(Last update on any part of the website: 13 May 2022)



· · · Recent news and upcoming events · · · I have just been invited onto the editorial board of the new journal Research Methods in Applied Linguistics · · · I have just been invited onto the editorial advisory board of the journal Ampersand · · · I have just been invited to write an overview of "Corpora in World Englishes" for the 2nd ed. of the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, which I will co-author with Sandra C. Deshors · · · I have just been invited to teach a course 'Text processing with R' at the European Summer School in Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig (08-12 August 2022) · · · I have just been invited to give a talk on 'Overhauling collostructional analysis' in the Innovation in Linguistics lecture series organized by Cognitive Semantics (in October 2022) · · · my paper "Most dispersion measures do not measure dispersion" has just been accepted for presentation at ICAME 43 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 27-30 July 2022); a similar paper has also been accepted at LCR 2022 (University of Padua, 22-24 September 2022) and at AACL 2022 (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 09-11 September 2022) · · · my paper with Magali Paquot "Many association measures do not measure association (but frequency), and what to do about that" has just been accepted for presentation at ICAME 43 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 27-30 July 2022); a similar paper has also been accepted at LCR 2022 (University of Padua, 22-24 September 2022) and at AACL 2022 (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 09-11 September 2022) · · · 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) · · · Christoph Rühlemann, Peter Auer, Marion Schulte, and I just received approval from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for our grant proposal "Der Beitrag multimodaler Abschlussignale zur zeitlich präzisen Turn-Übergabe" (3 years) · · · my paper with Tobias J. Bernaisch & Benedikt Heller "On the relation between theoretical models and statistical modeling: the case of linguistic epicentres" has just been accepted for publication in World Englishes · · · my chapter on corpus linguistic and computational methods for analyzing communicative competence from a usage-based perspective was just accepted for a volume called Communicative competence in a second language: [...] · · · my chapter on quantitative methods of cognitive semantics was just accepted for the Handbook of cognitive semantics · · · my paper "Statistical methods in corpus linguistics" was just accepted for the volume Readings in Corpus Linguistics: A teaching and research guide for scholars in Nigeria and beyond · · · my chapter on corpus linguistics and the cognitive/constructional endeavor has just been accepted for the Cambridge Handbook of Construction Grammar · · · my paper on new technologies and advances in statistical analysis in recent decades for The Handbook of Usage-Based Linguistics has just been accepted for publication · · · my paper with Chadi Ben Youssef "Code-switching in Tunisian Arabic: A multifactorial random forest analysis" was just accepted for publication in Corpora · · · my paper with Michael Kranzlein, Nathan Schneider, Brian G. Slocum, & Kevin Tobia called "Unmasking textualism: linguistic misunderstanding in the Transit Mask Order Case and beyond" was just accepted for publication in the Columbia Law Review · · · my paper "What do (some of) our association measures measure (most)? Association?" has just been published in the Journal of Second Language Studies · · · my paper "What do (most of) our dispersion measures measure (most)? Dispersion?" has just been published ahead-of-print by the Journal of Second Language Studies · · · my paper "Managing synchronic corpus data with the British National Corpus (BNC)" has just been published in the MIT Open Handbook of Linguistic Data Management · · · my paper "Towards more careful corpus statistics: uncertainty estimates for frequencies, dispersions, association measures, and more" has just been published as the inaugural paper by Research Methods in Applied Linguistics · · · my paper "Multi-word units (and tokenization more generally): a multi-dimensional and largely information-theoretic approach" has just been published in Lexis 19 · · · my paper "Grammatical gender disambiguates syntactically similar nouns" with Phillip G. Rogers has just been published in Entropy · · · I will give a plenary talk at the conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, University of Queensland, Brisbane (19-23 June 2023)