Corpus Linguistics and SFG – a matter of choice?

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

In this talk I will draw on various work from both corpus linguistics and SFG to explore how both
approaches work with the concept of choice. I will highlight shared assumptions and common
ground between the two approaches before discussing Hoey's theory of Lexical Priming (Hoey,
2005). Lexical Priming grew from work in both areas and provides a good theoretical framework for
work in both.
My paper will introduce my own work on Lexical Selection (Hadikin, 2015). This model draws on the
same bases and assumptions of Lexical Priming but moves the focus to chunks of text moving
through a community in ways similar to biological evolution.
Period24 Nov 2019
Event titleCorpus Linguistics in the South #17
Event typeConference