Last weekend, Linguistic DNA & friends took over the Spiegeltent in Sheffield city centre, as part of the University’s Festival of the Mind. Spiegeltents are a Belgian invention–tents decorated internally with mirrors, creating the perfect space to share myriad reflections.
If you’re coming to Sheffield for the Society for Renaissance Studies conference (3-5 July 2018) here are 6 hot tips from the Linguistic DNA team: For those staying in Broomhill, Proove does awesome pizza. Highly recommended. Close to campus, Maveli
In a time when events seem ever and ever out of our control, writing is resistance. –Our Mel. In April (2018), Linguistic DNA began collaborating with local social entrepreneurs Our Mel to do some collective thinking about the power of language.
The Linguistic DNA project reaches the end of its AHRC-funded work next summer. To share our tools and findings with the research community, we will be hosting demonstrations and presenting case studies at several conferences. While details of our papers
On Saturday 11 March (2017), some of the LDNA team took part in a Showcase as part of the University of Sheffield’s Festival of the Arts and Humanities. The event took place at Sheffield’s Millennium Galleries, allowing members of the
As we move into 2017, we’ve been looking back at achievements in 2016, and ahead to what we aim to achieve in the coming year. 2016 was an outwardly busy year as we travelled to Bruges, Essen, Krakow, Lausanne, Leeds,
June 2016: For the past couple of months, our rolling horizon has looked increasingly full of activity. This new blogpost provides a brief update on where we’ve been and where we’re going. We’ll be aiming to give more thorough reports on some
Taking advantage of an extension in the call for papers for Sheffield’s Digital Humanities Congress this September (8-10), Linguistic DNA is now looking to put together one or more panels examining aspects of text analytics with longitudinal data. Possible dimensions include distributional semantics, using historical data
In 2016, Dr Kris Heylen (KU Leuven) spent a week in Sheffield as a HRI Visiting Fellow, demonstrating techniques for studying change in “lexical concepts” and encouraging the Linguistic DNA team to articulate the distinctive features of the “discursive concept”.
In February 2016, Linguistic DNA hosted Dr Kris Heylen as an HRI Visiting Fellow, strengthening our links with KU Leuven’s Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics research group. This post outlines the scheduled public events. Next week, the Linguistic DNA project