Lancaster University

Lancaster Summer Schools
in Corpus Linguistics and other Digital methods (#LancsSS17)

Lancaster University, UK – 27th to 30th June 2017

#LancsSS17 pre-Summer Schools event: Spoken BNC2014 symposium

On the afternoon of Monday 26th June, the day before the Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics and Other Digital Methods commence, CASS will host a special half-day symposium to celebrate the upcoming public release of the Spoken British National Corpus 2014. Hear from the Lancaster University and Cambridge University Press researchers who compiled the corpus, as well as a selection of scholars who will present the findings of exciting and innovative research on this brand new dataset. The focus of the talks will range from methodological (building the corpus) to analytical (with a particular focus on sociolinguistic comparisons between the new and original Spoken BNC). All Summer Schools participants as well as any other interested parties are invited to attend this free event, and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Date: 26 June
Time: 1-6pm
Venue: Frankland Lecture Theatre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Programme: Programme including speakers and specific timings will be announced in due course.
Registration: This event is free to attend but you need to register in advance. Please register here. The registration process ends on 23rd June or when a maximum number of registrations is reached.

Any queries can be directed to the symposium organiser, Robbie Love (

N.B.: This symposium is free to attend, but registration in advance is compulsory, as places are limited.

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