From text to data: Mediality in corpus-based translation studies

Jan Buts & Henry Jones MonTI: Monografías de Traducción e Interpretación URI: http://rua.ua.es/dspace/handle/10045/115357 Abstract This paper seeks to promote deeper reflection within the field of corpus-based translation studies (CTS) regarding the digital tools by means of which research in this discipline proceeds. It explicates a range of possibilities and constraints brought to the analysis of translated texts by the keyword

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Epistemologies of evidence-based medicine: A plea for corpus-based conceptual research in the medical humanities

Jan Buts, Mona Baker, Saturnino Luz, & Eivind Engebretsen Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11019-021-10027-2 Abstract Evidence-based medicine has been the subject of much controversy within and outside the field of medicine, with its detractors characterizing it as reductionist and authoritarian, and its proponents rejecting such characterization as a caricature of the actual practice. At the heart

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Phobia: A corpus study of political diagnostics

Jan Buts Humanities and Social Sciences Communications Volume 7, Article number: 101 OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-00593-w Abstract This article is a rhetorical corpus study of the use of -phobia in online alternative media. The term phobia is used in the psychiatric domain to refer to a range of anxiety disorders, but is now also commonly used to identify social tensions.

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‘Is climate science taking over the science?’: A corpus-based study of competing stances on bias, dogma and expertise in the blogosphere

Luis Pérez-González Humanities and Social Sciences Communications Volume 7, Article number: 92 OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-00582-z Abstract Climate change science has become an increasingly polarized site of controversy, where discussions on epistemological rigour are difficult to separate from debates on the impact that economic and political interests have on the production of evidence and the construction of knowledge. Little research

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Free webinar event: Conceptual Analysis and Thematic Corpora

Conceptual Analysis and Thematic Corpora: Theory, Methodology and Indicative Case Studies A webinar organized by the Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network, in collaboration with Aston University, UK Date: Thursday 12th November Time: 09.45-13.00 (GMT) Venue: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra The Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network is pleased to announce it will be hosting a free webinar exploring theoretical and methodological questions

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Hippocrates transformed: Crafting a Hippocratic discourse of medical semiotics in English, 1850–1930

Kamran I. Karimullah Humanities and Social Sciences Communications volume 7, Article number: 27 (2020) OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-0511-7   ABSTRACT This study presents a methodology for adapting corpus linguistics to the genealogical analysis of translation’s role in the evolution of medical concepts. This methodology is exhibited by means of a case study that draws on a number of corpora to explore how two English translators—Francis

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Using Corpora to Trace the Cross-Cultural Mediation of Concepts through Time: An interview with the coordinators of the Genealogies of Knowledge Research Network

Mona Baker, Shanghai International Studies University, China & University of Oslo, Norway Jan Buts, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Henry Jones, Aston University, UK Interview and translation by Zhao Wenjing, Zhengzhou Shengda University and Henan Normal University, and Yang Guosheng, Henan Polytechnic   (1) Can you say something about the remit and scope of the Genealogies of Knowledge project? How does

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Editions, translations, transformations: refashioning the Arabic Aristotle in Egypt and metropolitan Europe, 1940–1980

Kamran Karimullah Palgrave Communications volume 6, Article number: 3 (2020) OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0376-9 Abstract Like translations, critical editions can play an important role in the language-mediated evolution of political concepts. This paper offers a case-study of a modern edition of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics by the famous twentieth-century Egyptian philosopher and father of ‘Arab existentialism’ Abd al-Rahman Badawi (d. 2002). It draws on

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Sketching women: a corpus-based approach to representations of women’s agency in political Internet corpora in Arabic and English

Authors: Kamran Karimullah in Corpora OPEN ACCESS DOI: https://doi.org/10.3366/cor.2020.0184 Abstract: In this paper, I use methods from corpus linguistics to examine patterns pertaining to the representation of women in online Arabic- and English-language political corpora. I highlight the discursive differences and similarities that characterise the two corpora. Using word sketches, I identify representational categories in each corpus that are indexed

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