Plenary speakers

We are delighted to announce that the following have accepted to speak at Corpora & Discourse 2020:

Silvia Bernardini

(Department of Interpreting and Translation, University of Bologna, Italy) is an expert in the applications of corpus linguistics to translation and interpreting. She has published widely in this area and has co-authored software for corpus interfaces and corpus compilation, including BootCaT.

Andrew Brindle

(Department of Applied English, St. John’s University, Taiwan) is an expert on applying corpus linguistics and discourse analysis to the investigation of far-right rhetoric and his publications include The Language of Hate: A Corpus Linguistic Analysis of White Supremacist Language (Routledge). He uses his blog and twitter feed (@AndrewBrindle2) to comment on current affairs using corpus insights.

Gavin Brookes

(ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science, Lancaster University, UK) is an expert on the application of corpus linguistics and discourse analysis to socially important topics including mental health, dementia and obesity. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. His publications include The Language of Patient Feedback: A Corpus Linguistic Study of Online Health Communication (Routledge, with P. Baker and C. Evans) and Corpus, Discourse and Mental Health (Bloomsbury, with D. Hunt). 

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