Talks

At the moment I’m presenting on my PhD research into media representation of the British women’s suffrage movement, the representation of Lucy Meadows in a post-Leveson media context and late twentieth century political and diplomatic discourses in US Declassified Documents.

This page will be updated with details of upcoming talks when I can confirm details.

Invited talks

06.05.15 “Not Just Pronouns: digital approaches to analysing gender in texts” (with Heather Froehlich)
University of Newcastle, UK

28.04.15Maenads, hysterical young girls, miserable women and dupes of the suffrage leaders: rhetoric and the suffrage movement”
Oxford Brookes University, UK

25.02.15 “”Breaking the law for selfish purposes”? Suffragettes, suffragists and direct action in The Times 1908-1914″
University of Sussex, UK

26.06.14 “”Her only crime was to be different”: mainstream media and Lucy Meadows in a post-Leveson context”
(Re)Theorising Sexuality and Gender in a ‘Post-Closet’ Context
University of Warwick, UK

28.11.13 “Response and responsibility: mainstream media and Lucy Meadows”
‘Trans’ in Popular Representation
University of Warwick, UK

13.06.13The taint of militancy is not upon them: representations of suffragists, suffragettes and direct action in The Times, 1908-1914″
UCREL Corpus Research Seminar
Lancaster University, UK
(abstract and slides)

Conferences:

23.07.15 “Transgender identities in the UK mainstream media in a post-Leveson context”
Corpus Linguistics 2015
Lancaster University, UK

20.07.15 “The archive, the corpus, the page and the text: materiality as a challenge to historical corpora”
The Corpus and the Historian – Using Corpora and Corpus Linguistics in Historical Investigations
Lancaster University, UK

08.12.14 “Constructing the “militant suffragist” in The Times
Exploring Historical Sources with Language Technology: Results and Perspectives
Huygens ING, The Netherlands
(abstract and slides)

19.06.14 “”In a nuclear age”: exploring discourses of “the nuclear issue” in the Declassified Documents Reference System” (with Michaela Mahlberg)
The Seventh Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) International Conference
University of Newcastle, UK

01.05.14He told us he was going to become a girl after Christmas: Lucy Meadows, her pronouns, and the UK mainstream media”
ICAME 35
University of Nottingham, UK

05.09.13 “The polyvocality of protesters”
46th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics
Heriot-Watt University, UK

23.07.13 “A triangulated approach to media representations of the British women’s suffrage movement”
Corpus Linguistics 2013
Lancaster University, UK

22.07.12 “”Maenads, hysterical young girls, miserable women and dupes of the suffrage leaders”: rhetoric and the suffrage movement”
The Sixth Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) International Conference
Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

21.07.11 “Letters to the Editor and the suffrage movement, 1908-1914”
Corpus Linguistics 2011
University of Birmingham, UK
I am grateful to the University of Nottingham Graduate School and to my department for their contributions to funding my attendance at this conference.

11.05.11 “Organised acts in the suffrage movement, 1908-1914: a corpus linguistic approach”
University of Nottingham School of English Studies Postgraduate Symposium
University of Nottingham, UK

16.04.11 “”You have your own moral code: act upon it”: individual and organised acts in the suffrage movement, 1908-1914″
Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics
University of Alabama, USA

13.05.10 “Identities and representations of the British suffrage movement, 1908-1914”
Text-mining in the Digital Humanities: The Interface between Conceptual History, Critical Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics
University of Lancaster, UK

27.05.09 “A corpus linguistic investigation into the media representation of the suffrage movement”
Language research presentation day
University of Liverpool, UK

Other talks:

24.04.13 “Corpus linguistics in 8 minutes” (with Lorenzo Mastropierro)
CRAL Undergraduate Language Symposium
University of Nottingham, UK

11.03.13 “Trans-mission: An introduction to trans* representation in the media”
University of Nottingham LGBT Network

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