(Last update on any part of the website: 2 February 2016)



Recent news and upcoming events · · · I hacve just been invited by Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court Thomas R. Lee to participate in a conference/roundtable on the law and corpus linguistics at Brigham Young University in April 2016 · · · My paper with Sandra C. Deshors on ing vs. to complements in New Englishes to (a two-step random forests analysis) has just been accepted by the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics · · · I have just been invited to give a plenary-length talk at the Lancaster Summer School in Corpus Linguistics and other Digital methods (12-15 July 2016) · · · I will co-present two papers at ICAME 37 in Hong Kong · · · I will teach a bootcamp at the Universit√© Catholique de Louvain (10-14 July 2017) · · · I will teach a bootcamp at Birmingham University (20-24 June 2016) · · · After 10 years, I have stepped down from my position as (founding) co-editor-in-chief of the journal Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory: good luck to the new editor-in-chief Stefanie Wulff! · · · My paper with Christoph Rühlemann on turn order and turn distribution in multi-party storytelling has just appeared in the Journal of Pragmatics · · · I have just been invited to give a talk at the International Workshop on Language Production (IWLP 2016) at the University of California, San Diego in July 2016 · · · I have just been invited to give a plenary talk at a conference on syntactic alternations in Belgium in May 2016 · · · I have just been invited onto the editorial board of the International Journal of Learner Corpus Research · · · I have just been invited onto the board of the new journal Corpus Linguistics Research· · · I have just been invited to teach pre-conference workshops before Corpus Linguistics 2015 in Lancaster and before AAAL 2016 in Orlando, FL · · · I have just been invited to become co-editor of the Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Research · · · I have just been invited onto the editorial board of Constructions · · · I have just been invited onto the Internationalen Wissenschaftlichen Rat of the Institut für Deutsche Sprache · · · After a six-year tenure as an associate editor of Cognitive Linguistics, I have now stepped down from this post; I have, however, returned to the previously-held position as a member of the editorial board I have just been awarded the Honorary Visiting Leibniz Professorship of the Research Academy of the University of Leipzig · · · Scooby's website still has only 20 pages · · ·