In my present job I am heavily involved with language description: reading through loads of texts, identifying interesting linguistic features, storing them in a custom-build database. That’s good for some phenomena that you can not easily identify with other means; sometimes you just have to use the computer and scan a large amount of texts […]
This was a workshop aimed at informing language teaching officers of the MML Faculty of the University of Cambridge on the possibilities that open source software offers for the creation of teaching content. Some of the slides used in this workshop we links and other information can be found here (some links may be broken […]
A one hour lecture exploring register variation in Modern Greek. Part of the Gr7 paper (MML Tripos, University of Cambridge). You can download here a PDF file with the slides used in the lecture. The short movie extract demonstrating the use of καθαρεύουσα can also be found here.
This short extract from the 1959 film «Ο Ηλίας του 16ου» demonstrates the use of καθαρεύουσα in formal settings. You can find a simple transcription in Greek below. Update 02.01.2010: Have a look at this example (from the Digital Archives of Greek Television – ERT), a more extreme example of καθαρεύουσα use from an institutional […]
Epistemic Networks and GRID + Web 2.0 for Arts and Humanities 30-31 January 2008 • Imperial College Internet Centre • Imperial College London You can download a PDF-file here with the slides of this presentation
Late Antiquity and Byzantine Seminar, University of Oxford, 23.1.2008