“Computational Approaches to Curatorial Voice: features of the Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires at the British Museum”, co-presented with James Baker, Using Curatorial Voice workshop, University of Sussex, June 2019.

“Corpus analysis of words about pictures: the example of audio description”, Defining Curatorial Voice workshop, University of Sussex, February 2019.

“Creating and Using Topically-Focued Blog Corpora”, CLARIN-PLUS workshop on Creation and Use of Social Media Resources, Kaunas, May 2017.

“Mining who said what and when in the Norwegian newspaper corpus”, Nordic CLARIN Network workshop on Language Technologies for Social Science, University of Bergen, November 2016.

“How to read 100,000+ concordance lines”, Nordic CLARIN Network workshop on Big Data and the Humanities, University of Oslo, March 2016.

“Some possibilities for data-driven analysis of multimodal narratives”, ELR seminar, University of Birmingham, January 2016.

“Inducing Salient Information Structures from Climate Change Texts”, The Human Side of Climate Change, multidisciplinary conference, University of Bergen, October 2015.

“The potential role of data-driven content analysis”, Symposium on the New Frontiers of Automated Content Analysis in the Social Sciences, University of Zurich, July 2015.

“Big data”, workshop for AHRC Digital Reading Network, co-presented with Daniel Allington, Sheffield Hallam University, March 2014.

“Networks of Texts and People”, UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, Lancaster University, October 2013.

“Key Statement Extraction in the NTAP project”, Natural Language Processing Group, University of Sheffield, February 2013.

“Emotions in the Movies”, Visual Studies Research Group, University of Bergen, October 2010.

What can corpus analysis tell us about AV texts”, UAB Research Summer School, Barcelona, June 2009.

“Describing Thoughts and Actions”, co-presented with Alan Palmer at ‘Audio Description for Visually Impaired People: towards an interdisciplinary research agenda’, University of Surrey, June 2007.

“A Computer-based Framework for the Analysis of Narrative and Multimodality”, presented at ‘Narrative and Multimodality: Language, Theory, Contexts’, a Symposium of PALA’s Narrative Special Interest Group, UCE Birmingham, April 2007.

“The Computer-based Analysis of Narrative and Multimodality”, Media School Research Seminar Series, Bournemouth University, March 2007.

Contributions of a Computational Linguistic Approach to Narrative Analysis”, Georgetown University Linguistics Department Speaker Series, Washington DC, March 2007.

“New Foundations for Narrative Theory: a corpus-based approach”, co-presented with David Herman at SSNL International Conference on Narrative, Washington DC, March 2007.

A Corpus-based Analysis of the Language of Audio Description”, El Departamento de Traducción e Interpretación de la Universidad de Granada, Spain, March 2007.

Narrative, Multimodality and Multimedia Content Analysis “, KMi Podium, Open University (inc. video webcast), November 2006.

New Ways to Find and Watch Films ”, invited keynote lecture at 2nd Congress of the Technological Age, Tecnologico de Monterrey (Morelia campus), Mexico, April 2006.

“Corpus-based Analysis of the Language of Audio Description”, invited seminar at Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, February 2006.

Retrieving the Visual via the Verbal ”, invited seminar at The Information Retrieval Group, University of Glasgow, December 2005.

“A Corpus-based Analysis of the Language of Audio Description”, talk given at Media for All, International Conference on Audiovisual Translation, Barcelona, June 2005.

“Counting Words: a first step to language visualisation”, invited speaker/convenor at Bodies in Play, summit and workshop on Language Visualisation and Mobile Technology, Banff New Media Institute, Canada, May 2005.

Analysing Collateral Text Corpora for Films ”, invited seminar at Faculty of Translation and Interpretation, University of Granada, April 2005.

Computing Moving Images: beyond the pixel “, Keynote Lecture, Cross-overs in Audiovisual Arts and Interactive Media, University of Art and Design Helsinki, June 2004

“Image-Text Relations in Multimedia Systems”, invited seminar at School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences, University of Brighton, April 2004.

“Television in Words: the TIWO project”, talk given at In So Many Words, International Conference on Audiovisual Translation, London, February 2004.

“Collateral Media and Narrative”, invited seminar at Centre for Digital Video Processing, School of Computing, Dublin City University, August 2003.

“Computer Science R&D and Relevance to New Media Creativity”, invited talk at Interactive Screen, Banff New Media Institute, Canada, July 2003.

“Explicating the Image-Text Link for Cross-Modal Information Retrieval”, invited Dept. Information Studies Seminar, University of Sheffield, July 2003.

“Narrative Intelligence for Multimedia Systems”, invited Computer Science Seminar, University of Exeter, May 2003.

“Audio Description for Film and Television: computing narrative in words for pictures”, invited ELR Seminar, University of Birmingham, February 2003.

“Intelligent Multimedia Data Systems: adding structure and meaning to data”, invited talk at Summit on AI & Games, Banff New Media Institute, Canada, August 2002.

 “What’s in a Link Between an Image and a Text?”, ILASH Seminar, University of Sheffield, May 2002 (PowerPoint).

“Computing the Language of Art.”  Seminar given at Tate Gallery, April 2001.

“Integrating Visual and Textual Information.”  Seminar based on the SOCIS research project (Scene of Crime Information System), March 2001.

“Computational Semiotics: an analogy with computational linguistics?”, 1st Workshop on Computational Semiotics for New Media, University of Surrey, June 2000.

“Semiotics: some points of reference for the workshop”, 1st Workshop on Computational Semiotics for New Media, University of Surrey, June 2000.“Computational Semiotics and the Processing of Moving Images.”  Seminar given at ATR MIC Lab in Kyoto, Japan; University of Tsukuba, Japan; and, CSIRO MIS Lab in Sydney, Australia, February 1998, slides and bibliography.

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