Seminar at Lund University

On November 8th 2017, Vasiliki Simaki gave a seminar within the English Linguistics Seminars organized by the English Studies Department, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University. The title of the seminar was: "StaViCTA interdisciplinary project: linguistic insights of en-stanced discourse".

In this seminar, the linguistic resource created within StaViCTA, the Brexit Blog Corpus (BBC), was presented. The development of the StaViCTA novel stance framework, based on notional stance categories was explained, and the collection and annotation of text data was described. The statistical, computational and qualitative analysis of the BBC, as well as the findings about the en-stanced discourse  of political blogs were analyzed and discussed.