cB0gc-uC6LjHlVnqvor9dUmanYmJwjw/viewform> to apply.

The seminar will be LIVE STREAMED ON TWITTER: @CorpusSocialSci [No registration is needed] To tweet us questions, use #LancasterCollocations


12.30pm – 1pm Registration: Management school Hub

1-2pm Dr. Vaclav Brezina and Dr. Dana Gablasova: Corpus approaches to collocation: Challenges and opportunities

2.15pm – 3.30pm Identifying collocations with #LancsBox (practical session)

3.30pm – 4.00pm Coffee break

4.15pm – 5.15pm Prof. Frank Boers: Ways of helping learners acquire multiword expressions in a second language: A critical review 5.15pm – 6.00pm General discussion

Dr Vaclav Brezina Senior Lecturer in Corpus Linguistics Department of Linguistics and English Language ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Lancaster University Lancaster, LA1 4YD

Office: FASS, room B18 T: +44 (0)1524 510828 [cid:38890d3f-5141-4e90-9dda-8fef27a92ab8]@vaclavbrezina [cid:e9c80128-f911-4db2-b45c-e30b8df1897f]<http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/arts-and-social-sciences/about-us/people/vaclav-brezina>

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