Programme

 

DAY 1: Monday, September 17th 2018 
 

09.00 – 09.45: Registration and coffee
 

09.45 – 10.00: Welcome
 

10.00 – 11.00: Keynote Beat Siebenhaar, 'Accommodation in WhatsApp communication'

    Chair: Reinhild Vandekerckhove

11.00 – 12.00: Session 1

    Chair: Ciara Wigham

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Lieke Verheijen, Laura de Weger and Roeland van Hout, 'Code-mixing with English in Dutch youths' online language: OMG SUPERNICE LOL!'
     
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Steven Coats, 'Variation of new German verbal Anglicisms in a social media corpus'
     

12.00 – 13.30: Lunch
 

13.30 – 15.00: Session 2

    Chair: Michael Beißwenger

  • 13.30 – 14.00: Tom De Smedt and Sylvia Jaki, 'The Polly corpus: Online political debate in Germany'
     
  • 14.00 – 14.30: Julien Longhi, Claudia Marinica, Zakarya Després, and Clément Plancq, 'The flow of ideologies between a political figure and a militant community: A CMC corpora analysis'
     
  • 14.30 – 15.00: Fabio Carrella, 'The effects of "populist" style on tweet popularity'
     

15.00 – 15.30: Coffee
 

15.30 – 16.30: Session 3

    Chair: Lisa Hilte

  • 15.30 – 16.00: Marie Flesch,'"That spelling tho": A sociolinguistic study of the nonstandard form of though in a corpus of Reddit comments'
     
  • 16.00 – 16.30: Mohammed Altamimi, Osama Alruwaili and William J. Teahan, 'BTAC: A Twitter corpus for Arabic dialect identification'
     

16.30 – 17.30: Poster session with pitch presentations

    Chair: Darja Fišer

  • Michael Beißwenger, Marcel Fladrich, Wolfgang Imo and Evelyn Ziegler, 'Guided tour: Donating and editing WhatsApp data with the MoCoDa2 web interface' (+ demo)
     
  • Damien De Meyere, 'Developing a typology of expertise in health forums: Issues and challenges'
     
  • Mandana Kolahdouz Mohamadi and Mainul Hasan Khan, 'A pragmatic analysis of discourse markers in Bengali CMC'
     
  • Bettina Larl and Eva Zangerle, 'Leiwand Oida. Geolocating regional linguistic variation of German on Twitter'
     
  • Claudia Matos Veliz, Orphée De Clercq and Veronique Hoste, 'Varying background corpora for SMT-based text normalization'
  • Giancarla Unser-Schutz, 'Is this common sense? Discursively creating community on a Japanese online messaging board'
     
  • Rob van der Goot, 'Lexical normalization for Dutch social media texts' (+ demo)
     
  • Michael Wentker, 'The significance of authenticity in a multimodal online genre – A metapragmatic analysis of Youtube consumer reviews'
     
  • Frederic Zähres, 'A multi-layered corpus of Namibian English'
     

17.30 – 18.30: Walk through the historical city center

 

19.00 – ... : Conference dinner (University Club, Prinsstraat 13b, Antwerp)

 

DAY 2: Tuesday, September 18th 2018 

 

09.00 – 09.30: Coffee
 

09.30 – 10.30: Keynote Guy De Pauw (Textgain), 'Monitoring the Vox Populi: Privacy, free speech and other opportunities'

   Chair: Walter Daelemans

10.30 – 12.00: Session 4

   Chair: Reinhild Vandekerckhove

  • 10.30 – 11.00: Tess van der Zanden, Chris van der Lee, Alexander Schouten, Maria Mos, and Emiel Krahmer, 'Effects of relationship goals on linguistic behavior in online dating profiles: A classifier approach'
     
  • 11.00 – 11.30: Jennifer-Carmen Frey and Aivars Glaznieks, 'The myth of the Digital Native? Analysing language use of different generations on Facebook'
     
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Shi Min Chua, 'Why did nobody reply to me? A keyword analysis of initiating posts and lone posts in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) discussions'
     

12.00 – 13.30: Lunch
 

13.30 – 15.30: Session 5

   Chair: Ciara Wigham

  • 13.30 – 14.00: Michael Beißwenger, Marcel Fladrich, Wolfgang Imo and Evelyn Ziegler, 'News from the MoCoDa2 Corpus: A design and web-based editing environment for collecting and refining data from private CMC interactions'
     
  • 14.00 – 14.30: Harald Lüngen and Laura Herzberg, 'Reply relations in CMC: Types and annotation'
     
  • 14.30 – 15.00: Simone Ueberwasser, Anne Göhring, Massimo Lusetti, Tanja Samardžić, and Elisabeth Stark, 'What's up, Switzerland? Challenges of twofold non-canonical texts for normalization'

 

15.00 – 15.30: Coffee
 

15.30 – 16.30: Workshop: Darja Fišer, 'Annotate your own data with WebAnno'
 

16.30 – 16.45: Closing