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Papers in peer-reviewed journals

2010

  • Barnfield, K. and I. Buchstaller (2010) 'Intensifiers on Tyneside: Longitudinal developments and new trends', English World-Wide 31: 252-287.

Books and Book chapters

To appear

  • Beal, Joan C. and Karen P. Corrigan, 'Working with unconventional existing data resources', in B. Childs, C. Mallinson and G. van Herk (eds.) Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications. London: Routledge.

  • Beal, Joan C., Karen P. Corrigan, A. J. Mearns and H. L. Moisl,  'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: Annotation and dissemination practices', in J. Durand, U. Gut and G. Kristoffersen (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Corrigan, Karen P., 'GOAT vowel variants in the Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English', in T. Nevalainen and E. Traugott (eds.) Rethinking Approaches to the History of English. Oxford:Oxford University Press.

  • Corrigan, Karen P., A. J. Mearns, and H. L. Moisl, 'Data-mining the DECTE Corpus: Phonological and morphological variability in Tyneside English', in B. Szmrecsanyi and B. Waelchli (eds.) Cross-Linguistic and Language-Internal Variation in Text and Speech. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.


Online output

2011

  • Mearns, Adam (2011) 'North-East English Dialects'. OED Online, Aspects of English: English in Use. http://www.oed.com/public/northeastdialects

  • Mearns, Adam (2011) 'Canny Lads and Radgie Gadgies'. Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford Words Blog. http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2011/05/canny-lads-radgie-gadgies


Conference presentations

2011

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Presented at the Postgraduate Conference in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University, 7th April 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'Tracking regional variation in the very recent past'. Paper presented at the Helsinki Corpus Festival: The Past, Present and Future of English Historical Corpora, The Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG), Helsinki, 1st October 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'Introducing the Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: A century of data from the North East'. Paper presented at the 8th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC8), Edge Hill University, 13th September 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'The Phonetics of Tyneside Speech: a diachronic study of the GOAT vowel'. Paper presented at Methods in Dialectology XIV, University of Western Ontario, 3rd August 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: Issues of Preservation and Public Engagement'. Paper presented at Methods in Dialectology XIV, University of Western Ontario, 2nd August 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English. Real Time Variation in Action'. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 6, FRIAS Freiburg University, 1st July 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'A Linguistic Time Capsule for the Google Generation: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Paper presented at the 2nd ENROLLER Colloquium, University of Glasgow, 25th February 2011.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, and H. Moisl (2011) 'Data-Mining the DECTE Corpus: Phonological and Morphological Variability in Tyneside English'. Cross-linguistic and language-internal variation in text and speech: focus on the joint analysis of multiple characteristics. Workshop. FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies). Freiburg University, Germany.

  • Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, H. Moisl and N. Roberts (2011) 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (DECTE): A Teaching Resource and Tool for Higher Education's Google Generation'. Paper presented at Corpora Galore: Applications of Digital Corpora in Higher Education Contexts - A Workshop for HE Staff and Postgraduate Tutors, Newcastle University, 31st May 2011.

  • Corrigan, K. P. (2011) 'Data-Mining the DECTE Corpus: Phonological and Morphological Variability in Tyneside English'. Paper presented at Cross-linguistic and language-internal variation in text and speech: focus on the joint analysis of multiple characteristics, Freiburg University, 9th-11th February 2011.

  • Corrigan, K. P. (2011) 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: Real Time Variation in Action'. International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 6. FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies). Freiburg University, Germany.

  • Mearns, A. (2011) '"You know, I haven't got much faith in politics": Politics and Religion in the Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Paper presented at Language, Politics and Religion Symposium, Lancaster University, 7th September 2011.


Conference workshops

  • Methods in Dialectology XIV, University of Western Ontario, August 2011

Organisers: I. Buchstaller, K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns and H. Moisl (Newcastle University)

Title: 'Dialect and Heritage Language Corpora for the Google Generation'.

Contributors and Titles:

Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns and H. Moisl (Newcastle University): 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: Issues of preservation and public engagement'

Fox, S. and J. Cheshire (Queen Mary, University of London) 'From Sociolinguistic Research to English Language Teaching'

Beal, J. C. (Sheffield University): 'Explaining the Present:Why dialectologists need a historical corpus of English phonology'

Kendall, T. (University of Oregon) 'Beyond Research alone: Considering sociolinguistic archives as "public" resources'.

Clarke, S. (Memorial University, St. John's, NL) 'Adapting Legacy Regional Language Materials to an Interactive Online Format: The Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador (DANL) project'.

Nagy, N. (University of Toronto) 'Heritage Language Variation and Change: Corpus construction and use'.

Martineau, F. and D. Thomas (University of Ottawa) 'Heritage Corpus for Tomorrow'.

 

  • Corpora Galore: Applications of Digital Corpora in Higher Education Contexts - A Workshop for HE Staff and Postgraduate Tutors, Newcastle University, May 2011

Organisers: I. Buchstaller, K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns and H. Moisl (Newcastle University)

Contributors and Titles:

Buchstaller, I., K. P. Corrigan, A. Mearns, H. Moisl and N. Roberts (Newcastle University): 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (DECTE): A Teaching Resource and Tool for Higher Education's Google Generation'.

Barbiers, S. (Meertens Institute and Utrecht University): 'DynaSAND meets LADO'.

