Author Archives: mpalande
If you are a student of English Philology at the University of Helsinki and find DYLAPS topics interesting, you might join one of the courses taught by DYLAPS members during the academic year 2012-2013. Minna Nevala Sociolinguistics (ENG241), Autumn 2012 … Continue reading
The Dynamics of Change in Language Practices and Social Meaning 1700-1900 (DYLAPS) project received 595 310 euros for four years (01.09.2012 – 31.08.2016) from the Academy of Finland.
The Language and Identity project has reached one of its goals – the original spelling of early English letters in the Corpus of Early English Correspondence has been normalized. Normalizing or standardizing idiosyncratic spelling improves the accuracy of automatic language … Continue reading
Do insults have a logic of their own? Are there patterns in individual or collective ways of insulting? This is a conference organized by the Modern Language Society in Helsinki, Finland, 15-17 August 2012. See the conference blog for details: … Continue reading