The 36th annual meeting of the ICAME (International Computer Archive of Modern English) research group is meeting in Trier, Germany, from the 27th to the 31st of May.
Claire Childs (former visiting student), Chris Harvey (Ph.D.), and Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty) are co-presenting a paper with colleague Karen Corrigan (University of Newcastle): "Tracking a change in progress: Any- and no- negation in spoken corpora of British and Canadian English."
Sali and Marisa Brook (Ph.D.) are presenting "Let's try and/to figure this out! Using spoken vernacular corpora to inform explanation."
Sali and Bridget Jankowski (Ph.D. 2013) are presenting "A lost Canadian dialect: The Ottawa Valley, 1975-2013."
Former visiting professor Ranjan Sen (University of Sheffield) is part of a project with colleagues Nuria Yáñez-Bouza (Universidade de Vigo), Joan C. Beal (University of Sheffield), and Christine Wallis (Newcastle University): "The 18th-century English phonology database: The phonology of lexical sets in 18th-century English."