Launch Seminar of the Corpus of Political Speeches

Want to learn firsthand about Digital Humanities & Library-supported research projects?

Have an interest in frequency of different phrases in politicians’ speeches?

Are you a keen observer of political history?

Then come to the Launch Seminar of the Corpus of Political Speeches:

Tues 26 Jan 2016
Multi-function Room
Level 2, Main Library

Prof. Chen Zhi, Acting Dean of Arts, along with Paul Lee, the Acting University Librarian, will welcome attendees.

Professor Kathleen Ahrens (Language Centre), Principal Investigator of this project, will talk about the research being done with the aid of the corpus and how the corpus can serve as a resource for other research.

Rebekah Wong, Head of the Library’s Digital & Multimedia Services unit, will give a demo of the Corpus and its functionality.

Not sure what a corpus is, but curious to find out? Come and join us!