"Exploring the language of the popular in Anglo-American Newspapers 1833-1988: Exploring digital newspaper archives"- 14 January 2011, University of Sheffield

Dear All,

please see below the programme for the 'Exploring digital newspaper
archives' seminar to be held at the University of Sheffield on Friday
14th January 2011.

The seminar is free to attend but you will need to book your place using
our online store. To book your place please click here


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Please be aware that you will only be able to book one place per person.

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Exploring the language of the popular in Anglo-American Newspapers 1833-1988
Exploring digital newspaper archives
Seminar, ICOSS, University of Sheffield 14 January 2011

9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 9.45 Welcome: Martin Conboy (University of Sheffield)
9.45 – 11.15 Session 1

Elliot King (Loyola University Maryland) The Media History Exchange.

Andreas Jucker (University of Zurich) ‘The defendant replied that he
knew that’: The development of speech presentation in the Times 1833-1988.

Michael Pidd (University of Sheffield) Understanding Research Needs for
the Exploitation of Digital Newspaper Archives

11.15 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 12.30 Session 2
Laura Wright (University of Cambridge) ‘Ladies’ Tormentors’, ‘Tour
Balloons’ and Vassarettes’: everyday commodities from nineteenth century
British newspapers.

Simon Potter (National University of Ireland, Galway) ‘No news hitherto
telegraphed to London concerning Major Marchand can possibly be
correct’. Researching transnational history using digital newspaper

12.30 – 1.15 Lunch

1.15 – 2.45 Session 3
Murray Dick (Brunel University) Content analysis 2.0: a framework for
using Wordle.

James Mussell (University of Birmingham) The importance of genre for
understanding the nineteenth century newspaper press, as print and
digital resource.

Nicole Maurantonio (University of Richmond, Virginia) Archiving crisis:
texts, contexts and narrative challenges.

2.45 - 4.15 Session 4
Bob Nicholson (University of Manchester) Cultural History 2.0: exploring
the methodological potential of digital newspaper archives.

Clare Horrocks: (Liverpool John Moores University) Nineteenth century
journalism online: the market versus academia?

John Lee (University of Bristol) Exploring the language of the popular
in Anglo-American newspapers 1833-1988 (Looking at Rudyard Kipling).

4.15 - 5.15 Plenary discussion: future directions and networking

All information can be found here
:http://www.shef.ac.uk/journalism/research/exploring-lang.html and here


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We look forward to seeing you in January.

Best wishes