(Last update on any part of the website: 11 May 2021)



Please note the new location of this website. · · · Recent news and upcoming events · · · In March 2021, I am part of 3 of the 10 most cited papers in the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics · · · on Google Scholar, my h- and i10-indices just increased to 58 and 139 respectively, the overall citation count just reached 15,512 · · · Tobias J. Bernaisch and I just received approval from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for our grant proposal "Epizentren des Englischen als Weltsprache: empirisch-diachrone Studien zum Gegenwartsenglischen im anglophonen Südasien / Epicentres in World Englishes: empirical diachronic studies of present-day South Asian Englishes" (3 years, EUR 382,100 / US$ 454,400) · · · SFLWR3 will be available as of 10 May 2021 (says Mouton) · · · my paper 'Judging corpus linguistics' with Brian G. Slocum has just been published in the Southern California Law Review · · · the Practical handbook of corpus linguistics that I have been co-editing with Magali Paquot is now in production (after just 6 proofs because the … working for Springer managed to introduce new mistakes into the fourth and fifth proofs ... worst publishing experience ever, never again) · · · I just submitted a chapter on corpus linguistic and computational methods for analyzing communicative competence from a usage-based perspective to a volume called Communicative competence in a second language: Theory, method, and applications to be published with Routledge · · · I just submitted a chapter on quantitative methods of cognitive semantics for the Handbook of cognitive semantics to be published by Brill · · · my paper with Magali Paquot & Monique Yoder on measuring lexicogrammar has just been accepted for The Routledge Handbook of SLA and Language Testing · · · my paper with Sandra C. Deshors on using corpora in research on L2 psycholinguistics has just been accepted for The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics · · · my paper 'The meaning of sex: Dynamic words, novel applications, and original public meaning' with William N. Eskridge Jr., & Brian G. Slocum has just been accepted for publication by the Michigan Law Review · · · my paper 'MuPDAR for corpus-based learner and variety studies: two (more) suggestions for improvement' has just been accepted for publication · · · my paper 'A new approach to (key) keywords analysis: using frequency, and now also dispersion' has just been published (online first view) in Research in Corpus Linguistics · · · my paper with Stefanie Wulff on adverbial clause ordering in learner production data has just been published by by Applied Psycholinguistics · · · my paper with Viola G. Miglio "Acceptability of different psychological verbal constructions by Heritage Spanish speakers from California" has just been published in Languages · · · my Methods Showcase article "(Generalized Linear) Mixed-Effects Modeling: A Learner Corpus Example" has just been open-access published by Language Learning · · · I was just invited to be an affiliate of, and contributor to, Martin Schweinberger's Language Technology and Data Analysis Laboratory at the University of Queensland · · · I was just invited to be an International Advisory Board member of the Institute for Corpus Research, Incheon National University, South Korea · · · I was just invited to be a panelist at the workshop 'Exploring Powerful Tools to Ensure Robust and Reproducible Results in Corpus Linguistics' at ICAME 2021, University of Dortmund, in August 2021 · · · I was just invited to contribute a chapter on Corpus linguistics and the cognitive/constructional endeavor for the Cambridge Handbook of Construction Grammar · · · I was just invited to write an overview paper on the use of mixed-effects modeling in second language studies for the Journal of Second Language Studies · · · I will give a keynote lecture entitled "Tupleization in corpus linguistics: applications for association measures and multi-word unit identification" at the 12th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (CICL 2011) at the University of Murcia, 28-30 April 2021 · · · I will give a 90-minute demo session on MuPDAR for the Language Technology and Data Analysis Laboratory at the University of Queensland on 3 June 2021 · · · I will teach one of 1-week/30-hour bootcamps on predictive modeling with R at the Arctic University of Tromsø 14-18 June 2021) · · · I will teach a 2-hour hands-on workshop at the workshop "Recent Approaches to the Quantitative Study of Language: Rules and Un-rules" held (online) by the Universities of Neuchâtel and Fribourg; 14-15 October 2021) · · · I will teach 6 workshop sessions on corpus linguistics with R at the Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics at the University of Alberta in April/May 2021 · · · Chadi Ben Youssef and I will present our paper "Code-switching in Tunisian Arabic: a multifactorial corpus study" at Corpus Linguistics 2021 (University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, 13-16 July 2021) · · · I will present a paper "A multi-dimensional approach to multi-word units (MWUs)" at Corpus Linguistics 2021 (University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, 13-16 July 2021) · · · I will give a plenary talk at the conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, University of Queensland, Brisbane, in July 2023)