Demystifying Digital Scholarship: Corpus Linguistics

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September 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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Demystifying Digital Scholarship is a new series co-sponsored by the Rackham Graduate School that introduces faculty and graduate students to digital scholarship methods and expertise in the Library and LSA. Invited speakers will provide opening keynotes and hands-on workshops. The series will also include graduate student presentations and rapid consultation sessions with library and staff experts. You're welcome to attend all or parts of the day. Each workshop has its own registration, marked below.

10am–11am: Keynote Address by Heather Froehlich, PhD, “Text and/as Data”
In the Hatcher Gallery
In this talk, Heather Froehlich will discuss the ways we can consider text to be a kind of data, full of its own internal constraints. She will discuss the limitations and affordances of various rules governing languages, the ability to convey specific kinds meaning, variation and change, and the role of interpretation at scale, pointing at a few of her own projects using examples from various points in the history of English print.

11am–12pm: Graduate Student Lightning Talks
In the Hatcher Gallery
Have you worked on a digital project or used digital tools in your teaching or research? Does your dissertation include a digital component? Or are you curious about digital methods? Come share your challenges, triumphs, and research questions at Demystifying Digital Scholarship. We're looking for graduate students to give brief, informal lightning talks that represent a spectrum of digital scholarship at U-M. To participate, please contact  

1pm–2:30pm: Hands-on Workshops
* Corpus Linguistics w/ Antconc, in the Hatcher Gallery (Register)
* Gentle Introduction to Text Analysis, in ScholarSpace (Register)
* An Introduction to the Text Encoding Initiative, in the Hatcher Gallery Lab (Register)

2:30–4pm: Rapid Consultations with Library Experts
Walk-in sessions to get low stress in-person help from a range of library experts, in the Hatcher Gallery


Find more information about all sessions.

The links above require U-M credentials. If you're not affiliated with U-M, you're still welcome! Non-UM affiliates register here.



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Miranda Claire Marraccini
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