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Participation in the sCAN Advanced Monitoring Training in Vienna

Wor(l)ds Lab member Manuel Alcántara-Plá has participated in the sCAN Advanced Monitoring Training (Vienna, October 10th-11th), which has been held by ZARA experts Anna-Laura Schreilechner and Karin Bischof. It has been focused on relevant topics for fighting cyberhate such as “monitoring hate speech and counteraction, documenting the phenomenon, and tackling underreporting”. The EU sCAN Project […]

New book: Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries

A new Wor(l)ds Lab study has been published as a chapter in the book Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries, edited by Françoise Sullet-Nylander, María Bernal, Christophe Premat, and Malin Roitman. The title of our chapter is ¿Quién es el pueblo? La exclusión de las minorías en la campaña electoral […]

Miguel Sáenz on Translation

We welcome Miguel Sáenz, one of the most prestigious Spanish translators, for a talk on his experiences translating literary works from German into Spanish. Sáenz is a member of the Real Academia Española, of the Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung, and he has received many prizes, including the Spanish National Prize for Translators. Miguel […]

New Publication: “Not for Twitter: Migration as a Silenced Topic in the 2015 Spanish General Election”

A new Wor(l)ds Lab study has been published as a chapter in the book Exploring Silence and Absence in Discourse : Empirical Approaches, edited by Charlotte Taylor and Melani Schröter. The book “fills a significant gap in the field by addressing the topic of absence in discourse”. The title of our work is Not for Twitter: […]

A Mailing List of Corpus Linguistics in Spanish

In the last Conference on Corpus Linguistics for Spanish (CLICE 2018), co-organized by Wor(l)ds Lab’s member Manuel Alcántara-Plá, participants discussed the need to have a mailing list for researchers on Spanish and Corpus Linguistics. We committed ourselves to creating it and here it is. Our lab will be in charge of its management and we […]

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