May 24, 2019

Julio’s TedX talk now online

May 22, 2019
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We promised, we deliver. If you missed it, if you saw it, but want to see it again, and for our friends, fans and strategic partners around the world, you can now watch Julio’s TedX talk here. Advertisements

The Forensic Authorship Analysis Roundtable goes viral

May 20, 2019
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If you can’t watch spectacular events live, the next best thing is to gather your friends, and watch them together on telly, which is how Eurovision parties came to exist (incidentally, Iceland was *robbed* this year). Manchet has just found out that the Forensic Authorship Analysis Roundtable was live-streamed at the Forensic Linguistics Laboratory of […]

Hanink at SALT29

May 20, 2019
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Mere days after the formal linguistics bonanza that was GLOW, Emily (pictured) was off to LA, where she presented a poster at  SALT29 (Semantics and Linguistics Theory). The poster is based on joint work with Andrew Koontz-Garboden (not pictured, current whereabouts tbc), and Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso. The title is “Basaa property concepts and the ontology of […]

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Pat’s favourite things

May 18, 2019
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The University of Salzburg hosted a mini Manchester Linguistics reunion this week, with a workshop on Best Practice in Sociophonetics convened by former LEL colleague Erik Schleef, and taught by LEL alumna, Danielle Turton, as well as our own Pat (all pictured above with Erik’s book collection). The workshop focused on methods for analysing sociophonetic data: forced […]

Where is Andrew?

May 14, 2019
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Readers of Manchet have been wondering for the past week about Andrew Koontz-Garboden’s current whereabouts. There have been rumours of Andrew sailing a viking boat on the Oslo fjord, and hiking in the countryside – both disconfirmed. In the latest instalment of this mystery saga, Andrew has been sighted in Stuttgart, where he is expected […]

Forensic Authorship Analysis Roundtable

May 14, 2019
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If you’re in Manchester, on top of your agenda tomorrow (15th May) should be the 1st Roundtable on Practices and Standards in Forensic Authorship Analysis. Here’s what we know about it. “The event, supported by the International Association of Forensic Linguists (https://www.iafl.org/) and hosted by the Centre for Digital Humanities at the University of Manchester (https://www.digital-humanities.manchester.ac.uk/), […]