Kirk, J. (Queen's University Belfast): 'ICE-Ireland and its impact on teaching and research'.

Bas Aarts, B. (UCL): 'Exploring English syntax using parsed corpora'.

Walsh, S. and T. Fahey (Newcastle University): 'Applying corpus linguistics and conversation analysis
in the investigation of small group teaching in Higher Education'.

Green, J. and A. Struan (University of Glasgow): 'Beyond Corpora: Enroller and the Parliamentary Discourse Project'.

Anderson, W. (University of Glasgow): 'The laptop linguist: online corpora in learning and teaching'.

Murphy, B. (University of Edinburgh): ''...I know I have got it in me. I just need to bring it out': Exploring Reflective Practice and the Development of Teacher Identity in Initial Teacher Education'.

Opas-Haenninen, L. (University of Oulu): 'LICHEN - Tools for making the most out of your multimodal data'.


Project-related events

2011-12

  • Presentation: 'Varieties of North-East English'. EU-Speak (European Speakers of Other Languages: Teaching Adult Immigrants & Training their Teachers). Newcastle University, 6/11/2010

  • Public Lecture: 'Oral to Digital Culture: Applying IT to the Analysis and Preservation of Our Dialect Heritage'. Innovation Dublin Festival Event celebrating the launch of the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive. Newman House, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, 12/11/2010

  • Advisory Board Meeting 1. Newcastle University. 26/11/2010

  • Consultations with A-Level teachers about the form and functionality of the Talk of the Toon website. A-Level English Language Teachers' CPD Day: Everything you always wanted to know about English Language but were afraid to ask... Newcastle University, 11/12/2010

  • Case Study Presentation: 'A Linguistic Time-Capsule for the Google Generation: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English.' CRiLLS (Centre for Research in Linguistics & Language Sciences) Away Day. Newcastle University. 17/1/2011

  • Advisory Board Meeting 2. Newcastle University. 18/1/2011

  • Advisory Board Meeting 3. Newcastle University. 23/2/2011

  • Public Lecture: 'A Hundred Years of Tyneside History in Words, Sounds and Pictures: The Talk of the Toon Corpus'. Evolving English (events associated with the British Library travelling exhibition), Newcastle City Library. 23/2/2011

  • Workshop: 'English Language: Accents and Dialects'. English Language & Linguistics Subject Session for Y11 students.

  • Newcastle and Northumbria University Year 11 Masterclass Programme. Newcastle University. 5/03/2011

  • Advisory Board Meeting 4. British Library, London. 22/3/2011

  • Presentation: 'The Talk of the Toon: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Vitae Yorkshire and North East Hub Public Engagement Competition (Pecha Kucha). Durham Town Hall. 6/4/2011

  • Introducing DECTE and The Talk of the Toon to A-Level students and teachers. A-Level English Language Conferences (AS and A2).

  • Newcastle University. 6/4/2011 & 13/4/2011

  • Poster Presentation: 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Postgraduate Conference in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Newcastle University. 7/4/2011

  • Public Lecture: 'The Talk of the Toon: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. 44th Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, Northumbrian Language Society. St Robert's Church Hall, Oldgate, Morpeth. 30/4/2011

  • Workshops: 'The Talk of the Toon'. Four workshops with primary school children & teachers (KS2). Discovery Museum, Newcastle. 24/5/2011 & 26/5/2011

  • 'The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (DECTE): A Teaching Resource and Tool for Higher Education's Google Generation'. Paper presented at Corpora Galore: Applications of Digital Corpora in Higher Education Contexts - A Workshop for HE Staff and Postgraduate Tutors, Newcastle University, 31st May 2011. 3/6/2011

  • Advisory Board Meeting 5. Beamish Museum, County Durham. 7/6/2011

  • Public Lecture: 'The Talk of the Toon: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. Alumni Association Convocation Weekend 2011. Newcastle University. 18/6/2011

  • Discovering Babel Workshop. Oxford University. 24/6/2011

  • DECTE material used for subject sessions and assessment topic. Assessed Summer School (PARTNERS Programme Supported Entry Route). Newcastle University. 1/7/2011

  • Workshop: 'North East and other Dialects: Accents and Vocabulary'. English Language & Linguistics Subject Session for A-Level (AS) students. Bitesize Uni. Newcastle University. 20/7/2011

  • Advisory Board Meeting 6. Newcastle University. 23/9/2011

  • Presentation: 'A Linguistic Time-Capsule for the Google Generation: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English'. School of English/CRiLLS Language and Linguistics Speaker Series. 5/10/2011

  • Public Lecture: 'The Talk of the Toon: A Linguistic Time Capsule for the Google Generation'. INSIGHTS Public Lecture Series.

  • Newcastle University. Launching DECTE and Talk of the Toon to the General Public. 13/10/2011

  • Workshop: 'Exploring The Talk of the Toon: investigating language with a new electronic corpus of local interviews'. DECTE Corpus Workshop for A-Level students and teachers. Newcastle University. 19/10/2011

  • Seminar: 'DECTE and The Talk of the Toon'. Session for visiting A-Level students from Morley, West Yorkshire. Newcastle University. 20/10/2011

  • The Talk of the Toon booklet/CD launch. Newcastle University. 13/12/2011

  • The Talk of the Toon booklet/CD to be exhibited at the Leipziger Buchmesse (Leipzig Book Fair). 15-18/3/2012