Presentations

2018

Moreton, E. 'Using corpus methods to explore notions of ‘here’ and ‘there’ in digitised migrant letter collections' [paper presented as part of a panel entitled 'The simultaneity of belonging: Migrant letters and the transnational social field' at the European Social Science History (ESSH) Conference, Queens University, Belfast, 4-7 April 2018].

Moreton, E. 'Concepts of self, home and New World in a corpus of historical Irish migrant correspondence' [paper presented at Fragmentary Lives, National Archives, Kew, 9 June 2018].

2017

Moreton, E. ‘A corpus-linguistic approach to examining social and political remittances in nineteenth century female Irish migrant correspondence’ [paper presented at Political Remittances and Political Transnationalism: Narratives, Political Practices and the Role of the State, Oxford University, 19-20 June 2017].

Moreton, E. ‘Identifying local grammars in a corpus of female Irish migrant correspondence’ [paper presented at Approaches to Migration, Language and Identity, Lausanne University, 3-6 May 2017].

2016

Moreton, E. ‘The migrant letter digitised: methods, tools and themes’ [paper presented at Historicizing the Digital: language practices in new and old media, Leicester University, 27-28 June 2016]. (Plenary Speaker). See the histthedig blog for more information about this event.

Moreton, E. & O’Leary, N. 'The markup and visualisation of historical migrant letter collections' [Paper presented at the 2016 Symposium on International Migration Correspondence, Guangdong Qiaoxiang Culture Research Center, Wuyi University, China, June 17-21 2016]. (Invited Speaker).

Moreton, E. and De Felice, R. 'Identifying speech acts in a corpus of historical migrant correspondence' [paper presented at the New Approaches to Corpus in English Linguistics conference, Université d’Avignon, June 9-10 2016].

Moreton, E. 'Les normes dans les correspondances du XIX siècle: thèmes, émotions dans un ensemble de correspondances de migrants' [Paper presented at a roundtable discussion on the theme of language standards, organised by the Laboratoire Identité Culturelle, Textes et Théâtralité, Université d’Avignon, May 3 2016]. (Invited Speaker).

Moreton, E. 'Correspondances “migrants”: opportunités et défis de la numérisation' [paper presented at the Laboratoire Identité Culturelle, Textes et Théâtralité seminar series, Université d’Avignon, March 8 2016]. (Invited Speaker).

2015

Moreton, E. 'Digitising experiences of migration: towards interconnected letter collections' [Paper presented at the Language and Migration: Transnational Perspectives seminar series, Warwick University, February 4 2015]. (Invited Speaker).

De Felice, R. and Moreton, E. 'The pragmatics of Business English: introducing the Corps of Business English Correspondence (CoBEC)' [Paper presented at the ICAME conference, Universität Trier, May 27-31 2015].

2014

Moreton, E. 'Digitising experiences of migration: the development of interconnected letter collections' [Paper presented at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, December 15 2014]. (Invited Speaker).

Moreton, E., Nesi, H. and O’Leary, N. 'Digitising experiences of migration: the development of interconnected letter collections' [Paper presented at the Digital Humanities Congress, Sheffield University, September 4-6 2014].

De Felice, R. and Moreton, E. 'The pragmatics of Business English: introducing the Corpus of Business English Correspondence (CoBEC)' [Paper presented at IVACS 2014, Newcastle University, June 19-21 2014].

2013

Anke, L. E., Camacho Collados, J. and Moreton, E. 'The development of CoBEC, a Corpus of Business English Correspondence' [Paper presented at the V Congreso Internacional de Lingüística de Corpus (CILC), Universidad de Alicante, March 14-16 2013].

2012

Moreton, E. 'Problems and challenges in the digitisation and mark-up of immigrant letter collections: developing a system of pragmatic/thematic annotation' [Paper presented at the Poetics and Linguistics Association Conference, University of Malta, July 16-18 2012].

Moreton, E. and Nesi, H. 'Evolving genres: a study of business correspondence in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries' [Paper presented at the The 23rd European Systemic Functional 
Linguistics Conference and Workshop (ESFLCW), University Residential Centre of Bertinoro, July 9-11 2012].

Moreton, E. 'The Student Experience at Coventry University' [Paper presented at the HEA Workshop: Lang/Lit from A to BA. Middlesex University, July 7 2012]. (Invited Speaker).

Rayson, P., Sharoff, S., Nesi, H. and Moreton, E. 'Increasing Interoperability between Corpus Tools' [Paper presented at the 33rd ICAME Conference, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, May 30 – June 3 2012].

Moreton, E. and Nesi, H. 'Visualising concordance lines: The word tree interface' [Paper presented at the 33rd ICAME Conference, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, May 30 – June 3 2012].

Nesi, H. and Moreton, E. 'Progress with interoperability' [BAAL/CUP Seminar: Discourse and Technology: Tools, Methods and Application, University of Birmingham, May 17-18 2012].

Nesi, H. and Moreton, E. 'Increasing interoperability between corpus tools' [Paper presented at Corpus Linguistics in the Midlands: Issues in Corpus Development and Analysis, University of Birmingham, May 8-9 2012]. (Invited Speaker).

Moreton, E. 'The word tree interface: identifying phraseological patterns through visualisations' [Paper presented at the Language Research Seminar, Huddersfield University, April 18 2012]. (Invited Speaker).

Moreton, E. 'Problems and challenges in the digitisation and markup of immigrant letter collections' [Paper presented at the Ulster-American Heritage Symposium, Centre for Migration Studies, Ulster-American Folk Park Museum, June 27-30 2012].

Moreton, E. 'Profiling the female immigrant: a method of linguistic inquiry' [Paper presented at the New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora Conference, Bath Spa University, March 24 2012].

Moreton, E. 'Using Antconc to Investigate Corpora' [Paper presented at the Staff and Student Research Seminar, Cardiff University, February 3 2012]. (Invited Speaker).

2011

Moreton, E. 'Digitizing and Analysing Correspondence of Migrants and Refugees' [Panel discussant at the Social Science History Association Conference, Boston, November 17-20 2011].

Moreton, E. ‘I hope you will write: a corpus investigation of the immigrant letter home' [Paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference (ILinC), Queen’s University, October 14-15 2011].

Moreton, E. 'Developing a Corpus of Irish Emigrant Correspondence' [Paper presented at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, British Columbia, June 4-8 2011].

Moreton, E. 'The language of landscape: developing a system of thematic mark-up for the CIEC' (Corpus of Irish Emigrant Correspondence). [Paper presented at the English Language Research Seminar, University of Huddersfield, March 23 2011]. (Invited Speaker).

2009

Moreton, E. 'Priming versus Choice: a comparison of two theoretical approaches' [Paper presented at the European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, Cardiff University, July 8-10 2009].