Upcoming Talks


Corpora and assemblages – accommodating the non-human world, Alison Sealey. ICAME 38 conference, ‘Corpus et Orbis: Interpreting the World through Corpora, Charles University, Prague, 24th – 28th May 2017.

Starting with verbs: complementary methods for the corpus-assisted discourse analysis of HEAR, Alison Sealey & Emma Franklin. UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, Lancaster University, 8th June 2017

The human-animal boundary in public discourse, Guy Cook and Clyde Ancarno. The 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  23-28 July 2017.


Badgers, hedgehogs and squirrels: a diachronic corpus-assisted discourse study of British wildlife in the news, Emma McClaughlin. The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Birmingham, 24-28 July 2017.

Animals and their places in news discourse: insights from cross-linguistic and diachronic perspectives, Emma McClaughlin and Anda Drasovean. The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Birmingham, 24-28 July 2017.

‘Do animals have nationality?’ Insights from a cross-linguistic corpus-assisted study on animal representation in online newspapers, Anda Drasovean. The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Birmingham, 24-28 July 2017.