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Freiburger Korpustage: graduate workshop with Mark Davies (Brigham Young University)

DateThursday, 16th November 2017, 00:00 - 01:00
LocationUniversity of Freiburg
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veranstalter: Prof. Mark Davies
ansprechpartner: Prof. Christian Mair
institution: HPSL
language: Englisch
location institution: Freiburg
date_raw: 16 and 17 November 2017
date_sort: 16.11.2017, 00:00:00
date_parsed: 17.11.2016, 20:17:00

workshop will be organized by Hermann
Paul School of Linguistics
(HPSL), the joint Basel-Freiburg doctoral school
for the language sciences, and take place at the University of Freiburg
(Germany) on 16 and 17 November 2017. Prof. Mark Davies (Brigham Young
University, Provo, Utah, USA) has created numerous widely used large reference
corpora of English and other languages. His workshop is intended for advanced
(master-level and PhD) students in English and/or linguistics.

programme will feature two keynote talks by Prof. Davies, in which he will
discuss the potential of the current BYU corpus-linguistic working environment
and discuss perspectives for further development. The core element, however, is
interactive sessions in which students working with the corpora will have the
opportunity to present and discuss their research on the corpora with the
compiler. For logistical reasons, the number of participants will be strictly
limited to twenty. If you are interested, please submit an application by
e-mail to:


Christian Mair (English Department,


deadline is 13 October 2017. Your application should include your full name and
institutional affiliation and a one-page outline of your research based on one or
more of the BYU corpora. A full programme will be disseminated to participants
after the evaluation of the applications.