10.30.2013

Corpora and Society

Corpora and Society: opportunities and challenges for using corpora in interdisciplinary research

Co-organised by:

University of Birmingham (UniBham)

Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP)

Pontifícia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo (PUCSP)

Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)

Some presentations are available for download by clicking the [Download] link next to their title.

Monday, 7th October 2013. Room 260, USP Predio de Letras.

|9.00  |Registration and Introduction to the workshop             |
|      |Prof. Malcolm Press (Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and |
|      |Knowledge Transfer and Chair of the International Board at|
|      |the University of Birmingham.                             |
|      |Andrea Edwards (Director of International Development and |
|      |Mobility at the University of Birmingham)                 |
|      |Dr. Paul Thompson (Director of the Centre for Corpus      |
|      |Research at the University of Birmingham)                 |
|9.30  |Dr. Paul Thompson (UniBham)                               |
|10:10 |Transcending disciplinary boundaries: corpus perspectives |[Download]
|      |on interdisciplinarity and applications of corpus         |
|      |approaches across disciplines                             |
|10:10 |Prof. Malcolm Coulthard (UniBham and UFSC)                |
|10:50 |Using Corpus Techniques in Forensic Authorship Attribution|
|10:50 |Coffee break                                              |
|11:10 |                                                          |
|11:10 |Dr Tony Berber Sardinha (PUC)                             |
|11:50 |National cultures in Google books: A multi-dimensional    |[Download]
|      |perspective                                               |
|11:50 |Renata Condi de Souza                                     |
|12.10 |Variation in TIME magazine cover stories: reflections of  |
|      |social, cultural, economical and political changes        |
|12:10 |Marcia Veirano                                            |[Download]
|12:30 |80 years of American culture through its cinema: A        |
|      |multi-dimensional perspective'                            |
|12.30 |Lunch break                                               |
|13:30 |                                                          |
|13:30 |Dr Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard: (UniBham and UFSC)       |
|14:00 |SemiÛtica Social CrÌtica:  o uso de corpora em discusos   |
|      |sobre envelhecimento                                      |
|14:00 |Cancelled                                                 |
|14:30 |                                                          |
|14:30 |Coffee break                                              |
|14:40 |                                                          |
|14:40 |Dr Gabriela Saldanha: (UniBham)                           |[Download]
|15:10 |Brazil through Anglo-tinted lenses: a critical look at the|
|      |Anglophone reception of Brazilian literature              |
|15:10 |Dr Sofia Malamatidou (UniBham)                            |[Download]
|15:40 |Adapting science for a Brazilian audience: Cultural       |
|      |identities in image and text                              |
|15:40 |Coffee break                                              |
|16:00 |                                                          |
|16:10 |Panel on Building and exploiting multilingual and         |
|17:30 |translational corpora for social research                 |
|16:10 |Introduction: Prof. Stella Tagnin                         |
|16:20 |Rozane Rebechi: translation and everyday life:            |
|      |cooking.                                                  |
|16:40 |Sandra Navarro: a corpus-based approach to                |[Download]
|      |communication in the tourist industry: hotel              |
|      |literature in Brazil and the US                           |
|17:10 |Sabrina Matuda: A corpus perspective on the               |[Download]
|      |football playing culture  in Brazil and the U.K.          |
|17: 40|General Discussion:                                       |
|18:00 |Drinks at the University Club (a chance to follow         |
|      |up the discussion started at the round table in a         |
|      |more informal setting)                                    |



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