Author: Bilal Kadiri

Bilal Kadiri – My first abstract submission to an International Conference

 Written by Bilal Kadiri, King Khalid University This article discusses my first ever experience of submitting an abstract for an International Conference. The abstract I submitted was entitled ‘Negotiation of Hybrid Identities in a BBC Sitcom: Muslim, British and Pakistani’ and was submitted for the Corpora and Discourse (CAD) International Conference, which is taking place in Lancaster University, UK from 22nd – 24th June 2018. During my PhD studies, I had made a conscious decision of not adding to my workload by presenting at any conferences or submitting any journal articles. Additionally, I have yet to ever attend an...

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American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?

 Written by Bilal Kadiri, King Khalid University The ‘Featured Book’ blog articles will be released at least once a month and will focus on not only recently published books, but also those which have made a key contribution within the field of Corpus Linguistics. The first book to be featured on the AAC Blog is Paul Baker’s piece entitled ‘American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?’ , which is published by Cambridge University Press.  Baker examined changes in language usage in American and British English by analysing data from eight corpora (Extended Brown Family of Corpora, AmE...

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Laurence Anthony: The Thomas Edison of Corpus Linguistics

Written by Bilal Kadiri, King Khalid University The ‘Featured Researcher’ blog articles aim to provide a more detailed insight (when compared with the researcher profiles) into some of the prominent researchers within the field of Corpus Linguistics. The first researcher to be featured on the AAC Blog is Laurence Anthony, who is a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University, Japan. There are a number of researchers who have made an immense contribution to Corpus Linguistics over the past few decades and it was a tricky decision as to who to feature first. However, I...

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