Presentations

Conference presentations/workshops:

  • Love, R. (forthcoming). Opportunities in opportunism: a critical evaluation of data collection methods in the Spoken BNC2014. Corpus Linguistics in the South 15. University of Cambridge, UK. October 2017.
  • Love, R. (forthcoming). Invited plenary. 9th Biennial IVACS Conference. University of Malta, Valetta, Malta. June 2018.
  • Love, R. (2017). Bad language revisited: swearing in the Spoken BNC2014. Corpus Linguistics 2017 Conference. University of Birmingham, UK. July 2017. Available here.
  • Love, R. and Hardie, A. (2017). Introducing the Spoken BNC2014 – explore the data yourself. Pre-conference workshop. Corpus Linguistics 2017 Conference. University of Birmingham, UK. July 2017. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2017). FUCK in spoken British English revisited with the Spoken BNC2014. ICAME 38 Conference. Charles University, Czech Republic. May 2017. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2016). “Accent – General American; Dialect – British English”: reflections on tricky metadata in the Spoken BNC2014. American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2016 Conference. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. September 2016. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2016). Sociolinguistics for spoken corpora: swearing in the Spoken BNC2014. Sociolinguistics Summer School 7. Université de Lyon, France. June 2016. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2016). “Normal with a brummy twang”: dealing with metadata in the Spoken BNC2014. IVACS 2016 Conference. Bath Spa University, UK. June 2016.
  • Love, R. and Dembry, C. (2015). Who says what in spoken corpora?: speaker identification in the Spoken BNC2014. Corpus Linguistics 2015 Conference. Lancaster University, UK. July 2015. Available here.
  • Dembry, C. and Love, R. (2015). Collecting the new Spoken BNC2014 – overview of methodology. Corpus Linguistics 2015 Conference. Lancaster University, UK. July 2015. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2015). The life and death of a gay footballer: from concern about homosexuality to concern about homophobia in the UK press. Lancaster Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching 2015. Lancaster University, UK. July 2015.
  • Love, R. (2015). Critical issues in spoken corpus development: defining a transcription schema for the spoken BNC2014. ICAME 36 Conference. University of Trier, Germany. May 2015. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2014). “He’s got it locked in!”: Metaphor in professional wrestling commentary. 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Lancaster University, UK. July 2014. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2014). Representations of Muslim people in the British national press after the 2013 Woolwich murder: a corpus-assisted critical discourse analysis. Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznań, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland. April 2014.
  • Love, R. (2014). Representations of Muslim people and Islam in the British national press after the 2013 Woolwich murder: a corpus analysis. 2nd Asia-Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. March 2014. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2013). Using corpus linguistics to investigate discourses of same-sex marriage in the UK Parliament. 3rd Annual Boya 2013 Forum Undergraduate Conference. Beijing Foreign Studies University, People’s Republic of China. September 2013. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2013). Under the surface of the Marriage Equality debate: discourses of same-sex marriage in the House of Commons (Poster). Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science Launch, Corpus Linguistics 2013 Conference. Lancaster University, UK. July 2013. Available here.

 

Invited talks:

  • Love, R. (forthcoming). Updating wordlists with the Cambridge Learner Corpus. Research seminar. Charles University, Prague. December 2017.
  • Love, R. (forthcoming). The Spoken BNC2014: design, compilation and…bad language. Guest lecture. Charles University, Prague. December 2017.
  • Love, R. (2017). Listening in on British chit chat: Building and using the Spoken BNC2014. Nottingham University, UK. February 2017. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2015). The Spoken BNC2014: project update and methodological issues. Corpus linguistics workshop. Das Institut für Deutsche Sprache (IDS), Mannheim, Germany. December 2015.
  • Love, R. (2015). Spoken English in UK society. ESRC Language Matters: Communication, Culture, and Society. International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, UK. November 2015. Available here.
  • Love, R. (2015). Spoken BNC2014 transcriber workshop. Cambridge University Press, UK. May 2015.
  • McEnery, T., Love, R., and Dembry, C. (2014). Words ‘yesterday and today’. ESRC Language Matters: Communication, Culture, and Society. Royal United Services Institute, London, UK. November 2014.
  • Dembry, C. and Love, R. (2014). Spoken English in Today’s Britain. Cambridge Festival of Ideas. Cambridge University, UK. October 2014. Available here.
  • Dembry, C. and Love, R. (2014). The Spoken BNC2014 project. ESRC staff meeting. ESRC Headquarters, Swindon, UK. September 2014.
  • Love, R.(2013). Investigating language: life after Astley…Guest talk for A-level English Language students. Astley Community High School, UK. December 2013.
  • Love, R. (2013). Corpus linguistics and discourses of same-sex marriage in the UK Parliament. The Application of Linguistic Methods in Socio-Linguistic Research, PhD Workshop. University of Copenhagen, Denmark. August 2013. Available here.

 

Internal talks:

  • Love, R. (forthcoming). Listening in on L1 British English chit chat: compiling the Spoken BNC2014. Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge, UK. January 2018.
  • Lloyd, J., & Love, R. (2017). Assessment in context: frameworks and impact. Cambridge English Assessment of Language Proficiency course. University of Cambridge, UK. September 2017.
  • Lloyd, J., & Love, R. (2017). Assessing receptive skills. Cambridge English Assessment of Language Proficiency course. University of Cambridge, UK. September 2017.
  • Love, R. (2017). Listening in on British chit chat: Building and using the Spoken BNC2014. LAEL Society talk. Lancaster University, UK. March 2017.
  • Love, R. (2016). “Normal with a brummy twang”: dealing with metadata in the Spoken BNC2014. UCREL Corpus Research Seminar. Lancaster University, UK. June 2016.
  • Love, R. (2015). Critical issues in spoken corpus development: the Spoken BNC2014 transcription scheme and speaker identification. UCREL Corpus Research Seminar. Lancaster University, UK. March 2015.
  • Love, R. (2014). The representation of Muslim people and Islam in the British press after the 2013 Woolwich attack: a corpus-assisted study. UCREL Corpus Research Seminar. Lancaster University, UK. March 2014.
  • Love, R. (2014). Corpus Linguistics and the Press Reaction to the Woolwich Incident. LAEL Society talk. Lancaster University, UK. February 2014. Available here.
  • Baker, P. and Love, R. (2014). “Homosexuals are delightful, artistic and loving people”: A diachronic corpus-assisted comparison of “no” speeches on gay rights debates in the UK Parliament. Research in Gender, Language and Sexuality. Lancaster University, UK. February 2014.
  • Love, R. (2013). Writing a dissertation: my experience. Guest talk for undergraduate Management students. Lancaster University Management School, UK. December 2013.