Presentations

Conference presentations/workshops:

I regularly attend and present at national and international conferences in the field of corpus linguistics. These have included the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) Conference, the Asia-Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (APCLC), the Corpus Linguistics in the South Conference, the ICAME Conference, the International Corpus Linguistics Conference and the IVACS International Biennial Conference. Full list of conference contributions:

  • Love, R. (forthcoming). Invited plenary. 9th Biennial IVACS Conference. University of Malta, Valetta, Malta. June 2018.
  • Love, R. (2017). 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. Available here.
  • 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. (2017). The Spoken BNC2014: design, compilation and…bad language. Guest lecture. Charles University, Prague. December 2017.
  • Love, R. (2017). Updating wordlists with the Cambridge Learner Corpus. Research seminar. 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. (2018). 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.